Silver City, New Mexico, Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:14
Heroin:21
Meth:6
Ecstasy:5
OxyContin:18
Percocet:17
Vicodin:10
Xanax:23
Lortab:18
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Silver City, New Mexico - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • New Mexico VA Healthcare System

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    2950 Leslie Road Silver City, NM. 88061

    575-538-2921
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?
No80%
Yes20%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No88%
Yes12%
Do you know someone in Silver City that uses marijuana?
No20%
Yes80%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No33%
Yes67%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Silver City, NM.?
Under 188%
18-2550%
26-356%
36-505%
50 Plus7%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Silver City, New Mexico?
No35%
Yes65%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Silver City?
No16%
Yes84%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Silver City?
No96%
Yes4%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Silver City, NM.?
No5%
Yes95%
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 Silver City, New Mexico
  • As of 2009, an estimated 20,367 people live in Silver City, New Mexico. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Silver City, New Mexico is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Silver City, New Mexico

    Of the 20,367 individuals currently living in Silver City, New Mexico, 9,165 don't drink alcohol and 5,295 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Silver City, New Mexico 14,461 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 4,888 people in Silver City, 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 Silver City, New Mexico. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Silver City, 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 Silver City, New Mexico who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Silver City, New Mexico

    There are about 1,894 individuals in Silver City, New Mexico that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 299 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Silver City, New Mexico
    2. 286 individuals use marijuana in Silver City, New Mexico
    3. 241 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Silver City, New Mexico
    4. 169 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Silver City, New Mexico
    5. 146 individuals abuse stimulants in Silver City, New Mexico
    6. 61 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Silver City, New Mexico
    7. 57 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Silver City, New Mexico
    8. 4 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Silver City, New Mexico
    9. 2 individuals in Silver City, New Mexico abuse or use PCP
    10. 2 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Silver City, New Mexico
    11. 2 individuals in Silver City, New Mexico abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 2 individuals abuse Inhalants in Silver City, New Mexico
    13. 8 individuals in Silver City, 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 Silver City, 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 Silver City, 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.