Drug, Alcohol and Treatment Resources in Kingman

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Within Kingman, AZ there are 8 easily findable treatment centers for substance abuse. From this, we know that there is a somewhat problem with substance abuse and addiction, as there are many different treatment centers here. 

The services that are available within Kingman vary from each treatment center. Some are offering a variety of services, such as substance abuse support, inpatient services and more, whereas there are some that are more tailored to specific substances, such as alcohol abuse. 

Outside of the different services on offer in and around Kingman, there are also some different meetings available for people to go to. These meetings are designed as a group therapy session, to allow others to talk about their struggles and open up to help each other. An example of these meetings would be AA (Alcoholics Anonymous). 

Kingman Drug Abuse Statistics – You’re not alone in this struggle

Within Kingman in 2013 below shows the number of crimes committed:

  • Theft – 1025
  • Traffic Accidents – 994
  • Citations – 937 
  • Domestic Violence – 718
  • Burglary – 571
  • Drugs – 315
  • DUIs – 124

From here we can see that in comparison to the list of crimes, drugs rank relatively low but to compare this to a year, this means that there is a drug-related crime committed nearly every day in Kingman. The overall crime rate within Kingman is 97% higher than the national average. 

Drug offenses have varied over the years, where the number of calls to the police department is as follows:

  • 2014 – 267
  • 2015 – 283
  • 2016 – 416
  • 2017 – 404
  • 2018 – 361

From the above, we can see large growth in the number of drug offenses in Kingman over recent years. Although it has started to drop, this could be an anomaly as the figure has risen drastically since 2014. 

Within Mohave County (the county which Kingman resides in) per 100,000 people, there are 83.1 deaths relating to substance and suicide. We know there’s a link between both mental health and substance abuse, and with this statistic, the number shows that it is only growing over the years. 

Kingman, AZ Recovery Meetings Near Me

Finding the support can be difficult, but meetings are available throughout Kingman. Below are some examples of alcohol-related meetings:

  • Monday 5:30 pm– 212 1st Street just N. of Beale St. in Kingman
  • Thursday 8:00 pm – 212 1st Street just N. of Beale St. in Kingman

Kingman also offers some narcotic related meetings such as NA meetings, with some examples below:

  • Sunday 5:30 pm – 2364 Kingman Avenue, Kingman, AZ 86401-4840
  • Monday 7:00 pm – 3269 Stockton Hill Road, Kingman, AZ 86409-3619

And for a SMART meeting, the details are below:

SMART meetings happen within Kingman, but you do need an account to see the new and upcoming ones. Please see below for information around a previous meeting:

  • Date/Time Unavailable – 2152 McCulloch Blvd. N., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Within Kingman, it is difficult to find evidence of fundraisers, but with the various treatment centers, there’s a cost for the support of these centers. The funds raised from these are often used to help develop the center and the support they can offer. 

Inpatient Vs. Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Kingman

There is a difference between the inpatient and the outpatient support that is available within Kingman. The inpatients support will allow for the patient to become a resident at the facility, whereas those who are outpatients do not. They may have a weekly meeting with a professional perhaps, but they do not have to stay within the facility. 

  • Inpatient Treatment Center –This treatment center has a lot of support for those with severe substance abuse-related problems, to the seriousness of addiction. Whilst people can become a patient to escape the situations they may be in or may be facing, there are various services available for people to get the support they need whilst they are at the facility with things like counseling. 
  • Outpatient Treatment Center – This treatment center offers counseling services to people to allow them to fight and overcome their problems with substance abuse. They offer meetings where the patient will go for their allotted time with a professional to help them with their recovery. 

Getting Help in Kingman: How to Choose the Right Facility

To get the right support, you’ll need to first understand the problem. How often is this a problem, how many times do you feel the need to take substances unhealthily and many more will help you to understand much these substances are needed in somebody’s life. The higher these are needed then the greater support is needed to help this person. This is how you will be able to differentiate whether a counseling session will help with the recovery, or if perhaps becoming an inpatient is a good solution. 

Mental Health Services in Kingman, AZ

With nearly 10 different treatment centers focusing on mental health, Kingman offers a large amount of support for those who need it. These treatment centers offer heavy support for those who are battling with mental problems such as depression, to help their patients to get the support they need. 

There is not an exact number of mental health professionals within the Kingman area, but because of the number of different mental health treatment centers within the area, we know that there are quite a few professionals to be able to open and run these clinics. 

There have been countless numbers of studies done to understand the link between mental health and substance abuse, and this is exactly what we can see with research. Just the above statistic will tell us that the number of people where drugs, alcohol, and suicide being linked together shows that officials recognize suicides or overdoses being similarly linked together, as they are very often both relatable and can cross over. Either way, the death of a person can occur as a result of substance abuse and mental health problems. 

The reason that these are so tightly intertwined is because of the effects on these substances. They alter the way the brain operates and works, making them feel better perhaps for a short amount of time. For someone with depression, this is good, but it isn’t a permanent solution to their problem. From this, it can lead to it being abused again, and again until the point of addiction.

Get Help Today!

If you or someone you know is suffering from substance abuse, please reach out to one of our addiction treatment specialists at (928) 756-0694. Or you can connect through our online form here. Help is only one step away! Don’t live with addiction any longer. 

Article Reviewed by Gregory Struve

Gregory StruveGreg received a Master’s in Counseling from the Adler Graduate School in 2006. He trained at one of the top trauma and anxiety treatment centers in the world until 2008, when he became a faculty member at Grand Canyon University. From 2011 to 2016 he directed a program that lead the field in terms of innovative treatment of anxiety and trauma. During that time he even made several appearances on A&E’s intervention.