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Drug Rehabs in Houston, TX

Like most big cities, Houston has a history of drug abuse. From 2o14 to 2018 deaths due to drug poisoning have steadily climbed. Both meth and opioids pose the most significant threat to people in Houston. There are addiction treatment centers in Houston to fit anyone’s needs.

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Addiction Treatment in Houston

Houston is the largest city in Texas and makes up nearly half the population of Harris County. Houston also makes up a large portion of drug use in the county. From state-funded clinics to private inpatient rehabs, there are treatment options for everyone in Houston. There are a variety of treatment options available in Houston to help recovering addicts maintain their sobriety, from 12-step groups to sober living houses.

Should I Travel Outside Houston for Treatment?

Houston is a large city that can be full of distractions from treatment and temptations to use. Oftentimes, residents of large cities choose to travel for rehab so they can focus entirely on getting sober. There are many renowned drug and alcohol rehabs in Texas, as well as treatment centers outside of the state.

Rising Rates of Drug Abuse

Houston is the most populous city in Texas. With so many people coming in and out, it’s no surprise that a fair amount of drugs make their way through the city. The city’s close proximity to the border also makes the city a focal point for drug traffickers coming from Mexico.

The Houston metro area is an identified international drug trafficking hub.

- The Council on Recovery, 2015 Regional Needs Assessment

Gangs and Mexican drug cartels are usually responsible for trafficking illicit drugs to the central city; the most common are marijuana, cocaine and meth. Although the rates of marijuana and cocaine trafficked into the city has decreased, meth has become a major threat in the area. Authorities seized more than quadruple the amount of meth making its way into Houston in 2015 as they did in the previous year. Many states and cities are experiencing the same uptick in meth traffic and meth dependence as Houston. The national focus on combatting the opioid epidemic has taken some pressure off of meth dealers and people looking to buy meth.

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Addiction and Drug Abuse Statistics in Houston

32

percent

In 2015, over 32 percent of high schoolers in Houston reported being offered, sold or given drugs on school property.

420

percent

In 2015, the amount of meth seized by Texas authorities increased by 420 percent. Houston was the intended destination for much of this meth.

3,672

deaths

In 2018, Harris county suffered 3,672 drug and alcohol related deaths.

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There is help available in Houston for addicted people and their loved ones. There are a range of rehabs that fit different budgets and addictions. Contact a treatment provider today to discuss available treatment options.

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Government Programs

Find local government programs that promote sober living and will help you find peace in your day to day life.

Name Location Phone
Houston Area Service PO BOX 3561
HOUSTON, TX 77253
713- 661-4200
Southeast Texas Area of Alcoholics Anonymous P. O. Box 130433
Houston, Texas 77219-0433

College Programs

Student Counseling Services

University of Houston-Downtown

One Main Street
Suite S445, Houston, TX 77002-1001

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

University of Houston

Houston
TX 77204

UCC Drug Services

Texas Southern University

3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX 77004

Counseling Services

Houston Baptist University

7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX 77074

Student Services

Remington College-Houston Campus

11310 Greens Crossing Boulevard
Suite 300, Houston, TX 77067

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

MIAT College of Technology

533 Northpark Central Drive
Houston, Texas 77073

Lee College Counseling Center

Lee College

200 Lee Dr
Baytown, TX 77520

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