Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Mount Vernon, Washington

Substance Abuse In Mount Vernon & Skagit County, Washington

Skagit County has had some issues involving the use of heroin, methamphetamine, and other substances, especially during the last few years. Local facts related to these drugs include:

  • There were 61 of drug-related deaths in Skagit County between 2014 and 2016.
  • In 2017, Skagit County had a total of 20 fatal drug overdoses, which mainly involved heroin, methamphetamine, and prescription opioids.
  • There was a rate of 71.8 opioid prescriptions per 100 residents in Skagit County in 2017.
  • Skagit County had a total of 14 drug overdose fatalities in 2018.

Leaving Mount Vernon, Washington For Treatment

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