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Charleston, South-carolina has a total of 9 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 Charleston, South-carolina and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Charleston listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Charleston, South Carolina, has a significant problem with regards to substance abuse. As in many other parts of the country, the city's authorities are addressing this by, to an extent, decriminalizing drug and alcohol abuse, and treating it as a disease instead. In order to ensure they have the proper treatment processes in place. Charleston has engaged in a significant piece of research to determine the extent of the problem.


Public Perception on Substance Abuse in Charleston, SC


The research showed that:


  • 76% of people claim to not currently use illicit substances.
  • 83% of people know someone who uses cannabis in Charleston.
  • 63% of people agree that cannabis should be available for medicinal purposes.
  • Out of those who have tried illegal substances, 44% did so for the first time aged between 18 and 25.
  • 71% of people believe cocaine is commonly abused in Charleston.
  • 83% of people believe meth use is on the rise.
  • 83% of people do not believe there are any dangers associated with using Ecstasy.
  • 81% of people feel there is a growing issue with prescription medication abuse.
  • 76% of people believe that drug and alcohol abuse should be treated in proper detox and rehab facilities.


Alcohol Abuse in Charleston, SC


Currently, some 166,165 people live in Charleston. It was found that 39,880 consume alcohol to levels that are considered problematic. Of particular concern is young people's perception of alcohol, who have normalized it as part of their culture. Indeed, most young people under the age of 21 have been able to access alcohol with ease. There is also a concern about the influence that alcohol advertisements have on young people. As a form of intervention, Charleston officials are encouraging parents to discourage teen alcohol abuse. They have also established outreach programs for young people to provide them with alternatives. Furthermore, for those who are already in the grips of alcoholism, medically supported detox facilities have been made available. The withdrawal symptoms associated with alcohol abuse have the potential to be fatal, and Charleston authorities believe it to be vital that people receive treatment in a safe and successful manner.


Drug Abuse in South Carolina


Drug abuse, whether due to illicit street drugs or non-medical use of prescription medication, is an equally large problem in Charleston. It was found that some 15,453 in Charleston currently abuse substances, many of whom use alcohol at the same time. The vast majority of those who do use substances use cannabis. However, heroin, cocaine (crack and powder), stimulants, opiates other than heroin, tranquilizers, sedatives, hallucinogenic drugs, and inhalants are also of particular concern.


Charleston wants to ensure that people are able to access extensive treatment should they have developed an addiction. This includes inpatient and outpatient rehab facilities, where they can receive counseling and other forms of support. Once people complete rehab, they are also offered intensive aftercare, including further counseling, 12 step programs, and sober living facilities. In so doing, those who have developed a substance abuse problem are most likely to recover.

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Drug Facts

  • Cocaine is one of the most dangerous drugs known to man.
  • 37% of people claim that the U.S. is losing ground in the war on prescription drug abuse.
  • 5,477 individuals were found guilty of crack cocaine-related crimes. More than 95% of these offenders had been involved in crack cocaine trafficking.
  • Out of all the benzodiazepine emergency room visits 78% of individuals are using other substances.
  • There were over 20,000 ecstasy-related emergency room visits in 2011
  • Ketamine has risen by over 300% in the last ten years.
  • Most people try heroin for the first time in their late teens or early 20s. Anyone can become addictedall races, genders, and ethnicities.
  • Depressants are highly addictive drugs, and when chronic users or abusers stop taking them, they can experience severe withdrawal symptoms, including anxiety, insomnia and muscle tremors.
  • Adderall is linked to cases of sudden death due to heart complications.
  • The majority of teens (approximately 60%) said they could easily get drugs at school as they were sold, used and kept there.
  • A biochemical abnormality in the liver forms in 80 percent of Steroid users.
  • Despite 20 years of scientific evidence showing that drug treatment programs do work, the feds fail to offer enough of them to prisoners.
  • In 1929, chemist Gordon Alles was looking for a treatment for asthma and tested the chemical now known as Amphetamine, a main component of Adderall, on himself.
  • 86.4 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime.
  • Smoking crack cocaine can lead to sudden death by means of a heart attack or stroke right then.
  • According to a new survey, nearly two thirds of young women in the United Kingdom admitted to binge drinking so excessively they had no memory of the night before the next morning.
  • More than9 in 10people who used heroin also used at least one other drug.
  • Research suggests that misuse of prescription opioid pain medicine is a risk factor for starting heroin use.
  • Used illicitly, stimulants can lead to delirium and paranoia.

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