Facts

  • Lortab and other prescription narcotics constitute the most-abused group of prescription drugs in the U.S.
  • When Percocet users overdose, they will typically feel restless and nauseous and then progress into loss of consciousness and abnormal breathing which may result in death.
  • PCP is sometimes sold as a substitute for other drugs, raising the risk of toxicity and overdose in unsuspecting users.
  • Percocet use may cause death when consumed in high enough doses, such as when abused, and many deaths have been directly linked to overdoses of the potent pain killer.

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Drug Rehab in Pennsylvania

There are all different kinds of substances of abuse that individuals can develop an addiction to in Pennsylvania. Common street drugs such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana are no longer the only drug threats because of the large increase of prescription drug abuse within the past several years. Newly emerging designer drugs have also become a significant problem, such as the stimulant drug known as "bath salts" and synthetic variations of marijuana known as "spice" which are being sold legally in specialty shops across the country. Just as rates of drug use and abuse are on the rise, so are rates of persons needing and wanting to get effective help.

Drug rehab programs in Pennsylvania can benefit individuals by not only helping them to abstain from using drugs, but also help them through the difficult detox and withdrawal process. After the physical aspect of addiction is treated, drug treatment counselors will assist recovering addicts get down to the bottom of how they became addicted to drugs to begin with, which will ensure they don't fall prey to the same traps and pitfalls in the future. If a person tries to stop drug use on their own without help, they will not only find it difficult if not impossible to not give in to the extreme drug cravings, but they will also have to battle through the physical and psychological symptoms of withdrawal alone, which can often be incredibly punishing. If not in a drug rehabilitation setting, and with easy access to one's drug of choice, it can be easy enough to give in to the pressure and use again. This is why it is essential for individuals to know that help does exist, and there is a way out of the seemingly never-ending cycle of drug addiction.

The way to successfully recover from addiction is to reveal and resolve the aspects in one's life which made drugs a solution, and then developing new solutions and coping mechanisms to better deal with these factors when they pop up in the future. Some drug rehabilitation programs only deal with the physical side of addiction, and leave it up to the addicted individual to sort out their psychological and emotional ties to drugs. A drug detox facility or short term drug rehab facility for example typically only helps addicts overcome the physical aspect of addiction and gets them to stop using drugs for a period of time. However, there is much more to address if one wants to remain clean and sober and be able to do it with self-assurance and resolve. This is why it is important that people choose the correct type of drug rehabilitation facility that is going to go the distance in getting all important issues addressed through counseling, education and other rehabilitation techniques for as long as it takes to reach this point.

Since treating addiction in this way is confirmed to be the most successful drug treatment approach, people who want to receive the most effective help should receive treatment at an inpatient or residential drug treatment facility in Pennsylvania. There are many reasons why these types of rehab programs supply the most superior treatment, but first and foremost the treatment setting in itself is one of the most important elements of treatment to factor in. A drug rehab center will deliver the best results when the recovering addict can fully involve themselves in recovery and self betterment. Outpatient drug rehabilitation programs often don't produce desirable results and set an individual up for relapse, due to the fact that they are not entirely able to focus on treatment and then they return home to things which may trigger their addiction. If in an inpatient or residential drug treatment atmosphere this is of course not the case, in addition to the advantage of not having any access to drugs but having access to positive support and care around the clock.

An additional aspect which is often a predictor of whether or not someone will find success by means of treatment at a drug rehab in Pennsylvania is the length of time they remain in rehab. It has been confirmed time and time again that outcomes will be commensurate with the intensity and length of treatment. If one vital issue is left unresolved while in drug rehab, this can set the person up for failure and relapse. Treating addiction can be a complicated task, as not every person has the same difficulties to deal with and the same inner battles to fight. This is why the best treatment plan will assure that there is no time frame on one's drug rehab process, and allows each person to take the time to address all aspects of their own addiction at their own pace.

If you or someone you know in Pennsylvania is battling an addiction to anything, whether it is illicit street drugs, prescription drugs or any other substance of abuse, contact a drug treatment counselor right away. Learn which drug rehab centers are located in your area and choose one which will be the most effective for your circumstances.

Treatment Listings in Pennsylvania:
  • Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems
    225 South 69th Street Upper Darby PA., 19082
  • Mid Atlantic Rehabilitation Services
    826 Delaware Avenue Bethlehem Pennsylvania, 18015
  • Greenbriar Treatment Center
    1840 Washington Road Washington PA., 15301
  • Colonial House Inc
    1300 Woodberry Road York Pennsylvania, 17408
  • First Hospital Wyoming Valley
    110 South Pennsylvania Avenue Wilkes Barre PA., 18701
  • Milestone Centers Inc
    777 Penn Center Boulevard Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, 15235
  • Northeast Treatment Centers
    44 East Broad Street Bethlehem PA., 18018
  • Rehab After Work
    400 Franklin Avenue Phoenixville Pennsylvania, 19460
  • TrueNorth Wellness Services
    5351C Jaycee Avenue Harrisburg PA., 17112
  • Chestnut Ridge Counseling Servs Inc
    100 New Salem Road Uniontown Pennsylvania, 15401
  • CEC Erie Outpatient
    3768 L Street Philadelphia PA., 19124
  • Bethesda Childrens Home
    15487 State Highway 86 Meadville Pennsylvania, 16335
  • Childrens Home of York Bridges
    301 East Philadelphia Street York PA., 17403
  • Schuylkill Health Counseling Center
    502 South 2nd Street St. Clair Pennsylvania, 17970
  • Cove Forge Behavorial Health System
    202 Cove Forge Road Williamsburg PA., 16693
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
    421 West Chew Street Allentown Pennsylvania, 18102
  • Stern Center for Developmental and
    110 South Arch Street Connellsville PA., 15425
  • Family ACTS Inc
    837 5th Avenue Ford City Pennsylvania, 16226
  • Evergreen House of Catholic Charities
    120 Willow Road Harrisburg PA., 17109
  • Recovering Adolescents and
    860 Broad Street Emmaus Pennsylvania, 18049
  • Village
    452 South Roberts Road Bryn Mawr PA., 19010
  • Recovery Revolution Inc
    109 Broadway Bangor Pennsylvania, 18013
  • Lourdesmont
    1327 Wyoming Avenue Scranton PA., 18509
  • New Directions Treatment Services
    20-22 North 6th Avenue Reading Pennsylvania, 19611
  • Roxbury Treatment Center
    601 Roxbury Road Shippensburg PA., 17257
  • Eihab Human Services
    1200 South Route 92 Tunkhannock Pennsylvania, 18657
  • Gaudenzia Inc
    4740 Delbrook Road Mechanicsburg PA., 17050
  • Human Services Inc
    744 East Lincoln Highway Coatesville Pennsylvania, 19320
  • Human Service Inc
    35 North 3rd Street Oxford PA., 19363
  • Childrens Home of Reading
    1010 Centre Avenue Reading Pennsylvania, 19601
  • Pressley Ridge
    110 Daniel Drive Uniontown PA., 15401
  • Coatesville VAMC
    194 West Sproul Road Springfield Pennsylvania, 19064
  • Bowling Green Inn
    1375 Newark Road Kennett Square PA., 19348
  • Pennsylvania Counseling Services
    938 Penn Street Reading Pennsylvania, 19602
  • Pinebrook Family Answers
    402 North Fulton Street Allentown PA., 18102
  • Bedford Somerset DBHS
    1205 Shed Road Bedford Pennsylvania, 15522
  • Gateway Rehab
    262 Ohio River Boulevard Baden PA., 15005
  • Discovery House
    214 Airport Road Clearfield Pennsylvania, 16830