5 Drug Rehab Centers in Topeka, Kansas
Topeka, Kansas and other metro regions of the state are taking a proactive approach to curtailing their substance abuse problem. This strategy includes expanding opportunities for treatment and recovery support.
Substance Abuse In Topeka & Shawnee County, Kansas
Shawnee County has been working to control drug and alcohol abuse in major cities like Topeka. It is an effort that seems to be working, as Shawnee’s rate of drug overdose fatalities has stabilized over the last few years.
The current rate of drug overdose deaths in Shawnee County is 14.8 per 100,000 people. That is higher than the Kansas rate, but lower than the national average.Article Sources
Kansas Health Matters - http://www.kansashealthmatters.org/indicators/index/view?indicatorId=2370&localeId=1028
Prevent Overdose Kansas - http://www.preventoverdoseks.org/download/Advisory_Committee_subs_strats_grants_handout.pdf