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If you’re looking for Franklin, New Jersey, rehabilitation centers, it may be because you suspect that someone you love is abusing drugs or alcohol. You want to help, but you’re not sure if your loved one actually has a problem. Knowing what signs to look for can help you determine your next steps.
In 2016, 838 people were admitted to Sussex County treatment sites for alcohol addiction, 695 people were admitted for heroin addiction, and 187 people were admitted for an addiction to other opiates.1 Only 3% of all substance abuse patients were referred by a family or friend.1
Making the decision to help someone with addiction is a tough one, but it’s critical in situations where users can’t or won’t seek help themselves.
If you’re worried someone you know is using, here’s what to look out for:
- Marked changes in appearance. This includes things like sudden weight loss, bloodshot eyes, glazed expressions, unkempt appearance.
- Take note if your loved one is suddenly short of money all the time or is frequently asking for loans.
- Mood swings.
- Secretive behavior or lying about drug use.
- Loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities.
Addiction can be daunting for the person using, but also for their friends and family. You’re already taking the first step towards helping a loved one by seeking information.
Search our directory to find out about the types of Franklin rehab programs available. Looking for facilities outside Franklin is also a great option, and may give your loved ones the chance to remove themselves from habits they associate with being home.
- New Jersey Department of Human Services, Substance Abuse Overview, 2016, Sussex County
Looking for Outpatient Treatment Centers in New Jersey? Outpatient treatment describes all addiction treatment that is not residential. Patients live at home while undergoing rehab.