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Substance abuse treatment in Massachusetts


There are a total of 425 drug treatment centers listed under the category Substance abuse treatment in massachusetts. If you have a facility that is part of the Substance abuse treatment category you can contact us to share it on our website. Additional information about these listings in Massachusetts is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

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Drug Facts


  • Dilaudid is 8 times more potent than morphine.
  • When injected, it can cause decay of muscle tissues and closure of blood vessels.
  • 3.3% of 12- to 17-year-olds and 6% of 17- to 25-year-olds had abused prescription drugs in the past month.
  • Opiate-based drug abuse contributes to over 17,000 deaths each year.
  • Inhalants are a form of drug use that is entirely too easy to get and more lethal than kids comprehend.
  • Research suggests that misuse of prescription opioid pain medicine is a risk factor for starting heroin use.
  • 'Crack' is Cocaine cooked into rock form by processing it with ammonia or baking soda.
  • In 2003, smoking (56%) was the most frequently used route of administration followed by injection, inhalation, oral, and other.
  • Stimulants are prescribed in the treatment of obesity.
  • Heroin is made by collecting sap from the flower of opium poppies.
  • According to the Department of Justice, the top destination in the United States for heroin shipments is the Chicago metro area.
  • Phenobarbital was soon discovered and marketed as well as many other barbituric acid derivatives
  • Used illicitly, stimulants can lead to delirium and paranoia.
  • Prescription opioid pain medicines such as OxyContin and Vicodin have effects similar to heroin.
  • A person can become more tolerant to heroin so, after a short time, more and more heroin is needed to produce the same level of intensity.
  • Nearly 500,000 people each year abuse prescription medications for the first time.
  • 9.4 million people in 2011 reported driving under the influence of illicit drugs.
  • Alcohol increases birth defects in babies known as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
  • Morphine's use as a treatment for opium addiction was initially well received as morphine has about ten times more euphoric effects than the equivalent amount of opium. Over the years, however, morphine abuse increased.
  • Methadone generally stays in the system longer than heroin up to 59 hours, according to the FDA, compared to heroin's 4 6 hours.

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