Abusing drugs and alcohol not only increases your risk of fatal overdose, it can negatively impact your personal relationships, devastate your finances, get you in trouble with law enforcement, or cause you to lose your job or get kicked out of school. Finding the right rehab center is your chance to break free from the cycle of addiction and take back control of your life. Read on to learn more about substance abuse in Missouri and resources that are available for those seeking help.
They offer a rigorous comprehensive rehabilitation facility that has you going to classes for the better part of each day. I have personally never struggled with drug or alcohol addiction, but my step son does. The only thing is, they are only allowed to use the facilities phone (no personal phones rae allowed) for 5 minuets ONCE a week.
Affordable place but needs a better holistic offering
It's appropriate for various ages. It's a clean, modern, nice smelling facility and the staff always seemed to be interested and competent. I think their weaknesses are the the same as any other facility's weaknesses. You're not at home anymore, you are expected to follow the rules without exceptions and every once in a while, you run into a bad employee. I would recommend this facility because my aunt has been a patient numerous times over the years. There hasn't been a miraculous cure, but she always does so much better after treatment. I've never heard horror stories or problems at Tri-County and their numerous programs have been featured many times on local TV programs.
The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates at least 50% of opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid painkiller. Drugs like oxycodone, fentanyl, and heroin all contribute to the rising number of overdose deaths. In Missouri, the highest rates of opioid-related deaths occur in the state’s eastern regions, especially St. Louis and the surrounding rural and suburban areas.1
Below are additional statistics on the state of drug abuse among vulnerable populations in Missouri:2
People use drugs and/or alcohol for various reasons: to cope with stressors, feel pleasure, or manage pain, for example. Repeated use of psychoactive substances can change the way the brain reacts to drugs and can lead to tolerance, dependence, and addiction. Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that can last throughout a person’s lifetime. However, treatment is available and research shows that a combination of medication and behavioral therapies is most successful in managing addiction.
The decision to access treatment is the first step in recovery. There are hundreds of professional centers across the country that provide evidence-based treatment in a relaxing, sober environment. You can call us at to speak to a representative about finding a rehab center that’s best for you.
Whether you are considering inpatient or outpatient treatment, you might be concerned about how to cover the expenses. Keep in mind that no matter how expensive rehab is, you are investing in your health and your future.
In order to cover the cost of addiction treatment, consider the following: