- Written by Marcel Gemme C.C.D.C
Crack Cocaine Addiction, Treatment and Detox Calgary, Alberta
Calgary is the largest city in Alberta with a bustling metropolis of over one million people. It is not an overly large city, but is large enough, to have an established drug trade. The recent boom to the economy in Calgary, has caused an influx of money into hands of people who went for a long time having none. This boom has caused a boom in the gun trade, cocaine dealing and prostitution as well.
Southern Alberta, including Calgary has meth as its most popular drug of choice, while northern Alberta favors prescription drugs and cocaine. That does not mean that Calgary does not have a problem with cocaine and crack cocaine addiction, because it does. Finding help anywhere in Alberta can be frustrating due to cuts in health care. There is almost no such thing as a totally funded program in Alberta, and the few spots there are, have incredibly long wait lists. Sometimes more than a year wait is needed to get one of these coveted spots. However, it is important to have someone with crack cocaine addiction helped with proper drug treatment and detox.
There are a few drug rehab treatment facilities in Calgary, though they do have problems opening and staying open. Most residents do not want a methadone clinic, or any type of housing associated with drugs near where they live for fear of increased crime rates. Police in Calgary say that these places do not affect the crime rate, up or down and that citizens have nothing to worry about living near one of these places.
There are, however, programs to help addicts and their family members choose which program would be best for someone with crack cocaine addiction. Navigating the system can be very overwhelming when talking about a loved one's life. Many questions come to mind when you deal with crack cocaine addiction, such as how long of a stay will be needed, should it be inpatient or out, is it best they leave the province? These questions are best answered by professionals instead of an addict or a family member that can be easily persuaded. We can help you to find a crack-cocaine addiction treatment and detox.
List of Calgary Crack Cocaine Inpatient Treatment
1005-17 Street NW
9400 48 Ave. N.W.
411 41st ave NE
1835 – 27th Avenue SW
5819 Bowness Road N.W.
1231 - 34 Avenue NE,
805 - 37 St. NW.