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While Kentucky, the “Bluegrass State”, is known for its scenic landscape, horse racing (The Kentucky Derby), and bluegrass music, substance abuse is plaguing the entire state.  

Prescription drug addiction and heroin abuse is widespread throughout the state. Heroin use has become such an epidemic over the past decade, that heroin is known by residents as the “cancer of Kentucky”.  

According to local and state task forces, close to 100 Kentuckians are losing their lives to heroin every month. However, if you’re a Kentucky resident who is suffering from the devastating effects of drug abuse, recovery is possible.  

If you or a loved one is seeking help for your drug or alcohol addiction, call us today at (502) 871-3132. Our admissions counselors are available 24/7. 

Drug and Alcohol Rehab

As a premier drug and alcohol rehab, The Treatment Center is an accredited facility by the Joint Commission. Our board-certified staff and licensed therapists are passionate about restoring hope in each patient. It’s our goal to rebuild our patients’ lives by giving them the attention, care and treatment needed to beat their addiction.  

We believe in treating patients according to their individual needs, instead of with a one-size-fits-all treatment plan. We provide evidence-based treatment with a wide variety of programs and services including: 

• A medically supervised drug and alcohol detox

• Individual counseling

• Group therapy

• Dual diagnosis treatment

• Faith-based treatment

• 12-step programs

• Court Liaison Program

• Relapse prevention

• Holistic therapies

• Family therapy

• Inpatient treatment

• Outpatient programs

• 24-hour alumni support 

Here, we don’t just treat the addiction alone, we address any underlying psychological and emotional issues that could be causing the substance abuse.  

If you or someone you know would like more information on our evidence-based treatment programs, please call us at (502) 871-3132. Our admissions counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Prescription Drug Addiction

With pill mill routes stretching from Kentucky to Florida, prescription drugs are a huge problem in the state. Approximately 1,000 people die every year due to overdose of powerful painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone.  

According to Forbes Magazine, Kentucky is the fourth most medicated state in the nation and has the sixth highest rate of prescription drug overdose. Not only is the prescription drug problem affecting adults, but it’s also reaching teens and children.  

In Kentucky, about one in five teens admit to using prescription pills non-medically. According to the 2010 census, more than 86,000 children became orphans due to overdose of prescription drugs.  

Although prescription drug addiction is devastating Kentucky residents, recovery is possible at The Treatment Center. To find out how, call (502) 871-3132 to speak to an admissions counselor today. We are available 24/7.

Heroin Abuse: A Rising Epidemic

Heroin is considered “the cancer of Kentucky” by residents because it is so widespread throughout the state. As the primary drug of choice in Kentucky, the number of admissions for heroin treatment continues to rise at Kentucky drug rehabs. Although treatment admissions are up, the overdose rate has skyrocketed. 

According to Trust for America’s Health, overdose deaths have quadrupled in Kentucky since 1999. The northern and southeastern regions of Kentucky have seen an explosion in heroin-related deaths by 550 percent.  

Over the past few years, heroin has become more dangerous and fatal because many users don’t know what they are getting. Since heroin is often laced with other chemical substances such as fentanyl and diluted with dirt, sugar, starch, quinine, or poisonous strychnine, overdose 

Marijuana and Meth in Kentucky

Marijuana is the No. 1 cash crop in Kentucky. With about a half-million pot plants seized annually – about 1 billion dollars worth in marijuana – Kentucky is the second largest producer of marijuana.  

Much of Kentucky is located in the Appalachians. With plush, thick-lined forests that cover the Appalachians, there is an abundance of hidden marijuana crops and meth labs. 
 

Approximately 41.5 percent of people in the Appalachian region fall below the poverty line. As one of the poorest counties in the country, drug-related violence, marijuana cultivation and meth production has become more of a culture in Appalachian County, and many surrounding counties.  

Begin the Road to Recovery

If you are a Kentuckian who is struggling with the ravaging disease of addiction, there is still hope for you. At The Treatment Center, we provide the highest level of care in a safe and secure environment with 24-hour supervision.  

Here, we give you the tools and resources necessary to thrive in recovery. With a variety of aftercare services, alumni support, and the encouragement from your loved ones, you can recover from drugs and alcohol.  

Today, you can take the first step to transform your life for the better. To begin the road to recovery, call us immediately at (502) 871-3132. Our admissions counselors are available for a confidential chat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

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