Often, individuals feel that they can handle a severe drug addiction problems alone without the help of professionals like Southworth Associates. Their attempts are most often unsuccessful and when an individual abuses drugs for an extended period of time, research has shown that substantial alterations take place in their brain functions. These changes make it more difficult for them to abstain from the use of drugs and cope with daily life. As a result, it is important for individuals and their families to realize that it may take more than just strong willpower to conquer drug addiction. It frequently requires professional intervention from a group of professionals like Southworth Associates to treat drug addiction. Southworth Associates was created by John Southworth in 1998. He has been active in substance abuse, mental health counseling and treatment since 1983. We do everything in to assist drug dependent individuals, their families, colleagues and friends in treating the disease of addiction. At Southworth Associates, we stress early identification, intervention, referral for treatment and monitoring. By making consulting, education, and recovery services available in a proactive manner, individuals, families, colleagues, and friends are able to rediscover the means to live rewarding lives. The purpose of intervention is to interrupt drug addicts denial circuit and to motivate them to seek immediate help. Southworth Associates understands that often individuals, in the midst of drug addiction, engage in a variety of self-destructive behaviors. Although it can be confusing to friends and family, addicts are generally unaware they have a drug problem, because denial is the hallmark of addiction.
Tulsa Drug Addiction Treatment Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma is the second largest city in the State and 46th largest city in the United States. With a population of nearly 400,000, it is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with about 940,000 residents. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, and extends into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner Counties. For most of the 20th Century, the city held the nickname Oil Capital of the World and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry. In the 1950s, Time magazine dubbed Tulsa America’s Most Beautiful City. Tulsa also has an ongoing drug problem. The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) reports that marijuana is readily available in all areas of Oklahoma. It is the main illegally abused drug in the state. Marijuana from Mexico is prevalent and is usually imported in combination with other illegal drugs being transported to Oklahoma. Methamphetamine from Mexico continues to be the primary drug of choice (other than marijuana) in Oklahoma. The solid form crystal meth has become more prevalent, and an increase in it has been seen over the past couple of years. Cocaine also continues to be readily available throughout the State, and black tar heroin is available in extremely limited quantities. Oklahoma is seeing an increase in the abuse of club drugs, and current investigations indicate that prescription drugs are a growing abuse problem in the State.
Tulsa Drug Abuse Rehabilitation
Southworth Associates knows one thing is certain for the drug abuser the dwindling spiral will continue on its downward path unless action is taken. The time to do something is NOW! Before the drug addict ends up in jail or dead of an overdose or accident, something needs to be done to help. To do nothing for the drug addict should never be an option. As drug abuse continues to escalate, there is an increased need for effective drug intervention. Southworth Associates can help. Our experts understand how drug abuse erodes the quality of life, not only for the abuser, but for their families and friends. Careers are ruined; companies lose millions of dollars in lost production time; cities and suburbs become degraded by the increased crime and violence that goes with drug trafficking and drug addiction. The effects of drug abuse goes way beyond the damage done to the addicts themselves in terms of time lost on the job, to the health system inundated by illnesses and overdoses, to communities harmed by the increased crime rates, to families living a nightmare as they watch their loved ones go down the drain. But, we can help, and so can you! Call us today to find out how to get started on the road to recovery from drug addiction.