Information on Drugs, Alcohol and Interventions in Louisiana
Louisiana’s coastline makes it an ideal area for drug traffickers shipping drugs into the United States. The state’s seaports, highways, and airstrips create a major shipping point for drug traffickers to transport their products. Also, Louisiana’s close proximity to Houston, Texas (a primary drug distribution area) makes it a good destination for drugs that are imported from Mexico.
The primary drug threats in Louisiana are caused by the distribution and abuse of heroin and crack/cocaine. Heroin has been an increasing threat to the nation but in Louisiana, heroin is mainly seen in New Orleans/the Louisiana metropolis areas. Unlike heroin, crack/cocaine is commonly reported in almost all areas of the state. Due to northern and central Louisiana being close to Arkansas, methamphetamine production and abuse are rising.
Louisiana Drug Facts:
- In Louisiana, 3% of the clients that checked into rehab were for alcohol and opiates.
- Oxycontin is becoming the cause of a high number of overdose deaths.
- Other pharmaceutical drugs, such as Dilaudid and Vicodin, are increasing in popularity.
- Drugs such as MDMA, LSD, GHB, and Ketamine are increasing in the Louisiana nightlife.
Why Choose Intervention Services for Drug or Alcohol Interventions?
As a company founded by a family who has struggled with substance abuse, we know what it is like to have a major rift within the household that comes from drugs and alcohol. We give addicts and their loved ones hope when they may not have any left. Due to us being in business for many years, we have the resources you need in order to give you the best intervention possible with a high success rate. We have taken our experiences, turned them into our passion, and created Intervention Services USA in order to help families just like yours every day.
Intervention Services USA is the largest intervention service provider in North America, delivering around 400 successful interventions per year. Call now to speak to one of our qualified substance abuse counselors and interventionist specialists and get the help your loved one truly deserves.
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