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Richmond, Kentucky Rehab Centers

Founded in 1798 by Colonel John Miller, Richmond, KY is a beautiful area with clean water and rolling hills. This small college town of only 32,000 has a golf course, park and activities for the community. Home of Eastern Kentucky University, this region prides itself on education and a positive environment for young people. For residents of Richmond, an active local government works tirelessly to provide a host of services for its citizens.

However, even with its small town warmth and charm, Richmond is not immune to the drug and alcohol problems affecting the rest of the country. For many, living life without the aid of chemicals seems an impossible task. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction or substance abuse issues reaching out for help from one of our Richmond, KY rehab centers is the right course to take.

Richmond Addiction Stats

  • Between 2012 and 2015, 87 people died of drug overdose.
  • Between 2016 and 2017, 48 people were arrested on the campus of EKU for drug-related offenses.
  • 2041 people were killed in drunk driving accidents between 2003 and 2012 in Kentucky.


Causes & Signs of Drug Abuse

Alcoholism and drug addiction are characterized by a level of denial. It is difficult to properly diagnose the illness of addiction when one symptom of the disease is lying and deception of self and others. How can you tell if you or a loved one has a problem with chemical dependency? There are signs and symptoms to determine whether a physical addiction is present. Look for:

  • Consistent drug and alcohol use or repeated binge drinking or using.
  • The user requires more of the substance to achieve the same level of effect. This is called developing a tolerance.
  • Withdrawal symptoms including headaches, nausea, flu-like symptoms, irritability and other symptoms in absence of the substance.

Avoid suffering by reaching out for medical help and treatment. Therapies are available to help facilitate a clean and sober life.

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Rajan R. Joshi, MD, PSC

789 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY

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130 Meadowlark Drive
Richmond, KY

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Getting Help in Richmond

In college towns, substance abuse often runs rampant. For teens and young adults, drinking alcohol and using drugs recreationally can provide a feeling of excitement and freedom. It is easy for young people to continue using until they teeter unwittingly into an addiction.

For others, addiction can start unintentionally through the misuse of medication. Often doctors prescribe medications to treat illness or injury. Opiates, stimulants, barbiturates and other types of mind and mood altering drugs are often misused as patients develop a tolerance to these powerful chemicals.

Addiction is no respecter of persons. Regardless of age, race, gender or other factors, addiction can strike anyone at any time. Reaching out for help at one of our Richmond, KY rehab centers is the best hope for a second chance.

Choosing From Many Richmond Rehab Centers

Knowing what to expect when seeking help for an addiction can bring a level of ease and comfort. When you place the important phone call to one of our specialists, you will be asked questions specific to your circumstance. Our professional staff will refer you to an appropriate Richmond, KY rehab center. From there, you will schedule an appointment. A counselor will recommend a specific treatment program that may include any of the following or a combination of therapies:

  • Detoxification
  • In-patient rehabilitation
  • Out-patient rehabilitation
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy

Regardless of the specific treatment program, receiving help for an addiction is necessary to begin anew.

Contact Us

Our addiction care specialists at want to help. By calling 800-654-0987, you will have ready access to a pool of resources we have gathered for rehab services. If you or someone you love needs addiction counseling and care, one of our Richmond, KY rehab centers can establish an individualized program to help. Call today to reach out for a hopeful new future free from the turmoil of addiction.

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