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Oxycontin Detox & Treatment in Georgia

The southern state of Georgia as seen its share of Oxycontin troubles in the last few years and not only in Atlanta, but all across Georgia. This is tragic for Georgia, as it suffers from many harms at in a short period of time. Sadly, one more affliction hurts the state - painkiller addiction. Georgia's painkiller addiction rate is fairly high at 5.0%. It is crucial that one knows where to go if a non-medical use of pain reliever as become to great.

With the tragic events that struck Georgia over the past years, a lot of individuals have turned to medication in order to help themselves. However, this help often turns into a harm as they get hooked on painkillers such as Oxycontin, Percocet and other popular pain relievers. Oxycontin addiction will turn the most rational individuals into unintelligent addicts. A painkiller addict will go far to get their hands on more pain reliever pills.

One of the popular technique which has been observed in many US states, including Georgia is to practice ''Doctor shopping''. This consists of visiting various doctors in order to get their hands on more painkillers, due to the lack of organization and communication between the various pharmacies in the state of Georgia, in particular Atlanta.

So what to do when one suffers from painkiller addiction in Georgia? First step is to contact us. Calling us is free of charge and we will gladly help you find the best suited solution for yourself, a friend or family member suffering from Oxycontin addiction.

There are many facilities and treatments for oxycodone addiction in Georgia. We know of 39 outpatient oxycodone treatments in Georgia. We also know of 26 long-term residential treatments and 5 short-term residential treatments that can help with oxycodone addiction in Georgia. Residential treatments are often thought to be best since it takes the person out of the environment in which they were abusing oxycodone.

Georgia’s problem with oxycodone is greatly influenced by its proximity to the state of Florida, a state which is known for its “pill mills." The DEA actually stated that OxyContin was officially a threat in Georgia. A great many people get addicted to oxycodone (usually under the brand name of OxyContin). For example, in Atlanta, almost 50% of the drug-related deaths were due to OxyContin. This is a seriously alarming statistic. It really proves that oxycodone can be seriously dangerous for one’s health if abused.

There are many ways in Georgia of getting OxyContin in great quantity. The way that are most popular in Georgia is seeing multiple doctors hoping to get more than one prescription also stealing the drug themselves from pharmacies or from other people. The internet is as well a very easy tool available to access OxyContin illegally, and it is extremely hard to stop.

There is another big problem, the fact that healthcare professionals help traffic this drug and will sell it to those addicted to OxyContin. This proves how much OxyContin can control your life, one way or the other. This is why we need people in Georgia addicted to OxyContin or some other form of oxycodone to seek an oxycodone drug rehab treatment in order to stop this ever growing problem in Georgia.

Help can be found for OxyContin addiction in Georgia. There are some OxyContin detox programs and rehab treatments in Georgia. 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 Oxycontin Abuse in Georgia. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Oxycontin Treatments in Georgia


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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.