Like many states, Idaho has felt the effects of increasing drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. The United States as a nation has been experiencing increasing difficulties regarding addiction. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
“The United States, as of 2010, is now in the grips of its first ever, legitimate addiction epidemic.”
For Idaho, this problem has manifested itself in a few different ways, such as the recent surge in methamphetamine abuse and alcohol abuse. General drug addiction across all demographics has definitely gone up all across the nation, Idaho specifically has struggled with ever-increasing alcohol abuse issues, mainly with drunk driving, alcohol overdoses and alcohol poisoning, and alcohol-related injuries and teen alcohol abuse.
Addressing Idaho Drug and Alcohol Abuse with Rehabilitation
Inpatient, residential drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation is the most successful way for addressing addiction. Some of the rehab centers in Idaho that do just this are:
- The Walker Center is a premier inpatient rehabilitation center in Gooding.
- Boise has the Center for Behavioral Health Idaho Inc. which focuses more on the mental and psychological aspects of addiction as opposed to the physical aspects to addiction.
- Nampa is known for the Port of Hope Centers Inc. Nampa Treatment Center, which is stellar for detox and rehab both.
(The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov, specialize in researching and publishing the specific issues in the nation relating to disease, accidents, injuries, deaths, etc.)
Below, you will find a list of the different substance abuse treatment available in the state of Idaho. The list may be incomplete, so if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists now at 1-800-304-2219.