Of the 22,961 people who were admitted for substance abuse treatment in Alabama in 2010, 7.5% of them were between the ages of 12-17, and 4.8% of them were between the ages of 18-20. The fact is, the kids aren’t all alright. Marijuana, hallucinogenic drugs, and other stimulant drugs are the most popular form of substance abuse amongst youth. This data is gleaned from those who sought treatment. There is an untold number of youth, aged 18 and lower, who are abusing alcohol, marijuana, painkillers and other drugs. If you have noticed unusual or erratic behavior in your child or loved one, you should have a conversation about possible drug use and treatment options. There are treatment facilities which are run purely for youth. Treatment can vary between short-term residential programs, long-term residential programs, and outpatient programs. This depends on the severity of the addiction, the support network around the patient, and the financial needs of the patient. There are a number of treatment facilities in Alabama which cater for young people suffering from substance abuse and addiction problems.
Read through the list of treatment facilities in Alabama which offer substance abuse treatment for youth. Don’t let the mistakes of the youth determine the life of the adult, browse our website and call a treatment facility today to discuss any questions and find out about treatment options.
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