Meriden, Connecticut, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:40
Heroin:59
Meth:17
Ecstasy:12
OxyContin:52
Percocet:47
Vicodin:29
Xanax:65
Lortab:52
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Meriden, Connecticut - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

  • Rushford Center Inc

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Adolescents
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Seniors/Older Adults
    Women
    Men

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    Language Services:
    Spanish

    883 Paddock Avenue Meriden, CT. 6450

    203-630-5317
  • Catholic Charities 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
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    61 Colony Street Meriden, CT. 6451

    203-235-2507
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?
No97%
Yes3%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No87%
Yes13%
Do you know someone in Meriden that uses marijuana?
No17%
Yes83%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No41%
Yes59%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Meriden, CT.?
Under 1810%
18-2547%
26-3510%
36-503%
50 Plus7%
I have never used illegal drugs23%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Meriden, Connecticut?
No38%
Yes62%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Meriden?
No11%
Yes89%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Meriden?
No79%
Yes21%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Meriden, CT.?
No13%
Yes87%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No7%
Yes93%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Meriden, Connecticut
  • As of 2009, an estimated 58,244 people live in Meriden, Connecticut. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Meriden, Connecticut is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Meriden, Connecticut

    Of the 58,244 individuals currently living in Meriden, Connecticut, 26,210 don't drink alcohol and 15,143 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Meriden, Connecticut 41,353 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 13,979 people in Meriden, 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 Meriden, Connecticut. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Meriden, 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 Meriden, Connecticut who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Meriden, Connecticut

    There are about 5,417 individuals in Meriden, Connecticut that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 856 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Meriden, Connecticut
    2. 818 individuals use marijuana in Meriden, Connecticut
    3. 688 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Meriden, Connecticut
    4. 482 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Meriden, Connecticut
    5. 417 individuals abuse stimulants in Meriden, Connecticut
    6. 173 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Meriden, Connecticut
    7. 163 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Meriden, Connecticut
    8. 11 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Meriden, Connecticut
    9. 6 individuals in Meriden, Connecticut abuse or use PCP
    10. 6 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Meriden, Connecticut
    11. 6 individuals in Meriden, Connecticut abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 7 individuals abuse Inhalants in Meriden, Connecticut
    13. 22 individuals in Meriden, Connecticut use other kinds of illicit drugs

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