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Statistics And Facts:

  • Overdoses and deaths related to opiates have reached an all-time high in the United States and are considered an epidemic by the CDC and NIH.
  • According to the CDC, Opiate related deaths were five times higher in 2016 than 2015.
  • In 2016, Drug Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States with heroin accounting for 25% of those deaths and opiate prescription pain medications accounting for another 38%.
  • In 2016, there were 89 deaths PER DAY related to prescription drug deaths. It is surmised that many of these deaths are from illegally made synthetic Fentanyl.
  • 11.8 million people in the United States reported misusing opiates in the past year and 2.1 million met the criteria for opiate dependence.
  • The CDC and SAMHSA recognize that Medication Assisted Treated is highly effective at treating opioid use disorder.
  • Medication Assisted Treatment reduces the chances of contracting or spreading communicable diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C.
  • Medication Assisted Treatment helps to reduce cravings, stay in treatment, address core issues, sustain long term recovery, reduce criminal activity, address healthy living lifestyles, and increase employability.

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Alternatives for Life Treatment & Recovery remains firm in its commitment to treat those struggling with opioid addiction.  ALTR is a provider of essential services and remains open for business.

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