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  • Opiate overdose can occur when opiates slow down respiration to the point that can cause the person to stop breathing altogether and die.
  • Opiate withdrawal can include symptoms such as extreme agitation, anxiety, tremors, muscle aches, hot and cold flashes, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
  • Methadone withdrawal and detox can last several weeks or even months in some cases.
  • Individuals who have experienced OxyContin withdrawal compare the process to the intensity of heroin withdrawal.

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Athens, Georgia - Seniors/Older Adults

You may be amazed to read that today more and more seniors/older adults are entering drug rehabilitation programs in Athens, GA. Addiction is an issue that can impact anyone. Even the elderly who have much more life experience can fall into the lure of drug abuse and addiction. Often their doctor prescribes a medication to help with the pain, anxiety, etc. They find that the medication is beneficial and may take much more than prescribed or in conjunction with other substances like alcohol. Drug rehabilitation facilities are an useful tool in helping seniors/older adults addicted to prescription drugs and other substances. A lot of elderly addicts are also suffering from co-occurring psychological health complications that are able to be treated in conjunction with their addiction troubles.

  • Athens Area Commencement Center
    Athens Area Commencement Center is an Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    1175 Mitchell Bridge Road
    Athens, GA. 30606

    If you would like to contact Athens Area Commencement Center, you can reach them at 706-546-7355.

    Athens Area Commencement Center offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Northridge Medical Center
    18.3 miles from Athens, Georgia
    Northridge Medical Center is a Drug Abuse Treatment Facility that is located at:

    70 Medical Center Drive
    Commerce, GA. 30529

    If you would like to contact Northridge Medical Center, you can reach them at 706-335-1500.

    Northridge Medical Center offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Lifetime Counseling LLC
    19.2 miles from Athens, Georgia
    Lifetime Counseling LLC is a Drug Rehab Service that is located at:

    138 Park Avenue
    Winder, GA. 30680

    If you would like to contact Lifetime Counseling LLC, you can reach them at 678-425-9007.

    Lifetime Counseling LLC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Project ADAM
    19.4 miles from Athens, Georgia
    Project ADAM is a Drug Rehab Facility that is located at:

    112 Lanthier Street
    Winder, GA. 30680

    If you would like to contact Project ADAM, you can reach them at 770-867-8003.

    Project ADAM offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance
  • Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
    30.9 miles from Athens, Georgia
    Advantage Behavioral Health Systems is a Drug Addiction Treatment Center that is located at:

    50 Chestnut Street
    Elberton, GA. 30635

    If you would like to contact Advantage Behavioral Health Systems, you can reach them at 706-213-2048 x33.

    Advantage Behavioral Health Systems offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Summit Ridge Hospital
    34.8 miles from Athens, Georgia
    Summit Ridge Hospital is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    250 Scenic Highway
    Lawrenceville, GA. 30046

    If you would like to contact Summit Ridge Hospital, you can reach them at 678-442-5800.

    Summit Ridge Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)