Candler, NC., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:15
Heroin:23
Meth:6
Ecstasy:5
OxyContin:20
Percocet:18
Vicodin:11
Xanax:25
Lortab:20
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Candler, NC. - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

  • First Step Farm of WNC Inc

    Primary Treatment Type:
    Substance Abuse Treatment Services
    Type of Rehab:

    Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days)

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Persons With Hiv/Aids
    Gays And Lesbians
    Men
    Criminal Justice Clients

    215 Black Oak Cove Road Candler, NC. 28715

    828-665-5604
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?
No95%
Yes5%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No86%
Yes14%
Do you know someone in Candler that uses marijuana?
No2%
Yes98%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No29%
Yes71%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Candler, NC.?
Under 180%
18-2543%
26-3525%
36-508%
50 Plus1%
I have never used illegal drugs23%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Candler, North Carolina?
No45%
Yes55%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Candler?
No9%
Yes91%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Candler?
No76%
Yes24%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Candler, NC.?
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?
No9%
Yes91%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Candler, North Carolina
  • As of 2009, an estimated 22,256 people live in Candler, North Carolina. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Candler, North Carolina is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Candler, North Carolina

    Of the 22,256 individuals currently living in Candler, North Carolina, 10,015 don't drink alcohol and 5,787 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Candler, North Carolina 15,802 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 5,341 people in Candler, North Carolina 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 Candler, North Carolina. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Candler, North Carolina 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 Candler, North Carolina who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Candler, North Carolina

    There are about 2,070 individuals in Candler, North Carolina that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 327 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Candler, North Carolina
    2. 313 individuals use marijuana in Candler, North Carolina
    3. 263 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Candler, North Carolina
    4. 184 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Candler, North Carolina
    5. 159 individuals abuse stimulants in Candler, North Carolina
    6. 66 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Candler, North Carolina
    7. 62 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Candler, North Carolina
    8. 4 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Candler, North Carolina
    9. 2 individuals in Candler, North Carolina abuse or use PCP
    10. 2 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Candler, North Carolina
    11. 2 individuals in Candler, North Carolina abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 2 individuals abuse Inhalants in Candler, North Carolina
    13. 8 individuals in Candler, North Carolina use other kinds of illicit drugs

    It is essential to find alcohol or drug recovery programs for the high volume of individuals in Candler, North Carolina 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 Candler, North Carolina. 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.