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Oxycontin Detox & Treatment in Kentucky

If you live in Kentucky, it is very likely that you have heard about the Oxycontin epidemic in Kentucky. The Southern state has seen its fair share of trouble with mainstream painkillers, like Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin. What starts as a helpful remedy often turns into a dangerous addiction. Painrelievers such as Oxycontin, Percocet, Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen are very addictive and only a few days of usage can turn into an addiction.

What aggravates the problem is the ease with which an addict can obtain drugs such as the previously mentioned Oxycontin, Percocet and other Oxycodone variants. With insurance, a pain reliever user can get his hands on many doses, from different doctors and pharmacies. While this might be harder in smaller Kentucky cities, this is a big issue for more populous Kentucky cities, like Fayette and Louisville.

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For the state of Kentucky, painkiller addiction percentages are some of the highest in the country, at around 7,5%. This is extremely worrying, despite the high quantity of assistance group located in Kentucky. Large Kentucky cities such as Fayette, Louisville and Lexington-Fayette all have painkiller help groups, but the many choices can be confusing.

This is where we come in. Contacting us and we will discuss the various options available to start living an Oxycontin free life. Detox and rehab for painkillers can be very difficult, but if one chooses the right program, it can be achieved in Kentucky.

There are many facilities and treatments for oxycodone addiction in Kentucky. We know of 86 outpatient oxycodone treatments in Kentucky. We also know of 29 long-term residential treatments and 16 short-term inpatient treatments that can help with oxycodone addiction in Kentucky. Residential treatments are often thought to be best since it takes the person out of the environment in which they were abusing oxycodone.

Kentucky is very touched by oxycodone addiction. Many families are ravaged by oxycodone abuse, and the sad thing is that compared some other states, not as many people are actually seeking treatment for their oxycodone addiction. The state of Kentucky starts being proactive in the fight against this epidemic, and they did so in 2007 by suing Purdue Pharma for the medical costs that were brought on by OxyContin addiction. Purdue Pharma is the maker of OxyContin. There are also many reports of deaths involving OxyContin, some say there are about 100 deaths each year in Kentucky where OxyContin is found in the body of the deceased.

However, the problem of OxyContin or oxycodone addiction is not new in Kentucky. In fact, in 2000, there was a big spike of OxyContin abuse notice. In 2000, it was observed that there was an increase of 167% in treatment admissions for oxycodone addiction (mainly OxyContin and Percocet). At that time, oxycodone addiction represented about 20% of all drug treatment admissions. And this upward trend did not slow down at all. Nowadays, some treatment centers are reporting figure like 40% and 50% of their treatment admissions being for prescription drugs' addiction.

In 2001, there was a major drug busting operation in order to help the Kentucky population. This bust uncovered 207 OxyContin dealers and users. This is all part of the effort to curb OxyContin abuse and addiction in Kentucky. Another big

Help can be found for OxyContin addiction in Kentucky. There are some OxyContin detox programs and rehab treatments in Kentucky. 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.

Kentucky Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Kentucky Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list that will help you find treatment services for Oxycontin Abuse in Kentucky. 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 Kentucky