Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in Searchlight, Nevada? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
Once a bustling gold mining town of about 5,000 residents,1 today about 445 people call Searchlight, Nevada, home.2 This small town is located 55 miles south of Las Vegas.1
Some residents who live in Searchlight may be struggling with drug and alcohol addictions. Drug overdoses in Nevada increased by 55% between 2019 and 2020.3 In Clark County in particular, 412 residents died from a fentanyl overdose between 2018 and August 2021.4
Fentanyl is a highly addictive synthetic opioid that is 80 to 100 times more potent than heroin.5 Many fentanyl overdose deaths are unintentional and happen after another drug is laced with the substance.5
Fentanyl overdose deaths in Clark County increased by 39% in the first half of 2021 over the same period the year before.4 Between January and February 2021, 92 people died by overdose compared to 66 in 2020.4
Although some residents in Searchlight binge drink, alcohol indulgence in the town is below the rest of Clark County.6 Binge drinking is considered having 5 or more drinks for men and 4 or more drinks for women during 1 occasion, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).7 In Searchlight, 12% of adults admitted to binge drinking in 2019 compared to 16.5% in Clark County.6
Searchlight residents who are looking for help overcoming addiction to drugs or alcohol will have to travel a bit for treatment. There are 34 facilities within 50 miles of the town, with the closest being about 30 miles away in Bullhead City, Arizona.8
Other treatment centers available within 50 miles of Searchlight include: 8
In 2020, Nevada had a total of 109 facilities treating 11,573 patients.9 The state had 93 outpatient and 28 residential facilities.9 About 18.5%, or 2,142, of those receiving treatment for addiction were under the age of 18.9
Support groups like Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be very beneficial in helping you overcome addiction. The Las Vegas Central Office of AA can help you find an AA group meeting near Searchlight.
The Region 51 Southern Nevada Area of NA has information on groups meeting in southern Nevada, northwestern Arizona, and a small section of southeastern California.