Athens, Alabama, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:29
Heroin:43
Meth:12
Ecstasy:9
OxyContin:38
Percocet:34
Vicodin:21
Xanax:47
Lortab:38
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Athens, AL. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • MHCNCA Inc

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    1307 East Elm Street Athens, AL. 35611

    256-232-3661
  • Family Life Center

    Primary Treatment Type:
    Substance Abuse Treatment Services
    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Private Health Insurance
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    410 South Jefferson Street Athens, AL. 35611

    256-216-3917
Drug Trends
US Drug Trends consistently strives to keep updated and accurate data on drug trends throughout the U.S. You can help us by taking our short poll below and submitting your answers at the bottom.
Do you currently use illegal drugs or alcohol?
No93%
Yes7%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No91%
Yes9%
Do you know someone in Athens that uses marijuana?
No19%
Yes81%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No30%
Yes70%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Athens, AL.?
Under 188%
18-2544%
26-3524%
36-500%
50 Plus0%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Athens, Alabama?
No46%
Yes54%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Athens?
No24%
Yes76%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Athens?
No76%
Yes24%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Athens, AL.?
No3%
Yes97%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No5%
Yes95%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Athens, Alabama
  • As of 2009, an estimated 42,320 people live in Athens, Alabama. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Athens, Alabama is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Athens, Alabama

    Of the 42,320 individuals currently living in Athens, Alabama, 19,044 don't drink alcohol and 11,003 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Athens, Alabama 30,047 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 10,157 people in Athens, Alabama that consume an amount of alcohol that would classify them as heavy drinkers.

    In order to recover from alcohol addiction it is essential that you get yourself or loved one into an alcohol recovery program. Every year, there are over 74K alcohol-related deaths that costs over $183 Billion annually.

    According to research on alcohol advertising, there is not a strong connection between ads for alcohol and alcohol consumption and abuse in Athens, Alabama. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Athens, Alabama are more prone to start drinking at a younger age and to look upon drinking alcohol as a positive thing. This also translates to a higher number of children in Athens, Alabama who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Athens, Alabama

    There are about 3,936 individuals in Athens, Alabama that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 622 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Athens, Alabama
    2. 594 individuals use marijuana in Athens, Alabama
    3. 500 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Athens, Alabama
    4. 350 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Athens, Alabama
    5. 303 individuals abuse stimulants in Athens, Alabama
    6. 126 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Athens, Alabama
    7. 118 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Athens, Alabama
    8. 8 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Athens, Alabama
    9. 4 individuals in Athens, Alabama abuse or use PCP
    10. 4 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Athens, Alabama
    11. 4 individuals in Athens, Alabama abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 5 individuals abuse Inhalants in Athens, Alabama
    13. 16 individuals in Athens, Alabama use other kinds of illicit drugs

    It is essential to find alcohol or drug recovery programs for the high volume of individuals in Athens, Alabama abusing or addicted to alcohol and drugs, as this number is growing each year. We at UsDrugTrends.com offer information on the various kinds of alcohol and drug programs in Athens, Alabama. If more information is needed, please take a moment and call to talk to a certified drug counselor for help finding a drug or alcohol recovery center. The call for help is toll-free and the service is free of charge.