Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Vashon, Washington
Vashon, Washington is situated on an island with limited treatment opportunities for addressing addiction. Most drug and alcohol rehab centers in the area requiring taking a ferry and traveling over an hour or more.
Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers In Vashon, Washington
There is at least one drug and alcohol rehab center on Vashon Island.
Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near Vashon, Washington
Be prepared to travel over an hour and take a ferry off Vashon Island to find inpatient and outpatient treatment centers that provide more comprehensive care for addiction.
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Substance Abuse In Vashon & King County, Washington
The first six months of 2018 resulted in a spike of fatalities from drugs and alcohol. Vashon has responded by funneling tax dollars into in a new survey program designed to help intervene with teenagers who are at-risk for substance abuse.
Some King County facts show the following trends for substance abuse:
- Around 50% of all fatalities occur to people under the age of 46.
- Cocaine use has dropped by about 50% since 2011,
- Opioid use doubled from 2016 to 2017.
- African Americans and Native Americans suffer higher fatalities than the rest of the population.
- 12 in every 100,000 people will suffer an opioid-related fatality.
The type of treatment each person receives is specific to their experiences, personal struggle, and rate of substance abuse. If you need help or have questions about finding treatment, contact RehabCenter.net to talk to a treatment specialist.Article Sources
King County Public Health - https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/news/2018/May/9-overdose-deaths.aspx
University of Washington - http://adai.uw.edu/pubs/pdf/2017drugusetrends.pdf