Illicit Drugs

DID YOU KNOW? 

(1) The most commonly used illicit drug in CT is marijuana, with usage increasing in recent years. Illicit use of pain relievers is next most common. 

(2) "Polypharmacy"--the use of multiple drugs, usually including alcohol, at one time--is particularly dangerous. 92% overdose deaths in Southwest CT involved multiple drugs.

(3) Cocaine use remains flat at about 2% of the population. 

Check out our 2019 regional profiles on illicit drugs, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana in Southwest CT. 

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Prevention Resources

* State access line for detox and treatment: 800-563-4086

* Find treatment 

* Find a support group for a drug user or their family and friends

Flyer listing drug disposal dropboxes in Southwest CT

 

The Hub: Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwestern CT

A program of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP)

1 Park Street, Norwalk, CT 06851

203-840-1187

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