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What are the Hazardous Risks Caused by Ecstasy Use? Abilene TX

Contrary to rumors, Ecstasy is not an aphrodisiac and can actually inhibit sexual performance. Ecstasy affects people differently. Depending on size, weight, health, dosage and other drugs being used, the reaction can be mild or very severe. Ecstasy is distributed in tablet form and is often imprinted with graphic designs or commercial logos.

Serenity Foundation of Texas
(325) 673-6489
1502 North 2nd Street
Abilene, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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South East Texas Management Network
(409) 883-2973
4303 North Tejas Parkway
Orange, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Santa Maria Hostel Inc
(713) 957-2413
2005 Jacquelyn Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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LAAM and Methadone Program (LAMP)
(817) 336-0754
431 Fulton Street
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Community Healthcore
(903) 236-3898
425 South Main Street
Longview, TX
Hotline
(800) 832-1009
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Shades of Hope LP
(325) 572-3843
402-A Mulberry
Buffalo Gap, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Hill Country Community MH/MR
(830) 634-3370
129 Waugh Way
Center Point, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Harris Methodist Springwood
(817) 355-7771
1608 Hospital Parkway
Bedford, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Rio Grande Valley Council Inc
(956) 787-7111
5510 North Cage Boulevard
Pharr, TX
Hotline
(800) 748-3577
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Lakes Regional MH/MR
(903) 892-8185
1117 Gallagher Drive
Sherman, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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What are the Hazardous Risks Caused by Ecstasy Use?

Ecstasy is naturally similar to other amphetamines and hallucinogens drugs. It stimulates the nervous system and acts as a mood enhancer. Also referred to as “the love drug”, Ecstasy often makes the user feel good, happy and relaxed - at least at first. Users tend to think Ecstasy is “harmless fun,” but it does pose serious health risks. Researchers are learning more all of the time about the damage Ecstasy causes. What is already known about Ecstasy, including the brain damage and fatalities it causes? “Pure” Ecstasy is uncommon. Batches frequently contain heroin, LSD, amphetamines and other assorted toxic impurities which are used as fillers.

Dangers of Ectasy Use

Contrary to rumors, Ecstasy is not an aphrodisiac and can actually inhibit sexual performance. Ecstasy affects people differently. Depending on size, weight, health, dosage and other drugs being used, the reaction can be mild or very severe. Ecstasy is distributed in tablet form and is often imprinted with graphic designs or commercial logos.

Additional Information on Ecstasy: In 2000, more than 6.4 million people age 12 and older reported that they have used Ecstasy at least once in their lives, Ecstasy is popular among middle-class adolescents and young adults, Ecstasy is sold primarily at legitimate nightclubs and bars, at underground nightclubs sometimes called “acid houses,” or at all-night parties known as “raves.”, The vast majority of Ecstasy consumed do...

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