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Arlington is located is in Tarrant County, Texas and it is the seventh most populous city in the state. There are lots of opportunities to have a great time in Arlington. The city is home to a nationwide theme park – Six Flags Over Texas, which includes a wide range of attractions, including a water park. Despite this attractions, there are people in Arlington that choose to relax with drugs and alcohol. However, Arlington drug treatment facilities and rehab centers are always available to help people that became addicts.
According to NIDA, the most abused drug in Texas is alcohol. Almost a half (48.2%) of Texas residents aged 12 and up have drunk alcohol in the past month. At the same time, around 1.4% of Texas population are cocaine dependent and 4.5% admitted taking prescription opiates. However, these drug use rates in Texas are lower than the national average.
Concerning Tarrant County, the statistics show that in 2013 there were 95 youth (17 years old and under) arrests due to drunkenness. The number of arrests is lower than in previous years. Also, there were 913 youth and 7,832 adult arrests due to drug possession and 41 youth and 578 adult arrests for drug sales. Moreover, around 10% of Arlington’s young population admitted using alcohol several times a month.
In addition to this, the CDC data shows that the substance abuse mortality rate in Tarrant has increased significantly. Since 1999 the number of overdose deaths has almost tripled in the county. However, it is lower than in many regions from Texas, including Potter, Nueces, Dallas, and Harris counties.
According to the County’s data, in 2013 there were 4,862 admissions to treatment programs. However, this number is lower than in previous years. Also, in most of the cases, the primary drug at admission is opiates (28%) and alcohol (26%).
In order to address the substance abuse issue, the Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act and the CARA (Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act). This means that the US Government allocated more than $1 Billion for addiction treatment and recovery all over the country.
Don’t let the addiction to ruin your life. Help is closer than you think. Get Treatment has a list of several of the highest-ranking Arlington drug treatment facilities and rehab centers. Moreover, our addiction Counselors are always available at (855) 638-9268. They may assist you in conducting free assessments and insurance verifications. Also, you may choose the best Arlington drug treatment center that will suit your needs. Don’t hesitate, we want to help, just call us!