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Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services For Pregnant Women In Ontario

The province of Ontario has the largest population of people in Canada living in the Greater Toronto Area. With such a diverse population of people all living in the same area drug and alcohol addiction is an on-going problem for many of the cities and town in the area. Throughout the province are numerous drugs and alcohol treatment options available to men, women, and youth along with specific programs for other demographics. One of these particular drug rehabilitation options include treatment options for pregnant women. In the province of Ontario, there are over a few different resources available to help a pregnant woman who is battling a drug and or alcohol addiction. In most cases, the woman is already an addict before they become pregnant, and that is what makes it so dangerous as the baby has already been exposed to the effects of the drugs and alcohol, and this may cause permanent damage to the baby if it survives. All the programs available for pregnant women already provide drug treatment programs for women only, and these services offer safe environments for women to receive effective drug treatment. Pregnant women will require more specialized care and medical supervision, especially during the withdrawal phase of their treatment. This is to help ensure the patient is not put at risk, and the baby is not put at risk also. In many cases, drug abuse while pregnant will cause some severe medical problems for the child, and some of these problems will be with the child for the rest of his or her life. In some extreme cases, there can be a stillbirth or a premature birth caused by on-going drug abuse.

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The information below will help you on how to find a drug & alcohol rehab center for pregnant women in Ontario. The list could be incomplete, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.

List of Drug & Alcohol Services for Pregnant Women in Ontario

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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.

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