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  • Studies show that teenagers who use anabolic steroids can experience extreme mood swings and that manic-like symptoms can also occur.
  • There are about 2.5 million illicit opiate users over the age of 12 in the United States.
  • Because central nervous system depressants work by slowing the brain's activity, when an individual stops taking the drug this activity can rebound and as part of withdrawal seizures can occur.
  • The Tarnak Farm incident during WW II, in which an American F-16 pilot killed several friendly Canadian soldiers on the ground, resulted from the pilot's use of amphetamine.

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Pregnant/Postpartum Women - Bay St. Louis

Today, there are drug rehabilitation facilities that are made to focus on specific drug addicted groups such as pregnant/postpartum women. These treatment facilities cater to the needs of their clients and they address specific issues that are unique just to them. Rehabilitation centers for pregnant/postpartum women typically offer individualized programs that incorporate a great amount of flexibility into their treatment schedule. This ensures that the client's specific needs are met while maintaining close medical supervision. Many life skills are also incorporated into programs developed for pregnant/postpartum women. The most successful pregnant/postpartum rehab facilities have integrated "household" chores (cleaning, cooking, etc.) into their curriculum so that taking care of their babies and small children goes more smoothly once they leave the rehab program.

  • Gulf Coast Mental Health Center
    Gulf Coast Mental Health Center is an Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    819 Central Avenue
    Bay St. Louis, MS. 39520

    If you would like to contact Gulf Coast Mental Health Center, you can reach them at 228-467-1881.

    Gulf Coast Mental Health Center 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, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, 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)