Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Galax, Virginia

Galax, Virginia is located near I-77 and other main roads, which offers easy travel routes for residents undergoing rehab in another city or town. The North Carolina border is also close by, providing residents with additional places to check for drug and alcohol rehab centers.

Galax residents wishing to stay local for addiction treatment have access to resources and services within the city itself.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab Centers In Galax, Virginia

Residential and outpatient programs and services are available at two addiction treatment centers in Galax.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab Centers Near Galax, Virginia

Inpatient addiction treatment centers are located within 35 miles of Galax for those who need more intensive care, including facilities across state lines in North Carolina.

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Treatment programs include small group counseling, individual counseling, and group learning sessions. Other services include media sessions, special sessions on certain topics, spiritual activities, and recreational activities.

Substance Abuse In Galax & Carroll County

Carroll County has been experiencing problems with the overuse of prescription opioids, especially in the last few years. Some drug-use facts from Carroll County include:

  • Carroll County had a total of 16 deaths due to drug overdoses from 2012 through 2014. This decreased slightly to 15 deaths from 2014 to 2016.
  • In 2015, Carroll County had one death from a prescription opioid overdose, or a mortality rate of 3.4 percent.
  • Carroll County had two fatalities due to prescription opioid overdoses in 2017, which was a mortality rate of 6.8 percent.
  • In 2017, Carroll County had a rate of 35.8 written opioid prescriptions per 100 residents.

How To Find Addiction Treatment

Galax offers a few alcohol and drug treatment centers, which is convenient for residents with substance use disorders. However, these individuals should still look into what their options are in other cities, towns, and states.

Checking out additional rehab options gives them more to consider and helps them find the most suitable programs and services for their individual needs.

For help looking into options for alcohol and drug rehab centers in Virginia or other states, contact today.

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