Impaired Driving and Its Consequences

Dec 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, drug abuse, drunk driving

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Daily, 29 people in the United States die from motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver. Driving after more than a few drinks or using drugs is a serious offense and should not be taken lightly. 

Continue reading to fully understand the importance of impaired driving, its consequences and how Providence Recovery can help you receive the right addiction treatment. 

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How Are Addiction and Crime Rates Correlated?

Oct 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction Treatment, drug abuse, crime rates

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In today's society, substance abuse and crime rates continue to correlate concurrently. Even more, offenders are not receiving the treatment they need.

Research reveals that treatment works for drug-abusing offenders. Not receiving addiction treatment through the lack of access or refusal of services can be detrimental for individuals who are incarcerated and suffering from a substance use disorder (SUD). 

Continue reading to find out more pertinent information about the correlation between addiction and crime rates to help your loved one before it's too late. 

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Top 10 Health Consequences of Drug Abuse

Oct 16, 2019 12:13:52 PM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Drug Addiction, Recovery Treatment, drug abuse

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There were 70,237 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2017. Short-term and long-term health effects occur from repetitive drug abuse over the years. Specific effects depend on the person, how much is being used, medical history and, of course, which substance(s) are being used. 

Continue reading to find out the top 10 health conditions associated with drug abuse and how our staff can help you. 

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