There are approximately 3.5 million people in the State of Oklahoma, leaving many tens of thousands of substance abusers looking for effective drug rehab help. Most of the rehabs in Oklahoma don't offer long-term residential treatment, so there is a void of effective services.
We can help you find a successful drug rehab program in Oklahoma.
National survey results indicate that about 2.8% of Oklahoma citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. This translates to roughly 82,000 people. During 2007, there were over 16,000 admissions to drug/alcohol rehabs in Oklahoma. This was slightly up from rehab admissions in 2006. During 2005 however, there were more than 17,000 admissions to treatment in the state.
Approximately 224,000 (8%) of Oklahoma citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. About 61,000 (over 2%) reported past year illicit drug dependence.
During 2007, 18% of the Federally sentenced defendants in Oklahoma had committed a drug offense. More than one-third of these drug offenses involved methamphetamine. As of August 11, 2008, there were 61 drug courts in existence or being planned in Oklahoma. Forty-eight drug courts had been operating for at least two years, 1 had recently been implemented and another 12 were being planned at that time.
The most popular pharmaceutical substances abused/diverted in Oklahoma are hydrocodone products. Oxycodone products, alprazolam and phentermine are also often abused/diverted. Methadone is a pharmaceutical drug of abuse on the rise in Oklahoma. Methamphetamine, particularly crystal methamphetamine, which is produced in Mexico and the Southwest United States, remains the principal drug of concern in Oklahoma. An increase in the amount of crystal methamphetamine has been seen over the past two years. Whites are typically the primary users of methamphetamine in the state.
Approximately 77,000 (2.67%) Oklahoma citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
Call us now at 587-400-5012 for more information on effective drug rehab services for someone from Oklahoma.