- Written by Marcel Gemme C.C.D.C
PCP Treatment in Canada
Drug Rehab Services is a no cost referral agency to inform you and help you find the proper treatment for PCP addiction. We have helped thousands of persons getting the proper help in the following services:
- Outpatient treatment
- Residential treatment
- Detox centers
- Private drug treatments
- Long term treatments
Our goal is to provide you the best advice possible to attend a rehab centre so you or a loved one get a drug free life. PCP disappeared on the black market in the 80s and 90s but became available in the last few years. This means that more and more people will need to attend a drug treatment for PCP addiction. This also means that we will eventually need more and more drug rehab centers to provide those services.
There was a survey done in some province of Canada which showed the ratio of PCP use within the student community. New Brunswick had the highest percentage (3.9%), and then came Nova Scotia with 3.2% of the students saying to have used it at least once. Then Quebec came in third with a 2.4%, then there was Prince Edward Island with 1.5 %, and finally there was Ontario with 1.1 %. In 2003, a Canadian study reported that five percent of the injection drug users had used PCP over the last three months.
Phenylcyclohexylpiperidine, also known as PCP or sometimes angel dust, is a drug which is an anesthetic, hallucinogenic and also a. The effects of the drugs don’t necessarily last all that long (a few hours usually) but it stays in the body for longer than that. There are variations of the PCP drug which can be found on the street. The drug can be very dangerous as it affects the neurons and the brain. That is one of the reasons why it is imperative that they attend a drug rehab and kick the habit. Sometimes, the only thing that can make a person stop taking drugs of this kind is a good drug rehab program.
PCP affects the brain in a very marked way, but there are easier signs that can be noticed of somebody under the influence of PCP:
- Mood swings
- Bloodshot eyes
- Loss of balance
- Trouble walking
There is definitely a withdrawal period that comes with the stopping of PCP usage, this period can be hard on the person’s body and mind. Some of the symptoms of withdrawal include:
- Memory loss
Those kinds of problem can last long after the person a ceased using PCP.
Where can I found a PCP treatment?
There are several places where you can find help for PCP addiction in Canada. Most of the usual drug rehabs found in the country can account for PCP treatment. There are different drug rehabilitation settings such as residential, outpatient etc. Is a detox needed? Those are all things that need to be taken into consideration when choosing a drug rehab. One of our counselors can do an assessment and give you the best option on PCP programs for you or someone you love. Let us help you.