Oklahoma Drug Rehab
In 2006, there were 16,107 admissions to drug/alcohol rehab in the state of Oklahoma. In 2005, there were 17,510 admissions into drug/alcohol treatment. There were 17,497 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in Oklahoma in 2004.
A national study done in 2004-2005 reports that 82,000 or 2.83% of Oklahoma citizens reported needing, but not receiving drug treatment for illicit drug use over the last year.
The drug situation in Oklahoma is as grim as any other state, showing a clear-cut need for drug rehabilitation programs that can help.
Cocaine continues to be readily available in the state of Oklahoma, particularly in the urban areas of the state.
The demand for heroin in the state of Oklahoma has declined over the last few years. Black Tar heroin is available in extremely limited quantities near the metropolitan areas of the state. Availability of brown or white heroin are rare in Oklahoma.
Methamphetamine is the principal drug of concern in Oklahoma. The drug is produced in both Mexico and the Southwest United States.
Marijuana is available throughout the state of Oklahoma and is abused more than any other drug in the state.
The abuse of club drugs in Oklahoma has increased. Ecstasy or MDMA is often found at rave parties in eastern and central parts of the state.
The most abused pharmaceuticals in the state are diazepam, Vicodin, Lortab, Fentanyl, and codeine based cough syrups. These drugs are often obtained through fraudulent prescriptions, thefts from hospitals, doctor shopping, pharmacy break-ins. The drug Methadone has also increased as a major drug of abuse in the state.
An additional study done in 2004-2005 indicates that approximately 233,000 or 8% of Oklahoma citizens over 12 reported past month use of an illicit drug.
Contact us now for drug rehab help for yourself or someone you love from Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Drug Rehabs
No one wants to be a drug addict or alcoholic; no one wants to be controlled by a substance and feeling hopeless. The drug addict’s family and friends most commonly ask these drug rehab questions: how could my son, daughter, father, mother, sister, brother or friend become a liar, a thief, someone who cannot be trusted? And why won’t they stop?
What you need to understand about drug addiction/drug rehab is that alcohol and addictive drugs are basically painkillers. Drugs chemically kill physical or emotional pain and alter the mind’s perception of reality. They make a person numb to the pain they want to be rid of, but drugs also make them numb to all other emotions, including happiness and life in general.
For a person to start taking drugs there must first exist an underlying situation of unhappiness, a sense of hopelessness, or physical pain. Since the substances that they are taking to ‘kill the pain’ are chemicals and toxic to the body, they actually add in creating depression. A good alcohol and drug rehab program will include detox, which aims at ridding the body and mind of the toxins accumulated by drug use.
Bodies need vitamins, minerals, oils and water to function properly; when they are deprived of proper nourishment they become very depleted. The vitamin deficiencies will cause the person to experience problems sleeping, depression, physical aches and pains, and severe mood swings.
OK Drug Rehab Centers
There are many different kinds of drug rehabs or drug treatment centers and drug rehab programs.
We will provide you with as much drug rehab information and drug addiction treatment information as possible including specific information about each type of drug rehab, and how to get into inpatient drug rehab centers that will work for all kinds of drug and alcohol addiction.
A good drug rehab typically will last for a minimum of 3 months or more. These give the person a much higher rate of success; there is no ‘quick fix’ for alcohol and drug addiction…
Completely drug-free rehabilitation is the only way to help someone overcome their drug addiction and get back their life and happiness. Substituting one form of addiction for another is not drug rehab and does not help the individual–it only makes money for the legal drug dealers and in fact adds to the existing problem.
Addiction can be overcome and we can help!