Rehabs near Springfield IL
Springfield is the capital city of Illinois, located in Sangamon County. Recently, a concerning trend has been noticed in Sangamon County. Starting at the beginning of 2020, accidental drug overdose deaths have continued to rise. A coroner reported finding substances such as Heroin, Alprazolam, and alcohol in one victim’s body. Fentanyl has also been a culprit in these drug overdose deaths. The increasing numbers in Sangamon County have been alarming its citizens. Sangamon County also has higher rates of hospitalization due to Opioids and Heroin compared to some other counties in the state. In late 2020, 20 members of Springfield street gangs were charged with drug trafficking charges involving Methamphetamine, Heroin, Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, and Fentanyl. While it was a success to remove these drug traffickers from the streets, there are still drugs flowing through Springfield, Illinois. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation may be necessary to help someone struggling get back on the right path towards success and sobriety. Find out more about treatment options in Springfield, Illinois.
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WAND 17. (2020). ‘It is concerning’: Accidental drug overdoses rise in Sangamon Co. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.wandtv.com/news/it-is-concerning-accidental-drug-overdoses-rise-in-sangamon-co/article_cc304a6c-c702-11ea-8d36-ef3cce4a0acb.html
Illinois Department of Public Health. (2017). State of Illinois Comprehensive Opioid Data Report. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at http://dph.illinois.gov/sites/default/files/publications/publicationsdoil-opioid-data-report.pdf
State Journal-Register. (2020). More than 20 Springfield street gang members, others indicted on drug charges. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.sj-r.com/story/news/2020/12/24/multiple-police-agencies-were-involved-drug-arrests/4038836001/