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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

  • Cigarettes can kill you and they are the leading preventable cause of death.
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  • Drug use can hamper the prenatal growth of the fetus, which occurs after the organ formation.
  • Children who learn the dangers of drugs and alcohol early have a better chance of not getting hooked.
  • Meth causes severe paranoia episodes such as hallucinations and delusions.
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  • Cocaine stays in one's system for 1-5 days.
  • Heroin can be injected, smoked or snorted
  • There are programs for alcohol addiction.
  • Hallucinogens are drugs used to alter the perception and function of the mind.
  • 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.
  • Children, innocent drivers, families, the environment, all are affected by drug addiction even if they have never taken a drink or tried a drug.
  • Women abuse alcohol and drugs for different reasons than men do.
  • Steroids can stay in one's system for three weeks if taken orally and up to 3-6 months if injected.
  • GHB is usually ingested in liquid form and is most similar to a high dosage of alcohol in its effect.
  • The New Hampshire Department of Corrections reports 85 percent of inmates arrive at the state prison with a history of substance abuse.
  • Steroids can cause disfiguring ailments such as baldness in girls and severe acne in all who use them.
  • Drug addicts are not the only ones affected by drug addiction.
  • When a person uses cocaine there are five new neural pathways created in the brain directly associated with addiction.
  • When a pregnant woman takes drugs, her unborn child is taking them, too.

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