Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Glendale, Wisconsin

Glendale, Wisconsin Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers

As a suburb of Milwaukee, Glendale has several options for addiction treatment in the city and surrounding area. The local alcohol and drug rehab centers that provide various levels of care for individuals struggling with substance abuse.

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Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Issues

Milwaukee County is heavily populated, which makes it a target for drug trafficking. It also has one of the highest rates of excessive drinking in the United States. Some recent drug and alcohol abuse issues that have arisen in Milwaukee County include:

  • The Milwaukee-West Allis metropolitan area was named the 20th drunkest city in the United States.
  • Cocaine overdose deaths have risen sharply from less than 50 in 2013 to 149 in 2017. The Medical Examiner’s office states that this may be from people mixing cocaine with heroin that is unknowingly laced with fentanyl.
  • Opioid overdose deaths have also risen dramatically in the last five years. Heroin and fentanyl caused 84 percent of opioid deaths and 80 percent of all overdose deaths in 2017.

Traveling For Addiction Treatment

Some people find it helpful to travel for addiction treatment. Immersion into a new environment can be life-changing, and the therapeutic community of many treatment centers provides constant support. Home life is often a reminder of substance abuse, and leaving home is the fresh start many people need.

Traveling for addiction treatment also opens up the opportunity for a person to explore different programs and find the best one for their needs.

To learn more about drug and alcohol rehab centers in and around Wisconsin, speak with one of our compassionate specialists today.

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