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Phoenix, Arizona has a total of 147 drug rehab listing(s) containing information on alcohol rehab centers, addiction treatment centers, drug treatment programs, and rehabilitation clinics within the city. Contact us if you have a facility in Phoenix, Arizona and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Phoenix listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Phoenix, Arizona, is home to approximately 1,321,045 people. It is found in Maricopa County and is located around 10 miles outside of Tempe and 9 miles from Glendale. During the 1990s, Phoenix saw quite a significant population boom, with growth of around 34%. Today, the city continues to grow, at a rate of approximately 1.6% per year. Unfortunately, as Phoenix is a very large city, it also has significant problems, including drug and alcohol abuse. There has been a demonstrated positive correlation between substance abuse and crimes, and the rates of both violent and property crimes are higher in Phoenix than in the rest of the state. This has given rise to city authorities and other organizations to come together in order to gain a greater understanding of the extent of the problem, and to develop prevention, intervention, and treatment approaches to come up with solutions.


Statistics on Substance Abuse in Phoenix, AZ


Statistics show that, in Phoenix:


  • Initiation into cocaine in the past year continues to be high. Fortunately, the rate has been declining significantly since 2002, which means efforts to fight cocaine abuse are having a positive affect.
  • The geographical area in which Phoenix is found, the southwest, has significantly lower rates of underage alcohol abuse than in the rest of the state. It is believed that 24.7% of young people consume alcohol before they reach the age of 21 in the Phoenix area. In the Northeast, it stands at 30%, and in the Midwest it is 27.1%. This shows that efforts to target young people in order to prevent them from turning to substances could be having a positive effect.
  • 78% of young people with ages between 12 and 17 have indicated that they have seen or heard messages to prevent drug and alcohol abuse in the past year, and that these messages were found outside of the school. At the last count in 2007, 77.9% had heard or seen these messages. While heartening, the rate in 2002 was 83.2%, which could indicate that the campaigns are starting to lose their effectiveness.
  • 8.9% of young people who had seen the messages would still use illicit drugs. Meanwhile, 10.2% of young people who had not seen messages would use illicit drugs. Hence, although more needs to be done, the messages are having some positive effect.


The messages to highlight the dangers of substance abuse to young people are part of the prevention efforts that the city authorities have put in place. At the same time, Phoenix officials have put intervention methods in place, including through their drug courts. In these courts, people are ordered to receive detox and rehab treatment for their addiction, or face the prospect of going to jail. At the same time, the city is engaged in increasing access to these types of facilities, so that those suffering from substance abuse who have not come into contact with the law are still able to go to detox and rehab. It is understood that proper treatment is the best way to ensure people can beat the disease that is addiction.

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Drug Facts

  • Steroids can stop growth prematurely and permanently in teenagers who take them.
  • Emergency room admissions from prescription drug abuse have risen by over 130% over the last five years.
  • Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug.
  • In medical use, there is controversy about whether the health benefits of prescription amphetamines outweigh its risks.
  • Alprazolam contains powerful addictive properties.
  • There are approximately 5,000 LSD-related emergency room visits per year.
  • Between 2000 and 2006 the average number of alcohol related motor vehicle crashes in Utah resulting in death was approximately 59, resulting in an average of nearly 67 fatalities per year.
  • Oxycodone is as powerful as heroin and affects the nervous system the same way.
  • Heroin can be sniffed, smoked or injected.
  • People who regularly use heroin often develop a tolerance, which means that they need higher and/or more frequent doses of the drug to get the desired effects.
  • Today, heroin is known to be a more potent and faster acting painkiller than morphine because it passes more readily from the bloodstream into the brain.
  • Ecstasy is one of the most popular drugs among youth today.
  • Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities accounted for 9,967 deaths (31 percent of overall driving fatalities).
  • Oxycontin has risen by over 80% within three years.
  • Soon following its introduction, Cocaine became a common household drug.
  • Drug use can interfere with the fetus' organ formation, which takes place during the first ten weeks of conception.
  • Sniffing paint is a common form of inhalant abuse.
  • The biggest abusers of prescription drugs aged 18-25.
  • Over 13 million Americans have admitted to abusing CNS stimulants.

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