According to National Substance Abuse Index (NSAI), 15 high school students were among those admitted for Cocaine abuse, 3.3 %(76) of 18 to 25 year olds were under medication for alcoholism, and 6.5 % in 31 to 45 year olds were dependents on Marijuana. Mississippi receives regular drug consignments from across the border. Mexico, Columbia and the Caribbean Islands ship these substances in the state from where it is distributed throughout the state, especially in the metropolitan cities and northern areas. In 2005, there were 10,065 patients undergoing drug abuse treatment in the state rehabs. Medicaid is jointly funded program for drug abuse treatment where low income men, women, children and the physically challenged receive rehab facilities. In 2010, Mississippi received grants worth more than $4 billion to be used over three years.
Our website has a list of all Medicaid rehabs in the state and you can easily find one in your locality. If untreated, substance abuse creates a number of disorders of the body and mind, including the collapse of veins, pulmonary defects, schizophrenia, psychosis, pain in bones and muscles, coronary diseases and weakening of motor skills like coordination, perceptions of time, space, direction, following of instructions and movements. To get a successful addiction cure, call a rehab without further delay.
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