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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs in Oklahoma

Alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine all continue to be the most abused substances in Oklahoma, and also account for the highest percentage of drug and alcohol rehab programs admissions. Another alarming threat in Oklahoma is the past year non medical use of pain relievers for individuals 12 and older an 12 through 17, these rates in Oklahoma have consistently been among the highest in the country. Oklahoma has also had some of the lowest rates of past month alcohol use and past year cocaine use, however these substances are two of leading causes of admission to drug and alcohol rehab programs in Oklahoma. During 2007 Oklahoma had a total of 16,860 citizens who were admitted to drug and/or alcohol treatment. Alcohol only accounted for nearly 19% of these admissions, alcohol with the use of a secondary drug accounted for almost 18%, cocaine accounted for more than 10%, marijuana accounted for 19% and amphetamines accounted for close to 20% of all admissions.

Oklahoma Alcohol Rehab Programs

Rates of alcohol dependence or abuse in Oklahoma have generally remained at or below the national rates, despite being a leading cause of admission to rehab programs in Oklahoma. According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and the Treatment Episode Data Set, mentions of alcohol upon treatment admission have been declining, along with alcohol only admissions which in previous years accounted for 57% of all admissions to 19% in 2007. Rates of unmet alcohol treatment still remain at or below the national rates.

Admissions to Oklahoma Drug Rehab Programs are Increasing

In Oklahoma, rates of dependence on illicit drugs have generally been above the national rates, and for individuals 26 and older these rates have been significantly high. According to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services there have been drastic increases in mentions of marijuana and methamphetamine upon treatment admission, combined these substance account for almost 40% of admissions to drug rehab programs in Oklahoma. During 2007 drug only admissions have increased by nearly 20%, and Oklahoma has generally had a rate of unmet drug treatment above the national rate.

Get Help from an Oklahoma Drug & Alcohol Rehab

Oklahoma had a total of 176 drug and alcohol rehab programs during 2006 according to the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services. Of the total, 109 were private non profit, 29 were private for profit, and an additional 15 treatment facilities were owned and/or operated by a Tribal government. The primary for of care offered was outpatient care by 152 rehabs in Oklahoma, 47 drug and alcohol rehab programs offered residential care and another 8 treatment facilities offered an opioid treatment program. Oklahoma had a total of 45 physicians certified to provide buprenorphine treatment for the addiction of opiates.

During 2006 there were 115 drug and alcohol rehab programs that had received Federal, State, county or local government funds, and an additional 36 rehabs in Oklahoma that had agreements or contracts with managed care organizations. Due to the number of non profit organizations offering free or low cost treatment, those with no insurance or lacking finances are able to access the drug and/or alcohol rehab program they need. No substance addiction should go untreated, get the help you or your loved one needs by contacting us today.