Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in Laughlin, Nevada? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
Nestled right along the Colorado River in Clark County only 90 miles south of Las Vegas, the city of Laughlin faces problems with substance misuse and addiction like anywhere else in the U.S. Fortunately, those in Laughlin who need help recovering from addiction have many options when it comes to choosing a local treatment provider.
Opioid misuse is a serious public health concern in Laughlin and Clark County as a whole, where rates of fentanyl use and drug overdoses have risen in recent years. Between January and May 2021, fentanyl was involved in 92 overdose deaths in Clark County, which was a 39% increase from the number of overdose deaths that occurred during the same period in 2020.1 Fentanyl contributed to 64 overdose deaths in Clark County in 2019 and 46 overdose deaths in 2018.2
Drug and alcohol misuse in Clark County impacts other crimes in the region, including domestic violence. In 2018, an estimated 70.6% of reported domestic violence incidents involved drug misuse.3
Alcohol misuse was linked to 32% of all motor vehicle deaths in Clark County between 2012 and 2016 and caused a total of 304 deaths during this period.3 In 2016, an estimated 17% of adults in Clark County reported drinking excessively.3 In 2015, the rate of binge drinking among adults in Clark County was 13.9%.3
Marijuana use in Clark County more than doubled between 2011 and 2018, with nearly 14% of adults reporting having used this drug in 2018 compared with 5.6% in 2011.4 In 2018, marijuana was the most common primary substance treated in Clark County among people between 10 and 24 years old.4
Laughlin residents in need of addiction treatment have the option of recovering in 1 of 7 facilities in Bullhead City, Arizona—all of which are within a 10-mile radius of Laughlin.5 These drug and alcohol rehab centers offer services such as residential and outpatient programs, dual diagnosis therapy, and detoxification.5
Laughlin residents also have the option to travel to Las Vegas for addiction treatment, where there are 73 drug and alcohol rehab centers.6 This represents more than 46% of the total number of addiction treatment centers in Nevada.6
There are 6 buprenorphine practitioners within a 10-mile radius of Laughlin, which may be an outpatient treatment option for some residents with opioid use disorder.6 Buprenorphine is one of several medications approved for the treatment of opioid dependence and is shown to reduce drug cravings and other opioid withdrawal symptoms.7
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are worldwide peer support group programs that can help people with substance use disorders achieve long-term abstinence and improve their quality of life.8 People in Laughlin who want to join AA and NA support groups have the option of attending 1 or more of these meetings in their local area.
AA meetings in Laughlin take place Monday through Friday at Riverside Casino and the community church, though residents willing to travel outside of Laughlin can also attend meetings in several neighboring Arizona and California cities.9 A full list of local AA meetings is available on the official website for the AA River Cities Central Office.9
There are no NA groups that meet in Laughlin; however, there are 10 meetings that take place in Bullhead City and Fort Mohave no more than 10 miles away.10 Laughlin residents who are interested in attending 1 or more NA meetings can access the meeting schedule on the official NA website.10