Rehabs near Indianapolis
Indianapolis is the state capital of Indiana, located in Marion County. In the most populated city in the state, Indianapolis hosts the Indianapolis 500, an automobile race typically held every year. In 2018, it was discovered that many drug overdose deaths in Marion County were not being accurately described. For example, a person who died from a Fentanyl overdose was listed as an "unspecified overdose" and not an Opioid overdose. This is an issue as it is important to understand the true causes of death to implement treatment and prevention plans. Since 1999, over 15,000 Indiana citizens, some from Indianapolis, have died from a drug overdose. There was a 22% increase in deaths from 2016 to 2017, with 1,800 drug overdose deaths. The majority of these deaths involved Opioids at 63%, with deaths involving other drugs at 37%. Marion County is working towards lessening the deaths of its citizens by drug overdose by creating education, community engagement, and treatment programs. There are both public and private drug and alcohol treatment options in Indianapolis, Indiana. Don’t wait, discover the options to reclaim a drug free life now.
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WTHR. (2018). Marion County, like Indiana, grossly under-counting opioid deaths. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.wthr.com/article/news/local/marion-county-likely-indiana-grossly-under-counting-opioid-deaths/531-a661a22b-2c1f-437b-95a6-2c8c018dcdfc
Indiana State Department of Health. (2019). Drug Overdose Epidemic in Indiana: Behind the Numbers. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.in.gov/isdh/files/85_Drug%20Overdose%20Data%20Brief_2019.pdf