Amarillo, Texas Drug Rehab

Amarillo, in Potter County, had a recorded population of 191,398 in 2011 and is noted as the 14th most populous city in the state. It is the largest city in the panhandle. Its nickname is “The Yellow Rose of Texas.” Drugs are often imported into Amarillo from Mexico, moving north through Lubbock from California and southern Texas, particularly El Paso.

Drugs are often imported into Amarillo from Mexico, moving north through Lubbock from California and southern Texas, particularly El Paso. From a survey done of the years from 2007 to 2008, it was estimated that more than six percent of the Texas population over age 12 had used an illegal drug within the month prior to survey. More than two percent were dependent on or had abused an illegal drug within the past year. We can only assume these figures have risen due to the increase of drugs being transported into Texas from Mexican criminal organizations.

From a survey done of the years from 2007 to 2008, it was estimated that more than six percent of the Texas population over age 12 had used an illegal drug within the month prior to survey. More than two percent were dependent on or had abused an illegal drug within the past year. We can only assume these figures have risen due to the increase of drugs being transported into Texas from Mexican criminal organizations.

There are about 100 people in Amarillo who are in homes or halfway houses for drug or alcohol abuse. There are approximately 47 people in confinement in local jails or other facilities.

In 2009, it was reported that 8.5 percent of Texas high school students had at one time used cocaine. For college students, this figure went up to 10 percent of the students who had ever used cocaine or crack.

List of Drug Rehab Centers in Amarillo, Texas:

  • Northwest Texas Healthcare System
  • West Texas Counseling and Rehabilitation Program of Amarillo
  • Amarillo VA Healthcare System
  • Amarillo Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

You will not have to search through the many options for drug or alcohol addiction treatment. It can be difficult to decide with so many choices. You need the most effective one available, and we will help you find it. The right program can make all the difference. Call us for more information today at 1-800-343-0892.