• Long-term use of anti-depressants brings about an unique set of withdrawal symptoms when discontinued; much different than the repeated use of an opioid, such as heroin.
  • Side effects which are associated with LSD use can include: dilation of the pupils, increased blood pressure, pulse and increased reflexes, and excess saliva.
  • It is never recommended to stop taking Valium abruptly without medical intervention, and there are drug rehab facilities which can perform a safe medical detox and get individuals off of the drug.
  • Robberies associated with the drug have prompted some pharmacies in Tazewell County, Virginia to discontinue selling OxyContin and post signs stating they no longer carry the drug.


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Saco, Maine - Detoxification

Individuals who are physically reliant to drugs or alcohol and want help will first go through detoxification before getting other treatment services in drug rehab. Detoxification is basically the procedure of the drug being eliminated from one's system, which is generally uncomfortable and may carry risks if not performed in a setting which can supply appropriate support and medical intervention as required. Detoxification services are supplied at either a professional drug or alcohol detoxification facility or a drug rehab facility which can properly oversee and provide medical supervision for men and women who are just coming off of drugs. Detoxification services usually include insuring the individual is as relaxed as possible while detoxing and going through drug or alcohol withdrawal, offering proper nutrition and making certain the person is getting proper rest, and supplying supplements and medicine as necessary to make the detoxification process as easy and safe as possible. The individual in detoxification will sometimes be encouraged to take part in some variety of physical activity such as walking, yoga, etc. At a drug detoxification facility or drug rehab facility which can present detoxification services, the client will have detox staff at their disposal around the clock to guarantee that any issues are fixed as rapidly and safely as possible.

  • Merrimack River Medical Services Inc
    9.5 miles from Saco, Maine
    Merrimack River Medical Services Inc is a Drug Abuse Rehab Facility that is located at:

    2300 Congress Street
    Portland, ME. 4102

    If you would like to contact Merrimack River Medical Services Inc, you can reach them at 207-221-2292.

    Merrimack River Medical Services Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, 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, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)