4 Drug Rehab Centers Near Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania

Substance Abuse In Wilkinsburg & Allegheny County

There is little doubt that many areas of Wilkinsburg and Allegheny County are suffering from increases in fatal overdoses. Opioids and heroin account for many of the risks. Take a closer look at a few area statistics:

  • In 2015, the drug overdose rate in Allegheny County was twice the national rate with 414 people dying from an overdose.
  • In 2016, overdose deaths rose again with 613 people dying in the county, and many in Wilkinsburg, from a growing opioid use problem.
  • The county ranks 6 out of 65 in terms of drug overdose deaths.

Traveling For The Best Program

In every situation, your best chance at recovery is a treatment program designed to meet your individual needs. Sometimes this means traveling outside of Allegheny County to find the ideal care for yourself or your loved one. A variety of options exist throughout the state as well as bordering states like Ohio. To find the best treatment program in Pennsylvania or beyond, contact RehabCenter.net.

DEA/University of Pittsburgh - https://www.overdosefreepa.pitt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/DEA-Analysis-of-Overdose-Deaths-in-Pennsylvania-2016.pd_-1.pdf

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - https://www.post-gazette.com/news/overdosed/2017/04/06/Allegheny-County-drug-overdoses-610-deaths-break-record/stories/201704060199

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