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BEGIN YOUR RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION IN THE OCEAN STATE

The sandy shores and beachside towns in Rhode Island, affectionately called “Rhody,” offers a relaxing place to complete addiction treatment for users in recovery who are determined to turn their lives around. This New England state, which is the smallest US state in size and one of the original 13 colonies, boasts 400 miles of shoreline and access to more than 100 beaches that draw tourists and locals alike.

While completing treatment in Rhode Island, you can check out the area’s historic architecture and enjoy Narragansett Bay, which has 30 islands and is the largest yachting center in New England. It’s commonly said that all Rhode Islanders live within a 30-minute drive of the Atlantic Ocean or the Bay, so if you love the beach and the water, you’ll feel right at home.

Finding the right fit among the Rhode Island drug rehabs can be a task, but we are here to make things easier for you and your loved one. Drug Treatment Center Finder is available 24-7 to offer you immediate assistance in helping you find the best treatment center for you or your loved one. Call us today at 855-619-8070 to start your search for a drug or alcohol rehabilitation center.

Commonly Abused Drugs in Rhode Island

There are all sorts of addictive drugs, both legal and illegal, that can lead to dependence and addiction. In Rhode Island, commonly abused drugs include:

  • Benzodiazepines (including alprazolam, known as Xanax)
  • Prescription painkiller medication (opioids, OxyContin, Vicodin, methadone, fentanyl)
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana
  • Stimulants (methamphetamines)
  • Cocaine
  • Synthetic drugs

Data released in 2017 found that the proportion of drug overdose deaths involving opioids is increasing in Rhode Island, and about half of accidental overdoses that occurred in the state from 2014 to 2016 were linked to fentanyl.

The study, reported in the International Journal of Drug Policy, reviewed drug overdose data from Rhode Island from January 2014 to September 2016. Researchers found that the number of deaths tied to fentanyl increased from 84 in 2014, or 35%, to 138 in the first nine months of 2016, or 56%.

Cocaine, a non-opioid, was involved in a relatively high number of fentanyl-related deaths, reported the Westerly Sun newspaper via The Associated Press.

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Deciding on which Rhode Island drug treatment center to enter is something that is left solely up to you. Other individuals can provide recommendations and help you with the decision-making process, but only you can decide which facility offers the best treatment among the many Rhode Island drug rehabs.

Ask yourself a few questions as you narrow down your choices, such as:

Your answers to these types of questions will narrow down the list of Rhode Island drug treatment centers to those best suited to your unique addiction treatment needs.

Before you select one of the drug rehabs in the Rhode Island area, here are five questions the National Institute on Drug Abuse advises you ask before making that big decision:

You also may want to consider facilities in the Rhode Island area that offer:

RHODE ISLAND SUBSTANCE STATISTICS

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In 2016, 336 Rhode Islanders lost their lives to drug overdose.

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The number of overdose deaths related to fentanyl has increased 15-fold since 2009.

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From 2011 to 2016, overdose deaths increased by more than 90%.

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A reported 13% of Rhode Island high school students binge drank in 2015

REASONS TO TRAVEL OUT TO RHODE ISLAND FOR DRUG TREATMENT

Getting drug treatment at a rehab may raise the issue of whether you should complete treatment at home or travel to an out-of-state drug facility to start a program there. Before committing to a decision, consider the pros and the cons.

Out-of-state Rhode Island drug rehabs can provide:

The decision of whether to stay at home or go away for drug treatment is up to each person. Take time to assess personal preferences, what kind of treatment is needed and why as you decide where to enter a program.

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