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Drug Rehab Centers In Surrey, BC

The drug overdose deaths caused by opiates in British Columbia reached over 360 from January 2017, and this is a 115% increase since 2016. The city of Surrey is part of the lower mainland directly connected with the city of Vancouver, where so many people struggle with very dangerous drug problems. Drug and alcohol addiction can impact people of all age groups, and for many young adults who are homeless, they are battling addictions to heroin and other opiates. The drug treatment services available within the city of Surrey include outpatient treatment, residential treatment, detox programs, alcoholic anonymous meetings, narcotics anonymous meetings, and naranon meetings.

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General Situation

As previously mentioned, the population is quite large. In fact, it is approximately around four-hundred thousand individuals. Surrey is also known as being the twelfth largest city in all of Canada. These numbers are sure to trigger additional problems. Due to the size of the city, there are many bars and clubs in which drugs are distributed from person to person. It is not difficult for the drugs to spread across the city at a rapid rate, and the police definitely does not possess the funds or manpower to counter this drug spreading. In addition, its close proximity to the city of Vancouver may have some benefits, but this also holds many consequences and disadvantages. As with most other cities within Canada, the main age groups affected by these drug issues are teenagers and young adults. Needless to say, this is due to the fact that they are not yet mature enough to understand the difference between right and wrong. They live in the moment of “now” and tend not to consider or weigh in the possible side-effects and consequences that could arise. Another common scenario is for them to just shrug the side-effects or consequences off and believe that they would never happen to them. Sadly, it is for this reason that many teenagers and young adults have to cope with their lifestyles through drug use.

Many addicts will tell you in the beginning, they can conquer their addiction on their own, and without the help of outside resources. Unfortunately, this is not the case. When an addict makes an attempt at detoxification and stops their drug use without the aid of professional help; statistically, their sobriety does not last long. Research into the effects of long-term addiction has shown that substantial changes in the way the brain functions are present long after the addict has stopped using drugs. A drug addict, who wishes to recover from their addiction, will need more than just strong will power. An addict will battle cravings, mental re-stimulation, and all of this will affect the way their brain functions. This will make quitting drugs without professional help an endless struggle.

The information below will help you on how to find a drug rehab center in Surrey, British Columbia. The list could be incomplete, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.

List of Drug Rehab Treatment in Surrey, British Columbia

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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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