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BEGIN YOUR RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION IN THE BEEHIVE STATE

Breathtaking views of red rocks, mountains, natural bridges, and canyons delight Utah’s residents and visitors year-round. The state’s sweeping vistas and natural diversity are the perfect backdrops for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

Located in the western United States, the nation’s 45th state is home largely to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or the Mormons, which make up more than 60 percent of Utahns. The group’s headquarters is in Salt Lake City, a popular skiing and snowboarding destination.

Finding the right fit among Utah’s 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 Utah

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

  • Prescription painkiller medication (opioids, OxyContin, Vicodin, methadone, fentanyl)
  • Heroin
  • Methamphetamines
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine

Opioid abuse has been declared an epidemic in Utah. The state is seeing an increase in drug overdoses involving opioid prescriptions and nonopioid prescription medications. According to Opidemic.org, a Utah website, Utah has the seventh-highest drug overdose rate in the US. It also says 80% of heroin users started with prescription opioids first.

A 2016 report by Fox 13 in Salt Lake City said that of the nearly 60% of Utahns who used prescribed opioids and had extras, only 27% got rid of them.

“We find that the extras are left laying around, and that’s where the potential for abuse, misuse, and eventually overdose comes from,” Angela Stander with the Utah Department of Health told the news station.

FIND THE BEST UTAH DRUG REHABS FOR YOU

Deciding on which Utah 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 Utah 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 Utah drug treatment centers to those best suited to your unique addiction treatment needs.

Before you select one of the drug rehabs in the Utah 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 Utah area that offer:

UTAH SUBSTANCE STATISTICS

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In 2015, 24 people died each month from prescription opioid overdoses.

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From 2000 to 2015. Utah has seen a nearly 400% increase in deaths from the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs.

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In Utah, deaths from oxycodone drugs, such as OxyContin and Percocet, accounted for 55% of all prescription opioid deaths in 2015.

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About 11% of adults in Utah reported binge drinking in the 30 days leading up to a 2015 study.

WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL OUT TO UTAH 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 Utah drug rehabs provide: