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Nearly 20 million people are living in New York making it the third most populous state in the country, with approximately 8.4 million people living in New York City. 

Beneath the majestic allure of New York City and the sprawling scenic landscape of upstate New York, a magnetic web of drug trafficking, drug and alcohol addiction and drug-related violence exists. 

However, if you are a resident of New York, and you are struggling with substance abuse, there is hope.  

Recovery is possible, find out how by calling our top-rated drug and alcohol treatment facility at (646) 963-2583. Reach out to one of our admissions counselors; we are available to answer your questions 24/7.  

Drug and Alcohol Treatment 

Our board-certified medical doctors, nurses, and therapists have decades of experience treating patients for drug and alcohol addiction. When our patients come to our facility battered and broken down, we build them up and get them back on track.   

We restore hope by providing 24-hour support, medical attention, and the proper care needed to help our patients thrive in recovery. As an accredited, top-rated drug and alcohol rehab, we provide a variety of evidence-based treatments and services including: 

• A medically supervised drug and alcohol detox

• Individual counseling

• Group therapy

• Dual diagnosis treatment

• Faith-based treatment

• 12-step programs

• Compliance with court-ordered treatment

• Relapse prevention

• Holistic therapies

• Family therapy

• Inpatient treatment

• Outpatient programs

• 24-hour alumni support 

Here, we get to the root of addiction. Our tailored treatments and services will address any underlying psychological, emotional and physical needs that may be contributing to addiction.   

If you or a loved one is seeking effective treatment for substance abuse, please call us at (646) 963-2583. Our admissions counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

Substance Abuse in New York  

New York has an unfortunate reputation for drug trafficking. The state has many ethnic groups, an accessible coastline, several highways and international airports. As a result, New York is a haven for drug traffickers, where drugs can be found in every region. 

About one million New Yorkers reported illicit drug use in 2010, since then the numbers have increased. New York has a higher percentage of illicit drug use, excluding marijuana, at about 9.1 percent than the national rate of 8.5 percent. 

Treatment admissions for New York drug rehabs show heroin, opiates, marijuana and cocaine are the most common cited drugs. 

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is widespread throughout the state. Counterfeit pills often enter the state from Mexican drug cartels and the Canadian border, creating easy access. 

Addiction to prescription painkillers such as oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet) and hydrocodone (Vicodin) are the most common. Benzos, which are sedatives prescribed for anxiety, also pose a threat as they are commonly abused with opiates and alcohol. 

New York State has such an illicit drug problem, New York rehab centers reported that there were 89,269 cases of opiate and heroin treatment admissions in 2013. Because of the chemical similarity between the two, about 80 percent of first-time heroin users began using prescription painkillers before they turned to heroin.

Heroin Addiction in New York

Heroin addiction is an epidemic in New York. Heroin use is the highest it’s been since 1991, and there’s more of it than there was in the 70s thanks to creative modes of drug trafficking. 
 
Most of the heroin supply is smuggled in from South America. A large amount of heroin comes into New York City through its two international airports, Kennedy and LaGuardia. In 2013, about 317 pounds of heroin was seized along with 288 pounds of heroin already seized in the first four months of 2014.
 
To combat the out-of-control heroin use, the current Governor of New York recently announced a plan to equip all first responder police units with an anti-heroin-overdose kit. The plan aims to help curb the number of overdose cases and visits to the emergency room due to heroin and opiate abuse. 
 
Are you struggling with opiate addiction or heroin abuse? There is still hope. Find out how you or a loved one can recover today by calling (646) 963-2583. Our admissions counselors are always available.

Other Commonly Abused Drugs

Marijuana - Marijuana is still the most common illicit drug used by nearly 730,000 New Yorkers or 12 percent annually. While there has been a steady increase in marijuana use by middle-aged people, about 30 percent of people who use marijuana the most are young people age 18 to 25 years old. Most of the marijuana comes from Mexico. Synthetic marijuana such as K2 and Spice are readily available on the black market. 

Crack Cocaine - Large quantities of cocaine also enter New York. It is then transported across the state and to other parts of the country. Addiction to crack cocaine has long been a problem, especially in New York City, where poverty and crime is more prevalent.  

Restore Hope in Recovery

At The Treatment Center, we give you the tools and resources necessary to thrive in recovery. With the proper treatment, the right support network, and alumni counselors available 24/7, you can beat your drug or alcohol addiction and rebuild relationships.   

We invest in all of our patients. We genuinely want to see you move on to the next chapter in your life, better, healthier, and free from the ravaging disease of addiction.  

To restore hope on the road to recovery, call us immediately at (646) 963-2583. Our admissions counselors are available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. 

 

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