Shelton, Connecticut, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:26
Heroin:39
Meth:11
Ecstasy:8
OxyContin:34
Percocet:31
Vicodin:19
Xanax:42
Lortab:34
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Shelton, Connecticut - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

  • Wellmore Behavioral Health Inc

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Adolescents

    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)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    30 Controls Drive Shelton, CT. 6484

    203-944-0366
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?
No82%
Yes18%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No80%
Yes20%
Do you know someone in Shelton that uses marijuana?
No3%
Yes97%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No36%
Yes64%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Shelton, CT.?
Under 188%
18-2540%
26-3522%
36-505%
50 Plus5%
I have never used illegal drugs20%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Shelton, Connecticut?
No29%
Yes71%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Shelton?
No25%
Yes75%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Shelton?
No78%
Yes22%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Shelton, CT.?
No22%
Yes78%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No15%
Yes85%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Shelton, Connecticut
  • As of 2009, an estimated 38,101 people live in Shelton, Connecticut. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Shelton, Connecticut is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Shelton, Connecticut

    Of the 38,101 individuals currently living in Shelton, Connecticut, 17,145 don't drink alcohol and 9,906 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Shelton, Connecticut 27,052 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 9,144 people in Shelton, 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 Shelton, Connecticut. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Shelton, 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 Shelton, Connecticut who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Shelton, Connecticut

    There are about 3,543 individuals in Shelton, Connecticut that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 560 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Shelton, Connecticut
    2. 535 individuals use marijuana in Shelton, Connecticut
    3. 450 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Shelton, Connecticut
    4. 315 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Shelton, Connecticut
    5. 273 individuals abuse stimulants in Shelton, Connecticut
    6. 113 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Shelton, Connecticut
    7. 106 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Shelton, Connecticut
    8. 7 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Shelton, Connecticut
    9. 4 individuals in Shelton, Connecticut abuse or use PCP
    10. 4 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Shelton, Connecticut
    11. 4 individuals in Shelton, Connecticut abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 4 individuals abuse Inhalants in Shelton, Connecticut
    13. 14 individuals in Shelton, Connecticut use other kinds of illicit drugs

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