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  • Nearly a million emergency room visits in 2009 resulted from use of an illicit drug, either alone or in combination with other types of drugs.
  • The occurrence of prescription drug abuse in older Americans aged 50 and older is a significant problem, making up 3.5 percent of all substance abuse treatment admissions in 2008, up from 0.7 percent in 1992.
  • Sleeping pill withdrawal, in at least some individuals, may result in increased tension and anxiety during the day.
  • Opiates affect the limbic system, which controls emotions which can produce feelings of pleasure, relaxation, and contentment.

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Alpharetta - Detoxification

People who are physically reliant to drugs or alcohol and want help will 1st go through detoxification before receiving other treatment services in drug rehab. Detoxification is basically the process of the drug being eradicated from one's system, which is typically uncomfortable and may hold risks if not carried out in a setting which can provide appropriate support and medical intervention as required. Detoxification services are offered at either a professional drug or alcohol detoxification facility or a drug treatment facility which can effectively oversee and provide medical supervision for individuals who are just coming off of drugs. Detoxification services usually include insuring the client is as relaxed as possible while detoxing and going through drug or alcohol withdrawal, offering proper nutrition and making certain the individual is receiving proper rest, and supplying supplements and medicine as necessary to make the detox process as smooth and safe as possible. The particular person in detoxification will sometimes be encouraged to take part in some variety of physical activity such as walking, yoga, etc. At a drug detoxification facility or drug treatment facility which can provide detoxification services, the person will have detox staff at their disposal around the clock to guarantee that any complications are fixed as rapidly and safely as possible.

  • Northstar Psychological Services Inc
    Northstar Psychological Services Inc is a Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    5755 North Point Parkway
    Alpharetta, GA. 30022

    If you would like to contact Northstar Psychological Services Inc, you can reach them at 770-667-3877.

    Northstar Psychological Services Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Adolescents, Women, Men, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Recovery Outfitters Inc
    5.6 miles from Alpharetta, Georgia
    Recovery Outfitters Inc is a Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    1300 Peachtree Parkway
    Cumming, GA. 30041

    If you would like to contact Recovery Outfitters Inc, you can reach them at 404-313-2669.

    Recovery Outfitters Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Halfway House, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance
  • Peachford Behavioral Health Systems
    11.4 miles from Alpharetta, Georgia
    Peachford Behavioral Health Systems is a Substance Abuse Treatment Facility that is located at:

    2151 Peachford Road
    Atlanta, GA. 30338

    If you would like to contact Peachford Behavioral Health Systems, you can reach them at 770-455-3200.

    Peachford Behavioral Health Systems offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • CETPA Inc
    12.4 miles from Alpharetta, Georgia
    CETPA Inc is a Drug Abuse Rehab Center that is located at:

    6020 Dawson Boulevard
    Norcross, GA. 30093

    If you would like to contact CETPA Inc, you can reach them at 770-662-0249.

    CETPA Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Adolescents, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
  • Atlanta Metro Treatment Center
    12.5 miles from Alpharetta, Georgia
    Atlanta Metro Treatment Center is a Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    6500 McDonough Drive
    Norcross, GA. 30093

    If you would like to contact Atlanta Metro Treatment Center, you can reach them at 770-242-7865.

    Atlanta Metro Treatment Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment