Date Rape Drug Detox & Rehabilitation Services in South Dakota

Created On Monday, 26, August 2019
Modified On Friday, 17, September 2021

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The nation has been plagued with the drug epidemic for decades now and we are still struggling to combat the growing addiction and drug death rates. In South Dakota, there were a reported 73 drug-related deaths in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Various drugs are contributing to the growing drug mortality rate including the common class of drugs, opioids. Opioids are not the only culprit when it comes to drug death rates though. Drugs such as ketamine are an exceptionally lethal drug, known as a date rape drug, but is used recreationally and has a high potential for overdose. This has increased the necessity for drug rehabilitation services for addicts such as drug detox programs and other inpatient facilities.

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Date rape drugs are a class of drugs that are known as central nervous system depressants. These drugs initially gained notoriety when they were used in drugged sexual assaults but have also gained popularity among drug addicts and in the recreational drug abuse world. Common date rape drugs consist of GHB, Ketamine, and Rohypnol also known as “roofies”. These drugs are addictive drugs and extremely dangerous as lethal overdose is highly likely when abusing these substances. Withdrawal occurs when an addict ceases use of the drugs they have been on. Typically, this has to occur with chronic use of drugs however in some cases, withdrawal can occur after a short period of use or misuse of drugs. For date rape drugs, withdrawal symptoms that are typically experienced include insomnia, vomiting, nausea, headaches, sweats, and agitation. Drug cravings are another extremely uncomfortable part of withdrawal causing many addicts to want to continue use. Withdrawal symptoms and drug cravings combined are a very unpleasant experience but with the help of professionals at a drug treatment program, withdrawal can be made more tolerable and can be successfully completed.

If you have concerns that a loved one is abusing date rape drugs or any other drugs or alcohol, help them seek drug treatment today. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation services are offered nationwide to addicts as a tool to help successfully overcome your drug addiction and lead a drug-free life. These programs help with the withdrawal from the drugs and toxins, through the counseling of the mental and emotional aspects of addiction. Drug treatment programs offer addicts a way out of drug addiction and a chance at sobriety for good. Do not wait to get your loved one help, call today so they can regain control of their life and leave addiction behind.

Here is a list of the different alcohol and drug addiction resources for date rape drugs addiction in South Dakota. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Detox Services for Date Rape Drugs Addiction in South Dakota

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.