Shelby, NC., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:35
Heroin:51
Meth:15
Ecstasy:11
OxyContin:45
Percocet:41
Vicodin:25
Xanax:56
Lortab:45
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Shelby, North Carolina - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs

  • Preferred Choice Healthcare

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

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Dui/Dwi Offenders

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    1243 East Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC. 28152

    704-487-4000
  • Alexander Youth Network

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance

    1201 South Post Road Shelby, NC. 28152

    704-482-4800
  • Phoenix Counseling 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
    Dui/Dwi Offenders

    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)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Spanish

    200 South Post Road Shelby, NC. 28152

    704-476-4106
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?
No79%
Yes21%
Do you know someone in Shelby that uses marijuana?
No11%
Yes89%
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 Shelby, NC.?
Under 185%
18-2549%
26-3517%
36-503%
50 Plus2%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Shelby, North Carolina?
No37%
Yes63%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Shelby?
No15%
Yes85%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Shelby?
No96%
Yes4%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Shelby, NC.?
No24%
Yes76%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No2%
Yes98%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Shelby, North Carolina
  • As of 2009, an estimated 50,569 people live in Shelby, North Carolina. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Shelby, North Carolina is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Shelby, North Carolina

    Of the 50,569 individuals currently living in Shelby, North Carolina, 22,756 don't drink alcohol and 13,148 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Shelby, North Carolina 35,904 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 12,137 people in Shelby, 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 Shelby, North Carolina. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Shelby, 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 Shelby, North Carolina who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Shelby, North Carolina

    There are about 4,703 individuals in Shelby, North Carolina that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 743 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Shelby, North Carolina
    2. 710 individuals use marijuana in Shelby, North Carolina
    3. 597 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Shelby, North Carolina
    4. 419 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Shelby, North Carolina
    5. 362 individuals abuse stimulants in Shelby, North Carolina
    6. 150 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Shelby, North Carolina
    7. 141 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Shelby, North Carolina
    8. 9 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Shelby, North Carolina
    9. 5 individuals in Shelby, North Carolina abuse or use PCP
    10. 5 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Shelby, North Carolina
    11. 5 individuals in Shelby, North Carolina abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 6 individuals abuse Inhalants in Shelby, North Carolina
    13. 19 individuals in Shelby, 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 Shelby, 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 Shelby, 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.