Learn More About Rehabs in Idaho

Although Idaho is best known for its potatoes, it is also known for its gems, particularly star garnets, its beautiful scenery, and its fascinating history. People from Idaho are generally thought to be nice and very friendly. It has a rich history including a number of ghost towns, historical buildings, and gem mines. There are also world class fly fishing and hiking spots in areas such as the Caribou National Forest and Anderson Dam.

With a population of more than 1.6 million people, it is not surprising to learn that Idaho has a far more sinister distinction. The state is also known for methamphetamine, club drugs, marijuana, heroin, and cocaine. All of these drugs are widely available throughout the Gem State.

The Mexican national drug cartels control most of the drug trade in this state with drugs being shipped over land and by air. This makes drugs available for anyone who wishes to use them. The shear availability of drugs in Idaho make addiction almost a given and many people fall into this trap every year.

Idaho Addiction Stats

Of the many things that Idaho is known for, drug use is not usually at the top of the list. Some of the true drug facts and statistics about drugs in Idaho may come as a surprise to you. Some of these are:

  • Meth, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and club drugs are widely available in Idaho
  • Methamphetamine and marijuana are the two most widely used drugs in the state
  • Between 2011 and 2013, the amount of drug overdoses doubled going from 111 to 227
  • Although alcohol is site as being high on the list as a drug of choice its being taken over by meth
  • Approximately 12 out of every 100,000 people in Idaho suffer from a drug overdose


Causes & Signs of Drug Abuse

Recognizing drug and alcohol addiction is often difficult, particularly if you or someone close to you is addicted. The first step in seeking help is knowing what may be causing the addiction. With this information you can predict whether an addiction is likely or not. Some common causes for addiction are:

  • Stress in the family, work, or school
  • Social or familial isolation
  • Major life changes
  • Boredom
  • Peer groups that also use
  • Poor mental or physical health

The symptoms may be equally difficult to spot. Some of these symptoms are:

  • Poor hygiene
  • Obsession with drugs or alcohol
  • Secretive behavior
  • Paraphernalia or things that facilitate drug use
  • Weight loss or gain
  • Sleeping all the time or not sleeping at all
  • Missing important events, work, or school

There are many more symptoms of drug addiction. They can be glaringly obvious or very subtle. If you notice any of these signs in yourself or loved ones, we can help.

Getting Help in Idaho

If you or a family member requires help for a substance use or mental health disorder, please call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) free 24/7 national helpline: [phone]. SAMHSA will connect you to local treatment options in Idaho, as well as state-funded treatment if you do not have insurance coverage.

Finding help is essential for conquering addiction. Deciding that you or your loved one needs help is only the first step. Once you make this decision, you have to choose between one of the many rehab centers in Idaho across the state. You can look up Idaho treatment centers here.

Dial 911 if you are in need of immediate medical attention.

Choosing From Many Idaho Rehabs

Choosing from the rehab centers in Idaho is a complex process that can be made easier with a little bit of research. Some of the things that you can do to make sure the rehab center you choose is right for you are:

  • Decide which type of rehab program that you need
  • Decide which amenities are most important to you
  • Consider if you want inpatient/residential treatment or outpatient/nonresidential treatment
  • Consider the location that is best for you
  • Talk to the people that know the problems that you face
  • Discuss this decision with your close friends or family members

You can find help with each of these important decisions by simply calling us. We can make these complex choices a bit easier for you by providing you with the information that you need.

Where do calls go?

Calls to numbers on a specific treatment center listing will be routed to that treatment center. Additional calls will also be forwarded and returned by a quality treatment center within the USA.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by a licensed drug and alcohol rehab facility, a paid advertiser on Addictions.com.

All calls are private and confidential.