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  • Marijuana is produced in practically every region of the world, and is also the most produced illicit drug in the world.
  • People infected with HIV are nearly twice as likely to abuse alcohol as people in the general population who are not infected with the disease.
  • Nearly 7 million children under the age of 18 live in households with at least one parent who abuses alcohol.
  • Over 11 percent of Americans aged 12 or older have used marijuana in the past year.

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Drug Rehab in Ohio

There are various types of substances of abuse that anybody can become addicted to in Ohio. Illicit street drugs such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana are no longer the only drug threats because of the huge rise in prescription drug abuse within the past several years. Newly emerging designer drugs have also become a significant problem, such as the stimulant drug known as "bath salts" and synthetic versions of marijuana known as "spice" which are being sold legally in specialty shops across the nation. Just as rates of drug abuse and addiction are on the rise, so are rates of men and women needing and wanting to get effective help.

Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation programs in Ohio can benefit individuals by not only teaching them to abstain from using drugs, but also assist them through the difficult detoxification and withdrawal process. When the physical aspect of addiction is overcome, drug treatment counselors will assist recovering addicts uncover the reasons of how they let themselves become addicted to drugs to begin with, which will ensure they don't fall prey to the same traps and pitfalls in the future. If a person tries to stop drug use on their own without help, they will not only find it very hard if not impossible to not give in to the intense drug cravings, but they will also have to battle through the physical and psychological symptoms of withdrawal alone, which can at times be incredibly punishing. If not in a drug rehabilitation atmosphere, and with easy access to one's drug of choice, it can be easy enough to give in to relapse. This is why it is important for individuals to know that professional help does exist, and there is a way to recover from the seemingly never-ending cycle of drug addiction.

The way to stop the cycle of addiction is to expose and resolve the aspects in one's life which made drugs a solution, and then developing new solutions and coping skills to better handle these factors when they pop up in the future. Some drug rehabilitation centers only handle the physical side of addiction, and leave it up to the addicted individual to sort out their emotional and psychological ties to drugs. A drug detoxification center or short term drug rehab center for example generally only helps people overcome the physical aspect of addiction and gets them successfully off of drugs. However, there is much more to address if one wants to remain abstinent and be able to do so with confidence and resolve. This is why it is important that individuals choose the correct type of drug rehab center that is going to go the distance in getting all important issues addressed through counseling, education and other rehabilitation methods for as long as it takes to reach this point.

Since handling addiction in this way is confirmed to be the most successful drug treatment approach, addicted individuals who want to receive the most effective help should consider taking part in treatment at an inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation center in Ohio. There are a number of reasons why these types of rehab programs supply the most superior treatment, but first and foremost the treatment environment in itself is one of the most important aspects of treatment to factor in. A drug rehabilitation center will supply the best results when the person can fully focus themselves in treatment and self betterment. Outpatient drug rehab facilities often don't present desirable results and set a person up for relapse, due to the fact that they are not totally able to focus on recovery and then they return home to things which may trigger their addiction. If in a residential or inpatient drug rehabilitation setting this is of course not the case, in addition to the benefit of not having any access to drugs but having access to positive support and care around the clock.

Another component which is often a predictor of whether or not someone will find good results by means of treatment at a drug rehab in Ohio is the length of time they remain in rehab. It has been verified time and time again that results will be commensurate with the intensity and length of treatment. If one important issue is left unresolved while in drug rehab, this can set the individual up for failure and relapse. Treating addiction can be a complex task, as not every person has the same issues to deal with and the same internal battles to fight. This is why the best treatment plan will guarantee that there is no time frame on one's drug rehab approach, and makes it possible for each individual to take the time to address all aspects of their own addiction at their own pace.

If you or someone you know in Ohio is struggling with an addiction to anything, whether it is illicit street drugs, prescription drugs or any other substance of abuse, contact a drug treatment counselor right away. Discover which drug treatment facilities are located in your area and choose one which will be the most effective for your circumstances.

Treatment Listings in Ohio:
  • Talbert House
    4760 Madison Road Cincinnati OH., 45227
  • Northern Ohio Recovery Association
    10613 Lamontier Avenue Cleveland Ohio, 44104
  • Akron General Medical Center
    1 Akron General Avenue Akron OH., 44307
  • Lutheran Social Services
    512 East State Street Fremont Ohio, 43420
  • Chillicothe VA Med Center
    17273 State Route 104 Chillicothe OH., 45601
  • Oesterlen Services for Youth Inc
    1918 Mechanicsburg Road Springfield Ohio, 45503
  • Travco Behavioral Health Inc
    4030 Boardman Canfield Road Canfield OH., 44406
  • Solutions Comm Csl and Recovery Ctr
    201 Reading Road Mason Ohio, 45040
  • Solutions Community Counseling and
    50 Greenwood Lane Springboro OH., 45066
  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    1670 Upham Drive Columbus Ohio, 43210
  • Connections for Life
    2349 Victory Parkway Cincinnati OH., 45206
  • Thompkins Treatment Inc
    1199 South 2nd Street Coshocton Ohio, 43812
  • Central Community Health Board of
    522-532 Maxwell Avenue Cincinnati OH., 45219
  • Fort Hamilton Hospital
    630 Eaton Avenue Hamilton Ohio, 45013
  • Catholic Charities
    7162 Reading Road Cincinnati OH., 45237
  • Woodland Centers Inc
    500 Burlington Road Jackson Ohio, 45640
  • Camelot Community Care Inc
    7162 Reading Road Cincinnati OH., 45237
  • Catholic Social Services Inc
    197 East Gay Street Columbus Ohio, 43215
  • Ashtabula County Medical Center
    2420 Lake Avenue Ashtabula OH., 44004
  • Directions for Youth and Families
    1515 Indianola Avenue Columbus Ohio, 43201
  • Hopewell Health Centers Inc
    90 Hospital Drive Athens OH., 45701
  • Signature Health
    462 Chardon Street Painesville Ohio, 44077
  • eXclusive Services
    11134 Luschek Drive Cincinnati OH., 45241
  • Quest Recovery and Prevention Services
    46 Federal Avenue NW Massillon Ohio, 44647
  • Southwest General Health Center UHHS
    18697 Bagley Road Cleveland OH., 44130
  • Family Recovery Center
    964 North Market Street Lisbon Ohio, 44432
  • Camp Challenge
    939 Wilkinson Avenue Youngstown OH., 44509
  • Village Network
    117 East 3rd Street Uhrichsville Ohio, 44683
  • WellSpring
    15 East Pleasant Street Springfield OH., 45506
  • Hopewell Health Centers Inc
    809 Farson Street Belpre Ohio, 45714
  • Chillicothe VA Med Ctr
    27843 State Route 7 Marietta OH., 45750