underage adolescents in Idaho drink each year.

22.3% of those have had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row (binge drinking) in the past 30 days.
3.5% have had at least one drink of alcohol on school property in the past 30 days.

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In recent years, the state of Idaho has experienced an increased problem with meth, alcohol abuse, prescription pills, heroin and marijuana.  About 1,640 Idahoans went to treatment for alcohol abuse in 2009 and an additional 951 people entered treatment for alcohol combined with a secondary drug.  Perhaps the most commonly cited drug among primary drug rehab admissions in Idaho is marijuana.  In 2009, there were 1,804 Idaho residents who went to treatment for marijuana dependence.

Along with alcohol and marijuana, methamphetamine and prescription pill addictions are increasing in prevalence in the state.  There were 1,496 treatment admissions for methamphetamine/amphetamine abuse in 2009 and Idaho addiction treatment facilities experienced a seven fold increase in the percentage of opioid admissions as the primary substance of abuse from 2005 to 2010. The most popular abused prescription opioids in the state of Idaho are Vicodin, Oxycontin and Oxycodone.

There are several Idaho addiction treatment centers that offer rehabilitation for a variety of addictions. It is important for the individual wishing to end their addiction to seek the proper professional medical care in a rehab center that fits their needs. If you are suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, you should consider enrolling in a rehabilitation center that offers a medical detox. When you have been addicted to a substance for a long time, your body becomes dependent on the substance. If the body does not the substance it will cause withdrawal symptoms. These withdrawal symptoms can be dangerous, which is why a professionally supervised detox is highly advised. A medical detox will ensure your safety and comfort as you cleanse your body of its substance dependency. 

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