Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in South Dakota
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Each year, nearly 2 out of every 25 people South Dakota are dependent upon or abusing alcohol. In particular, the state’s Native American communities are suffering serious consequences from alcohol abuse. In recent years, the death rate from chronic liver disease for South Dakota’s Native Americans was almost 8 times higher than the national average Improved treatment and prevention efforts are slowly decreasing alcohol abuse in the state, yet abuse of methamphetamine and prescription painkillers are increasing.
South Dakota—Improving Treatment, Building Long-Term Recovery
Substance abuse is an issue of public concern in South Dakota. The state is changing its approach to behavioral healthcare, and working to improve its services by integrating substance abuse and mental health treatments. There are now statewide prevention programs and coalitions, educating communities about substance abuse and preventing substance misuse in young people. There is also a new push to incorporate evidence-based practices into South Dakota’s treatment facilities, to help build long-term recovery.
South Dakota’s treatment programs are adapting to bring better care to those in need. If you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol and/or drug abuse, you don’t have to suffer any longer. There are quality rehabs in South Dakota that can help you find freedom in recovery. Call us today to speak with one of our friendly representatives about your treatment options: 1-866-317-7050.
- More than 50,000 people over the age of 12 in South Dakota (8% of the population) have an alcohol dependence or alcohol abuse problem, but only about 8% of those people received the needed treatment services.
- Rates of illicit drug abuse are lower in South Dakota—with about 15,000 people in need of drug treatment, and 16% of them received it.
- In 2015, almost 70% of people in treatment in South Dakota reported alcohol as their primary substance of abuse, often with a secondary drug of abuse.
- Marijuana was the primary substance of abuse for nearly 14% of the state’s treatment admissions that year, the majority of which were between the ages of 12 and 25.
- From 2013 to 2015, rates of meth abuse and prescription opiate abuse increased, particularly among people between 21 and 35 years of age.
South Dakota’s Treatment Programs
In general, treatment facilities in South Dakota offer services like:
- Comprehensive substance abuse assessment and diagnosis
- Mental health screenings
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Relapse prevention and motivational interviewing
- Individual and group counseling
- Intervention services
- Involvement with 12-step groups
Substance Abuse Groups in South Dakota
- In South Dakota’s Department of Social Services (DSS), the Division of Behavioral Health is the state’s authority on addiction treatment services. The Division accredits addiction treatment agencies and contracts with them, to provide the best quality services to people of all ages in South Dakota.
- Through the South Dakota Prevention Network, the Division of Behavioral Health aims to prevent mental and substance use disorders, as well as improve behavioral health in South Dakota through the use of evidence-based programs and practices. Their three Prevention Resource Centers provide technical assistance and prevention training to communities and prevention coalitions statewide.
- The DSS has initiated its Meth Changes Everything campaign, which brings prevention programs to high school students and communities across the state to educate them about the dangers of meth use. The Meth Changes Everything website is a place for people to share stories about how meth has affected their lives, as well as pledge to stand against meth.
- The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Coalition is a grassroots coalition based in Rapid City, South Dakota that is focused on preventing youth substance abuse. ASAP provides education about substance use and abuse in the Rapid City community, and works with local school in the district.
- The Spearfish Community Coalition is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization, working to keep young people drug-free and build healthier communities. The coalition does work to prevent underage drinking, promote the safe disposal of prescription drugs, reduce tobacco use among young people, and create more smoke-free public spaces.