Pell City, Alabama Drug Rehabs

Pell City is a city in St. Clair, Alabama.  The city is the county seat of St. Clair County along with Ashville.  At the 2000 census the population was 9,565.  At the 2010 census, the city-limit population jumped to 12,695.  In the Mid 2000’s Pell City experienced a rapid residential and commercial growth and this was partly by the opening of the Honda Plant in nearby Lincoln, and by a new retail area on the north side of I-20 anchored by a Wal-mart, Home Depot, several fast food and casual dining restaurants.  The median income for a household in the city was $48,300.  About 7.5% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line.  Pell City does have a drug problem.  There is a need for Pell City Drug Rehabs.

Pell City Drug Rehabs

In January, 2012, A Pell City student and a friend were at school when they drank a dangerous mixture of a codeine-based cough syrup, Sprite and candy.  This student had to go to the hospital where doctors pumped her stomach.  The police in Pell City gave her the information that this concoction can be deadly.  They are now wanting to know where the teens got the codeine-based cough syrup because in Alabama you do have to have a prescription for it.  Ann Slattery with the regional poison control center said, “Whether it’s a prescription medication or illicit medication it is drug abuse.  If it is a controlled substance and it’s not yours, your name is not on it, it is illegal for you to have it.”  Don’t get caught up in the use and abuse of these drugs.  Get help finding Pell City drug rehabs.  Something can be done about it.