Rehabs near Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky is a city proclaimed as the “Horse Capital of the World" with its horse racetracks, horse farms, and the Kentucky Horse Park. Unfortunately, the state of Kentucky has been hit hard by the Opioid epidemic, and Lexington is a part of that. In 2020, the rates of overdose deaths in the city have started to rise again after declining in previous years. This has also led to an increase of HIV and Hepatitis C. Even during the Opioid epidemic, Heroin and Methamphetamine use has risen in Lexington. In this area, 18% of adults know someone with a Heroin problem, and 13% of adults know someone with a Methamphetamine problem. The city is working to make sure its citizens are educated and have options to seek treatment. There are drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Lexington, Kentucky, as well as centers in surrounding areas. Those in Lexington can also choose to travel for more rehab options.
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Office of the President. Confronting the Opioid Epidemic. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.uky.edu/president/opioid
Herald Leader. (2020). ‘Don’t give up’ After years of decline, Lexington’s overdose deaths are rising fast. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article245379110.html
Kentucky Health Issues Poll. (2017). Heroin and methamphetamine use among adults in Kentucky. Retrieved January 12, 2021 at https://www.healthy-ky.org/res/images/resources/KHIP-heroin-and-meth-FINAL.pdf