Montana is home to the greatest variety of wildlife in the continental United States. There are over 77 named mountain ranges within state limits, hence the origins of the name “Montana.” Spectacular snow-covered mountains, vast prairie lands, and beautiful forests make Montana a special place.
Montana is also home to one of the nation’s worst drug and alcohol problems. Montana ranked among the top ten states in past-month illicit drug use among persons age 12 or older; past-month illicit drug use among young adults age 18-25; past-month marijuana use among persons age 12 or older; and past-month marijuana use among young adults age 18-25. Montana’s rates for illicit drug use are well above the national average.
So if you are asking yourself “Should I attend a Montana drug rehab?” You should first ask yourself these questions:
1.) Does your drinking or drug use cause problems? Often, when a person is suffering from the disease of addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, they will suffer consequences as a result of drinking or using drugs. These consequences can be legal, financial, or interpersonal (affecting your relationships with other people. When people continue to drink or use drugs despite these consequences, it is a sign that they have a problem drugs and alcohol and they may need Montana drug rehab
2.) Do you lie about drinking or using drugs or hide the evidence of alcohol or drug use from others? Addicts will often lie to family and friends about the frequency of drug or alcohol use and the amount of alcohol or drugs they use. It is also common for a drug addict or alcoholic to hide the empty liquor bottles or drug paraphernalia so that other people do not know how much they are using or drinking. At this point, you should definitely consider Montana drug rehab.
3.) Do you ever make promises to yourself or others about your drinking or drug use that you can’t keep? Many times addicts and alcoholics will make promises to themselves or their loved ones about drinking or using drugs. “I promise to stop drinking on weeknights” or “As soon as I finish this stressful project, I will quit using drugs.” Addicts and alcoholics then break these promises even though they really meant what they said when they made the promise. The compulsion to drink or use drugs is just too great. If you catch yourself doing this, you may need Montana drug rehab.
4.) Do you ever drink or do drugs in the morning to cope with withdrawal or a hangover? Using drugs or alcohol to cope with the effects of drugs and/or alcohol is a sign that you have a problem. If you experience withdrawal symptoms, you are likely physically addicted to the drug or drink, and may need to go to Montana drug rehab.
5.) Do you avoid people who don’t approve of your drinking or using or places where it is not acceptable to use or drink? People who have a problem with drugs or alcohol will usually try to surround themselves with others who drink or use drugs as well. They avoid people who do not use drugs and drink or people who will judge them for the excessive drug or alcohol use. Addicts and alcoholics also frequently lose interest in activities that do not involve drinking or drug use. Isolation is very common in people who have a problem with drugs or alcohol.
6.) Do you need increasing amounts of drugs or alcohol to feel the same effects? Increasing tolerance of drugs and alcohol is a sign of addiction. You should consider going to Montana drug rehab if you need more and more of a substance to get high or drunk.