Portage, Indiana, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:24
Heroin:36
Meth:10
Ecstasy:8
OxyContin:32
Percocet:29
Vicodin:17
Xanax:40
Lortab:32
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Portage, Indiana - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Porter Starke Services Inc

    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)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Spanish

    3176 Lancer Street Portage, IN. 46368

    219-762-9557
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?
No80%
Yes20%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No86%
Yes14%
Do you know someone in Portage that uses marijuana?
No3%
Yes97%
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 Portage, IN.?
Under 187%
18-2549%
26-3513%
36-507%
50 Plus1%
I have never used illegal drugs23%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Portage, Indiana?
No38%
Yes62%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Portage?
No4%
Yes96%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Portage?
No84%
Yes16%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Portage, IN.?
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?
No14%
Yes86%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Portage, Indiana
  • As of 2009, an estimated 35,709 people live in Portage, Indiana. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Portage, Indiana is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Portage, Indiana

    Of the 35,709 individuals currently living in Portage, Indiana, 16,069 don't drink alcohol and 9,284 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Portage, Indiana 25,353 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 8,570 people in Portage, Indiana 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 Portage, Indiana. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Portage, Indiana 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 Portage, Indiana who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Portage, Indiana

    There are about 3,321 individuals in Portage, Indiana that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 525 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Portage, Indiana
    2. 501 individuals use marijuana in Portage, Indiana
    3. 422 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Portage, Indiana
    4. 296 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Portage, Indiana
    5. 256 individuals abuse stimulants in Portage, Indiana
    6. 106 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Portage, Indiana
    7. 100 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Portage, Indiana
    8. 7 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Portage, Indiana
    9. 4 individuals in Portage, Indiana abuse or use PCP
    10. 4 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Portage, Indiana
    11. 3 individuals in Portage, Indiana abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 4 individuals abuse Inhalants in Portage, Indiana
    13. 13 individuals in Portage, Indiana use other kinds of illicit drugs

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