4 Drug Rehab Centers Near Fort Scott, Kansas
Residents in Fort Scott, Kansas have a variety of addiction treatment centers nearby to help them overcome addiction while not having to go too far from home. Learn how you can find a drug rehab near you.
Substance Abuse In Fort Scott & Bourbon County, Kansas
A report from the state’s Department of Health and Environment indicates the changing landscape of the substance use epidemic that’s sweeping the nation. Consider these facts:
- Across Kansas, males and females aged 35 and 54 years were hospitalized the most for opioid poisonings not involving heroin.
- In fact, 2016 saw fewer than 100 hospitalizations and admissions to emergency departments for poisonings related to heroin.
- Instead, the number of poisonings related to amphetamines skyrocketed by nearly three times as many as those related to heroin.
- Between July and September 2017, hydrocodone, which is also known as Vicodin and Norco, was the most prescribed opioid medication with 250,607 units.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment - http://www.preventoverdoseks.org/download/ED_HD_DATA.pdf
Kansas Department of Health and Environment - http://www.preventoverdoseks.org/download/KS_DDPI_Opioid_Trend_Data_Brief_1.pdf