Pennsylvania Drug Rehab
Pennsylvania had 64,266 admissions to drug/alcohol rehab in 2005. In 2004 there were 86,766 admissions into drug/alcohol treatment.
A national study done in 2003-2004 reports that approximately 246,000 Pennsylvania citizens reported needing drug treatment within the last year, but not receiving it.
The drug situation in Pennsylvania is as grim as any other state, showing a clear-cut need for drug rehabilitation programs that can help.
Heroin imported from South America remains widely available in the Pennsylvania Currently distributors are targeting new customers that live in smaller towns and rural areas. High-purity forms of heroin are readily available in the both northeastern and southwestern parts of Pennsylvania.
Marijuana is also abundantly available in wholesale and retail quantities in the state of Pennsylvania.
Currently, methamphetamine abuse and trafficking are a significant problem in Pennsylvania. Meth is available in varying quantities in Pennsylvania with the largest area of consumption concentrated in Philadelphia.
MDMA or ecstasy is available primarily at both rave parties and nightclubs in the urban areas of Pennsylvania including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Ecstasy also remains available to and popular on college campuses and with teenagers and young adults in Pennsylvania.
The abuse and diversion of hydrocodone and oxycodone products such as Vicodin®, OxyContin®, fentanyl (such as Actiq®), and pseudoephedrine continues to be a problem in the state of Pennsylvania.
Additionally a national study done in 2003-2004 indicates that approximately 808,000 or 7.80% of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania 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.
PA 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!