Teens living in Vineland, NJ are increasingly turning to drugs and alcohol to deal with the stresses of growing up in a modern world. Just like teens the world over, they need the right kind of support and care to break these bad habits before more destructive behavior interrupts their lives and development.
More than 100 Cumberland county residents younger than 21 were admitted for alcohol or drug addiction treatment in 2016.1 And while teen drug use has hit all-time lows in the history of the Monitoring the Future study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 10% of 12th-graders surveyed still reported at least occasional drug use.2
Since occasional use can turn into routine or daily substance abuse and can have long-term impacts on their mental and emotional development, parents should encourage treatment at the first sign of a problem—even if their child is not severely addicted or not yet experiencing withdrawal symptoms.3
Outpatient rehab for substance use disorders may sometimes be a better choice for a teen. Adolescents often benefit from the social setting of outpatient care, and can still attend school and otherwise follow their usual routine. As a result, this kind of treatment is less disruptive to their lifestyle despite their need for substance abuse rehabilitation.
Many outpatient treatment programs designed specifically for teens include themes and specializations such as:
The exact treatments available for a teen seeking recovery may vary from program to program. Search our national database for Vineland rehabs or treatment centers elsewhere in the country.
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