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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 rehab center receiving help for severe addiction issues. 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 should have effective treatment just like any otherwise healthy addicted person. Drug treatment 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 recovery are alleviated so that they can conquer their addiction once and for all.

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

  • Alternative Counseling Associates
    11.1 miles from Woxall, Pennsylvania
    Alternative Counseling Associates is an Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    438-440 East High Street
    Pottstown, PA. 19464
    610-970-9060

    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, Caters to Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women Only, Men Only
    Payment Options: Self Pay (Out of Pocket), State Financed Insurance besides Medicaid
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