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  • Among prescription drugs, benzodiazepines were responsible for over 23% of the emergency room visits in 2009 for patients who were seeking detox or substance abuse treatment as the reason for their visit.
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  • In an attempt to reduce the occurrence of doctor shopping, pharmacy robberies, thefts, shoplifting incidents, health care fraud incidents and prescription fraud, the federal government has established prescription monitoring programs in 21 states to try and stop this.
  • Individuals aged 30-59 who are heavy drinkers tend to experience the physical consequences of their alcohol use including to alcohol related liver disease, alcohol pancreatitis, several types of cancer, disorders of the heart and circulatory system, alcohol-related brain disorders, and other adverse effects upon the endocrine and immune system.
  • When a person that is experiencing a drug overdose is having trouble breathing, the doctor will often insert a breathing tube to assist the patient.
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Specialized in Hiv/Aids Patients

It is not uncommon for someone with HIV/AIDS to end up in a substance abuse rehabilitation center receiving help for severe addiction problems. Often people who abuse drugs and alcohol are predisposed to such diseases because of 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 rehabilitation just like any otherwise healthy addicted person. Substance abuse rehab centers that accept and cater to persons with HIV/AIDS offer specialized care to address any health issues that may come up in the course of treatment. This way, any physical barriers to rehabilitation are resolved so that they can conquer their addiction and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

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

  • North Philadelphia Health Systems
    North Philadelphia Health Systems is a Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    801 West Girard Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA. 19122
    215-787-2468

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, 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, Specialized in Hearing Impaired Clients
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, Income Based Payment (Sliding Scale)
  • New Perspective at
    New Perspective at is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    3030 Chestnut Street
    Lebanon, PA. 17042
    717-270-3900 x5005

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Detoxification, Detox for Methadone, Residential Short-Term Treatment that is 30 days or less, 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, Caters to Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women Only, Men Only
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), Medicaid Coverage, Private or Personal Health Insurance
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