Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in West Kingston, Rhode Island? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
West Kingston is an unincorporated village in Washington County, Rhode Island, and shares most of its zip code with the town of South Kingstown, a community of 31,851 residents.1 Like many states, Rhode Island is no stranger to the downsides of drug and alcohol addiction.
From 2017 to 2019, the annual prevalence of past-year substance use disorder in the state was 8.7%, considerably higher than the national average of 7.4%.2 According to the Rhode Island Department of Health, the most common substances identified in non-fatal overdoses from July 2019 to March 2022 include fentanyl (56%), cocaine (19%), clonazepam (9%), and alprazolam (3%).3
Because West Kingston is still an unincorporated village, most reports for this area are listed under South Kingston, RI. According to the Rhode Island Department of Health, between 2016 and 2019, the area accounted for 12.6% of overdose-related emergency department (ED) visits in Washington County.4 The percentage of overdose-related ED visits for patients under 35 was significantly higher in South Kingston (69%) than in statewide averages (53%).4
While almost 85% of deaths in Rhode Island between 2016 and 2018 were opioid-related, the accidental drug overdose deaths in the state have decreased by 6.5% since 2016.4 Only 5 West Kingston residents died of an accidental drug overdose in that same period.4
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) treatment locator, 28 facilities within 25 miles of South Kingston, RI, also serve the West Kingston area.5 These facilities provide a wide range of services, including:5
Although drug and alcohol support groups aren’t a substitute for professional treatment, they’ve been proven to help people complete treatment and remain sober after leaving rehab.6
Support groups help people have a sense of community and the opportunity to discuss related topics in a judgment-free zone.6 While there are many styles of groups, the most popular ones are Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Both follow the 12-Step model and focus on the idea that addiction is a disease, not a choice.6
There are at least 3 AA meetings within 50 miles of West Kingston, RI; the closest 1 is:7
Southern R.I. Intergroup (16.56 miles)
Warwick, Rhode Island
Phone: (401) 739-8777
There are at least 12 NA meetings within 20 miles of West Kingston, RI; the closest 1 is:8
Saint Luke’s Church (13.37 miles)
99 Pierce Street
East Greenwich, RI 02818-3814