There are many facilities and treatments for oxycodone addiction in Missouri. We know of 93 outpatient oxycodone treatments in Missouri. We also know of 6 long-term inpatient treatments and 18 short-term residential treatments that can help with oxycodone addiction in Missouri. Residential treatments are often thought to be best since it takes the person out of the environment in which they were abusing oxycodone.
Missouri has a big problem with OxyContin addiction and one that dates back to when this drug started being used. In fact, in the year 2000, it was reported that the rate of OxyContin consumption per capita in Missouri was higher than the national average. This shows that many people are struggling with oxycodone addiction and that more oxycodone addiction treatments need to be established in Missouri. In 2001, further statistics were put out to show the extent of oxycodone abuse in Missouri. In the year 1997, there were 150 grams of OxyContin consumed for every 100,000 population while the national average was 100 grams. However, in from January to March, 2001, there were 2600 grams consumed for every 100,000 population in Missouri and 1250 grams nationally. First off, that is more than double the national average and second, it is a tremendous increase in only four years. This shows how much of a problem oxycodone actually is for Missouri and for all the United States.
It has been seen that many people start being addicted to OxyContin while taking the drug for valid reasons, after an injury, for example. Others switch from one drug to OxyContin as it is more accessible. It was reported that heroin, and OxyContin are very close to one another where effects are concerned. All of these people, no matter how they got into the vicious cycle of oxycodone addiction and no matter how long they have been struggling with it, need to attend an oxycodone addiction treatment in Missouri.
Help can be found for OxyContin addiction in Missouri. There are some OxyContin detox programs and rehab treatments in Missouri. One can also find an attorney helping you with OxyContin troubles. Do not hesitate to use our services in order to find the right option for you.
Here is a list that will help you find treatment services for Oxycodone abuse in Missouri. The list can be incomplete so if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.