Opelousas, Louisiana, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:30
Heroin:44
Meth:13
Ecstasy:9
OxyContin:39
Percocet:35
Vicodin:21
Xanax:48
Lortab:39
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Opelousas, Louisiana - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Oceans Behavioral Hospital

    Type of Rehab:

    Hospital Inpatient

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Seniors/Older Adults

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

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    1310 Heather Drive Opelousas, LA. 70570

    337-948-8820
  • New Beginnings Addiction Recovery Ctr

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

    Outpatient

    Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less)

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Adolescents

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Private Health Insurance

    1649 Linwood Loop Opelousas, LA. 70570

    337-942-1171
  • Opelousas Mental Health Center

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Seniors/Older Adults

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

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    220 South Market Street Opelousas, LA. 70570

    337-948-0226
  • Opelousas Behavioral Health Clinic

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Women
    Men
    Dui/Dwi Offenders

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    220 South Market Street Opelousas, LA. 70570

    337-948-0226
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?
No96%
Yes4%
Do you know someone in Opelousas that uses marijuana?
No3%
Yes97%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No43%
Yes57%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Opelousas, LA.?
Under 181%
18-2549%
26-3519%
36-507%
50 Plus3%
I have never used illegal drugs21%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Opelousas, Louisiana?
No47%
Yes53%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Opelousas?
No16%
Yes84%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Opelousas?
No76%
Yes24%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Opelousas, LA.?
No6%
Yes94%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No4%
Yes96%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • As of 2009, an estimated 43,336 people live in Opelousas, Louisiana. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Opelousas, Louisiana is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Opelousas, Louisiana

    Of the 43,336 individuals currently living in Opelousas, Louisiana, 19,501 don't drink alcohol and 11,267 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Opelousas, Louisiana 30,769 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 10,401 people in Opelousas, Louisiana 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 Opelousas, Louisiana. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Opelousas, Louisiana 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 Opelousas, Louisiana who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Opelousas, Louisiana

    There are about 4,030 individuals in Opelousas, Louisiana that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 637 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Opelousas, Louisiana
    2. 609 individuals use marijuana in Opelousas, Louisiana
    3. 512 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Opelousas, Louisiana
    4. 359 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Opelousas, Louisiana
    5. 310 individuals abuse stimulants in Opelousas, Louisiana
    6. 129 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Opelousas, Louisiana
    7. 121 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Opelousas, Louisiana
    8. 8 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Opelousas, Louisiana
    9. 4 individuals in Opelousas, Louisiana abuse or use PCP
    10. 5 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Opelousas, Louisiana
    11. 4 individuals in Opelousas, Louisiana abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 5 individuals abuse Inhalants in Opelousas, Louisiana
    13. 16 individuals in Opelousas, Louisiana use other kinds of illicit drugs

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