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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in Ohio

Cough Medicine Addiction and Rehab in Ohio

The drug problem that exist within the state of Ohio is a combination of illegal street drugs and prescription drugs along with thousands of people struggling with alcohol abuse. One commonly overlooked issue is the abuse of cough and or cold medicine, which is a problem that many young people face living within the state. The drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs on hand throughout the state will be fully capable of treating people battling a cough medicine addiction. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory provide an extensive list of programs and behavioral health services within the state, but it does not necessarily list what programs can help treat cough medicine addiction.

How do teens access these drugs so easily?

The largest percentage of people who abuse cough medicine are teenagers, and this is because these types of drugs are very commonly found within every home, and can be very easily purchased over the counter. It is a cheap drug to buy, and when large quantities of it are taken, the effects can last upwards of three to four hours. It is important for parents to speak to their teenagers about the dangers of this drug, and how they can prevent a potential dangerous situation from taking place.

Meet an Expert


Bobby Newman is a certified counselor, interventionist and prevention specialist who has been performing successful interventions for over 17 years. He also has educated thousands of people on the danger of drugs and alcohol addiction. He has been on the streets working with homeless drug addicts as well.

Hydrocodone-based cough syrup can also be addictive, such as Hycodan,  Hycomine and Tussionex.

Here is a list of the different Detox & Treatment Centers for cough medicine abuse in Ohio. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Residential Rehabs for cough syrup Addiction in Ohio