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As part of the Memphis, Tennessee metropolitan area, the city of Walls, Mississippi is affected by substance misuse and addiction like many other U.S. cities. Walls residents with substance use disorders who are ready to seek professional help have access to several nearby addiction treatment facilities.
Walls is part of DeSoto County, where, in 2016, the county had the highest rate of opioid overdoses compared with all other counties in Mississippi.1 Local officials attribute the county’s drug problem to an outgrowth of the drug problem in nearby Shelby County, Tennessee, where the number of heroin-related deaths increased nearly 800% from 2011 to 2015.1
During the summer of 2017, DeSoto County was still leading the state in the number of opioid overdoses.2 According to the DeSoto County Sheriff, the number of opioid overdose deaths in the county increased by nearly 25% between January and August 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.2 In 2018, DeSoto County also ranked number one in the state for drug-related arrests.3
Alcohol misuse is also prevalent in DeSoto County, where, in 2019, an estimated 15% of adults reported engaging in excessive drinking behavior.4 Fortunately, people in Walls who misuse drugs and alcohol can achieve long-term recovery with detox and rehab treatment.
There are no drug and alcohol rehab facilities in Walls.5 However, there are 2 addiction treatment facilities in Memphis and 1 in Southaven—all of which are within 10 miles of Walls.5 These rehab facilities offer a variety of services, including detox, outpatient rehab, and behavioral therapies.5
Walls residents who are diagnosed with opioid use disorder have the option of receiving buprenorphine treatment from 1 of 2 buprenorphine practitioners located at 8900 Delta Bluff Cove in Walls.6 These 2 practitioners are certified under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to prescribe this medication as part of a medication-assisted treatment program for opioid dependence.7 Buprenorphine blocks opioid withdrawal symptoms and drug cravings and reduces the chance of a deadly overdose.8
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are some of the many drug and alcohol support groups that can help residents in Walls achieve long-term sobriety from these and other substances. Peer support groups like AA and NA can help people develop healthy coping methods, improve their psychological well-being, and reduce cravings and impulsive behaviors.9
There are no AA groups that meet in Walls. However, there are several AA groups that meet in nearby Southaven 7 days a week at various times of the day.10 The Southaven AA meeting schedule is featured on the official website for the Area 37 Mississippi Assembly of Alcoholics Anonymous.10
Walls residents also have the option of attending AA meetings in nearby Memphis, where there are dozens of AA groups that meet every day.11 The Memphis AA meeting schedule is featured on the official website for the Memphis Area Intergroup Association.11
There are two NA groups that meet within a 10-mile radius of Walls: 1 in Horn Lake and 1 in Memphis.12 Walls residents interested in attending 1 of these NA meetings or 1 of the dozens of other NA meetings in Memphis can browse NA groups and meeting times on the official NA website.12