New York, New-york has a total of 279 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 New York, New-york and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific New York listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.
New York, NY, is one of the largest cities in this country. It is incredibly diverse and multicultural, thrives on economy and tourism, and is rich in history. Unfortunately, it is also has a number of significant problems, not in the least that of addiction and substance abuse. To determine the extent of the problem, public health officials in New York have started to engage in an ongoing piece of research about public perception, cost to health care, and substances that are abused.
Statistics on Drug and Alcohol Abuse in New York
The first element of the research looks at public perception on the subject of substance abuse. It was found that:
The next element of the research looked at the cost to health care. Specifically, it looked at the number of hospital admissions relating to various substances. This found that:
It should be noted, however, that while these statistics point to the fact that prescription drug abuse is a serious problem, it is important to remember that not everybody who was admitted abused their prescription or used these substances for non-medical purposes.
The final piece of the research was on the levels of drug and alcohol abuse in the city. This uncovered that:
On the basis of these statistics, New York has put in place a number of intervention efforts. These aim to target firstly those who do not yet use substances, providing them with healthy alternatives. Secondly, these efforts aim to make treatment more available to those who need it. To achieve this, various awareness campaigns have been started on the existence of inpatient and outpatient detox rehab facilities. Additionally, New York has opened a number of drug courts, where people can be ordered to seek treatment to be spared a prison sentence.
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