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Alcohol And Drug Abuse Center Treatments For Seniors In North Carolina

Currently in the state of North Carolina, there are just over 5 various types of drug and alcohol treatment available for older adults and seniors who are struggling with an addiction. Some adults in their later years have been addicts for a good percentage of his or her life.

Throughout his or her life, they most likely have seen some periods where they were not using and did not have the addiction involved in any part of their lives. As with most addictions, if not fully handled, it will keep coming back. When attending a proper treatment center, the right measures can be taken to ensure the addiction is handled completely, and the person is able to move on in their lives.

North Carolina Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs for Senior Adults

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration directory website does provide a category for older and senior adult drug treatment resources. The site does list there are 75 facilities within the state of North Carolina that do provide treatment to elderly adults. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation resources in the state offer many treatment modalities to help combat addiction among older adults.

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Bobby Newman is a certified counselor, interventionist and prevention specialist who has been performing successful interventions for over 17 years. He also has educated thousands of people on the danger of drugs and alcohol addiction. He has been on the streets working with homeless drug addicts as well.

Can drug or alcohol addiction mimic signs of other medical or mental health disorders?

Drug addiction and substance abuse problems can mimic signs of other medical or mental-health problems. And this is why it is so difficult to recognize and diagnose within older adults, who may be battling drug abuse problems. If the family is feeling there is an addiction, they should seek out the suitable resources and personnel to help diagnose the problem.

North Carolina Addiction Services by Type of Drug

North Carolina Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of drug and alcohol programs for seniors in North Carolina. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.



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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.