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Saint Josephs Rehabilitation Center Chemical Dependency Inpatient Program
159 Glenwood Drive
Saranac Lake, NY, 12983
Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Of the 20.9 million people in 2005 who were classified as needing substance use treatment but did not receive treatment at a specialty facility in the past year, 1.2 million persons (5.6 percent) reported that they felt they needed treatment for their illegal drug or alcohol use problem. Of these 1.2 million persons who felt they needed treatment, 296,000 (25.5 percent) reported that they made an effort to get treatment, and 865,000 (74.5 percent) reported making no effort to get treatment.
When the use of amphetamine changes from something a user wants to do to a compulsive activity that they have to do, then they have crossed over to the dark side of addiction.
In a recent study that was conducted by a group called the Eagle River Youth Coalition, it was discovered that over 40% of middle school children in the county had use inhalants within the past 30 days.
The graduates of drug rehab that are deemed to have benefited long term from a successful treatment program are those individuals who can stand on their own feet and live drug-free and productive lives.
Methadone's life threatening side effects that include death, have occurred in patient that were just starting to use Methadone for pain control; these same effects have been seen in patients who have switched to Methadone after being treated for pain with other strong narcotic pain relievers.
In 2008, the number of persons aged 12 or older needing treatment for an alcohol use problem was 19.0 million (7.6 percent of the population aged 12 or older). Of these, 1.6 million (0.6 percent of the total population and 8.2 percent of the people who needed treatment for an alcohol use problem) received alcohol use treatment at a specialty facility. Thus, there were 17.4 million people who needed but did not receive treatment at a specialty facility for an alcohol use problem. None of these estimates changed significantly between 2007 and 2008 and between 2002 and 2008.