Paterson, New Jersey, is affected by drug and alcohol addiction, much like many other cities in both Passaic County and throughout the rest of the state.
Opioid addiction rates are relatively high in Paterson, where roughly 52% of treatment admissions to nearby recovery centers are for heroin and other opiates like oxycodone and fentanyl.1 Paterson drug rehab centers also see high admissions rates for alcohol and marijuana.1
Familiarizing yourself with signs of drug and alcohol addiction may help you determine whether you or a loved one could benefit from detoxification, behavioral therapy, and other evidence-based treatments.2 Rehab centers in and around Paterson can help you safely overcome drug and alcohol dependence, along with the psychological root causes of addiction, such as chronic stress and depression.3
Common signs of addiction include:4
Those who suffer from addiction tend to prioritize drug and alcohol use above other important responsibilities such as that involving their family, career, and finances. For example, your loved one may call in sick to work more frequently so they can recover from the effects of alcohol, or they may spend money intended for rent on heroin and illicit painkillers to fuel their addiction.
If you have spotted signs of addiction in yourself or a loved one, understand that substance abuse treatment is available nearby. You can use our directory to find nearby drug detox centers or to search for a Paterson rehab center devoted to helping you fight drug or alcohol addiction.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.