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  • Physical drug withdrawal affects organ systems in the body such as the cardiovascular system and the nervous system.
  • Most referrals to treatment for marijuana in the U.S. come from the criminal justice system.
  • Out of all Ecstasy related emergency department visits in 2008, involving Ecstasy in combination with alcohol or other drugs, over 30% involved Ecstasy with one other drug, 15.0 percent involved two other drugs, 14.0 percent involved three other drugs, and 17.5 percent involved four or more other drugs.
  • Severe side effects associated with use of Opana may include slow heartbeat, shallow breathing, cold and clammy skin, confusion, uncoordinated muscle movements, light-headedness, abnormal thinking, inability to urinate, memory loss, insomnia, severe weakness, fainting, convulsions, seizures and death.

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Seniors/Older Adults - Whittier

You may be astonished to read that today more and more seniors/older adults are entering drug rehabilitation programs in Whittier, CA. Addiction is an issue that can impact anyone. Even the elderly who have far more life experience can fall into the lure of drug abuse and addiction. Typically their doctor prescribes a medication to help with the pain, anxiety, etc. They find that the medication is handy and may take much more than prescribed or in conjunction with other substances like alcohol. Drug treatment centers are a beneficial tool in helping seniors/older adults addicted to prescription drugs and other substances. Many elderly addicts are also struggling from co-occurring mental health problems that are able to be treated in conjunction with their addiction troubles.

  • Southern CA Alcohol and Drug Prog Inc
    Southern CA Alcohol and Drug Prog Inc is a Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    12322 Clearglen Street
    Whittier, CA. 90604

    If you would like to contact Southern CA Alcohol and Drug Prog Inc, you can reach them at 562-947-3835.

    Southern CA Alcohol and Drug Prog Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, 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, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • New Directions
    3.8 miles from Whittier, California
    New Directions is a Drug Recovery Program that is located at:

    12627 Santa Gertrudes Avenue
    La Mirada, CA. 90638

    If you would like to contact New Directions, you can reach them at 562-943-6000.

    New Directions offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients, Spanish, Other Languages
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Enki La Puente Valley MH Center
    5.5 miles from Whittier, California
    Enki La Puente Valley MH Center is a Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    160 South 7th Avenue
    La Puente, CA. 91744

    If you would like to contact Enki La Puente Valley MH Center, you can reach them at 626-961-8971.

    Enki La Puente Valley MH Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, 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, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Downey Community Health Center
    6.3 miles from Whittier, California
    Downey Community Health Center is a Drug Rehab Service that is located at:

    8425 Iowa Street
    Downey, CA. 90241

    If you would like to contact Downey Community Health Center, you can reach them at 562-862-6506 x23.

    Downey Community Health Center offers the following treatment services: Seniors/Older Adults
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance