4 Drug Rehab Centers in Kingsport, Tennessee


Substance Abuse In Kingsport & Sullivan County

Opioid abuse has been an increasing problem in Sullivan County, especially over the last few years. A few facts regarding substance abuse in the region include:

  • There were 106 fatal drug overdoses in Sullivan County between 2012 and 2014. This number went up to 122 fatal drug overdoses in Sullivan County between 2014 and 2016.
  • From 2012 through 2015, Sullivan County had 58 fatalities from opioid overdoses and two fatalities from heroin overdoses.
  • Sullivan County had 29 opioid-related deaths in 2017, which ranked as the most opioid fatalities out of all counties in northeastern Tennessee.
  • The county had a rate of 145 opioid prescriptions per 100 residents in 2017.

How To Find Addiction Treatment

Getting effective treatment for drug and alcohol addiction involves making sure families find a suitable program. While some need inpatient care, others need outpatient services.

Kingsport residents should consider traveling to a rehab center that offers appropriate care for their needs, even if it means traveling to other areas.

If you need help finding addiction treatment centers around the Kingsport region, please contact RehabCenter.net to learn more about your options.

amFAR - https://opioid.amfar.org/TN

County Health Rankings - http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/tennessee/2018/measure/factors/138/data

Tennessee Department of Health - https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/pdo/Sullivan_Brief15.pdf

WJHL - https://www.wjhl.com/local/opioid-epidemic-by-the-numbers-in-northeast-tennessee/1600066514

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