Buford, GA., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:33
Heroin:49
Meth:14
Ecstasy:10
OxyContin:43
Percocet:39
Vicodin:24
Xanax:54
Lortab:43
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Buford, Georgia - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Detoxification
    Methadone Detoxification

    Specialty Programs:
    Pregnant/Postpartum Women

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment

    4271 South Lee Street Buford, GA. 30518

    678-765-8160
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?
No92%
Yes8%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No93%
Yes7%
Do you know someone in Buford that uses marijuana?
No3%
Yes97%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No32%
Yes68%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Buford, GA.?
Under 183%
18-2549%
26-3520%
36-501%
50 Plus5%
I have never used illegal drugs22%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Buford, Georgia?
No48%
Yes52%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Buford?
No5%
Yes95%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Buford?
No92%
Yes8%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Buford, GA.?
No14%
Yes86%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No2%
Yes98%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Buford, Georgia
  • As of 2009, an estimated 48,297 people live in Buford, Georgia. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Buford, Georgia is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Buford, Georgia

    Of the 48,297 individuals currently living in Buford, Georgia, 21,734 don't drink alcohol and 12,557 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Buford, Georgia 34,291 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 11,591 people in Buford, Georgia 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 Buford, Georgia. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Buford, Georgia 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 Buford, Georgia who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Buford, Georgia

    There are about 4,492 individuals in Buford, Georgia that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 710 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Buford, Georgia
    2. 678 individuals use marijuana in Buford, Georgia
    3. 570 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Buford, Georgia
    4. 400 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Buford, Georgia
    5. 346 individuals abuse stimulants in Buford, Georgia
    6. 144 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Buford, Georgia
    7. 135 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Buford, Georgia
    8. 9 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Buford, Georgia
    9. 5 individuals in Buford, Georgia abuse or use PCP
    10. 5 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Buford, Georgia
    11. 5 individuals in Buford, Georgia abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 5 individuals abuse Inhalants in Buford, Georgia
    13. 18 individuals in Buford, Georgia use other kinds of illicit drugs

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