We update this information every twelve months.
Here we use data from the Rhode Island Dept of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). The number of admissions is not the unique number of people treated.
Treatment for addiction is available throughout Rhode Island
Addiction treatment includes detoxification, outpatient treatment, residential programs, as well as medication-assisted therapies (methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine). A key goal of the action plan is to increase the number of people accessing these treatments in every community across our state.
Total Treatment Admissions by City/Town (2010-2014)
Note: Treatment modalities shown include all inpatient and outpatient services provided by licensed substance abuse treatment providers, including detoxification, residential care, and methadone. Buprenorphine admissions are not shown here, but can be viewed on the Medication-Assisted Treatment data page.
Treatment admissions for heroin use are increasing dramatically
Treatment Admissions by Primary Reported Substance of Abuse (2010-2014)
Note: Data shown reflect the primary substance of abuse reported by patients at treatment entry.