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Drug Rehab Centers in Henderson, Nevada

Henderson, Nevada has a total of 7 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 Henderson, Nevada and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Henderson listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Henderson, Nevada, like many other parts of the country, is currently dealing with a significant substance abuse problem. With a population of 175,381, the city is home to an increasing number of people who have a substance abuse disorder. One of the reasons for this is the proximity of the city to both Las Vegas (12.8 miles) and Paradise (10 miles), where drug and alcohol abuse is rampant.


Study on Substance Abuse in Henderson, NV


A recent study of the extent of substance abuse in Henderson showed that:


  • 59.1% report that the first illicit substance they use is cannabis.
  • 28.6% report that the first illicit substance they use is classed as psychotherapeutics. These include painkillers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives.
  • 9.8% report that the first illicit substance they use is classed as inhalants.
  • 2.1% report that the first illicit substance they use is a hallucinogenic.
  • There has been a decrease in the number of people who first turned to prescription painkillers, from 22.5% to 17.1%.
  • There has been an increase in the number of people who first turned to tranquilizers, from 3.2% to 6.6%.


Henderson Detox and Rehab Treatment


Those who live in the Henderson area have access to a number of detox and rehab facilities where they can seek treatment for their addiction. In fact, there are so many that people are provided with further information on how to choose a rehab option that is right for their needs. This information has proved to be essential, because recovery can only be successful if it is provided in the right environment, by the right people.


The available options in Henderson include:


  • Medically supervised detox, whereby people can rid their bodies of the last remainders of the chemicals they were addicted to. It is very important that this is medically supervised, because in some substances, such as alcohol, the side effects can be lethal.
  • Medically assisted therapy, which is a form of therapy whereby the user is in essence weaned back to sobriety by using various forms of medication, including methadone.
  • Intensive outpatient rehab treatment, where people attend a center several times per week in order to receive therapy and counseling.
  • Inpatient rehab treatment, whereby people check in to a facility and remain there for the duration of their treatment. Thirty days is generally the minimum, but it is recommended that those with severe addiction, or those who have already experienced a relapse, stay for longer - preferably 90 days.
  • Aftercare facilities, whereby those who have gone through detox and rehab can continue to receive support. This support includes ongoing therapy and counseling, sober living facilities, 12 step groups, and peer support networks.


Henderson authorities are also putting early intervention systems in place. There are worrying levels of young people in the area who use tobacco, and who move on to cannabis before they reach 18. Additionally, most find that alcohol is very easy to access. Both are gateway drugs to more dangerous substances, and Henderson aims to provide young people with strong and healthy alternatives to substance abuse.

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Drug Facts

  • Rates of valium abuse have tripled within the course of ten years.
  • Oxycodone stays in the system 1-10 days.
  • People who abuse anabolic steroids usually take them orally or inject them into the muscles.
  • From 1961-1980 the Anti-Depressant boom hit the market in the United States.
  • In 2005, 4.4 million teenagers (aged 12 to 17) in the US admitted to taking prescription painkillers, and 2.3 million took a prescription stimulant such as Ritalin. 2.2 million abused over-the-counter drugs such as cough syrup. The average age for first-time users is now 13 to 14.
  • In the early 1900s snorting Cocaine was popular, until the drug was banned by the Harrison Act in 1914.
  • Marijuana is the most common illicit drug used for the first time. Approximately 7,000 people try marijuana for the first time every day.
  • Meperidine (brand name Demerol) and hydromorphone (Dilaudid) come in tablets and propoxyphene (Darvon) in capsules, but all three have been known to be crushed and injected, snorted or smoked.
  • In 2012, nearly 2.5 million individuals abused prescription drugs for the first time.
  • Drug addiction is a serious problem that can be treated and managed throughout its course.
  • Most people use drugs for the first time when they are teenagers.
  • Stimulants have both medical and non medical recreational uses and long term use can be hazardous to your health.
  • There are 2,200 alcohol poisoning deaths in the US each year.
  • Crystal meth is short for crystal methamphetamine.
  • A heroin overdose causes slow and shallow breathing, blue lips and fingernails, clammy skin, convulsions, coma, and can be fatal.
  • 50% of adolescents mistakenly believe that prescription drugs are safer than illegal drugs.
  • Meth has a high potential for abuse and may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
  • Texas is one of the hardest states on drug offenses.
  • Ironically, young teens in small towns are more likely to use crystal meth than teens raised in the city.

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