Laurel, Mississippi, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:29
Heroin:42
Meth:12
Ecstasy:9
OxyContin:37
Percocet:34
Vicodin:20
Xanax:47
Lortab:37
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Laurel, MS. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs

  • Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

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

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

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    934 West Drive Laurel, MS. 39440

    601-426-7520
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?
No84%
Yes16%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No75%
Yes25%
Do you know someone in Laurel that uses marijuana?
No22%
Yes78%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No31%
Yes69%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Laurel, MS.?
Under 188%
18-2547%
26-3512%
36-508%
50 Plus5%
I have never used illegal drugs20%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Laurel, Mississippi?
No42%
Yes58%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Laurel?
No20%
Yes80%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Laurel?
No95%
Yes5%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Laurel, MS.?
No3%
Yes97%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No14%
Yes86%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Laurel, Mississippi
  • As of 2009, an estimated 41,883 people live in Laurel, Mississippi. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Laurel, Mississippi is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Laurel, Mississippi

    Of the 41,883 individuals currently living in Laurel, Mississippi, 18,847 don't drink alcohol and 10,890 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Laurel, Mississippi 29,737 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 10,052 people in Laurel, Mississippi 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 Laurel, Mississippi. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Laurel, Mississippi 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 Laurel, Mississippi who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Laurel, Mississippi

    There are about 3,895 individuals in Laurel, Mississippi that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 615 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Laurel, Mississippi
    2. 588 individuals use marijuana in Laurel, Mississippi
    3. 495 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Laurel, Mississippi
    4. 347 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Laurel, Mississippi
    5. 300 individuals abuse stimulants in Laurel, Mississippi
    6. 125 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Laurel, Mississippi
    7. 117 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Laurel, Mississippi
    8. 8 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Laurel, Mississippi
    9. 4 individuals in Laurel, Mississippi abuse or use PCP
    10. 4 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Laurel, Mississippi
    11. 4 individuals in Laurel, Mississippi abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 5 individuals abuse Inhalants in Laurel, Mississippi
    13. 16 individuals in Laurel, Mississippi use other kinds of illicit drugs

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