5 Drug Rehab Centers in Franklin, Kentucky
The county seat of Simpson County, Franklin, Kentucky is home to about 8,800 people and was named for Benjamin Franklin. Franklin is close to the Tennessee border and is also about 20 miles south of Bowling Green. Residents of Franklin dealing with substance abuse or addiction will find multiple drug and alcohol rehab centers in the city itself.
Substance Abuse In Franklin & Simpson County
Simpson County is located in a prosperous region of Kentucky and the community is healthier than other regions of the state overall. However, these indicators tracked by the state health facts database show that substance use disorders do affect Franklin and the county overall:
- 11% of Simpson County residents engaged in binge drinking in 2016, fewer than the state average of 15%.
- 2,633 Simpson county residents per 100,000 were arrested for drug-related causes in 2016, significantly higher than the state rate of 1,701 per 100,000
- Simpson County had 10 drug overdose deaths in 2015, ranking 25th among Kentucky counties.
Traveling For Addiction Treatment
Franklin, Kentucky has four outpatient drug and alcohol rehab centers within city limits. Residents may need to travel for residential treatment or other types of recovery programs. Travel outside of Kentucky may be necessary to find the program that is right for your recovery.Article Sources
Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky - http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/location/show.aspx?cat=2&loc=37
Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy - https://odcp.ky.gov/Reports/2017%20Final%20KYODCP-KYASAP%20Annual%20Report.pdf
Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration - https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator?sAddr=Franklin%2C%20Kentucky%2C%20USA#