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Located in the northwestern part of Mississippi in DeSoto County, the city of Nesbit experiences problems with drug overdose and addiction like many other parts of the Magnolia State.
Opioid addiction and opioid-related overdoses are serious public health concerns in DeSoto County. During the second quarter of 2021, DeSoto was 1 of 3 counties that accounted for nearly 52% of all suspected drug overdose deaths in Mississippi.1 It was also 1 of 3 counties that accounted for 28.7% of all drug-related arrests in Mississippi during that same period.1
In 2020, DeSoto County led the state in the number of drug overdose cases.2 According to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office, there were 40 drug overdose deaths in the county in 2020 and at least 50 deaths in 2021, with additional deaths pending.2
Alcohol misuse also affects residents in DeSoto County where, in 2015, the rate of excessive drinking among local adults was 12%, and the percentage of traffic deaths related to alcohol impairment was 10.3%.3 In 2019, these percentages increased significantly to 15% and 17%, respectively.4
There are no addiction treatment facilities in Nesbit. However, there are 4 treatment centers within 10 miles of the city.5 The closest facility to Nesbit is in Hernando, and the other 3 rehab centers are in Southaven.5 These 4 drug and alcohol rehab centers represent more than 2% of the total number of treatment centers in Mississippi, of which there are 188.5
Nesbit residents willing to travel a bit farther for addiction treatment have access to 53 facilities located within a 25-mile radius.5 Most of these rehab centers are located in Memphis, Tennessee, though some are in Senatobia, Mississippi.5 All these facilities offer services for both substance use disorders and mental health disorders.5
People in Nesbit with opioid use disorder also have the option of receiving buprenorphine treatment with 1 of 16 buprenorphine practitioners located within a 10-mile radius.5 Buprenorphine is 1 of several medications used as part of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction and has the ability to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms including drug cravings.6 Buprenorphine is also shown to reduce the potential for drug overdose.6
Drug and alcohol support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are shown effective at helping people achieve long-term abstinence from drugs and alcohol.7 They can also help these individuals learn healthy coping methods and improve their mental well-being while receiving other addiction treatments.7 AA and NA meetings are free to attend and widely available near Nesbit.7
There are no AA meetings that take place in Nesbit.8 However, there are dozens of AA groups that meet in Southaven 7 days a week.8 Most of the AA meetings in Southaven take place at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on 8089 US-51.8 Nesbit residents who want to attend a nearby AA meeting can access a schedule of local meetings on the official website for the Area 37 Mississippi Assembly of Alcoholics Anonymous.8
There are also no NA meetings in Nesbit, though residents who want to attend an NA meeting can attend the weekly meeting in Horn Lake or 1 of 3 meetings in Olive Branch.9 Nesbit residents who are willing to travel more than 10 miles to attend an NA meeting have the option of joining one of 36 other NA groups located in neighboring cities including Memphis.9 The local NA meeting schedule can be viewed on the official NA website.9