There are approximately 23.5 million people in the State of Texas, leaving potentially hundreds of thousands of substance abusers looking for effective drug rehab help. While there are hundreds of drug rehabilitation and addiction treatment centers in Texas, very few offer long-term residential programs.
We can help you find a successful drug rehab in Texas.
National survey results indicate that about 2.8% of Texas citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. This translates to more than 500,000 people. During 2006, there were almost 44,000 admissions to drug/alcohol rehabs in Texas. This was slightly up from about 4,300 rehab admissions in 2005.
Approximately 324,000 people in Texas reported past year illicit drug dependence. Hydrocodone is a larger problem in Texas than is oxycodone, but use of oxycodone is growing. Additionally, the abuse of alprazolam (Xanax) and carisoprodol (Soma) is increasing in Texas and the diversion of pseudoephedrine continues to be a problem in the state. Although methamphetamine is more of a problem in the northern half Texas, it is anticipated that as the source of methamphetamine shifts to Mexico, the problem will increase along the border and in southern Texas. Statewide, the purity of methamphetamine has dropped from 56% in 2004 to 47% in 2006 because it is cut with methylsulfonylmethane (MSM).
During 2006, 30.3% of the Federally-sentenced defendants in Texas had committed a drug offense. Approximately 47% of the drug cases involved marijuana. According to a study of Texas drug courts, offenders who completed drug court programs had significantly lower arrest and incarceration rates than non-completers and comparison group offenders. As of April 2007, there were 45 drug courts in Texas that had been operating for more than 2 years, 18 drug courts which had recently been implemented and 10 that were being planned.
Approximately 460,000 (2.56%) Texas citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
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