Salem, Oregon has a total of 26 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 Salem, Oregon and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Salem listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.
Salem, OR, is a place steeped in history and has a strong tourist industry because of it. Some 222,697 people live there. Unfortunately, life is not a happy one for everybody, as there is a significant substance abuse problem there as well.
Salem and Alcohol Issues
Statistics have shown that, out of the 222,697 people in Oregon:
Alcohol addiction is a very dangerous disease. People need to start with a period of detox if they want to give up on this dependency. However, the withdrawal symptoms for alcohol are very serious and can potentially be fatal. This is why it is essential that people are given the opportunity to go through medically assisted detox.
Of significant concern in Salem is the influence of alcohol advertising on young people. While adults seem to be uninfluenced by advertisements, young people are starting to drink at an ever younger age, long before the legal age of 21. This is a serious problem, and Salem has started to launch intervention programs to give young people alternatives to alcohol.
Salem and Drug Issues
Unfortunately, there are around 20,711 people in Salem, which is approximately 10% of the population, who use illicit drugs. These include street drugs and non-medical use of prescription drugs. Specifically:
To address this issue, Salem public health officials have attempted to make access to detox and rehab treatment much easier for everyday people. There are a number of state-sponsored and private clinics where people can go for help. These clinics run on either (intensive) outpatient basis, or on a residential basis. Wherever possible, people are encouraged to attend inpatient facilities, preferably for a period of 90 days. This is because it has been demonstrated that this offers the best long term results.
Once people have completed rehab, regardless of whether they did this on an inpatient or outpatient basis, they are also provided with aftercare. This includes counseling, 12 step groups, sober living facilities, and so on. By offering people aftercare, the chance of relapse is significantly reduced. Most important is that Salem is investing heavily in prevention efforts to help people avoid substance abuse in the first place. This is particularly important for the younger population, who must also be steered away from gateway drugs like cannabis and alcohol.
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