• Standardized clinical tests are used in an inpatient drug treatment facility setting to evaluate the severity of withdrawal symptoms throughout the detoxification procedure.
  • When someone stops drinking alcohol, his or her blood alcohol level decreases by around 0.01 percent per hour.
  • The effects of Dilaudid can be felt more gradually when taken orally as opposed to intravenously injecting the drug; the effects of which are almost immediate.
  • Non-medical and illicit use of oxycodone (alone or in combination with other drugs) accounted for 175,949 emergency room visits in 2009.


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Detoxification - Pottsville

Individuals who are physically reliant to drugs or alcohol and want help will 1st go through detoxification before getting other treatment services in drug rehab. Detoxification is basically the process of the drug being removed from one's system, which is often uncomfortable and may hold risks if not carried out in a setting which can offer appropriate support and medical intervention as necessary. Detoxification services are supplied at either a professional drug or alcohol detoxification facility or a drug treatment facility which can correctly oversee and provide medical supervision for people who are just coming off of drugs. Detox services usually include insuring the person is as comfortable as possible while detoxing and going through drug or alcohol withdrawal, offering proper nutrition and ensuring the person is receiving proper rest, and supplying supplements and medicine as required to make the detox process as easy and safe as possible. The person in detox will sometimes be encouraged to take part in some kind of physical activity such as walking, yoga, etc. At a drug detox facility or drug treatment facility which can provide detox services, the individual will have detox staff at their disposal around the clock to ensure that any problems are handled as quickly and safely as possible.

  • Conewago
    Conewago is a Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    202-204 South Centre Street
    Pottsville, PA. 17901

    If you would like to contact Conewago, you can reach them at 570-628-5835 x2720.

    Conewago offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Medicaid, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)