Mount Vernon, IL., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:17
Heroin:25
Meth:7
Ecstasy:5
OxyContin:22
Percocet:20
Vicodin:12
Xanax:28
Lortab:22
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Mount Vernon, IL. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • United Methodist Childrens Home

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Private Health Insurance

    2023 Richview Road Mount Vernon, IL. 62864

    618-242-1070 x232
  • Thompson Counseling Services

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Dui/Dwi Offenders

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Private Health Insurance

    4230 Lincolnshire Drive Mount Vernon, IL. 62864

    618-242-4290
  • Comprehensive Connections

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    16338 North IL Highway 37 Mount Vernon, IL. 62864

    618-242-1510
  • Lutheran Child and Family Services of

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Private Health Insurance
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    800 South 45th Street Wells Bypass Mount Vernon, IL. 62864

    618-242-3284
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?
No87%
Yes13%
Do you know someone in Mount Vernon that uses marijuana?
No7%
Yes93%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No42%
Yes58%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Mount Vernon, IL.?
Under 189%
18-2549%
26-3516%
36-502%
50 Plus4%
I have never used illegal drugs20%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Mount Vernon, Illinois?
No31%
Yes69%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Mount Vernon?
No24%
Yes76%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Mount Vernon?
No87%
Yes13%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Mount Vernon, IL.?
No23%
Yes77%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No25%
Yes75%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Mount Vernon, Illinois
  • As of 2009, an estimated 24,929 people live in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Mount Vernon, Illinois is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Mount Vernon, Illinois

    Of the 24,929 individuals currently living in Mount Vernon, Illinois, 11,218 don't drink alcohol and 6,482 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Mount Vernon, Illinois 17,700 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 5,983 people in Mount Vernon, Illinois 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 Mount Vernon, Illinois. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Mount Vernon, Illinois 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 Mount Vernon, Illinois who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Mount Vernon, Illinois

    There are about 2,318 individuals in Mount Vernon, Illinois that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 366 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    2. 350 individuals use marijuana in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    3. 294 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    4. 206 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    5. 179 individuals abuse stimulants in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    6. 74 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    7. 70 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    8. 5 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    9. 3 individuals in Mount Vernon, Illinois abuse or use PCP
    10. 3 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    11. 2 individuals in Mount Vernon, Illinois abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 3 individuals abuse Inhalants in Mount Vernon, Illinois
    13. 9 individuals in Mount Vernon, Illinois use other kinds of illicit drugs

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