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Drug & Alcohol Rehab Services For Pregnant Women In Canada

When pregnant women become addicted to drugs or are already addicts and become pregnant, their addiction will cause irreversible effects on the unborn child, this can include birth defects, health problems, fetal alcohol syndrome, and even stillbirth. It is very important that a pregnant woman receives the proper medically supervised help during a drug rehabilitation program.

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Throughout Canada, there are numerous drugs and alcohol rehabilitation programs available in every province and town that will provide some specific drug treatment programs for pregnant women. Typically, these types of programs include more comfortable surroundings, but also have medical staff on-site that are capable of treating a pregnant woman and handling any medical problems that may arise. In some cases, a woman may end up giving birth during their drug rehab program and will require immediate medical help, or there may be physical complications because of their addiction. Whatever the case may be a pregnant woman addicted to drugs requires supervised special substance abuse treatment. These types of drug rehab programs include residential and outpatient treatment options, that may be private or low-cost and or no-cost services. There are long-term and short term care programs available, that can also provide supervised detox programs for pregnant women, and help them a withdrawal safely prior to entering into a drug rehab program. Drug rehab methods used in these programs include group and individual therapy, holistic treatment, 12-step programs and other forms of traditional drug treatment.

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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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