Substance Abuse in Paradise Valley, AZ
"There is a reason we call this valley "˜paradise'," is the slogan for Paradise Valley and it is easy to see why. With beautiful views of Mummy Mountain, Camelback Mountain, and Piestewa Peak as well as 294 days of sun a year, it is a piece of paradise in Arizona. Paradise Valley is right in the middle of Phoenix/Scottsdale and is predominantly single family homes but also has 12 resorts, making it a popular tourist destination. Even paradise has its own issues though, according to Maricopa County records in 2006, 4,214 people in Paradise Valley admitted to drinking enough to be classified as heavy drinkers. There were also 1,633 people in Paradise Valley that admitted to using some type of illegal drug. If someone you know is suffering from addiction, intervention may be the answer.