Heroin abuse in Pennsylvania has posed a major problem within the state as well as the continued abuse of prescription pain pills and other prescription drugs. Among the most widely abused drugs in Pennsylvania include hydrocodone products, oxycodone products, fentanyl , and pseudoephedrine.
However, cocaine and crack cocaine continue to remain the most available and widely abuse drug throughout the state. Marijuana is also widely available in Pennsylvania and is very easily obtained throughout the state.
For those already addicted the best treatment option is a long-term, drug free program with a high success rate for permanent recovery.
The Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program achieves a 70% success rate with all hardcore addictions.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a drug problem in the state of Pennsylvania contact us for immediate help.
Recent statistics indicate that in 2004-2005 approximately 823,000 citizens over 12 in Pennsylvania reported abusing an illegal drug over the last month. In addition, 281,000 people in Pennsylvania indicated drug dependence throughout the state and 185,000 reported drug dependence over that year.
In the year 2006, 69,803 people went into a drug and/or alcohol treatment program in Pennsylvania. In 2005, there were 76,595 admissions into drug rehab programs.
Pennsylvania also had 252,000 people who reported that they needed drug treatment but did not receive help.