Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs in Calgary
The city of Calgary has been on a rapid incline with its population, but within the last few years across the province, there has been a recession with thousands of people losing their jobs, and many turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with the problem. The city's population is just over 1.2 million and still growing, despite the rapid down turn in jobs. Drug and alcohol issues exist all throughout the city, and with most of the western provinces such drugs as Fentanyl has been causing hundreds of overdoses each year. In order to help addicts and their families, there are over 190 different drug and alcohol treatment services situated within the city. The programs provided include inpatient drug rehab, outpatient programs, and conventional and medical detox services.