Drug overdose deaths in Virginia have been climbing steadily year after year — most of which are caused by opioids. The opioid death toll is so high in Virginia that the state considers its opioid addiction crisis a public health emergency. Opioids include illicit street drug heroin, and prescription drugs such as morphine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone.
Other drugs commonly abused in Virginia are marijuana, methamphetamine, and cocaine. Marijuana is widely available throughout the state and produced in Mexico and rural areas of Virginia. Methamphetamine use is prominent in southwestern Virginia, while powdered and crack cocaine use is widespread in major cities.
Virginia detox centers can help nearly anyone overcome dependency on alcohol and other substances including crystal meth, hallucinogens, and club drugs. Detox treatments can lower the risk for health complications that commonly occur during withdrawal, and minimize cravings to make recovery more comfortable. Use Addictions.com to browse your options for nearby Virginia detox centers that can help you overcome addiction.