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Medicaid drug rehab in Louisiana


There are a total of 211 drug treatment centers listed under the category Medicaid drug rehab in louisiana. If you have a facility that is part of the Medicaid drug rehab category you can contact us to share it on our website. Additional information about these listings in Louisiana is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

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Drug Facts


  • The effects of methadone last much longer than the effects of heroin. A single dose lasts for about 24 hours, whereas a dose of heroin may only last for a couple of hours.
  • 2.5 million Americans abused prescription drugs for the first time, compared to 2.1 million who used marijuana for the first time.
  • Children, innocent drivers, families, the environment, all are affected by drug addiction even if they have never taken a drink or tried a drug.
  • Crack users may experience severe respiratory problems, including coughing, shortness of breath, lung damage and bleeding.
  • Today, heroin is known to be a more potent and faster acting painkiller than morphine because it passes more readily from the bloodstream into the brain.
  • The U.S. utilizes over 65% of the world's supply of Dilaudid.
  • The strongest risk for heroin addiction is addiction to opioid painkillers.
  • The most dangerous stage of methamphetamine abuse occurs when an abuser has not slept in 3-15 days and is irritable and paranoid. This behavior is referred to as 'tweaking,' and the user is known as the 'tweaker'.
  • Opiates, mainly heroin, account for 18% of the admissions for drug and alcohol treatment in the US.
  • Two-thirds of people 12 and older (68%) who have abused prescription pain relievers within the past year say they got them from a friend or relative.1
  • Narcotics used illegally is the definition of drug abuse.
  • The most powerful prescription painkillers are called opioids, which are opium-like compounds.
  • Non-pharmaceutical fentanyl is sold in the following forms: as a powder; spiked on blotter paper; mixed with or substituted for heroin; or as tablets that mimic other, less potent opioids.
  • Cigarettes contain nicotine which is highly addictive.
  • From 1992 to 2003, teen abuse of prescription drugs jumped 212 percent nationally, nearly three times the increase of misuse among other adults.
  • Alcohol is a depressant derived from the fermentation of natural sugars in fruits, vegetables and grains.
  • Cocaine is the second most trafficked illegal drug in the world.
  • Teens who start with alcohol are more likely to try cocaine than teens who do not drink.
  • Heroin was commercially developed by Bayer Pharmaceutical and was marketed by Bayer and other companies (c. 1900) for several medicinal uses including cough suppression.
  • Rates of valium abuse have tripled within the course of ten years.

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