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Mount Vernon, Missouri - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

  • VHCSO Mount Vernon CBOC

    Primary Treatment Type:
    Substance Abuse Treatment Services
    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Gays And Lesbians

    Accepted Payment Types:
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

    600 North Main Street Mount Vernon, MO. 65712

    417-466-4000 x61421
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How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Mount Vernon, MO.?
Under 1810%
50 Plus7%
I have never used illegal drugs21%
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  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Mount Vernon, Missouri
  • As of 2009, an estimated 7,114 people live in Mount Vernon, Missouri. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Mount Vernon, Missouri is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Mount Vernon, Missouri

    Of the 7,114 individuals currently living in Mount Vernon, Missouri, 3,201 don't drink alcohol and 1,850 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Mount Vernon, Missouri 5,051 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 1,707 people in Mount Vernon, Missouri 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 Mount Vernon, Missouri. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Mount Vernon, Missouri 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 Mount Vernon, Missouri who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Mount Vernon, Missouri

    There are about 662 individuals in Mount Vernon, Missouri that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 105 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    2. 100 individuals use marijuana in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    3. 84 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    4. 59 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    5. 51 individuals abuse stimulants in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    6. 21 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    7. 20 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    8. 1 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    9. 1 individuals in Mount Vernon, Missouri abuse or use PCP
    10. 1 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    11. 1 individuals in Mount Vernon, Missouri abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 1 individuals abuse Inhalants in Mount Vernon, Missouri
    13. 3 individuals in Mount Vernon, Missouri use other kinds of illicit drugs

    It is essential to find alcohol or drug recovery programs for the high volume of individuals in Mount Vernon, Missouri abusing or addicted to alcohol and drugs, as this number is growing each year. We at offer information on the various kinds of alcohol and drug programs in Mount Vernon, Missouri. 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.