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4 Drug Rehab Centers Near Kittanning, Pennsylvania

 

Substance Abuse In Kittanning & Armstrong County

The county of Armstrong and the borough of Kittanning has had some success in reducing the cases of opioid abuse, a problem that is escalating in most of the state. Consider some interesting facts about drug use in this area:

  • Overdose deaths in Armstrong County have dropped significantly since 2016. That year, the county reported 41 overdose fatalities. In late 2018, the number was just three.
  • Armstrong has a proactive program to address the opioid crisis. Warm Hand-off provides residents with a place to go for help that is affordable and easily accessible. The county has also armed its first responders with Narcan, a drug that can reverse an overdose and save lives.

Traveling For The Best Program

Kittanning has only one option for substance abuse treatment. It is always a good idea, though, for families to look at other areas in the state, and facilities in neighboring states, to ensure they get the best treatment for their needs. For more information about substance abuse treatment in Pennsylvania and other states, contact RehabCenter.net.

Community Health - http://www.communityhealthmagazine.com/community/armstrong-county-aims-to-battle-drug-abuse-epidemic/article_e6f3be9a-c2da-11e6-84e8-c3aaafc3e047.html

The Times-Tribune - https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/opioid/armstrong-county-beats-trend-with-surprising-decrease-in-overdose-deaths-1.2355423

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