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  • The ritual for snorting cocaine is to place a line of the drug about 0.3 cm wide by 2.5 cm long on a smooth surface. The powder is then inhaled quickly into a nostril through a plastic or glass straw or a rolled currency bill; a ritual which usually repeated within a few minutes using the other nostril.
  • Some addicts who use methadone claim that they experience effects similar to that of other opiates such as heroin, albeit not to the same extent.
  • The number of emergency room visits involving nonmedical use of pharmaceuticals has increased 98.4 percent between 2004 and 2009, from 627,291 visits to 1,244,679.
  • Most Dilaudid users who are unable to obtain legitimate prescriptions resort to what has been termed "doctor shopping", a method by which they will see as many doctors it takes to obtain more of the drug in order to feed their addiction.

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Detoxification - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Individuals who are physically reliant to drugs or alcohol and want assistance will first go through detoxification before receiving other treatment services in drug rehab. Detox is simply the process of the drug being eliminated from one's system, which is generally uncomfortable and may hold risks if not conducted in a setting which can provide appropriate support and medical intervention as needed. Detoxification services are provided at either a professional drug or alcohol detox facility or a drug treatment facility which can correctly oversee and supply medical supervision for individuals who are just coming off of drugs. Detox services typically include insuring the person is as comfortable 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 needed to make the detox process as easy and safe as possible. The particular person in detox will sometimes be encouraged to take part in some kind of physical activity such as walking, yoga, etc. At a drug detoxification facility or drug treatment facility which can provide detox services, the individual will have detoxification staff at their disposal around the clock to assure that any problems are handled as quickly and safely as possible.

  • Malvern Institute
    Malvern Institute is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    240 Fitzwatertown Road
    Willow Grove, PA. 19090

    If you would like to contact Malvern Institute, you can reach them at 610-647-0330.

    Malvern Institute offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance