×

Navigation

Facts

  • Many doctors in the U.S. choose to use methadone for treating chronic pain in patients even though some of these patients are thought to have a propensity for addiction.
  • Opiates affect the limbic system, which controls emotions which can produce feelings of pleasure, relaxation, and contentment.
  • Methadone, along with single-ingredient and combination forms of oxycodone and hydrocodone, was one of the most frequently reported drugs in terms of nonmedical use in emergency room visits in 2009.
  • Parents who don't understand or consider the risks associated with giving prescription drugs to a teenager or other family member for whom the medication was not prescribed are putting these individuals at risk of adverse affects of prescription drug use as well as dependence and addiction.

GET HELP LOCATING A DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAM

Phone Email
Hewitt, Wisconsin - Seniors/Older Adults

You may be shocked to read that today more and more seniors/older adults are entering drug rehabilitation programs in Hewitt, WI. Addiction is a problem that can affect anyone. Even the elderly who have more life experience can slide into the lure of drug abuse and addiction. Usually their doctor prescribes a medication to assist with the pain, anxiety, etc. They uncover that the medication is handy and may take much more than prescribed or in conjunction with other substances like alcohol. Drug rehabilitation programs are an useful tool in helping seniors/older adults addicted to prescription drugs and other substances. Numerous elderly addicts are also suffering from co-occurring psychological health problems that are able to be treated in conjunction with their addiction issues.

  • Riverwood Counseling Associated LLC
    26.8 miles from Hewitt, Wisconsin
    Riverwood Counseling Associated LLC is a Drug Recovery Program that is located at:

    1052 Main Street
    Stevens Point, WI. 54481

    If you would like to contact Riverwood Counseling Associated LLC, you can reach them at 715-343-5256.

    Riverwood Counseling Associated 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, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Tomah VAMC
    30.1 miles from Hewitt, Wisconsin
    Tomah VAMC is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    515 South 32nd Street
    Wausau, WI. 54401

    If you would like to contact Tomah VAMC, you can reach them at 715-842-2834.

    Tomah VAMC 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, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)