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Nevada is a state located in the western, mountain west, and southwestern regions of the U.S. Nevada is the 7th most extensive, 35th most populous, and the 9th least densely populated state in the country. Over two-thirds of Nevada residents reside in Clark County, which contains the Las VegasParadise metropolitan area. The state capital is Carson City. As of 2012 the estimated population of Nevada was 2,758,931, a 2.2% increase since 2010. As of 2006 census estimates, Nevada is the eighth fastest growing state in the nation, and Henderson and North Las Vegas are among the USA's top 20 fastest-growing cities of over 100,000.
Nevada Drug Use Trends
The state of Nevada is located in the southwestern portion of the United States and is the 7th most extensive state in the nation. The center of population in the state is Clark County, home to the famed city of Las Vegas. The state of Nevada is mainly made up of desert and largely semiarid and much of the state is located in the Great Basin. Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada are located of the Western edge of Nevada, and surprisingly most of the state's land is managed by various federal government jurisdictions both civilian and military. Residents in the state of Nevada struggle with very specific substance abuse issues, and the non-medical use of prescription drugs is killing residents at an all time high.
Drinking starts at a very early age for Nevada residents, and according to recent surveys over one-quarter of Nevada high school students say that they consumed their first alcoholic drink before the age of 13, over 4% higher than the national average. Over 17% of Nevada residents admit to binge drinking within the past month, and this results in many consequences particularly in regards to drinking and driving. Unfortunately, 14% of Nevadans report having driven after drinking in the past 60 days and in 2009 there were 15,234 arrests for DUI in the state.
Nevada ranks in the highest quintile in the nation in regards to illicit drug dependence or abuse, as well as the highest quintile for needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use. As mentioned above, the non-medical abuse of prescription drugs is a primary drug problem in Nevada, with prescription pain killers in particular being the most serious and deadly. As a consequence, the rate of drug-induced deaths in Nevada is higher than the national average and in 2009 twice as many people died from prescription drug overdoses in Clark County, Nevada than those who died as a result of illicit street drugs. Nearly all prescription overdose deaths were a result of prescription pain killer overdose including Fentanyl, morphine, methadone, oxycodone and hydrocodone. Illicit drugs are a problem also however, and overdose deaths where these types of drugs are involved are mostly caused by methamphetamine (73%) or cocaine (34%).
Because the substance abuse problem in Nevada is so deadly, it is crucial that early intervention be an essential aspect of the solution as well quality drug rehab programs being made available before it is too late. When looking for a quality drug rehab program in Nevada, it is important to understand that with the types of drugs that individuals are abusing in the state, intensive treatment is needed beginning with professional detox services. However, much more time will be needed for individuals who are dependent to prescription drugs, meth, cocaine or what have you to be able to have the wherewithal to be able to live a drug free life when the individual returns home. There are programs in Nevada which provide essential behavioral therapy and life skills training, and actually resolve the causes of addiction so that this is possible. This takes time however, and won't happen overnight. So inpatient and residential programs which provide a 90-120 stay in the state are the programs to consider as the primary option, and in many cases such treatment is even covered through private health insurance.
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