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To combat the stigma of drug abuse, Rochester, New York, has increased its inpatient and outpatient rehabs and addiction services.

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Drug Abuse Trends in Rochester

Rochester, New York, is a lakefront city along Lake Ontario, home to 208,046 residents within city limits and over a million in the greater metropolitan area. Though not as large as surrounding cities, drug addiction rates for Rochester and Monroe County are comparatively high. The opioid epidemic is hitting the area hard; sparking restrictions on prescription opioid painkillers that have turned many opioid-dependent individuals into residents with growing heroin addictions.

There is no greater drug epidemic than the one our community is facing right now. We are attacking this crisis head-on with an aggressive approach, including a multi-jurisdictional partnership involving increased manpower, resources, and outreach. We can’t afford not to. Lives depend on it.

- Monroe County Sheriff Todd K. Baxter, Monroe County Heroin Taks Force, 2018

Heroin Abuse in the North Clinton Avenue Area

Between 2013 and 2016, more than 600 people were arrested for heroin-related crimes in Rochester; approximately 70% took place in the North Clinton Avenue area. The Rochester Police Department described the residential street as a “drug corridor” and “open-air drug market” with the open sale and use of heroin. Data has revealed that over half of buyers travel from areas like the Finger Lakes suburbs, Buffalo, and Syracuse.

Local authorities have formed the Monroe County Heroin Task Force to curb the spread of addiction. In 2017, 766 overdoses resulted in 85 deaths in Monroe County. In the first six months of 2018, an average of three people overdosed on some opioid derivative (the majority being heroin) per day. In March alone, 12 of 85 overdoses ended in death. Heroin sent 2,597 patients to OASAS-certified treatment centers (over 3,200 were admitted for any opioid, including heroin) in 2017. Both numbers had increased since 2016.

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Addiction Statistics for Rochester

262

deaths

Between January 1 and March 31, 2018, 262 overdoses were reported in Monroe County.

36

years-old

The average age of a person who died from heroin overdose in Rochester is 36.

3,214

patients

3,214 patients were admitted to state-certified addiction treatment centers for opioids.

Addiction Treatment in Rochester

Monroe County has worked hard to make treatment available to as many as possible. The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) oversees addiction treatment services across a number of facilities in the area. More emergency responders and treatment professionals have also been trained in the administration of Narcan and Suboxone (a combination of buprenorphine and Naloxone).

Levels of care offered through Rochester rehab services are:

Medicaid, Medicare, public assistance, Tricare (military insurance), and sliding fee scales are available to those seeking treatment.

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Starting the journey to recovery can seem daunting when you don’t know your options. Depending on the length and severity of your addiction, treatment options can vary widely. To learn more about addiction therapy and finding rehabs, contact a treatment provider today.

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Government Programs

Find local government programs that promote sober living and will help you find peace in your day to day life.

Name Location Phone
Area 47: Central New York PO Box 18063
Rochester, NY 14618

College Programs

The University Counseling Center (UCC)

University of Rochester

Box 270356
738 Library Road, Rochester, New York 14627

University Counseling Center (UCC)

Rochester College

Box 270356
738 Library Road, Rochester, New York 14627

Health and Wellness Center

Saint John Fisher College

3690 East Avenue
Rochester, New York 14618

Student Wellness

Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester
NY 14623

Counseling Services

Nazareth College

4245 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

The Counseling Center

Roberts Wesleyan College

2301 Westside Dr. Rochester
NY 14624

Counseling Center

SUNY College at Brockport

350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420

AA and NA Meetings in Rochester

Name Address Fellowship Hours
Rochester Centre City 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Greenhouse Rochester, New York 14620 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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