Westwego, Louisiana, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:23
Heroin:35
Meth:10
Ecstasy:7
OxyContin:30
Percocet:28
Vicodin:17
Xanax:38
Lortab:30
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Westwego, Louisiana - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • River Oaks Hospital

    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
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

    1525 River Oaks Road West New Orleans, LA. 70123

    504-734-1740
  • Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Detoxification

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

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    1514 Jefferson Highway New Orleans, LA. 70121

    504-842-3999 x2
  • Ochsner Medical Center

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private Health Insurance

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Spanish

    1514 Jefferson Highway New Orleans, LA. 70121

    504-842-4025
  • New Orleans Charter

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Gays And Lesbians

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    5625 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, LA. 70115

    504-613-5648
  • Assurance Care Provider LLC

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

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

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid

    2145 Reverend Richard Wilson Drive Kenner, LA. 70062

    504-472-0068
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?
No90%
Yes10%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No89%
Yes11%
Do you know someone in Westwego that uses marijuana?
No15%
Yes85%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No29%
Yes71%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Westwego, LA.?
Under 184%
18-2547%
26-3525%
36-502%
50 Plus1%
I have never used illegal drugs21%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Westwego, Louisiana?
No29%
Yes71%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Westwego?
No15%
Yes85%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Westwego?
No78%
Yes22%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Westwego, LA.?
No10%
Yes90%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No8%
Yes92%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Westwego, Louisiana
  • As of 2009, an estimated 34,150 people live in Westwego, Louisiana. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Westwego, Louisiana is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Westwego, Louisiana

    Of the 34,150 individuals currently living in Westwego, Louisiana, 15,368 don't drink alcohol and 8,879 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Westwego, Louisiana 24,247 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 8,196 people in Westwego, 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 Westwego, Louisiana. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Westwego, 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 Westwego, Louisiana who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Westwego, Louisiana

    There are about 3,176 individuals in Westwego, Louisiana that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 502 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Westwego, Louisiana
    2. 480 individuals use marijuana in Westwego, Louisiana
    3. 403 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Westwego, Louisiana
    4. 283 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Westwego, Louisiana
    5. 245 individuals abuse stimulants in Westwego, Louisiana
    6. 102 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Westwego, Louisiana
    7. 95 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Westwego, Louisiana
    8. 6 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Westwego, Louisiana
    9. 3 individuals in Westwego, Louisiana abuse or use PCP
    10. 4 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Westwego, Louisiana
    11. 3 individuals in Westwego, Louisiana abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 4 individuals abuse Inhalants in Westwego, Louisiana
    13. 13 individuals in Westwego, Louisiana use other kinds of illicit drugs

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