Top 6 Drug Rehab Centers in Wilmington, North Carolina
Substance Abuse In Wilmington & New Hanover County, North Carolina
In Wilmington and the rest of New Hanover County, addiction and drug or alcohol abuse remain serious issues. Take a look at some concerning numbers:
- From 2013-2017, New Hanover County had an overdose death rate of 25.1 deaths per 100,000 residents.
- Also in that time frame, the opioid poisoning death rate was 20.2 per 100,000 people.
- In 2017, New Hanover County had a rate of 86 opioid prescriptions per 100 people, which was higher than the state average.
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North Carolina Institute Of Medicine - http://nciom.org/counties/new-hanover-county/