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Treatment for Drug Addiction for People Who Have Dissociative Disorders

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Treatment for Drug Addiction for People Who Have Dissociative Disorders
Dissociative disorders are almost always brought on by a traumatic event, and can cause severe problems functioning in society if someone forgets too much information, or if they forget information too often. Traumatic events can also be the trigger that brings someone to first start drinking or doing drugs, so it is not too far of a stretch to see that there are probably people who fit into both of these categories. It is then a fair question to wonder if there is treatment for drug addiction for people who have a dissociative disorder.

Why Treatment is Important for Opiate Addiction

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Opiate addiction, such as heroin addiction, is a disease which is especially debilitating.  As much as nine percent of the population may misuse opiates sometime in their life, including heroin or prescribed pain killers like Oxycontin.  The drugs create a physical dependence on them, forcing the user to take the drugs or suffer from withdrawal.  As time progresses, larger amounts of the drug are needed in order to achieve the same effect.  If the individual stops taking the drugs, then withdrawal symptoms occur; some people may experience withdrawal even after using the

Can You Force Someone to Drug Rehab?

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Can You Force Someone to Drug Rehab?
Anyone who has experienced the turmoil created by drug addiction, whether it is their own struggle or that of a loved one, has asked the question, "Can an addict be forced into a Rehab program?"  Legally, the answer is no, provided that no other crimes have been committed, it is illegal to physically force someone to get the help that they may desperately need.  But this does not leave friends and families without hope.  It is called the Intervention.

What is Substance Abuse?

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What is Substance Abuse
Substance abuse can be a complex or a very simple subject, depending on who you talk to.  It seems very obvious to most of us when we see it, but any closer examination will reveal that there are indeed multiple variations that lead very quickly into complexity.  We'll look at some very general definitions of substance abuse so we can get a sense of what some of the generally accepted notions really are.  This should help open up some ideas about treatment and help for those who fall into the category of abusers.

What Does New York Consider to Be Drug Rehabilitation?

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What Does New York Consider to Be Drug Rehabilitation
In New York, the requirements for rehabilitation, or rehab, are the same as anywhere else in the U.S.  If there is a legal requirement for rehab, the courts will be very specific about the types that can meet this option.  However, for most of the cases, and most of the instances where rehab is required, they are referring to a short-term program.  Under the umbrella term of rehabilitation, there are a few possibilities that will fit with the definition.  We'll have a look at these, as well as discussing the short-term programs, in order to understand what drug rehabilitation is.

How Much Does Drug Rehab Cost?

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How Much Does Drug Rehab Cost
One of the major concerns with drug and alcohol treatment centers is their overall effectiveness. Another major concern is whether or not your loved one who is suffering from an addiction will actually enter and remain in the chosen treatment facility. And finally, one of the other top concerns with residential substance abuse treatment programs is how much they are going to cost and how you are going to pay for it.

Can a Person be Committed to a Drug Rehabilitation Center?

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Can a Person be Committed to a Drug Rehabilitation Center
Family members are frequently the ones who try to initiate treatment for substance abuse and they are also the ones who are most affected by the addict’s behavior at both an emotional and frequently financial level. Many of these family members have been lied to, disappointed and even stolen from by the addict and they are usually at their wits end when they try and persuade the addict to seek treatment. One of their frequently asked questions is how to get the addict admitted to a treatment center if they don’t want to go.

What to do if a Child Refuses Substance Abuse Treatment?

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Teenage Drug Abuse Project
A parent may file a verified petition with the juvenile court in the county the child resides for involuntary drug and alcohol treatment only if the child is incapable of consenting; or refuses to consent to voluntary treatment. The verified petition needs to include an affidavit from a psychiatrist, a physician, or a psychologist with training in drug and alcohol assessment and treatment, who has examined or treated the child not more than 30 days of the filing of the verified petition.

What is a Drug Rehabilitation Center?

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What is a Drug Rehabilitation Center?
With the ongoing issue of substance abuse and drug addiction in many societies the need for progressive treatment centers continues to be in demand. There is a difference between outpatient treatment programs and various support group efforts and in-house treatment programs which are almost always more comprehensive in behavioral monitoring and insistence on dealing with one’s issues. Entering into one of these programs can be self initiated though it is also frequently mandating by the court after a criminal charge in relationship to drug use has been established.

What Are the Different Kinds of Treatment That Are Available for Substance Abuse?

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Treatment for Substance Abuse

There are many options available for those seeking treatment for substance abuse.  Just as people are different, so too are their addictions and their own factors in life which led them to those addictions.  There is no single program or treatment available that is right for everyone.  It is best to assess one's own situation and find the one that will best suit their own needs.  There are many in-house treatment programs, and out-patient facilities.

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