5 Drug Rehab Centers Near Richmond, Missouri

Richmond is a small city of about 5,600 people in northwestern Missouri about 30 miles northeast of Kansas City. The town was named after Richmond, Virginia, and is also the county seat of Ray County. Whereas St. Joseph, Missouri is the city where Robert Ford shot Jesse James, Ford’s hometown is Richmond.

Rehab Centers In Richmond, Missouri

Richmond has an arts district with a historic theater and is known as the “Mushroom Capital of the World” due to the many wild mushrooms in the area. The community has recreational resources including a golf course, swimming pool, and gym. Richmond is also home to two organizations offering treatment for substance use disorders.

Rehab Centers Near Richmond, Missouri

Several treatment programs accessible to Richmond residents are located in the Kansas City suburbs of Independence, Blue Springs, and Liberty. Kansas City, approximately 40 miles southwest, also has more than 100 alcohol and drug rehab centers serving a variety of needs.

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Substance Abuse In Richmond And Ray County

Missouri’s Department of Mental Health maintains numbers on youth and adult substance use and treatment on a county level. Statistics are available for Ray County for a variety of indicators, including alcohol- and drug-related car crashes, youth substance use disorders, and treatment utilization.

  • In 2018, teens in Ray County reported using alcohol at least once in the previous 30 days.
  • 5.5 percent of Ray County teens reported binge drinking of more than five drinks on a single occasion in 2018.
  • In 2016, Ray County experienced 19 drug- or alcohol-related car crashes with two fatalities.
  • Authorities seized one methamphetamine lab in Ray County in 2017.
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 34 in Missouri. In 2016, 9 young people committed suicide in Ray County.

Traveling For The Best Program

Richmond has two outpatient substance use disorder treatment programs in the community. It is within one-half hour of more than 100 additional rehab programs in Kansas City. Regional treatment providers also offer outpatient programs within 10 to 20 miles of Richmond.

For those looking for addiction treatment in or near Richmond, they won’t have far to look. For help finding the best rehab center in Missouri, contact one of our treatment specialists today.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator?sAddr=Richmond%2C%20MO%2C%20USA#

Missouri Department of Mental Health 2018 Behavioral Health Profile - https://dmh.mo.gov/media/pdf/community-profile-2018-ray-county

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