For the last several years there have been increases in the number of drug users as well as those who are dying from this ongoing crisis. While every country in the world has experienced the drug crisis, the United States has seen the worst drug addiction and drug death rates than any other country in the world. Even the smallest towns and cities are seeing higher than average rates of substance abuse including Hamilton County, Florida whose largest city is Jasper. The entire state of Florida reports having a 62 percent increase in the number of drug-related deaths being reported over the last three years, according to America's Health Rankings. Unfortunately, this is not an isolated statistic as many other states are also reporting similar if not higher rates of substance abuse and drug death. When treating a drug or alcohol addiction, it is important that the entire addiction is handled including the various mental and emotional difficulties that each drug user experiences. If you or someone you love is struggling with a drug or an alcohol addiction, do not hesitate to seek out a drug treatment program to enroll in. There are many different types of drug treatment programs including outpatient, inpatient, long-term residential, and medical detoxification. These treatment centers assist patients during various stages of their treatment process. Do not hesitate to seek out the help you need to end your addiction and learn to live without the need for drugs and alcohol ever again. It is never too late to end your addiction and be drug free for good.