Wells, Maine, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:6
Heroin:10
Meth:2
Ecstasy:2
OxyContin:8
Percocet:8
Vicodin:4
Xanax:11
Lortab:8
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Wells, Maine - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs

  • Recovery Associates of Southern Maine

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Detoxification

    Specialty Programs:
    Dui/Dwi Offenders

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

    1662 Post Road Wells, ME. 4090

    207-985-8900
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?
No95%
Yes5%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No97%
Yes3%
Do you know someone in Wells that uses marijuana?
No9%
Yes91%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No34%
Yes66%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Wells, ME.?
Under 182%
18-2546%
26-3523%
36-500%
50 Plus5%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Wells, Maine?
No29%
Yes71%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Wells?
No17%
Yes83%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Wells?
No91%
Yes9%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Wells, ME.?
No9%
Yes91%
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 Wells, Maine
  • As of 2009, an estimated 9,390 people live in Wells, Maine. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Wells, Maine is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Wells, Maine

    Of the 9,390 individuals currently living in Wells, Maine, 4,226 don't drink alcohol and 2,441 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Wells, Maine 6,667 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 2,254 people in Wells, Maine 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 Wells, Maine. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Wells, Maine 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 Wells, Maine who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Wells, Maine

    There are about 873 individuals in Wells, Maine that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 138 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Wells, Maine
    2. 132 individuals use marijuana in Wells, Maine
    3. 111 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Wells, Maine
    4. 78 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Wells, Maine
    5. 67 individuals abuse stimulants in Wells, Maine
    6. 28 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Wells, Maine
    7. 26 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Wells, Maine
    8. 2 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Wells, Maine
    9. 1 individuals in Wells, Maine abuse or use PCP
    10. 1 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Wells, Maine
    11. 1 individuals in Wells, Maine abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 1 individuals abuse Inhalants in Wells, Maine
    13. 3 individuals in Wells, Maine use other kinds of illicit drugs

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