Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Rhinelander, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin River runs through Rhinelander, which is home to 7,500 people. Rhinelander is located far from any big city, with Boom Lake to the north, Lake Julia to the south, and the eastern part of Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest less than two hours away. This city also features a few rehabilitation facilities for individuals looking to overcome addiction in a quiet and peaceful setting.

Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers In Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Though Rhinelander is in a rural area, there are three alcohol and drug rehab centers within the city. An individual may choose one of the following substance abuse treatment programs based on the different levels of care that are offered.

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Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Rhinelander is surrounded by small cities that have limited addiction treatment options. However, it is only about an hour from Wausau, a larger city with multiple alcohol and drug rehab centers.

Rehab centers offers alcohol and drug abuse counseling as well as process groups in which individuals learn about addiction and work together toward recovery.

Substance Abuse In Rhinelander And Oneida County

Recent statistics show that Rhinelander and Oneida County have relatively low rates of opioid hospitalizations and overdose deaths. Oneida County also has had fewer methamphetamine lab busts and arrests in recent years than other Wisconsin counties, such as neighboring Lincoln County.

Here are some other alcohol and drug abuse statistics from the Rhinelander area:

  • In Oneida County, there were 88 drug-related hospitalizations and 354 alcohol-related hospitalizations in 2014.
  • Nearly half of Oneida County residents barely make enough money to pay for their basic necessities, despite being employed, which is a risk factor for substance abuse.
  • 14 percent of people in Oneida County scored significantly high on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) test, which also raises the risk of drug and alcohol abuse.

Traveling For The Right Treatment Program

Despite there being several alcohol and drug rehab centers in Rhinelander, no single rehab program meets the needs of every individual. Many people travel to find the right addiction treatment for their unique situation. This ensures they have the best chance at a full recovery.

To learn more about substance abuse treatment outside of Rhinelander, please contact one of our treatment professionals today.

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