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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • Around 9% of 12th-graders report using Vicodin without a prescription to get high, and 5% report using OxyContin.
  • The number of overdose death certificates that list poisoning by opioid pain killers has skyrocketed in the U. S. over the last decade; some researchers have estimated that these rates have risen over 90% within the last three years.
  • Drugs such as methadone compromise the functionality of some of the major organs in the body, the liver and kidneys in particular.
  • A number of fatal fentanyl overdoses have been caused by time-release fentanyl patches which were prescribed to legitimate users for pain; a defect caused the patch to malfunction causing an excessive amount of the drug to leak and become absorbed by patients, resulting in life-threatening side effects and death in some cases.
  • Chronic abuse of alcohol can cause blood conditions such as anemia and blood clotting abnormalities which can result in susceptibility to bleeding and bruising.
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Detoxification

Detoxification is typically the very first step in getting off drugs. It enables an individual to be in a supervised environment while they go through withdrawal symptoms for drugs and/or alcohol. There are diverse types of detoxification. Theyvary from drug-free to medically supervised. A prevalent mistake that a lot of addicts make is to assume that detox is enough to kick their habit. This is rarely the case. All detox does is get somebody through the withdrawal when they stop using. It is always recommended that detox be followed up with some type of treatment plan to uncover the root of why an individual was using drugs in the first place.

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