Select Parker Rehabilitation Programs
Prescription drug abuse is a deadly epidemic in Colorado, including in the town of Parker. In Colorado, prescription drugs caused hundreds more deaths than drunk driving in 2010. In Denver alone, about 56 percent of drug-related deaths were caused by prescription drugs. Colorado has taken some measures to keep drug abuse at bay and away from those who use prescription drugs for non-medical purposes. In three drug take-back events in the state in 2010 and 2011, more than 35,000 pounds of prescription medications were turned in.
Clues a Family Member Needs Treatment Services
If a family member can no longer attend work or school because they are too busy drinking alcohol or getting high from drugs, they need treatment services. A person should be able to attend work or school without interference from drugs or alcohol. When substance abuse causes someone to neglect their responsibilities or even their friends and family, they have an addiction and need help.
*Factors That Increase Risk of Teen Drug Use
Being a teenager is tough enough, but having to go through environmental and family changes can be disrupting, causing teen to seek solace from drugs. Here are some factors that increase the risk of teen drug use:
- Changing schools
- Domestic violence
- Experiencing trauma such as abuse or death or a loved one
Locating Rehab Programs in Parker
Parker has two rehab programs in the area, but you are not limited to these options. Colorado’s bigger cities, such as Denver and Colorado Springs, also have rehab programs you can choose from. If you are suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, make the right decision and start a rehab program today. We can help answer any questions you may have about treatment in Parker. We understand getting care is a big decision and we are available to help you through the process.