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Drug Rehab Centers in Portland, Oregon


Portland, Oregon has a total of 99 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 Portland, Oregon and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Portland listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Drug or alcohol addiction is a type of chronic disease that can be characterized by uncontrollable, compulsive substance-seeking behavior. People who struggle with issues of substance abuse are unable to change or alter their behavior despite harmful consequences and changes to the functioning of the brain, which can sometimes be long-lasting. These changes in the brain can also lead to the harmful behavior that we sometimes see in people who frequently use drug and alcohol substances in Portland, OR.

Substance abuse research and services in Portland are provided by the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), the Portland Alcohol Research Center (PARC), and the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The latter has its own Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

When seeking rehab treatment and detox for addiction, it's important to remember that one intervention may not be enough, as substance abuse is a commonly relapsing disease.

Finding a Rehab Treatment Center in Portland, OR

Crucially, though substance abuse is an issue that can be treated, it's not a simple process. Drug and alcohol addiction is a chronic disease, which means that a single intervention and detox is frequently not enough to cure the problem. Most patients will require long-term and repeated care to stop using their addictive substances completely and take control of their lives.

In Portland, most successful rehab treatment solutions will include a comprehensive program that ranges from the initial intervention and detox - during which time the body is allowed to rid itself completely of the drug, followed by behavioral counseling, medication, evaluation, treatment, and long-term care. Typically, Portland centers will provide patients with tailored treatment options to help increase the chances of success, and treatment will almost always include both medical and mental health services.

Medical solutions are typically used most often during the detox procedure and following detoxification to prevent withdrawal symptoms and reduce the chances of the patients being in situations that might cause them to relapse and become reliant on drugs once again.

Substance Abuse Treatment in Portland, OR

Typically, after an initial detox where the body is allowed to remove the drug or alcohol substance from the system completely, a patient will begin some form of behavioral therapy. This might include cognitive behavioral therapy, which helps patients to recognize and cope with situations where substance abuse is most likely, or multi-dimensional family therapy, which is a solution tailored specifically for adolescents. Motivational interviewing and incentives can also help to examine the patients' ability to change their behavior, and use positive reinforcement to encourage abstinence.

Frequently, treatment will start off as being intensive, where the rehab center will offer multiple sessions per week. After intensive treatment is over, patients will transition to a different form of treatment which will become part of their long-term recovery. After all, for many of them, overcoming addiction is a lifelong process in need of constant work and dedication. The follow up treatment provided for a patient overcoming substance abuse will depend on the specific needs of that person. Before they finish their intensive treatment program, the individual will typically visit a Portland counselor to discuss the opportunities for aftercare, which may include brief inpatient stays in the rehab center, or moving to a sober living facility to help with the full recovery and integration back into normal life.

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Drug Facts


  • Rates of illicit drug use is highest among those aged 18 to 25.
  • 90% of Americans with a substance abuse problem started smoking marijuana, drinking or using other drugs before age 18.
  • Paint thinner and glue can cause birth defects similar to that of alcohol.
  • Statistics say that prohibition made Alcohol abuse worse, with more people drinking more than ever.
  • The phrase 'dope fiend' was originally coined many years ago to describe the negative side effects of constant cocaine use.
  • Heroin tablets manufactured by The Fraser Tablet Companywere marketed for the relief of asthma.
  • 75% of most designer drugs are consumed by adolescents and younger adults.
  • Alcohol is the number one substance-related cause of depression in people.
  • Methamphetamine increases the amount of the neurotransmitter dopamine, leading to high levels of that chemical in the brain.
  • 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.
  • Between 2006 and 2010, 9 out of 10 antidepressant patents expired, resulting in a huge loss of pharmaceutical companies.
  • Benzodiazepines ('Benzos'), like brand-name medications Valium and Xanax, are among the most commonly prescribed depressants in the US.
  • Steroids can cause disfiguring ailments such as baldness in girls and severe acne in all who use them.
  • 3 Million people in the United States have been prescribed Suboxone to treat opioid addiction.
  • 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.
  • 50% of adolescents mistakenly believe that prescription drugs are safer than illegal drugs.
  • 90% of deaths from poisoning are directly caused by drug overdoses.
  • Crack causes a short-lived, intense high that is immediately followed by the oppositeintense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug.
  • 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

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