Free Drug and Alcohol Treatment Help-Line
Counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE, FILL OUT THE REQUEST FORM AND A COUNSELOR WILL CONTACT YOU SHORTLY
Cedar Lodge A Program of MLBH
22165 U.S. Highway 431
Guntersville, AL, 35976
Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Ecstasy use can result in a feeling of euphoria, a sense of intimacy with others, and diminished anxiety.
From 2002 to 2008, there were declines in young adults' past month cocaine use (from 2.0 to 1.5 percent), inhalant use (from 0.5 to 0.3 percent), nonmedical use of stimulants (from 1.3 to 1.1 percent), and methamphetamine use (from 0.6 to 0.2 percent). Over the 7 year period, there were increases in the current use of pain relievers (from 4.1 to 4.6 percent) and LSD (from 0.1 to 0.3 percent).
According to the latest available government data regarding teen substance abuse, 63 percent of the teenagers who had used prescription drugs non- medically in the past year had also used marijuana or some other illegal drug within that same time period.
Past year illegal drug use was higher among adults with SPD (26.9 percent) than among adults without SPD (12.1 percent). Similarly, the rate of past month cigarette use was higher among adults with SPD (42.8 percent) than among adults without SPD (24.5 percent).
Like many addictive drugs, when the level of Xanax in the body falls below a certain threshold, uncomfortable symptoms will appear and another dose of the medication will need to be taken in order to feel "better".
Among people who needed but did not receive illegal drug use treatment and felt they needed treatment (based on 2004-2006 combined data), the six most often reported reasons for not receiving treatment were (1) no health coverage and could not afford cost (35.1 percent), (2) not ready to stop using (31.8 percent), (3) not knowing where to go for treatment (14.7 percent), (4) concern that getting treatment might cause neighbors/community to have negative opinion (13.5 percent), (5) possible negative effect on job (12.8 percent), and (6) being able to handle the problem without treatment (12.4 percent).