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Situated in the southwestern part of New Haven County, the town of Orange is home to many people who need help recovering from substance use disorders and addiction.
Opioid misuse and drug overdoses have been top public health concerns in Orange and New Haven for several years. Between 2015 and 2018, a total of 4 people in Orange died from an opioid overdose.1 However, there were no drug overdose deaths in Orange in 2019.
In 2021, law enforcement officers in Orange pulled over a driver who was carrying thousands of fentanyl pills designed to look like brand-name alprazolam pills, which are sedatives, or benzodiazepines.2 The driver was carrying a total of 5,238 pills that weighed a combined 766 grams.2 The traffic stop was made to combat the trafficking of weapons, opioids, and other drugs into the New England area including Connecticut.2
That same year, there were nearly 54 drug overdose deaths in New Haven County for every 100,000 residents.3 This made it the county with the second highest rate of drug overdoses in the state.3 This rate was significantly higher than New Haven County’s overdose death rate in 2019 and 2020 when the rates were nearly 42 and 45 deaths per 100,000 residents.3
The town of Orange is located near 8 drug and alcohol rehab facilities—all of which are within a 5-mile radius of the town.4 These treatment facilities are in the neighboring towns of West Haven, Derby, and New Haven.4 The number of drug and alcohol rehab centers near Orange represents more than 2.3% of the total number of rehab centers in Connecticut.
None of these facilities offer detoxification services.4 However, detox is offered at 4 facilities nearly 10 miles away in New Haven.4 Two of the rehab centers near Orange offer residential rehab programs, while the other 6 facilities offer only outpatient rehab programs.4 All 8 facilities offer dual diagnosis therapy to treat people in Orange who are diagnosed with both a substance use disorder and mental illness.4
Orange residents with opioid or alcohol use disorders can receive medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using naltrexone at 6 nearby facilities.4 MAT using methadone is available at 4 facilities near Orange, while MAT using buprenorphine is available at 6 facilities.4 Methadone and buprenorphine MATs are designed to help people recover only from opioid addiction.4
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are peer support groups designed to help people who have a desire to stop using drugs and alcohol.5 Groups like AA and NA allow members to build relationships in a drug-free support network with peers who share similar goals and experiences.5
There are 6 AA groups in Orange—all of which meet at Holy Infant Church on 450 Racebrook Road.6 These groups meet on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in the morning, afternoon, and evening.6 People in Orange can access an up-to-date AA meeting schedule on the official website for the Area 11 Alcoholics Anonymous Connecticut General Service Committee.6
Orange is near 9 NA meetings—all of which are within 5 miles of Orange in neighboring towns including West Haven, Milford, Shelton, and Ansonia.7 One of the Milford NA groups also meets virtually. People in Orange who want to attend one of these NA meetings can check out an updated schedule on the official NA website.7