Drug Detoxification Programs Sheridan WY
The Gathering Place
Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house
Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Payment Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE), Access to Recovery
Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)
Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients
THE EARLY 1900s
In turn-of-the-century America, there was no shortage of work to do. The Volunteers moved into tenement districts to care for people in poverty. They organized day nurseries and summer camps, provided housing for single men and women, and established the nation's first system of halfway houses for released prisoners.
The Great Depression of the 1930s stretched the nation's private social welfare system almost to the breaking point. Volunteers of America mobilized to assist the millions of people who were unemployed, hungry and homeless. Relief efforts included employment bureaus, wood yards, soup kitchens, and "Penny Pantries" where every food item cost one cent.
Volunteers of America served proudly on the home front during both world wars. The group operated canteens, overnight lodging and Sunday breakfasts for soldiers and sailors on leave. Affordable housing and child care were provided for defense industry workers. Further, Volunteers of America spearheaded community salvage drives during World War II, collecting millions of pounds of scrap metal, rubber and fiber for the war effort.
Our special mission in housing dates to our organization's founding. Volunteers of America helped accelerate real estate development during the 1960s by taking part in numerous federal housing programs. Since 1968, Volunteers of America has developed over 300 affordable housing complexes in more than 30 states..
In the 1970s, the organization emerged as a major provider of professional long-term nursing care. Today, Volunteers of America not only offers home health care and related services, but owns and operates several nursing facilities, and assisted and independent living residences.
Volunteers of America is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations, touching the lives of more than 2 million people each year in communities across the United States. Planning for the next 100 years, Volunteers of America will continue to prove that “there are no limits to caring.” - See more at: http://www.voanr.org/About-Us/Our-History#sthash.6hbnlYPe.dpuf
Drugs are Addictive
Drugs are Addictive
Bryan FormicaFriday, September 14, 2007 Drugs are addictive because of the feelings they give you, because of the chemicals that build in your system, because the tollerance you build, because you just want that high.
I have much persinal expierance with drug addiction, cocaine to be exact.
Addiction is an illness in the mind, because when you are addicted, getting high is all that you can think of, even if you already are high, its chemical brainwash, substance hypnotisim, and its really difficult to break, and going at it alone is the worst feeling in the world.
Drugs dont hook you because you like them that much, you will say its your choice all you want but it really isnt, because you cant help yourself, you cant stop the sick feeling inside you when you only want another line but cant have it.
Have you ever been in a position where you need something imperative to your life, such as water, food, or sleep, but you just cant get it? Well not having a fix feels like that, so next time you find out that someone is addicted, dont think down on them, try and help them, cause speaking through persinal expeirance, they do, deep down inside, want and need that help, the addiction just blocks them from acknowledging that....