Substance Abuse Resources in Texas
Find the best options for treatment, detox, rehab and more.
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Find Treatment That Works
They say everything’s bigger in Texas. Crude oil production, renewable energy, rodeos, rattlesnakes — the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, the problem with substance abuse is also becoming larger in The Lone Star State. According to a Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG) 2014 report on Texas, there’s an increasing presence and use of the more potent P2P (phenyl 2propanone) methamphetamine made in Mexico. It also indicates increasing heroin use by young adults and changes in the types of new psychoactive drugs.
To combat this growing drug crisis, various organizations provide online resources that allow adults and adolescents with a substance use disorder to more easily consider their options for treatment. Many of those resources are available on this page. They include 24-hour hotlines that provide information on drug rehab centers in Texas and outside the state, tips for choosing the best treatment center, and details on what to expect at various rehab centers.
The Opioid Crisis in Texas
Like much of the United States, Texas has seen an increase in opioid-related deaths, resulting in a nation-wide medical crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were 2,844 deaths in Texas related to opioids in 2016. With such staggering numbers, it’s important to know how and where to get help for substance use disorder, especially when it comes to prescription opioids and even illicit substances like heroin.
Get Immediate Help
Texas Drug & Alcohol Hotlines
The Recovery Village
Reaching a state of sobriety and living a life in recovery is a monumental achievement, and the journey usually starts with a phone call. The Recovery Village can help you heal.
Alcohol Abuse Hotline
This hotline is manned by professionals who understand alcohol addiction. It can be the first step in helping you receive alcohol treatment or rehab in Texas.
Drug Abuse Hotline
If you’re looking for drug rehab in Texas, this number provides referrals to local facilities where both adolescents and adults can seek help for any substance use disorder.
Drugs and alcohol can be poisonous if used in large amounts. This hotline is designed to provide answers to questions regarding any poisoning situation.
If you are in need of immediate medical attention, call 911.
Substance Abuse Treatment in Texas Cities
Select a city to view localized information about alcohol and drug treatment centers in your area.
- College Station
- Corpus Christi
- Del Rio
- El Paso
- Flower Mound
- Fort Worth
- Grand Prairie
- New Braunfels
- Port Arthur
- Round Rock
- San Angelo
- San Antonio
- Sugar Land
- Tennessee Colony
- Texas City
- Wichita Falls
Texas Drug Abuse
You’re not alone. Many struggle with drug abuse in Texas.
In 2015, Texas was one of 18 states with statistically lower overdose rates than the national rate, according to the CDC. However, thousands of adults and adolescents still struggle with addiction to various substances every year. The following are recent statistics from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on drug and alcohol abuse in Texas:
Despite having a lower rate than other states, Texas has seen a major increase in the number of overdose deaths. In 1999, there were 5.4 deaths per 100,000 people. In 2013, there were 9.6 deaths per 100,000 people.
Heroin is a commonly abused, illicit opioid. It’s currently at the forefront of the growing opioid crisis in the United States. Approximately 24,000 adults over the age of 18 reported past-year heroin use in The Lone Star State.
More than ¼ of adults served by Texas mental health agencies were diagnosed with a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in 2015. This is slightly higher than the national average of 22 percent.
Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance in the country. Within four years, more than 1 million Texas adults over the age of 21 reported heavy alcohol use within the month prior to being surveyed.
These numbers can continue to climb, but they can also fall, professional treatment is sought. If you or a loved one is struggling with substance use disorder, there are many Texas rehab centers that can help.
Choosing a Rehab Facility
Get the help you need in a healthy environment.
The alcohol and drug treatment facilities in Texas are equipped to help adolescents and adults with addiction and related disorders. However, different facilities meet different needs, so it’s important to choose the one that best meets yours. You may find that an out-of-state facility would be better suited for you. The Recovery Village offers several rehab facilities in the country, outside of Texas. Regardless of your location preference, taking these factors into account may help you choose the right Texas drug rehab center, or any other drug rehab center:
- The expected results of rehabilitation
- Whether the treatment programs are individualized
- What levels of care are provided
- The length of the programs
- The use of other drugs for treatment
- If the treatment approach addresses biological, psychological and social needs
The Recovery Village
If you feel an out-of-state rehab facility would be the best option for you, consider The Recovery Village’s five locations, three of which are listed below. These facilities offer evidence-based treatment (including safe, medically supervised alcohol and drug detox, available at most locations) in a calm, supportive atmosphere. All five centers also share the same mission and philosophy for patients.
- Drug and alcohol treatment including medical detox, inpatient, partial hospitalization, outpatient care and more
- Dual diagnosis and mental health treatment
- Medically assisted detox
- Equine, art and yoga therapy
- Intensive inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care
- Breathtaking mountain views
- Fitness and sport amenities (softball, kickball, horseshoe, etc.)
- Yoga and other therapies
Palmer Lake, Colorado
- Intensive inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient care
- Indoor and outdoor fitness amenities (volleyball, basketball, gym, etc.)
- Yoga, equine, art and massage therapy