Port Charlotte, FL., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:50
Heroin:73
Meth:21
Ecstasy:15
OxyContin:65
Percocet:58
Vicodin:36
Xanax:80
Lortab:65
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Port Charlotte, FL. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

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

    4161 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL. 33952

    941-235-2710
  • Lighthouse Addiction Services

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

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

    3596 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL. 33952

    941-255-5900
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?
No87%
Yes13%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No83%
Yes17%
Do you know someone in Port Charlotte that uses marijuana?
No22%
Yes78%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No37%
Yes63%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Port Charlotte, FL.?
Under 183%
18-2544%
26-3521%
36-505%
50 Plus6%
I have never used illegal drugs21%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Port Charlotte, Florida?
No26%
Yes74%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Port Charlotte?
No8%
Yes92%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Port Charlotte?
No79%
Yes21%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Port Charlotte, FL.?
No17%
Yes83%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No23%
Yes77%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Port Charlotte, Florida
  • As of 2009, an estimated 72,376 people live in Port Charlotte, Florida. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Port Charlotte, Florida is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Port Charlotte, Florida

    Of the 72,376 individuals currently living in Port Charlotte, Florida, 32,569 don't drink alcohol and 18,818 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Port Charlotte, Florida 51,387 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 17,370 people in Port Charlotte, Florida 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 Port Charlotte, Florida. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Port Charlotte, Florida 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 Port Charlotte, Florida who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Port Charlotte, Florida

    There are about 6,731 individuals in Port Charlotte, Florida that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 1,063 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Port Charlotte, Florida
    2. 1,016 individuals use marijuana in Port Charlotte, Florida
    3. 855 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Port Charlotte, Florida
    4. 599 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Port Charlotte, Florida
    5. 518 individuals abuse stimulants in Port Charlotte, Florida
    6. 215 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Port Charlotte, Florida
    7. 202 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Port Charlotte, Florida
    8. 13 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Port Charlotte, Florida
    9. 7 individuals in Port Charlotte, Florida abuse or use PCP
    10. 8 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Port Charlotte, Florida
    11. 7 individuals in Port Charlotte, Florida abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 8 individuals abuse Inhalants in Port Charlotte, Florida
    13. 27 individuals in Port Charlotte, Florida use other kinds of illicit drugs

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