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Drug Rehab Centers in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon has a total of 33 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 Eugene, Oregon and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Eugene listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Eugene, OR, has served as a role model in terms of drug and alcohol treatment for the rest of the country. This is because the Oregon Health Authority has made a commitment in investing in addiction prevention and treatment, demonstrating the huge return on investment this can provide.

The city is classed as one of the country's most stunning cities in terms of natural beauty. Unfortunately, the local community has been significantly affected by substance abuse. This is why intervention options have been put in place.

Statistics on Drug and Alcohol Addiction

The state of Oregon had the second highest level of prescription painkiller abuse in the country, as well as one of the highest levels of marijuana abuse, for a long period of time. Some of the specific statistics on people over the age of 12 of importance include the findings that:

  • 462,000 people have used an illicit substance in the past 30 days, or 1 in 7 people.
  • Oregon has the fourth highest level of illicit drug abuse in the country.
  • 415,000 people used marijuana in the past month, of which 30,000 were under 18, ranking fifth in the country.
  • 159,000 people have abused prescription painkillers in the past year, of which 16,000 were younger than 18.
  • Some 2 million people used alcohol in the past 30 days, 117,000 of which were under 21. This equates to 60% of people (the national average is 52%).
  • 740,000 people binge drank in the past month, 75,000 of which were under 21, equating to 20% of people.
  • Drug related deaths have increased by 5% year on year. The highest increase in drug fatalities was due to methamphetamine, which rose by 14%.
  • The most lethal drugs in the state were methamphetamine, prescription painkillers, and heroin.
  • 16% of all fatal overdoses are caused solely by alcohol.

Statistics on Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Oregon is aware of the fact that there is a problem, and they are doing things to address it. As such, statistics show that:

  • 99,000 people have sought detox and rehab treatment in the past year, 13,000 of which were under the age of 18.
  • 69,000 sought treatment for drug dependence. However, it is believed that a further 89,000 need help but aren't getting it.

Because of these state-wide statistics, Eugene authorities have decided to take specific action, particularly because their rate of excessive drinking is higher than that of the state as a whole. It should be noted that fortunately, the rate of overdose is lower than in the state.

Eugene Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Eugene, OR, recognizes that there is a real need for addiction treatment, including detox and rehab, and some sort of intervention has to be put in place. The state government is taking note of this, and addressing the particular issues that face addiction counselors in Eugene, including the fact that:

  • Their caseload is double that of the national average.
  • Therapy groups are twice as big as they should be.
  • In only 25% of cases, the standard for individual counseling can be met.

What all of this means is that the impact of drug and alcohol abuse in Eugene is incredibly high, and that everybody, at every level of society, is suffering from this.

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Drug Facts

  • 3 Million people in the United States have been prescribed Suboxone to treat opioid addiction.
  • Crack causes a short-lived, intense high that is immediately followed by the oppositeintense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug.
  • Methamphetamine increases the amount of the neurotransmitter dopamine, leading to high levels of that chemical in the brain.
  • Benzodiazepines ('Benzos'), like brand-name medications Valium and Xanax, are among the most commonly prescribed depressants in the US.
  • Abused by an estimated one in five teens, prescription drugs are second only to alcohol and marijuana as the substances they use to get high.
  • Paint thinner and glue can cause birth defects similar to that of alcohol.
  • Steroids can cause disfiguring ailments such as baldness in girls and severe acne in all who use them.
  • 90% of deaths from poisoning are directly caused by drug overdoses.
  • Heroin tablets manufactured by The Fraser Tablet Companywere marketed for the relief of asthma.
  • Alcohol is the number one substance-related cause of depression in people.
  • Statistics say that prohibition made Alcohol abuse worse, with more people drinking more than ever.
  • A young German pharmacist called Friedrich Sertrner (1783-1841) had first applied chemical analysis to plant drugs, by purifying in 1805 the main active ingredient of opium
  • The phrase 'dope fiend' was originally coined many years ago to describe the negative side effects of constant cocaine use.
  • 90% of Americans with a substance abuse problem started smoking marijuana, drinking or using other drugs before age 18.
  • Never, absolutely NEVER, buy drugs over the internet. It is not as safe as walking into a pharmacy. You honestly do not know what you are going to get or who is going to intervene in the online message.
  • Rates of illicit drug use is highest among those aged 18 to 25.
  • 75% of most designer drugs are consumed by adolescents and younger adults.
  • 50% of adolescents mistakenly believe that prescription drugs are safer than illegal drugs.
  • Between 2006 and 2010, 9 out of 10 antidepressant patents expired, resulting in a huge loss of pharmaceutical companies.

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