Essex, Connecticut, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:2
Heroin:4
Meth:0
Ecstasy:1
OxyContin:2
Percocet:3
Vicodin:1
Xanax:4
Lortab:2
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Essex, CT. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs

  • Essex Child Guidance Center

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

    190 Westbrook Road Essex, CT. 6426

    860-767-0147
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?
No94%
Yes6%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No96%
Yes4%
Do you know someone in Essex that uses marijuana?
No10%
Yes90%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No46%
Yes54%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Essex, CT.?
Under 184%
18-2541%
26-3526%
36-508%
50 Plus1%
I have never used illegal drugs20%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Essex, Connecticut?
No37%
Yes63%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Essex?
No14%
Yes86%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Essex?
No82%
Yes18%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Essex, CT.?
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?
No20%
Yes80%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Essex, Connecticut
  • As of 2009, an estimated 3,147 people live in Essex, Connecticut. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Essex, Connecticut is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Essex, Connecticut

    Of the 3,147 individuals currently living in Essex, Connecticut, 1,416 don't drink alcohol and 818 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Essex, Connecticut 2,234 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 755 people in Essex, Connecticut 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 Essex, Connecticut. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Essex, Connecticut 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 Essex, Connecticut who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Essex, Connecticut

    There are about 293 individuals in Essex, Connecticut that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 46 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Essex, Connecticut
    2. 44 individuals use marijuana in Essex, Connecticut
    3. 37 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Essex, Connecticut
    4. 26 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Essex, Connecticut
    5. 23 individuals abuse stimulants in Essex, Connecticut
    6. 9 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Essex, Connecticut
    7. 9 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Essex, Connecticut
    8. 1 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Essex, Connecticut
    9. 0 individuals in Essex, Connecticut abuse or use PCP
    10. 0 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Essex, Connecticut
    11. 0 individuals in Essex, Connecticut abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 0 individuals abuse Inhalants in Essex, Connecticut
    13. 1 individuals in Essex, Connecticut use other kinds of illicit drugs

    It is essential to find alcohol or drug recovery programs for the high volume of individuals in Essex, Connecticut 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 Essex, Connecticut. 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.