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Find a Substance Abuse Rehab Center or Resource in Santee, CA


With the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in California, many are watching and waiting to see what changes are brought by the new laws. Because it is a new industry, there have been hiccups with licensing and oversight, stopping illegal dispensaries and products from connecting with customers, and legally managing the issue of people driving while under the influence of the drug.

One issue facing residents of Santee and other areas throughout California is the increasing perception that marijuana is a safe substance. The act of legalization and the trend to tax and monitor every aspect of the drug in more and more states across the country have caused some people in all age categories to believe that marijuana is harmless, nonaddictive, and safe for medical and recreational use.1

As this trend has increased, the number of people entering drug addiction treatment programs in search of support for marijuana addiction has dropped. Between 2010 and 2015, the percent of new admissions to drug rehab programs based on a marijuana addiction dropped from just under 20% to closer to 15% in San Diego County.2

This decline in admissions is most likely attributable to shifting public perception due to the drug’s legalization. People who have developed marijuana dependence might view their use as “normal” because of heightened visibility of the drug and marketing images surrounding it.

Is your loved one struggling with marijuana use and abuse? Or are their lives negatively impacted by their inability to moderate intake of alcohol or other drugs? Begin searching for a rehab center or contact a treatment advisor to discuss your family’s needs and how best to help your loved one begin the healing process.

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Addiction Therapy after Inpatient Substance Abuse Rehab

If illicit or prescription drug abuse is negatively affecting your work and home life, Santee, CA has a wealth of top-rated drug abuse programs to help you or someone close to you. Whether addicted to Orlaam, opiate drugs, pain medication or alcohol, we can help you connect with rehabilitation to get the best-quality help available. You can even find exclusive or private treatment in Santee to make rehabilitation as easy as possible.

What About Luxury Drug Abuse Treatment Centers?

The individuals who need treatment for drugs and alcohol the most are often the last ones to make use of it. Alcohol and drug interventions gather friends and loved ones to impress upon the user the need for change, and for rehabilitation.

Residential Rehabilitation Centers

Prior to recovery starting, the system must be cleaned of harmful chemicals. This is what detox is. Usually, drugs will leave the abuser with unpleasant side effects or withdrawal symptoms once the body has become accustomed to getting the drug. Medicine-assisted detoxification can minimize the symptoms for anyone seeking to start anew.