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  • Use of Valium can become addictive because the individual can begin to rely too much on the drug for its effects, which produces an almost immediate calming effect throughout the body and mind.
  • Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome is more likely with a longer duration of treatment and a shorter half-life of the treatment drug.
  • Marijuana was the secondary drug used by 24% of all outpatient substance abuse treatment admission clients in Europe in 2009.
  • Some individuals who abuse Xanax recreationally may dissolve the drug into liquid form and then inject it into their veins much like heroin.

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Seniors/Older Adults - Pittsburgh, PA.

You may be stunned to read that today more and more seniors/older adults are entering drug rehabilitation programs in Pittsburgh, PA. Addiction is a problem that can impact anyone. Even the elderly who have more life experience can slide into the lure of drug abuse and addiction. Often their doctor prescribes a medication to help with the pain, anxiety, etc. They discover that the medication is handy and may take more than prescribed or in conjunction with other substances like alcohol. Drug treatment programs are an useful tool in helping seniors/older adults addicted to prescription drugs and other substances. A lot of elderly addicts are also struggling from co-occurring psychological health problems that are able to be treated in conjunction with their addiction difficulties.

  • Gaudenzia Erie Inc
    Gaudenzia Erie Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    2012 Centre Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15219

    If you would like to contact Gaudenzia Erie Inc, you can reach them at 412-224-2962.

    Gaudenzia Erie Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Residential Beds For Clients Children, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Holy Family Institute SHORES
    Holy Family Institute SHORES is an Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    8235 Ohio River Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15202

    If you would like to contact Holy Family Institute SHORES, you can reach them at 412-766-9020 x474.

    Holy Family Institute SHORES offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Persad Center
    Persad Center is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    5301 Butler Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15201

    If you would like to contact Persad Center, you can reach them at 412-441-9786 x223.

    Persad Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, 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), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Persad Center Inc
    Persad Center Inc is a Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    5301 Butler Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15201

    If you would like to contact Persad Center Inc, you can reach them at 412-441-9786 x212.

    Persad Center Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Sojourner House
    Sojourner House is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    5460 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15206

    If you would like to contact Sojourner House, you can reach them at 412-441-7783 x11.

    Sojourner House offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Residential Beds For Clients Children, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
  • UPMC Mercy Hospital
    UPMC Mercy Hospital is a Drug Abuse Rehab Facility that is located at:

    1400 Locust Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15219

    If you would like to contact UPMC Mercy Hospital, you can reach them at 412-232-4080.

    UPMC Mercy Hospital offers the following treatment services: Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, 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)
  • Pittsburgh Mercy
    Pittsburgh Mercy is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    412 East Commons Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15212

    If you would like to contact Pittsburgh Mercy, you can reach them at 412-323-4500.

    Pittsburgh Mercy offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, 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: Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Jewish Family and Childrens Service
    Jewish Family and Childrens Service is a Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    5743 Bartlett Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15217

    If you would like to contact Jewish Family and Childrens Service, you can reach them at 412-521-3800.

    Jewish Family and Childrens Service offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Mercy Behavioral Health
    Mercy Behavioral Health is a Drug Treatment Service that is located at:

    1200 Reedsdale Street
    Pittsburgh, PA. 15233

    If you would like to contact Mercy Behavioral Health, you can reach them at 412-323-8026.

    Mercy Behavioral Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance