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Drug Rehab Centers In Newfoundland

Drug and alcohol abuse is being found in many different rural communities throughout the Maritimes, and IV drugs have been popping up more and more. Opiates have been becoming the drug of choice for many people, and opiate addiction can lead to serious health problems, and opiates are very difficult to come off of. In order to combat these problems, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers throughout the province along with traditional and medical detox programs assist families and addicts through difficult opiate addictions.

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Newfoundland OxyContin Abuse

In the province of Newfoundland makes up 21% of all the transactions made at local pharmacies in all of Atlantic Canada for prescription painkillers just like OxyContin. This is a growing problem in the province and has lead to a spike in people looking for treatment to handle the problem. Another growing problem among the native Inuit people living in Labrador is the growing problems among young people, mainly teenagers abusing inhalants in parts of Labrador. The Federal and Provincial governments of Canada have all put forward the resources to help handle this problem. These resources have been spent to help relocate certain communities, help build social programs, and provide addiction treatment resources. Newfoundland and Labrador is continuing to handle this problem, and has also been facing the ongoing problem of alcohol abuse in the province. DUI charges in Newfoundland can be very severe, especially for multiple offenders. When prescription drugs start being a problem in someone's life, help is really needed and that is why drug rehab centers are necessary so that help can be delivered swiftly and professionally. There needs to be more and more drug rehab centers in order to treat the Oxycontin and other drug addictions.

Private Drug Treatment Programs In Newfoundland

Private treatments for drug or alcohol addiction have some advantages that one should know before he or she starts looking for rehab centers. Private treatments usually don't have waiting lists (or a very short compared to government funded rehabs), which means that a person can get help right away. Unfortunately, Newfoundland doesn't have any private treatments. But if a person really wants to attend a private drug rehab, we can help you find a private treatment outside of Newfoundland. There is also an advantage to going away for treatment, since it takes the person out of the environment he was using or drinking while he is in treatment. This can limit the bad influences he could get.

This is a list of different drug and alcohol services in Newfoundland. This list is not complete. Use the menus on both sides to find specific categories. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.

List of Drug & Alcohol Services in Newfoundland


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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.

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