A medical drug detox is often necessary when going through withdrawal over certain drugs and alcohol. Detox is the best way to ease your body from addiction to sobriety. With the help of a caring staff of doctors, nurses, and counselors you are sure to experience a comfortable detox.
Inpatient rehab is recommended after going through a drug or alcohol detox program. Inpatient detox provides plenty of individual and group counseling to get you on your feet to sobriety.
After inpatient rehab or before trying inpatient rehab it is beneficial to be a part of an outpatient program while you are living in the real world once again. You will still be connected to a counselor and other sober supports.
After inpatient rehab it is important that you are transitioned by living in a supportive environment centered around recovery. We have a wealth of halfway house recommendations. Call us today to be placed into a sober house that is right for you!
Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in North Carolina and nationwide.
Law enforcement officials’ says that prescription drug abuse surpasses all illegal drugs as the number one source of fatal overdoses in North Carolina.
Among the most commonly abused classes of prescription drugs are as follows:
• Opioid painkillers like methadone, OxyContin and Vicodin.
• Central nervous system depressants, such as Valium and Xanax which are used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders.
• Stimulants, which are prescribed to treat certain sleep disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and include drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall.
Last year, about 1,000 people in North Carolina died of prescription drug overdoses according to the N.C. Attorney General’s Office.
The rate of drug-induced deaths in North Carolina is similar to the national average.
Approximately 8% of the North Carolina residents are being reported to have used illicit drugs in the past month, same to that of the national average.