According to the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration) and the DAWN (Drug Abuse Warning Network) monitoring the drug related emergency department (ED) visits in Chicago show trends regarding Chicago drug problems. The data shows 136,993 visits that are drug related in Chicago. These visits are related to collecting statistics regard illegal drugs, alcohol, prescription drugs and so on. The rate of ED visits in Chicago is much higher than the national average in the year 2006. The rate is especially higher for alcohol combined with illicit drugs. Between 2005 and 2009, the rate of ED visits for illicit drugs, such as cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and stimulants are much higher than the national average, especially in 2006, when the rate was 101% higher.
Heroin use and other related problems are worse in Chicago when compared to other metropolitan areas in the US. Our website is devoted to serving people who are looking for rehabilitation and recovery from Chicago drug problems. We understand that addiction can affect your lives and offer a directory of several centers for treating substance abuse. We focus on providing you with the best opportunity to give you or your near and dear ones a lasting recovery. A better life is waiting just around the corner for you or anyone you know who is suffering from drug related problems in Chicago.
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