Fargo is the county seat of Cass County, with approximately 15% of the state population. The economy of Fargo area was dependent on the agriculture. However, in the recent decades, other sectors of Fargo economy have shown growth. A Forbes study placed Fargo in the list of the best small cities in the nation to start a business or career. There is the Bakken Formation which underlies parts of Montana, North Dakota, and Manitoba (Canada). Oil companies created opportunities for many people in those areas to find highly paid jobs. At the same time, with the great economic growth in sight, people are struggling with substance abuse. Fortunately, there are solutions available to people who are struggling in the Fargo area. For this reason, Fargo drug treatment centers are available to help addicts in the region get their lives back on track.
A recent CDC County data report shows an increase in the substance abuse mortality rate. The North Dakota Oil Boom may be the reason for the increasing drug-related problems in Fargo.
According to 2015 Behavioral Health Barometer, prepared by SAMHSA, the youth substance abuse rate in North Dakota is higher than the country average. Almost 20% of North Dakota residents between 12 and 20 years or older are binge alcohol users. Besides, 6.6% of North Dakota youth are using illicit drugs. First, oil companies flood the state with highly paid jobs that bring locals big money. Second, drug dealers raise the prices of drugs that are fueled by the high demand in the area. Most commonly abused drugs in Fargo are meth, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. Shockingly, fentanyl-laced heroin is a cause of many overdose deaths among users in Fargo.
Luckily, there is good news for addicts in Fargo who are looking for help to break their addictions. Recently, there have been some national breakthroughs as well. Last year, Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act and the CARA (Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act), which allocated more than $1 Billion in an effort to aid treatment efforts all around the country. In other words, several states will have to qualify for funding by showing strategy and plans to expand treatment and prevention programs. North Dakota would be eligible for four million dollars over the next two years.Such funding means that treatment is available for those who want it.
Therefore, if you or someone you know is suffering from an addiction, give us a call, help is available! Get Treatment has compiled a list of several of the best Fargo drug treatment facilities and rehab centers. You’ll find that we have premium listings for rehab facilities for individuals with private insurance. In addition, we have several facilities that accept Medicare and Medicaid.
Bottom line, our addiction Counselors are always available at (888) 436-7297 to conduct free assessments and insurance verifications. We are happy to help you choose the best facility for the type of treatment you need. Call us, we want to help you!