Addiction Treatment Indiana – With heroin and cocaine readily available and a statewide epidemic of prescription drug abuse, drug rehab is sorely needed. For the help you need, call American Addiction Centers today at 800-890-1956.
Cocaine and heroin are most prevalent in urban areas of Indiana, where cocaine addiction also appears in the more dangerous form of crack addiction. Statewide, more than 21% of Indiana’s federal criminal drug cases involve powder cocaine, and more than 31% involve crack cocaine.
Meanwhile, heroin addiction in Indiana accounts for hundreds of drug rehab admissions per year, according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Heroin is available in central Indiana, but usually in smaller quantities. It’s more easily obtained in northern Indiana, and is available from a variety of sources, such as South America, Southwest Asia and Mexico. Statewide, federal agents seized 5.5 kilograms of heroin in 2006. Heroin in Indianapolis sells for $2,500-$3,500 an ounce and $200-$300 a gram, according to the National Drug Intelligence Center.
Fatal drug overdoses are a fast-growing problem in Indiana. According to Indiana University’s Center for Health Policy, drug-induced deaths in Indiana, which used to occur less frequently than the national average, have increased in number so quickly that the state now roughly matches the national average in this awful category. Indiana’s drug-induced mortality rate was 0.04 in 1999, but has since more than doubled to 0.11.
Overdoses aren’t the only way drugs can kill. In the city of Indianapolis, police investigated 93 homicides in 2004, according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. About 29% of those homicides were motivated by drugs.
Some addicts put off seeking drug rehab because they think rehab requires too much work, and that it will just throw off their everyday lives. Untreated drug addiction, however, is much more disruptive to careers, family lives and physical health.
It can be difficult for parents to determine if a teenaged child is getting drunk or high. Some of the warning signs, such as a sudden change in appearance or a new circle of friends, may be a normal part of adolescence. But other signs, such as a sudden drop in grades, reduced memory or attention span or bloodshot eyes, should be taken seriously. Consider these statistics from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center:
If your teen clearly needs treatment but is at first unwilling, there are techniques, such as an intervention, that can be used to push young adults into adolescent drug rehab.
One of the more recent and growing drug problems in Indiana comes from prescription pills, many of them painkillers. Eric Wright, director of the Indiana University Center for Health Policy, told the Indianapolis Star that pill-popping is “probably the most important emerging drug abuse trend in Indiana.” Wright’s center in 2009 released a report showing that 7.6% of Hoosiers reported abusing prescription drugs in the past year — much higher than the national average of 6.2%.
If a pill addiction is causing trouble for you or your loved one, it’s important to enter drug rehab, now. Oxycodone and other prescription drugs can cause fatal overdoses. American Addiction Centers offers a wide variety of specialized programs that cater to all types of clients, from senior citizen’s drug rehab to women’s drug rehab. Call us today at 800-890-1956.
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