The United States is recognized for economic prominence, political infrastructure, and international incorporations within many undeveloped regions. The world resonates with reflections of American culture. At the height of the technological evolution available for expansion, the nation suffers greatly with a social-economic drug crisis. Everything has become available at fingertip reach, including drugs.
The power of technology is exemplified by Google Trends data. The most searched out drug since 2001 has been cocaine. New York was shown to display the majority of search engine hits. Adderall was the second most sought-after drug between 2011 and 2012. Xanax displayed heavier hits in New Orleans, while Los Angeles took reign over methamphetamines and LSD. The cannabis culture in Colorado had significant spikes for marijuana since legalization in 2012.
As research has shown, prescription drugs can lead to substance abuse as well. Opioids have been known to leads to heroin abuse once prescription periods expire. In fact, 75 percent of heroin users within treatment admitted to beginning their abuse through opioid prescriptions. With the facilitation of the economy has come the facilitated access to unhealthy substances. The nation fights hard to recoil the effects of drugs, yet the rampant nature of their existence brings many people in recovery every day. In 2007, the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) reported the total admissions to drug treatment programs at approximately 1.8 million people.
The health of a loved one is never a small matter. No matter what the substance, treatment, and rehabilitation may be a beneficial incorporation to a healthy recovery. Life has to be measured by its inherent intrinsic value. If you or a loved one feels that there may be a dependency formed, help is always a click or phone call away.
Asana Recovery offers supervised detoxification and residential treatment programs in a supportive, relaxative, and inspiring environment. There is no better time than now. Call us today at (949) 438-4504 to learn more about the facilities and discuss whether our comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction program is right for you.