Ruidoso, NM., 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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Ruidoso, New Mexico - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Heritage Program for Senior Adults

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Seniors/Older Adults

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

    213 Sudderth Drive Ruidoso, NM. 88345

    575-257-6283
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?
No76%
Yes24%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No93%
Yes7%
Do you know someone in Ruidoso that uses marijuana?
No21%
Yes79%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No48%
Yes52%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Ruidoso, NM.?
Under 180%
18-2541%
26-3537%
36-500%
50 Plus1%
I have never used illegal drugs21%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Ruidoso, New Mexico?
No41%
Yes59%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Ruidoso?
No21%
Yes79%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Ruidoso?
No89%
Yes11%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Ruidoso, NM.?
No16%
Yes84%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No3%
Yes97%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • As of 2009, an estimated 9,494 people live in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Ruidoso, New Mexico is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Ruidoso, New Mexico

    Of the 9,494 individuals currently living in Ruidoso, New Mexico, 4,272 don't drink alcohol and 2,468 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Ruidoso, New Mexico 6,741 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 2,279 people in Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso, New Mexico. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso, New Mexico who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Ruidoso, New Mexico

    There are about 883 individuals in Ruidoso, New Mexico that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 140 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    2. 133 individuals use marijuana in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    3. 112 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    4. 79 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    5. 68 individuals abuse stimulants in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    6. 28 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    7. 26 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    8. 2 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    9. 1 individuals in Ruidoso, New Mexico abuse or use PCP
    10. 1 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    11. 1 individuals in Ruidoso, New Mexico abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 1 individuals abuse Inhalants in Ruidoso, New Mexico
    13. 4 individuals in Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso, 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 Ruidoso, 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.