Whether you are seeking addiction support and counseling for yourself, your spouse or another loved one, Ryan Evans has several years working with addictions and is specifically licensed in Nebraska for addiction counseling. He offers substance abuse evaluations. If you are looking for residential treatment or intensive outpatient treatment, Ryan can provide consultation on local and national programs that are successful and effective. If you or a family member has recently completed more intensive longer term forms of treatment, and you are looking to re-integrate, Ryan has several years experience working with after care planning. Contact Ryan with additional questions.
Opioid Addiction and Abuse
Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin as well as the licit prescription pain relievers oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and others.
According to the American Society of Addictive Medicine, drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 52,404 lethal drug overdoses in 2015. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with over 20,000 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and nearly 13,000 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2015.
Alcohol Addiction and Abuse
An estimated 88,0008 people die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.