Addiction Treatment Rock Hill SC

When addiction grips a person, they become cocooned in their own existence, The outside world becomes alien, so they disassociate themselves from it, even their family.

Keystone Substance Abuse Services
199 South Herlong Avenue,
Rock Hill, SC29732
(803) 324-1800
www.keystoneyork.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(803) 324-0404x404

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Specializing in Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

Keystone was established in 1969 as a private, not-for-profit organization that serves as the Act 301 (1973) substance abuse authority in York County, South Carolina. Keystone offers nationally accredited and licensed services – including education, prevention and treatment (both outpatient and inpatient) -- to meet the needs of individuals, families, and groups in York County and surrounding areas experiencing alcohol and/or drug related problems.
Keystone Substance Abuse Services is the county's largest provider of treatment and prevention services. Keystone is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and adheres to the definition of addictive disease as developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the standards for service placement. Keystone is a charter member of Behavioral Health Services Association of South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services annually inspect Keystone.
OUR MISSION
Promoting health, offering hope, and restoring healing to those impacted by substance abuse and addiction.
OUR VISION
Keystone envisions a society where substance abuse is recognized as a complex public health issue that can be positively impacted through prevention, intervention, and treatment. In establishing a recovery oriented system of care we strive to:
Expand partnerships with the medical community;
Increase service accessibility and demographic reach;
Generate economic development;
Decrease costs of both healthcare and criminal justice;
Promote educational success; and Improve the quality of life of individuals, families and community.
OUR CORE VALUES
We treat all members of the Keystone community with sensitivity and dignity.
We seek to balance passion, well being, and excellence.
We value personal choice and privacy in care.

Why a Person Becomes an Addict

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Why a Person Becomes an Addict

Danielle Morgan

Friday, September 14, 2007 They are many reasons to why a person becomes addicted to drugs.

They can be from very different back rounds.

Drugs affect people in many different ways, but one thing they can share, is a very powerful addiction to a drug they no longer have control of.

There are many physiological and physical problems that can affect a drug user, as a result of their drug use, here are some of the effects,

Paranoia,

Depression,

Low self esteem,

withdrawal symptoms - IE, muscle cramps, sweating, bowel problems, nausea, pain and many more.

Anxiety,

Self loathing,

Personality disorders,

Hallucinations,

These a just a few to mention, and as you can imagine, one would be enough to deal with, let alone five or all, which is very much a possibility.

As i mentioned, there are people that become addicted for many different reasons. Here are a few example,

- Emotional trauma, wanting to escape from recent or past traumatic experience

-Recreational use, which leads to addiction,

-Peer pressure, wanting to fit in, or pressure from partners, or family members,

-Curiosity, wanting to get high.

There are many reasons, but the outcomes are all pretty much alike.

When addiction grips a person, they become cocooned in their own existence, The outside world becomes alien, so they disassociate themselves from it, even their family.

It becomes a desperate life, for as their tolerance grow so does the cost,which leads to criminal activity's.

For many this leads to prison, but it only deters a few, but i believe a person has to wan,t to change, you can not force them.

For the loved ones trying to help, with no outcome its little wonder they call, heroine and crack cocaine "The Devils Drug".

They deeper one falls into the devils web, the harder it is to escape its grasp.

The word "reality" becomes an enemy, for one of the reasons their tolerance grows, is beca...

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