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  • Withdrawal symptoms from hypnotic drugs such as barbiturates and benzodiazepines include shakiness and tremor, nervousness and anxiety, panic, hyperactivity and increased reflexes, rapid heart rate, and epileptic seizures and death in the most severe cases.
  • The findings of a recent 10-year follow-up study regarding the relationship between marijuana use and the development of psychosis over time found that marijuana use was a risk factor for the prevalence of psychotic symptoms.
  • Long-term heavy drinking can accelerate the development of age-related postural instability, increasing the likelihood of falls.
  • MDMA, also known as Ecstasy, is a synthetic drug that has stimulant and psychoactive properties.

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Seniors/Older Adults - Nelson

You may be stunned to read that today more and more seniors/older adults are entering drug treatment programs in Nelson, WI. Addiction is a problem that can impact anyone. Even the elderly who have far more life experience can drop into the trap of drug abuse and addiction. Typically their doctor prescribes a medication to assist with the pain, anxiety, etc. They find that the medication is handy and may take far more than prescribed or in conjunction with other substances like alcohol. Drug rehab centers are a beneficial tool in helping seniors/older adults addicted to prescription drugs and other substances. A lot of elderly addicts are also struggling from co-occurring mental health complications that are able to be treated in conjunction with their addiction issues.

  • West Central Wisconsin Behavioral
    27.2 miles from Nelson, Wisconsin
    West Central Wisconsin Behavioral is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    23062 Whitehall Road
    Independence, WI. 54747

    If you would like to contact West Central Wisconsin Behavioral, you can reach them at 866-805-0304.

    West Central Wisconsin Behavioral offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • First Things First
    33 miles from Nelson, Wisconsin
    First Things First is a Drug Treatment Center that is located at:

    2519 North Hillcrest Parkway
    Altoona, WI. 54720

    If you would like to contact First Things First , you can reach them at 715-832-8432.

    First Things First offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)