Wantagh, NY., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:22
Heroin:33
Meth:9
Ecstasy:7
OxyContin:29
Percocet:27
Vicodin:16
Xanax:37
Lortab:29
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Wantagh, New York - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

  • Southeast Nassau Guidance Center

    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
    Women
    Men

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    Language Services:
    Spanish

    3375 Park Avenue Wantagh, NY. 11793

    516-781-1911
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?
No86%
Yes14%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No76%
Yes24%
Do you know someone in Wantagh that uses marijuana?
No6%
Yes94%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No47%
Yes53%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Wantagh, NY.?
Under 181%
18-2545%
26-3529%
36-502%
50 Plus2%
I have never used illegal drugs21%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Wantagh, New York?
No28%
Yes72%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Wantagh?
No18%
Yes82%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Wantagh?
No90%
Yes10%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Wantagh, NY.?
No8%
Yes92%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No8%
Yes92%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Wantagh, New York
  • As of 2009, an estimated 32,753 people live in Wantagh, New York. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Wantagh, New York is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Wantagh, New York

    Of the 32,753 individuals currently living in Wantagh, New York, 14,739 don't drink alcohol and 8,516 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Wantagh, New York 23,255 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 7,861 people in Wantagh, New York 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 Wantagh, New York. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Wantagh, New York 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 Wantagh, New York who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Wantagh, New York

    There are about 3,046 individuals in Wantagh, New York that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 481 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Wantagh, New York
    2. 460 individuals use marijuana in Wantagh, New York
    3. 387 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Wantagh, New York
    4. 271 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Wantagh, New York
    5. 235 individuals abuse stimulants in Wantagh, New York
    6. 97 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Wantagh, New York
    7. 91 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Wantagh, New York
    8. 6 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Wantagh, New York
    9. 3 individuals in Wantagh, New York abuse or use PCP
    10. 3 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Wantagh, New York
    11. 3 individuals in Wantagh, New York abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 4 individuals abuse Inhalants in Wantagh, New York
    13. 12 individuals in Wantagh, New York use other kinds of illicit drugs

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