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Raleigh, North-carolina has a total of 44 drug rehab listing(s) containing information on alcohol rehab centers, addiction treatment centers, drug treatment programs, and rehabilitation clinics within the city. Contact us if you have a facility in Raleigh, North-carolina and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Raleigh listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Raleigh, North Carolina, like any other part of the country, has its own fair share of substance abuse problems. However, the city is being incredibly proactive in trying to resolve these problems, which is why they have set up the Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Abuse. What makes this so unique - and so effective - is that the task force, as evidenced by its name, recognizes that addiction is a mental health disease, and one for which treatment exists.


The Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Abuse (TFMHSA)


The TFMHSA was set up by Governor Pat McCrory, and has members from the justice system (private and public), the health care system, nongovernmental entities, county leaders, and private sector employers. It has charged itself with making recommendations to make it easier for residents of Raleigh who suffer from a mental illness, including substance abuse disorders, to get the treatment that they need.


One of the key tasks of the TFMHSA is to break through the stigma on mental health problems. Through various intervention efforts, they have ensured that addiction and mental health disorders are things that can be talked about, so that people do not reach a crisis point and end up in a hospital, in jail, or dead. They have created various early intervention efforts, as well as investing heavily in detox and rehab treatment.


The TFMHSA is a strategic body that makes recommendations in order to improve the lives of people in the community. Specifically:


  • They investigate how different stakeholders can share information and work in an integrated way to improve treatment outcomes.
  • They determine how drug and mental health courts can best offer their services in order to avoid judicial punishments but provide treatment instead.
  • They create outreach programs in which success stories can be shared, so that the stigma on addiction and mental health is reduced.
  • They look at how the community as a whole can best support young people to steer them away from substance abuse, so that they are able to reach their full potential.
  • They support teenagers in the foster care system by linking them to mental health and substance abuse services.


The TFMHSA has existed for some time now, and they have made great progress in terms of reaching their strategic goals. They have been able to deliver programs for adults, children, families, and youths. Additionally, they have placed an emphasis on the growing problem of opioid abuse, both for heroin and prescription medication. Furthermore, they have put initiatives in place to avoid relapse for those who seek drug and alcohol treatment through the various detox and rehab centers that exist in and around Raleigh. This has been a particularly effective intervention, as it has ensured those who have made the difficult decision to seek help are supported on the path to recovery after they have completed their intensive rehab. In so doing, they are not left to their own device only to return to their previous toxic environment where the chance of relapse is greatly heightened. The TFMHSA has served as an example of best practice for many other parts of the country.

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Drug Facts

  • 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.
  • Teens who start with alcohol are more likely to try cocaine than teens who do not drink.
  • Drug conspiracy laws were set up to win the war on drugs.
  • In 2003 a total of 4,006 people were admitted to Alaska Drug rehabilitation or Alcohol rehabilitation programs.
  • Women who have an abortion are more prone to turn to alcohol or drug abuse afterward.
  • Alcohol can impair hormone-releasing glands causing them to alter, which can lead to dangerous medical conditions.
  • Fewer than one out of ten North Carolinian's who use illegal drugs, and only one of 20 with alcohol problems, get state funded help, and the treatment they do receive is out of date and inadequate.
  • Drug use can interfere with the fetus' organ formation, which takes place during the first ten weeks of conception.
  • The younger you are, the more likely you are to become addicted to nicotine. If you're a teenager, your risk is especially high.
  • Outlaw motorcycle gangs are primarily into distributing marijuana and methamphetamine.
  • Heroin can be injected, smoked or snorted
  • 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.
  • Illegal drug use is declining while prescription drug abuse is rising thanks to online pharmacies and illegal selling.
  • Cocaine is one of the most dangerous and potent drugs, with the great potential of causing seizures and heart-related injuries such as stopping the heart, whether one is a short term or long term user.
  • Many veterans who are diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) drink or abuse drugs.
  • Inhalants are a form of drug use that is entirely too easy to get and more lethal than kids comprehend.
  • Predatory drugs are drugs used to gain sexual advantage over the victim they include: Rohypnol (date rape drug), GHB and Ketamine.
  • Cocaine comes in two forms. One is a powder and the other is a rock. The rock form of cocaine is referred to as crack cocaine.
  • Millions of dollars per month are spent trafficking illegal drugs.

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