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Drug Rehab Centers in Jersey City, New Jersey

Jersey City, New-jersey has a total of 14 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 Jersey City, New-jersey and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Jersey City listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

One of the greatest issues in terms of substance abuse facing Jersey City, NJ, is prescription drug abuse. In fact, it is estimated that some 5,073 people use prescription medication in a nonmedical way. Additionally, there are some 11,584 cannabis users. On the other hand, it is estimated that there are just 107 heroin addicts, which would suggest Jersey City somehow has avoided being affected by the heroin epidemic.

Rehab and Detox Treatment in Jersey City

Jersey City officials understand how daunting it can be for someone to address the issue of addiction. Whether people have gone through an intervention, have been court-ordered to seek help, or have come to the decision to seek treatment themselves, actually taking the significant step of going to rehab is a very difficult one.

Because of this, Jersey City has put systems in place to ensure people know what treatment is available, and how to access it. Quite a large variety of drug and alcohol treatment programs now exist, which ensures that people can find a solution that works for them personally. Additionally, a number of community initiatives have been put in place to help prevent substance abuse from happening in the first place.

Inpatient Rehab Recommended

Those who do suffer from a substance abuse disorder are encouraged, where possible, to attend an inpatient rehab facility after they have gone through detox. This is because these facilities provide them with a supportive and safe environment, where they are removed from access to addictive substances, whether drugs or alcohol. That said, outpatient facilities do also exist, which are suitable for those with mild drug or alcohol use problems. However, these facilities are not suitable for those who are truly in the grips of an addiction.

Because inpatient rehab facilities have had such positive results, Jersey City has invested heavily in their availability. Today, residents of the area can have access to short term (30 days) and long term (90 days or more) facilities where they can remain in a completely drug free environment. Here, they are encouraged to heal physically after detox, and mentally as well. By encouraging patients to stay in rehab for as long as possible, counselors, therapists, doctors, and other support staff are able to help them become healthy and happy again, with long term positive results. That said, the majority of people who attend an inpatient rehab facility in Jersey City stay for just 30 days. As a result, relapse rates continue to be quite high, but a positive development is that those who have relapsed are more likely to remain in rehab for longer the second time around.

Efforts to Prevent Abuse Starting at a Young Age

There are some concerns in Jersey City about people having access to drugs and alcohol from a very young age. As a result, significant efforts have been put in place in schools, community centers, and other establishments to empower young people to understand the dangers of substance abuse. Providing them with alternatives and teaching them how to resist peer pressure are the strategies used to help make a positive difference in the long term.

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Drug Facts

  • Ketamine is used by medical practitioners and veterinarians as an anaesthetic. It is sometimes used illegally by people to get 'high'.
  • The generic form of Oxycontin poses a bigger threat to those who abuse it, raising the number of poison control center calls remarkably.
  • In 1993, inhalation (42%) was the most frequently used route of administration among primary Methamphetamine admissions.
  • Methamphetamine has also been used in the treatment of obesity.
  • Over 13 million individuals abuse stimulants like Dexedrine.
  • Alcohol Abuse is the 3rd leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S with over 88,000 cases of Alcohol related deaths.
  • There were over 1.8 million Americans 12 or older who used a hallucinogen or inhalant for the first time. (1.1 million among hallucinogens)
  • For every dollar that you spend on treatment of substance abuse in the criminal justice system, it saves society on average four dollars.
  • Prescription medication should always be taken under the supervision of a doctor, even then, it must be noted that they can be a risk to the unborn child.
  • Hallucinogens do not always produce hallucinations.
  • Over 13.5 million people admit to using opiates worldwide.
  • The 2013 World Drug Report reported that Afghanistan is the leading producer and cultivator of opium worldwide, manufacturing 74 percent of illicit opiates. Mexico, however, is the leading supplier to the United States.
  • Methamphetamine can be detected for 2-4 days in a person's system.
  • The U.N. suspects that over 9 million people actively use ecstasy worldwide.
  • 30% of emergency room admissions from prescription abuse involve opiate-based substances.
  • Today, a total of 12 Barbiturates are under international control.
  • Young people have died from dehydration, exhaustion and heart attack as a result of taking too much Ecstasy.
  • Hallucinogens (also known as 'psychedelics') can make a person see, hear, smell, feel or taste things that aren't really there or are different from how they are in reality.
  • By 8th grade 15% of kids have used marijuana.

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