South Dakota Drug Rehab
There were 13,360 admissions to drug/alcohol rehab in South Dakota during 2005. In 2004 there were 9, 380 admissions to drug treatment during 2004. There were 9,116 admissions into drug treatment in 2003.
A national study reports that in 2003-2004 approximately 14,000 or 2.23% of South Dakota citizens reported needing but not receiving drug treatment for illicit drug use over the last year.
The drug situation in South Dakota is as grim as any other state, showing a clear-cut need for drug rehabilitation programs that can help.
Cocaine, in powder form is readily available in all parts of South Dakota. The availability of crack cocaine is increasing in the eastern part of the state, and abuse is limited in western sections of South Dakota.
Heroin is available in smaller quantities, such as personal use quantities in South Dakota.
Methampheamine is readily available in South Dakota as the abuse of Mexican methamphetamine continues to increase throughout the state. Methamphetamine in eastern South Dakota is obtained from sources in Sioux City, Iowa, as well as from sources in the western states such as Texas, Arizona, and California.
Marijuana is available all throughout the state of South Dakota and at high purity levels.
MDMA or ecstasy is available in South Dakota and the abuse of this drug is starting to increase. Previously, ecstasy had been limited in the state but now MDMA is more readily available in western portions of South Dakota.
Currently hydrocodone products, codeine, and Darvocet are the most popular abused pharmaceutical substances in South Dakota. These drugs are obtained by forged or fake prescriptions and by doctor shopping. The abuse of OxyContin is a growing problem throughout South Dakota.
Further, a national study done in 2003-2004 indicates that approximately 44,000 or 7% of South Dakota 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 South Dakota.
South Dakota 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.
SD 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!