Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in Derby, Connecticut? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
The city of Derby is in southwest Connecticut in New Haven County. Despite being the smallest city in the state by area at just over 5 square miles, Derby is home to many people who struggle with substance use and addiction, like residents in all other parts of the Constitution State.
Drug-related overdoses are a serious public health concern in Derby and New Haven Counties. In 2021, New Haven County had the second highest drug overdose death rate in Connecticut, as there were 53.5 overdose deaths per 100,000 residents.1 In 2019 and 2020, the drug overdose death rates were 41.9 and 44.9 deaths per 100,00 residents, respectively.1
In March 2022, the 3-month rolling average of opioid overdoses in New Haven County was 14 per 100,000 residents.2 In April 2022, the average increased slightly to 14.23 opioid overdoses per 100,000 county residents.2 Heroin made up a small percentage of those overdoses. In March and April 2022, the 3-month rolling averages of heroin-related overdoses in New Haven County were 4.40 and 4.28 per 100,000 residents, respectively.3
Derby has 3 addiction treatment centers to serve local and out-of-state residents who need help recovering from substance use disorders.4 There are an additional 2 rehab centers within 5 miles of Derby in Ansonia.4 Of the 343 treatment centers in Connecticut, the number of rehab centers in and near Derby makes up more than 1.4%.5
None of these 5 treatment centers offer detoxification services, though drug detox and alcohol detox are available at 5 facilities within 10 miles of Derby in the cities of New Haven and Bridgeport.4 Hospital inpatient rehab is available at 2 facilities near Derby, and outpatient rehab programs at all 5 nearest facilities.4
Derby residents who need treatment for opioid use disorder have access to 24 buprenorphine practitioners within a 5-mile radius of the city.5 Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using methadone for opioid addiction is available at 1 facility, and MAT using naltrexone for both opioid and alcohol use disorders is available at all 5 facilities.4
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are drug and alcohol support groups that can complement professional addiction treatments like counseling and therapy.6 Peer support groups like AA and NA are free to attend and provide an extra layer of support to those in recovery—including residents in Derby.6
AA meetings take place 7 nights a week in Derby at First Congregational Church on 137 Derby Avenue.7 These meetings are available both in person and virtually. People in Derby who are interested in attending these and other nearby AA meetings can access an updated schedule on the website for the Area 11 Alcoholics Anonymous Connecticut General Service Committee.7
NA does not have any groups that meet in Derby. However, there are 4 NA meetings within 5 miles of Derby in Shelton and Ansonia.8 The Shelton meetings take place at War Memorial Building on 695 Howe Avenue, and the Ansonia meeting takes place at Holy Rosary Church on 10 Father Salemi Drive.8 People in Derby who want to attend a nearby NA meeting can review an updated schedule on the official NA website.8