Texas rehab centers: Who’s getting treated? (INFOGRAPHIC)

How many people diagnosed with substance abuse disorders receive treatment for addiction in Texas? The numbers are going down… Explore this infographic to learn more about who’s getting treated by Texas rehab centers AND what portion of the population still needs help !

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How are Texas rehab centers doing?

Q: How many people diagnosed with substance abuse disorders receive treatment for addiction in Texas?

A: Around 31K people got help in 2012. But this is a significant decrease from 2008 when almost 50K people received treatment.

Texas rehab centers: Who’s getting treated? (INFOGRAPHIC)

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So, do treatment services meet the demand for addiction treatment in Texas? Not nearly!  Explore this infographic to learn more.

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Does Texas rehab measure up?

In a word, no.

Here we present you with the annual statistics related to who gets substance use treatment in Texas, taken from SAMHSA’s annual DASIS Report. In fact, we’ve selected only the most relevant data to give you a better understanding of the types of treatment received, number of people in need of treatment who get help for their problem, and the number of those who don’t.  Here are some sample stats:

  • 43.1% of people treated for substance use disorders in Texas experience problems with both drugs and alcohol
  • Only 52.8% of mental health consumers in Texas under the age of 17 report getting better after treatment, well below the national average of 70%.
  •  Around 120,000 people aged 12+ in Texas are in immediate need of help with illicit drug abuse or alcohol abuse

Did you know?

Men, women, and adolescents in Texas are in need of substance use treatment and not getting it! Find out more in this infographic w, including demographic and service information. For any further inquiries, we invite your questions and comments in the section at the end. We try to provide every legitimate question, comments, or feedback with a personal and prompt response.

About the author
Lee Weber is a published author, medical writer, and woman in long-term recovery from addiction. Her latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions is set to reach university bookstores in early 2019.


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