Find Florissant Recovery Clinics
Although the state of Missouri has had some decreases in drug use from 2009 to 2010, there were some big increases in terms of meth and heroin usage. Meth drug treatment admissions increased from 3,591 to 3,729. Heroin showed the biggest increase in treatment admissions, from 2,337 to 2,846. Florissant, a town outside St. Louis, has been affected by drug use as well.
The good news
is that drug use among those 12 to 17 years of age has declined to the lowest levels in the past 10 years. It is hopeful that drug use rates will decline in other age groups as well.
Kinds of Rehabilitation Options
For women dealing with substance abuse, there are treatment programs that are “women only.” One of these is called Women for Sobriety, which is similar to 12-step program offered by Alcoholics Anonymous. Women for Sobriety provides an environment safe for females so they can discuss their hopes and fears with other like-minded women.
The program focuses on independence and self-reliance. Ask about a program in your area.
Women and Addiction
In the past, men were much more likely to suffer from substance abuse than women. More women started seeking treatment in the 1990s and now the numbers are about even. Here are some reasons why women may turn to substance abuse:
- For relaxation/to reduce stress
- To deal with physical/sexual abuse
- To deal with depression or anxiety
- Genes/family history
Entering Treatment Facilities in Florissant
Although there are just a few treatment facilities in the town of Florissant, you can find dozens in the surrounding communities, such as St. Louis. There are private facilities and those with varied treatment options so you can find the right one for your needs.
Give us a call and we can help you choose one. We are available to answer any questions you may have, so don’t delay.