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Drug And Alcohol Rehab Centers For Law Enforcement & First Responders In Oklahoma

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers for Members of Law Enforcement in Oklahoma

Drug and alcohol addiction problems plague so many people who live within the state of Oklahoma, and this does include the many men and women who work for the various law enforcement agencies throughout the state. Drug and alcohol addiction affects these individuals just as frequently as any other person, but they go through unique problems because of their job. Some of the treatment resources throughout the state are equipped to help these individuals who are battling an addiction, but there may not be any information for this listed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.

What are the unique challenges when treating law enforcement personnel?

Some of the most commonly abused substances among people who work within law enforcement are alcohol and pain medications. Everyone in a law enforcement agency faces unique problems while on the job, and some of these issues can go with them while not on the job. The biggest challenge facing clinical staff that treats these individuals is getting the officer to open up about his or her problem, and discuss it freely with trained professionals. Other challenges include convincing the person to attend drug treatment, which can be difficult at times.   

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ICRC, CSAC, ODAPCA, PA CIP
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Bobby Newman is a certified counselor and interventionist 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.

Oklahoma Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Oklahoma Addiction Services by Type of Drug