Marijuana is the most common drug of choice in the state of Ohio. It is used by people of all backgrounds and the amount of younger users (aged 10 to 12) is rising. However, according to the National Substance Abuse Index, the biggest threat is cocaine (both crack and powder). There is a significant amount of users in the state and it is the drug of choice of arrestees. There has been an increase in the amount of methamphetamine (or meth) produced in the state and, therefore, it's availability. In Southern Ohio, the most significant threat is prescription painkillers, especially OxyContin and oxycodone. As the drugs are the most prescribed painkillers in the state, and there are a huge number of pain clinics and given that, this drug is easily available. In the past year (2012), the county of Scioto says 360 overdoses and 64 babies born with the drug in their system.
If you or anyone you know is suffering from an addiction to any of the drugs mentioned, or any other drugs, you can get help. This website offers a comprehensive list of the substance abuse rehab facilities in the state of Ohio. It is time to take the first steps towards a better life, free of addiction.
Addiction Treatment Centers in Ohio