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Berlin is situated in the center of Connecticut within Hartford County, where the rate of drug overdoses is one of the highest in the state. Like many other regions across the U.S., opioid misuse is one of the top public health concerns in the county.
Between January and June 2017, there were 2 drug overdose deaths in Berlin and 3 residents died.1 During that same period, there were 1.46 drug-related deaths per 10,000 residents within Hartford County.1 According to the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner, most of these overdose deaths were being driven by opioids—particularly fentanyl.1
In 2021, Hartford County ranked third in Connecticut for having the highest drug overdose rate.2 That year, the county had 45.3 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 residents.2 In 2019 and 2020, the rate of drug overdose deaths in Hartford County were 39.7 and 43.3.2
There are 5 addiction treatment facilities within 5 miles of Berlin.3 This represents nearly 3% of the total number of addiction treatment centers in Connecticut.3
The drug and alcohol rehab center located nearest Berlin is in Middletown, CT and the other 4 rehab centers are in New Britain, CT.3 Detoxification services are not available at these facilities, though 2 other rehab centers in Middletown do offer detox—both of which are about 8 miles away from Berlin.3
Of the 5 addiction treatment centers near Berlin, 2 offer residential rehab programs, and 4 offer outpatient rehab programs.3 All 5 facilities offer dual diagnosis therapy for those who need treatment for both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder.3
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is also available for Berlin residents who need help recovering from opioid misuse.3 One nearby facility offers MAT using methadone, and all 5 facilities offer MAT using buprenorphine and naltrexone.3
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are drug and alcohol support groups that utilize the 12-Step methodology to guide people in their recovery from substance misuse.4 AA and NA meetings are free and widely available, including in and near Berlin for people who want an extra source of support while making their way through recovery.4
Three AA groups meet in Berlin.5 One group meets Monday evenings at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on 1103 Chamberlain Highway, and another meets Thursday evenings at Berlin Congregational Church on 878 Worthington Ridge.5 The third group also meets on Thursday evenings but is conducted entirely online for Berlin residents who wish to stay at home.5
An updated schedule of all AA meetings in and near Berlin is posted on the official website of the Alcoholics Anonymous Connecticut General Service Committee.5
22 NA groups meet within 5 miles of Berlin in nearby towns including New Britain, Middletown, and Cromwell.6 NA meetings are available 7 days a week at the Second Baptist Church on 55 Chapman Street and Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on 295 Arch Street in New Britain.6 An updated Sources: