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Known as the “City of Village Charm,” Manchester, Connecticut is, ironically, home to many people who need help recovering from addiction to drugs and alcohol. It is located in Hartford County, which ranked 3rd in Connecticut in 2021 for having a high rate of drug-related deaths, behind New London and New Haven Counties.1
That same year, there were 45.3 drug-related deaths in Hartford County per 100,000 residents.1 In 2019, the county’s rate of drug overdose deaths was 39.7 per 100,000 residents, and in 2020, it was 43.3 per 100,000 residents.1
The number of drug-related deaths in Manchester has also risen in tandem with Hartford County overdose deaths from year to year. In 2014, 5 people in Manchester died from a drug overdose.2 In 2018, the number of drug-related deaths in Manchester had more than quintupled to 23.2
There are 3 drug and alcohol rehab centers in Manchester.3 The number of addiction treatment centers in the city represents 1.7% of the total number of treatment centers in Connecticut.4
All 3 addiction treatment centers in Manchester offer only outpatient rehab programs, which include counseling and several behavioral therapies.3 Those in need of detoxification services have the option of receiving treatment from rehab centers in the city of Hartford less than 10 miles away.3 Hospital inpatient programs are offered at 1 rehab center within 10 miles, and residential rehab programs are offered at 5 rehab centers within the same distance.3
Manchester residents who are diagnosed with opioid use disorder have the option of receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using methadone at 5 nearby facilities, and MAT using buprenorphine at 20 facilities—all within 10 miles of the city.3 MAT using naltrexone is available at 19 facilities and can be used to treat both alcohol and opioid use disorder.3
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are two of the many 12-Step recovery programs for addiction that can complement professional treatment and provide an extra layer of support.5 Support groups like AA and NA are shown to improve recovery outcomes—especially abstinence—and are available in and near Manchester.5
AA groups in Manchester meet online and in person 7 days a week at various times of the day.6 The majority of in-person AA meetings in Manchester convene at Nathan Hale School located at 160 Spruce Street, though some meetings also take place at Second Congregational Church at 385 N Main Street and Unitarian Universalist Society East at 153 W Vernon Street.6 An updated schedule of AA meetings in Manchester is posted on the official website of the Alcoholics Anonymous Connecticut General Service Committee.6
There is 1 NA group that meets in Manchester on Friday evenings at Second Congregational United Church of Christ on 385 North Main Street.7 Four other NA groups meet within 5 miles in the nearby towns of South Windsor, Vernon, East Hartford, and Bolton.7 An updated schedule of all NA meetings near Manchester is posted on the official NA website.7