Merriam, Kansas, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:14
Heroin:21
Meth:6
Ecstasy:5
OxyContin:18
Percocet:17
Vicodin:10
Xanax:23
Lortab:18
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Merriam, KS. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Accredited Addiction Recovery Services

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Adolescents
    Women
    Men
    Criminal Justice Clients

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

    6505 East Frontage Road Mission, KS. 66202

    913-236-8445
  • Addiction Treatment Services

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Persons With Hiv/Aids
    Gays And Lesbians
    Seniors/Older Adults
    Pregnant/Postpartum Women
    Women
    Men
    Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Criminal Justice Clients

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment

    10200 West 75th Street Overland Park, KS. 66204

    913-722-1118
  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center

    Type of Rehab:

    Hospital Inpatient

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

    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

    9100 West 74th Street Overland Park, KS. 66204

    913-676-2000
  • Johnson County Mental Health Center

    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
    Spanish

    6000 Lamar Avenue Mission, KS. 66202

    913-826-4200
  • Chautauqua Counseling Center Mission

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Adolescents
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Persons With Hiv/Aids
    Gays And Lesbians
    Seniors/Older Adults
    Pregnant/Postpartum Women
    Women
    Men
    Criminal Justice Clients

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

    5960 Dearborn Street Mission, KS. 66202

    913-362-6614
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?
No79%
Yes21%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No95%
Yes5%
Do you know someone in Merriam that uses marijuana?
No24%
Yes76%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No45%
Yes55%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Merriam, KS.?
Under 182%
18-2548%
26-3517%
36-504%
50 Plus5%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Merriam, Kansas?
No44%
Yes56%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Merriam?
No6%
Yes94%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Merriam?
No85%
Yes15%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Merriam, KS.?
No7%
Yes93%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No19%
Yes81%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Merriam, Kansas
  • As of 2009, an estimated 20,007 people live in Merriam, Kansas. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Merriam, Kansas is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Merriam, Kansas

    Of the 20,007 individuals currently living in Merriam, Kansas, 9,003 don't drink alcohol and 5,202 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Merriam, Kansas 14,205 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 4,802 people in Merriam, Kansas 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 Merriam, Kansas. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Merriam, Kansas 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 Merriam, Kansas who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Merriam, Kansas

    There are about 1,861 individuals in Merriam, Kansas that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 294 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Merriam, Kansas
    2. 281 individuals use marijuana in Merriam, Kansas
    3. 236 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Merriam, Kansas
    4. 166 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Merriam, Kansas
    5. 143 individuals abuse stimulants in Merriam, Kansas
    6. 60 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Merriam, Kansas
    7. 56 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Merriam, Kansas
    8. 4 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Merriam, Kansas
    9. 2 individuals in Merriam, Kansas abuse or use PCP
    10. 2 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Merriam, Kansas
    11. 2 individuals in Merriam, Kansas abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 2 individuals abuse Inhalants in Merriam, Kansas
    13. 7 individuals in Merriam, Kansas use other kinds of illicit drugs

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