Sadly, drug use and abuse in New Mexico has been a serious issue for many years. Drug-induced death rates from accidents or overdoses were above average by a significant amount in 2009, and those numbers have held steady ever since.
Primary treatment for substance abuse in this state focuses on several illicit drugs, such as cocaine or crack and heroin. But other legal opiates and stimulants are also a problem. These technically legal prescription drugs seem benign to some people, and they are often easily obtained from friends or relatives who take them. But just like street drugs, prescription drugs are dangerous and can lead to serious medical issues and even death in some cases. The only answer to addiction is completing a rehab program.
Besides getting off drugs, you will learn many important lessons in rehab. For most individuals in New Mexico who are able to complete a rehab program, the fight still isn’t over even once the program is finished. That’s why your recovery program will teach you the tools you’ll need to resist temptation. Your counselor or therapist will help you to:
Recovering from addiction starts with you and your decision to admit you are experiencing a problem with drugs or alcohol. From there, finding the right drug rehab facility will be your top priority. It will be a difficult journey at times, but you will learn and grow like you never have before. And remember, you won’t be alone. We will be there every step of the way.