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Missouri law enforcement officers continue to track down and bust drug traffickers, taking large quantities of drugs such as meth and marijuana off the streets. Because the majority of drugs in Missouri come from out-of-state suppliers, drug busts only decrease sales until other shipments come into the state. Despite this and other earnest attempts to lower drug and alcohol abuse rates, Missouri has the seventh highest drug mortality rate in the U.S. 

Although substance abuse remains a significant problem for many Missourians, The Treatment Center can help. Our professional medical staff can heal residents of Missouri at our accredited drug rehab centers 

Call us now at (816) 826-3004 for more information about how we can help you or a loved one overcome substance abuse or addiction. Our admissions counselors are standing by to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Personalized Inpatient Treatment

We understand that no two patients are exactly alike, which is why each patient follows their own unique treatment plan at The Treatment Center.  

Our board-certified doctors, registered nurses, and licensed therapists work in harmony to treat: 

• Substance abuse

• Drug and alcohol addiction

• Co-occurring disorders (i.e. dual diagnosis) 

 

Each personalized treatment plan includes any combination of the following services, therapies, and programs:

• Medically safe detox

• Individual therapy

• Group counseling

• Dual diagnosis treatment

Faith-based program

• 12-step programs

• Court Liaison Program

• 24/7 compassionate care

• Holistic therapies (e.g. chiropractic care, massage therapy, acupuncture)

• Chronic pain management program

• Aftercare services

• Alumni support
 

Our doctors and registered nurses offer support throughout the entire drug and alcohol rehab process. Licensed therapists also assist patients throughout the duration of their stay with basic living skills, coping mechanisms, and relapse prevention. 

To learn more about our comprehensive inpatient treatment plans, call us now at (816) 826-3004. Our admissions counselors can also be reached by chat. We are here to help you 24/7/365.


Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Missouri
 

Prescription drugs:

 Since 2007, the average number of prescription drug overdoses in Missouri has been on the rise and has exceeded the national average. Despite this trend, Missouri is the only state in the U.S. that does not have a database of patients and the prescriptions they have received. Other states have implemented Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) to prevent “doctor shopping”. They have set up these databases in hopes of decreasing the illicit supply of addictive prescription drugs. 

Xanax, OxyContin, and Vicodin are the most widely abused prescription drugs in Missouri. 

 

Crystal meth:

The number of total meth labs reported in Missouri made up 14 percent of all meth arrests in the U.S. from 2004 to 2012, according to the DEA. In past years, this state had the most methamphetamine busts in the nation, but has dropped to third, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Also, clandestine labs are notorious for igniting or blowing up, severely burning or even killing all who are nearby.
 
Meth poses a huge threat to Missourians because of its highly addictive, highly destructive nature. Those who smoke, snort, or inject the drug often experience rapid deterioration of their teeth, skin, brain and other organs.  

 

Heroin:

 Much of the heroin in Missouri comes from Mexico. For the past few years, the potency of this drug has increased and the cost has decreased. Also the stigma associated with “shooting up” has dissipated because heroin is now sold in forms which can be smoked or snorted instead. These three factors have raised interest among teens and young adults, which has caused the rate of heroin abuse to increase in the state. 

 

Marijuana and alcohol:

Marijuana and alcohol remain the most widely abused substances in Missouri. Some may argue that the effects of these substances are less severe than the effects of meth, cocaine, heroin, MDMA, and prescription drugs. However, marijuana and alcohol abuse may signify abuse of more dangerous drugs. Oftentimes, individuals smoke or ingest marijuana or drink alcohol in order to amplify the effects of other drugs or in some cases, to cancel them out. 

Alcohol may be legal, but its effects can be devastating. In fact, alcohol was responsible for the death of 366 Missourians in 2011, according to the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Also, in 2012, there were 14,367 admissions for alcohol treatment centers. 

If a Missourian is seeking help for prescription drug, meth, marijuana, alcohol, or heroin abuse, The Treatment Center has the resources they need. 


Escape the Clutches of Addiction
 

Are you suffering from the effects of drug addiction or alcoholism? Most importantly, are you ready to quit? Please call today to start your recovery at The Treatment Center. We want to help you escape the clutches of addiction and restore your hope for a rewarding future.  

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