- Substance Use Disorder is a common medical condition.
- Medical treatment is the most effective solution.
- Local resources are available at little to no cost.
- Community support is vital on the long-term road to recovery.
Substance Abuse in the Pottstown Area
The misuse of alcohol, illegal drugs, and prescription medications affect the health of millions of Americans, and use of illegal substances, primarily opioids, is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.
Trying to overcome addiction without treatment or medication is dangerous. Substance Use Disorder is a medical condition just like depression or diabetes, and the most effective treatments for include a combination of medication and counseling.
Available Substance Abuse Resources in PA
If you think you may need help, consult with your doctor or call the National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) to start a conversation.
In the Pottstown area, those with medical assistance insurance or no insurance can connect with health care professionals at: Creative Health Services and Community Health and Dental Care.
Overcoming addiction takes time. Join with community members who are walking the path out of addiction one day, month, or year at a time at CrossFit Pottstown Resurgence and other support groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Visit Sobriety Online to find more resources in Southeastern Pennsylvania.