Washington Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opiate rehab in Washington is not always so quick and easy to find. The state is so vast and has so many rural areas with very little to go on that sometimes, finding local treatment is a difficult process. However, the challenge of finding quality opiate rehab in Washington for yourself or for someone you love should not stop you from making a great effort to find the help that you need. There is help available and opiate addiction does not have to be a life-ending event.
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WA TREATMENT FACTS
- Heavy heroin users experience a peak in their withdrawal symptoms between 48 and 72 hours after the last dose, according to the Center for Substance Abuse Research. Though heroin withdrawal usually only lasts about a week or so, a person should not go through it without some sort of pharmacological treatment.
- Some opioid addicts are afraid to enter treatment because they are worried they will be shamed for their substance abuse, but this is absolutely not the goal of treatment. Instead, caregivers attempt to help the patient feel positively about themselves and their future in order to create positive change.
- Many people choose private rehab programs for their recovery because they do not want others to know that they are in need of substance abuse help.
- Buprenorphine is usually paired with naloxone as a maintenance treatment. This protects it from abuse because those who attempt to crush and snort the drug will experience immediate withdrawal effects caused by the naloxone.
Washington TREATMENT STATS
- According to a 2014-2015 study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 0.40 percent of Washington residents aged 12 and older have admitted to past year heroin abuse. This is higher than the national average of 0.30 percent (National Institute on Drug Abuse).
- Heroin related overdose deaths in Washington increased from 298 in 2014 to 303 in 2015 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
- According to the S. Department of Health and Human Services, the state is, unfortunately, among the highest tier of past year opioid dependence and abuse in the country at between 10.8 and 12.9 per 1,000 persons aged 12 and older.
- Still, the treatment capacity in the state is among the lowest of the four tiers between 0.7 and 3.0.
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