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When addicts turn to crime who really suffers?

Many individuals in the Baltimore area are addicted to drugs and alcohol and need help for their addiction. Of the 41,000 persons arrested in a year's time, approximately 19,000 were dependent on some type of drug and in most cases more than one drug. Between 12,000 and 14,000 of those arrested were addicted to heroin. Narconon Arrowhead's inpatient program is one of the most successful programs in the nation with over a 70% success rate of those who graduate the program. Narconon is dedicated to helping addicted residents of Baltimore overcome addiction so that they can move forward in life and be productive members of society.

When an individual is addicted to drugs and alcohol it often leads them into a life of crime. A person who is addicted usually can not hold a job so they start stealing or selling drugs in order to feed their addiction. Since drugs and alcohol alter the mind, one’s perception of right and wrong begin to become confused. The person will make justifications for their actions (my mom has a lot of money, she won't miss $20) and the cycle just keeps on until at last the person ends up in jail or worse. This is just one scenario but, that’s how it gets started. It usually starts out really simple and then escalates into bigger situations. Once a person is addicted they are not the same person they were before. Everything about them is different and they cannot see the changes in themselves.

The friends and families of the addicted person usually suffer more than the addict. They are the ones that sit up late a night worrying if the person is alive or not, bail the person out when they can't pay their bills or when they have gotten into trouble with the law. They are also the one's that end up paying for the person to go through treatment if the addict is ever lucky enough to make it long enough to get to treatment. Being the friend or family member of an addict is never a quiet day in the park and anyone who has ever dealt with an addict can attest to that.

Finding effective treatment can be overwhelming but, living a lifetime of addiction is even worse; not only for the addict but, for the friends and family. When looking into treatment you should explore your options and make sure to find the treatment type that best suites your needs. A program that handles all the aspects of addiction, getting the body and the mind clean and clear from all drug toxins is a wise choice. There are thousands of treatment types to choose from, long term, short term, inpatient, outpatient, detoxification, several meetings and many more but, choosing the one that matches you and your needs will be most beneficial. A good long term inpatient program normally offers everything an addict will need to recover fully from addiction.

If you or someone you love is struggling with substance abuse and are searching for drug rehab in Baltimore, call Narconon Arrowhead today. Narconon Arrowhead is one of the world's largest and most effective inpatient drug rehabilitation and education programs with a success rate of over 70% of those who graduate. Narconon Arrowhead offers free addiction counseling, free assessments, and referrals to the residents in Baltimore.

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