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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs in Mississippi

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Mississippi has had some of the lowest rates on various measures of substance use. Among individuals 18-25 Mississippi has had one of the lowest rates for past month illicit drug use. Among age groups 12+, 12-17 and 18-25, Mississippi has had one of the lowest rates for both past month and past year marijuana use as well as past year cocaine use. Rates of past year nonmedical use of pain relievers among age groups 12+, 18-25 and 26+ have also been among the lowest in the country. Among all age groups, Mississippi has consistently had some of the lowest rates for past month alcohol use, and past month binge alcohol use.

Mississippi Alcohol Rehab Programs

Mississippi rates of past year alcohol dependence or abuse, among all age groups, have consistently been among the lowest in the country. In addition, admissions mentioning alcohol have been steadily declining along with alcohol only admissions. Alcohol only admissions have decreased by 13%, accounting for 16% of admissions in 2005. Additional information from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, indicates that rates of unmet need for alcohol treatment have generally been among the lowest in the country for every age group.

Drug Rehab Programs in Mississippi

While some measures of drug use in Mississippi have been among the lowest in the country, drug use is rising. During 2005-2006, Mississippi had one of the highest rates of drug dependence or abuse among individuals 26 and older. In recent years as the mentions of alcohol upon admission have been declining, mentions of methamphetamine and opiates other than heroin have been increasing. As a whole, drug only admissions have doubled to an overwhelming 37% of treatment admissions.

Recover with Mississippi Alcohol & Drug Rehabs

Based on studies from the National Survey of Substance Treatment Services, Mississippi has a total of 112 treatment facilities, 58 private nonprofit, 10% are private for profit and 47 are owned or operated by Federal, State or local governments. Mississippi facilities may offer both outpatient or inpatient care, but the majority, 73%, offer a form of outpatient care. In addition 35% offer a form of residential care. Another 6 treatment programs with 69 physicians provided buprenorphine treatment for the addiction of opiates.

Funds from Federal, State, county or local governments were received from 72 facilities in Mississippi, making drug and alcohol rehab programs accessible to those in need. In addition 34 facilities have agreements or contracts with managed care organizations for the provision of substance abuse treatment services. Organizations like these are very important in Mississippi, because insurance companies in the state are not required by law to cover substance abuse treatment. There are many options to receive the help you or a loved one needs to live a clean and sober lifestyle. contact us for help.