Dorchester, MA., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:35
Heroin:51
Meth:15
Ecstasy:11
OxyContin:45
Percocet:41
Vicodin:25
Xanax:56
Lortab:45
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Dorchester, Massachusetts - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

  • Boston Hamilton House Inc

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

    Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

    Additional Services Offered:
    Halfway House

    Specialty Programs:
    Men

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

    25 Mount Ida Road Dorchester, MA. 2122

    617-288-1584 x1005
  • Dorchester House

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

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

    1353 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA. 2122

    617-288-3230
  • Addiction Services

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Hiv/Aids

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

    Language Services:
    Spanish
    Other Languages

    415 Columbia Road Dorchester, MA. 2125

    617-287-8000
  • Victory Programs Inc

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

    Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Persons With Hiv/Aids
    Men

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    9 Virginia Street Dorchester, MA. 2125

    617-825-6088 x501
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?
No85%
Yes15%
Do you know someone in Dorchester that uses marijuana?
No25%
Yes75%
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 Dorchester, MA.?
Under 184%
18-2550%
26-3518%
36-502%
50 Plus4%
I have never used illegal drugs22%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Dorchester, Massachusetts?
No44%
Yes56%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Dorchester?
No14%
Yes86%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Dorchester?
No92%
Yes8%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Dorchester, MA.?
No14%
Yes86%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No11%
Yes89%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Dorchester, Massachusetts
  • As of 2009, an estimated 50,781 people live in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Dorchester, Massachusetts is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Dorchester, Massachusetts

    Of the 50,781 individuals currently living in Dorchester, Massachusetts, 22,851 don't drink alcohol and 13,203 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Dorchester, Massachusetts 36,055 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 12,187 people in Dorchester, Massachusetts 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 Dorchester, Massachusetts. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Dorchester, Massachusetts 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 Dorchester, Massachusetts who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Dorchester, Massachusetts

    There are about 4,723 individuals in Dorchester, Massachusetts that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 746 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    2. 713 individuals use marijuana in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    3. 600 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    4. 420 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    5. 364 individuals abuse stimulants in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    6. 151 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    7. 142 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    8. 9 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    9. 5 individuals in Dorchester, Massachusetts abuse or use PCP
    10. 5 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    11. 5 individuals in Dorchester, Massachusetts abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 6 individuals abuse Inhalants in Dorchester, Massachusetts
    13. 19 individuals in Dorchester, Massachusetts use other kinds of illicit drugs

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