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  • In 2006 the FDA published a warning entitled "Methadone Use for Pain Control May Result in Death and Life-Threatening Changes in Breathing and Heart Beat, stating that the FDA has received many reports of death and life-threatening side effects in patients that have taken methadone as prescribed by their physicians for pain relief.
  • A depressant overdose is most often characterized by slow or shallow breathing, blue lips, cold or clammy skin, slow or faint pulse, snoring or gurgling noises and unresponsiveness.
  • Chronic abuse of alcohol can cause blood conditions such as anemia and blood clotting abnormalities which can result in susceptibility to bleeding and bruising.
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  • In 2009, nearly 30% percent of high school sophomores admitted to consuming at least one alcoholic beverage in the 30 days.
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Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients

It is not unusual for persons with HIV/AIDS to end up in a substance abuse treatment center in search of help for serious addiction issues. Sometimes individuals who abuse drugs and alcohol are predisposed to such diseases due to certain circumstances which afflict the drug culture such as sharing dirty syringes to inject drugs or participating in risky sexual behavior because of lowered sexual inhibitions caused by drug use. Persons with HIV/AIDS deserve effective treatment just like any otherwise healthy addicted person. Substance abuse treatment facilities that accept and cater to persons with HIV/AIDS provide specialized care to address any health issues that may come up in the course of treatment. This way, any physical barriers to recovery are resolved so that they can overcome their addiction and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

Specialized in Hiv and Aids Patients category listings in Shawanese, Pennsylvania:

  • Wyoming Valley
    10.8 miles from Shawanese, Pennsylvania
    Wyoming Valley is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    437 North Main Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA. 18705
    570-820-8888

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Adolescents (18 and under), Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Caters to Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women Only, Men Only, Dui/Dwi Offender Programs, Criminal Justice Client Programs
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, State Financed Insurance besides Medicaid, Private or Personal Health Insurance
  • PA Care LLC
    11.8 miles from Shawanese, Pennsylvania
    PA Care LLC is a Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    43 South Main Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA. 18706
    570-822-5145

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Caters to Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women Only, Men Only, Criminal Justice Client Programs, Spanish Services
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, State Financed Insurance besides Medicaid
  • Foundation Healthcare LLC
    19.1 miles from Shawanese, Pennsylvania
    Foundation Healthcare LLC is a Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    929 Cedar Avenue
    Scranton, PA. 18505
    570-955-3260 x302

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Alternative Housing - Transitional living, Residential Long-Term Treatment that is 30 days or longer, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues, Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients, Specialized in Alternative Lifestyle, Seniors/Older Adult Services, Men Only, Criminal Justice Client Programs
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage
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