Portales, NM., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:11
Heroin:17
Meth:5
Ecstasy:4
OxyContin:15
Percocet:14
Vicodin:8
Xanax:19
Lortab:15
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Portales, NM. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Mental Health Resources Inc

    Primary Treatment Type:
    Substance Abuse Treatment Services
    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
    Medicare
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    300 East 1st Street Portales, NM. 88130

    575-359-1221
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?
No93%
Yes7%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No92%
Yes8%
Do you know someone in Portales that uses marijuana?
No13%
Yes87%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No30%
Yes70%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Portales, NM.?
Under 182%
18-2547%
26-3518%
36-508%
50 Plus1%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Portales, New Mexico?
No37%
Yes63%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Portales?
No12%
Yes88%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Portales?
No83%
Yes17%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Portales, NM.?
No17%
Yes83%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No18%
Yes82%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Portales, New Mexico
  • As of 2009, an estimated 16,739 people live in Portales, New Mexico. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Portales, New Mexico is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Portales, New Mexico

    Of the 16,739 individuals currently living in Portales, New Mexico, 7,533 don't drink alcohol and 4,352 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Portales, New Mexico 11,885 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 4,017 people in Portales, New Mexico 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 Portales, New Mexico. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Portales, New Mexico 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 Portales, New Mexico who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Portales, New Mexico

    There are about 1,557 individuals in Portales, New Mexico that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 246 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Portales, New Mexico
    2. 235 individuals use marijuana in Portales, New Mexico
    3. 198 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Portales, New Mexico
    4. 139 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Portales, New Mexico
    5. 120 individuals abuse stimulants in Portales, New Mexico
    6. 50 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Portales, New Mexico
    7. 47 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Portales, New Mexico
    8. 3 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Portales, New Mexico
    9. 2 individuals in Portales, New Mexico abuse or use PCP
    10. 2 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Portales, New Mexico
    11. 2 individuals in Portales, New Mexico abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 2 individuals abuse Inhalants in Portales, New Mexico
    13. 6 individuals in Portales, New Mexico use other kinds of illicit drugs

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