Oregon Substance Abuse Treatment

Last Edited: September 30, 2020

Author
Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Mark Frey, LPCC, LICDC, NCC

All of the information on this page has been reviewd and certified addiction professional.

Facing Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Oregon

Oregon residents live by the old saying, “live and let live.” They have a diverse culture complete with a music scene that is the envy of indie fans all over the country. This beautiful state boasts everything from volcanoes and mountains, to coastline, high desert, thick forests and prairies.

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Oregon is one of the four largest hazelnut growing areas and supplies most of the hazelnuts for the United States. The state is also the third largest producer of wine in the country.

Despite all that Oregon offers, the disease of addiction infiltrates many lives. Addiction is a disease that requires professional aid to overcome its deadly grip. Nearly one in 10 American adults is afflicted with substance abuse, per the CDC. With so many people experiencing the same devastating symptoms, we as a country cannot afford to ignore the warning signs. If you or a loved one has addiction symptoms, get help right away.

Making the decision to get clean and sober can be somewhat scary at first, but it’s the best decision you can make for yourself and your family. Professional treatment will allow you to stop using and overcome the underlying causes that may have perpetuated with using. It is never too late to recover.

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