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Kentucky Drug Rehab

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Throughout the state of Kentucky, pharmaceutical drugs such as Lortab, Lorcet, Valume, and Oxycontin are a major drug problem. There has been a rapidly growing number of methamphetamine laboratories in the state. Kentucky is one of the leading source states for domestically grown marijuana. Cocaine is readily available in all the larger cities. Cocaine can be obtained just about anywhere such as bars, nightclubs, restaurants, street sales, and drug houses. Heroin is rare in the state of Kentucky. When heroin is encountered it is usually found in small quantities. As many as 13 percent of adolescents admit to having tried meth in the state of Kentucky and this number is significantly higher than the national average. Domestically grown marijuana is commonly referred to as "Kentucky's Cash Crop" and much of the marijuana is grown in national parks and forested areas. The situation for addiction recovery in the state of Kentucky is dictated by the fact that unemployment is quite high. So the abuse of prescription medication is also on the rise and many of the 270 rehab facilities located in Kentucky deal with the detoxification and stabilization of clients. This is done so that they may be in suitable shape to attend substance abuse treatment. They can start in one of the almost 60 different residential programs or begin therapy in an outpatient location. In Kentucky there are an equal number of facilities with specialized programs for men and for women. In an effort to spearhead the number of DUI / DWI incidents the laws require offenders to receive treatment once caught for those offenses. As a result there greater than 150 different programs geared towards treating those caught driving under the influence of substance. For any assistance or guidance in locating the appropriate treatment center in Kentucky, whether it be for yourself or a loved one, please phone our toll free helpline today.

Kentucky Treatment Centers


Kentucky has a total of 271 drug treatment center listings with information on alcohol rehab, drug rehab, addiction treatment centers, drug treatment programs, and rehab clinics in the state. The capital of kentucky is Frankfort and contains 3 listings. Additional information about a listing in kentucky is available by phoning our helpline at 1-866-720-3784 .

Rehabilitation Categories


We have carefully sorted the 271 drug rehab centers in kentucky. Filter your search for a treatment program or facility with specific categories. You may also find a resource using our addiction treatment search. For additional information on kentucky drug rehab please phone our toll free helpline.

Drug Facts


  • Morphine is an extremely strong pain reliever that is commonly used with terminal patients.
  • When a pregnant woman takes drugs, her unborn child is taking them, too.
  • More than fourty percent of people who begin drinking before age 15 eventually become alcoholics.
  • Gang affiliation and drugs go hand in hand.
  • Street gang members primarily turn cocaine into crack cocaine.
  • Meth users often have bad teeth from poor oral hygiene, dry mouth as meth can crack and deteriorate teeth.
  • Drug addiction is a serious problem that can be treated and managed throughout its course.
  • Cocaine only has an effect on a person for about an hour, which will lead a person to have to use cocaine many times through out the day.
  • Inhalants are sniffed or breathed in where they are absorbed quickly by the lungs, this is commonly referred to as "huffing" or "bagging".
  • War veterans often turn to drugs and alcohol to forget what they went through during combat.
  • Women who have an abortion are more prone to turn to alcohol or drug abuse afterward.
  • Narcotics are sometimes necessary to treat both psychological and physical ailments but the use of any narcotic can become habitual or a dependency.
  • These days, taking pills is acceptable: there is the feeling that there is a "pill for everything".
  • Currently 7.1 million adults, over 2 percent of the population in the U.S. are locked up or on probation; about half of those suffer from some kind of addiction to heroin, alcohol, crack, crystal meth, or some other drug but only 20 percent of those addicts actually get effective treatment as a result of their involvement with the judicial system.
  • Approximately 28% of Utah adults 18-25 indicated binge drinking in the past months of 2006.
  • Heroin can be injected, smoked or snorted
  • Used illicitly, stimulants can lead to delirium and paranoia.
  • Prescription medication should always be taken under the supervision of a doctor, even then, it must be noted that they can be a risk to the unborn child.
  • Illegal drugs include cocaine, crack, marijuana, LSD and heroin.
  • Meth causes severe paranoia episodes such as hallucinations and delusions.

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