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Nevada Drug Rehab

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The most feared drug in Nevada is meth, as its use approaches epidemic proportions in Las Vegas and other urban centers. Additionally, cocaine and crack cocaine use is on the rise but the high levels of homelessness makes the more affordable methamphetamine, a far more appealing substitute. Cocaine is not as readily available in northern Nevada as it is throughout the southern parts. Crack cocaine is easily accessible and plagues urban areas of Nevada. The most common type of heroin available in the state is black tar which is smuggled in from Mexico. Not only is meth the most feared drug it is also the most commonly abused drug in the state. Nevada imports methamphetamine as well as producing it locally. Southern cities are having a violent increase in the use of club drugs, like ecstasy and special k or ketamine, and this is a byproduct of the Las Vegas "party all night" attitude. In June 2001, Assembly Bill 453 was signed into law and made Nevada the ninth state in the U.S. where patients can use marijuana for medicinal purposes. For a state with such high proportion of substance abusers, Nevada has a relatively small number of rehabilitation programs available to its residents. Services are available for a number of problems, but waiting lists may be long. Services do exist, however, and there are a number of optional available to addicts in the state. Methadone maintenance and/or detoxification, and treatment using buprenorphine is available in Nevada, as are detoxification programs. There is an extremely small concentration of hospital inpatient or day patient treatment availability in Nevada; residential long-term care is more prevalent. As to be expected, most treatment options in Nevada are located in Las Vegas and Reno. Other programs do exist state-wide, but they are not as abundant as inside these cities. If you would like help to determine the first course of action, or in finding a specialized treatment center, please contact us toll free through our helpline.

Nevada Treatment Centers


Nevada has a total of 62 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 nevada is Carson City and contains 4 listings. Additional information about a listing in nevada is available by phoning our helpline at 1-866-720-3784 .

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Drug Facts


  • Children, innocent drivers, families, the environment, all are affected by drug addiction even if they have never taken a drink or tried a drug.
  • One oxycodone pill can cost $80 on the street, compared to $3 to $5 for a bag of heroin. As addiction intensifies, many users end up turning to heroin.
  • Alcohol can stay in one's system from one to twelve hours.
  • Alcohol is a sedative.
  • Crack cocaine is derived from powdered cocaine offering a euphoric high that is even more stimulating than powdered cocaine.
  • Women who use needles run the risk of acquiring HIV or AIDS, thus passing it on to their unborn child.
  • Approximately 1.3 million people in Utah reported Methamphetamine use in the past year, and 512,000 reported current or use within in the past month.
  • More than fourty percent of people who begin drinking before age 15 eventually become alcoholics.
  • Individuals with severe drug problems and or underlying mental health issues typically need longer in-patient drug treatment often times a minimum of 3 months is recommended.
  • Hallucinogens also cause physical changes such as increased heart rate, elevating blood pressure and dilating pupils.
  • Girls seem to become addicted to nicotine faster than boys do.
  • When a person uses cocaine there are five new neural pathways created in the brain directly associated with addiction.
  • The National Institute of Justice research shows that, compared with traditional criminal justice strategies, drug treatment and other costs came to about $1,400 per drug court participant, saving the government about $6,700 on average per participant.
  • Drug use can hamper the prenatal growth of the fetus, which occurs after the organ formation.
  • High dosages of ketamine can lead to the feeling of an out of body experience or even death.
  • Texas is one of the hardest states on drug offenses.
  • Smoking tobacco can cause a miscarriage or a premature birth.
  • 193,717 people were admitted to Drug rehabilitation or Alcohol rehabilitation programs in California in 2006.
  • Alcohol kills more young people than all other drugs combined.
  • Meth causes severe paranoia episodes such as hallucinations and delusions.

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