Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Nespelem, Washington
Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers In Nespelem, Washington
Given its isolated location on the Colville Indian Reservation, the small town of Nespelem, Washington does not currently have any rehab centers that are located within its borders.
Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near Nespelem, Washington
Traveling 30 miles or more to reach a rehab center is necessary for residents of Nespelem. Some of the nearest addiction treatment centers can be found in Omak, Inchelium, Wellpinit, and Chelan.
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Substance Abuse In Nespelem & Okanogan County, Washington
In 2015, the University of Washington’s Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) released a report detailing the opioid trends seen in counties across the state. It demonstrated that Okanogan County has a large problem with substance abuse:
- Between 2011 and 2013, nearly 1,000 out of every 100,000 residents were admitted to a publicly-funded opioid treatment facility, an increase of 359.3 percent over the previous time period.
- Nearly five of every 100,000 residents died between 2011 and 2013 due to opiate use.
- Crime lab cases increased by nearly 325 percent during that time period, with 28.2 crimes out of every 100,000 involving opioids of some type.
Leaving Nespelem, Washington For Treatment
Because of its location far from many towns that feature rehab centers, residents of Nespelem need to be prepared to travel. To learn more about how to find treatment options outside of Nespelem, or even Washington state, contact RehabCenter.net today.Article Sources
University of Washington: Alcohol And Drug Abuse Institute - http://adai.uw.edu/pubs/infobriefs/ADAI-IB-2015-01.pdf