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Opioids (including prescription opioids and heroin) killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, more than any year on record. Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid.

The rate of overdose deaths involving opioids has doubled since 2000, and southern states, including Mississippi, have the most prescriptions per person for opioid painkillers.

The Prescription Drug Crisis In Mississippi

Mississippi's opioid epidemic follows national trends. Even as the number of opioid prescriptions dispensed in the state has steadily dropped, deaths due to opioid-related overdoses have continued to increase.

Governor Phil Bryant led state efforts to address the epidemic through an August 2017 executive order that encouraged the use of naloxone by law enforcement officers, and by convening an Opioid and Heroin Study Task Force comprising representatives from state agencies, medical and dental boards, providers, and county representatives.

In 2017, Mississippi providers wrote 92.9 opioid prescriptions for every 100 persons (, compared to the average U.S. rate of 58.7 prescriptions. This was among the top five rates in the United States that year (per the CDC); however, it was also the lowest rate in the state since data became available in 2006.

The hospital cases linked to opioid poisoning in Mississippi climbed by 23.3% between 2016 and 2017. At the same time, the admissions associated with adverse effects increased drastically by 119.3%. Between 2014 and 2016, there was a temporary decrease in admissions for abuse and dependence. Such admissions declined, however, at the expense of an increasing number of diagnoses for unspecified use. Between 2016 and 2017, diagnoses for abuse and dependence increased, again, by 10.3% and 12.0%, respectively.

Opioid overdoses recorded in ED data jumped by 75.5% and ED visits for adverse effects nearly doubled with an increase of 88.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, ED diagnoses for abuse decreased slightly, but went up again after that.

From 2016 through 2017, diagnoses for dependence declined marginally. The lower number of diagnoses for abuse and dependence was due to an increase in unspecified codes for opioid use.

In 2017, the average charge for an opioid-related hospital stay was $40,191 -an increase of 36.8% ($10,808) compared to the average charge in 2014. In 2017, the total amount of charges submitted for opioid-related hospitalizations was $322,408,631, an average annual increase of 72.7% compared to 2014.

In 2017, there were more than 70,200 drug overdose deaths in the U.S.-an age-adjusted rate of 21.7 per 100,000 persons. Among these, 47,600 involved opioids. The sharpest increase occurred among deaths involving Fentanyl and Fentanyl analogs (other synthetic narcotics) with more than 28,400 overdose deaths in 2017.

The age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths has not significantly changed in Mississippi over the past several years. In 2017, there were 12.2 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 persons. While the majority of drug overdose deaths in 2017 involved an opioid, overdose deaths involving opioids are not included for the state because the data reported did not meet inclusion criteria.

NAS or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) may occur when a pregnant woman uses drugs such as opioids during pregnancy. A recent national study revealed a fivefold increase in the incidence of NAS/NOWS between 2004 and 2014, from 1.5 cases per 1,000 hospital births to 8.0 cases per 1,000 hospital births. State specific data on the rate of babies born with NAS/NOWS in Mississippi is unavailable. However, the assumption is that the state's rate matches that of the nation.

Of the new HIV cases in 2016, 424 occurred in Mississippi. Among males, 3.6 percent of new HIV cases were attributed to opioid abuse or male-to-male contact and opioid abuse. Among females, 4.2 percent of new HIV cases were attributed to opioid abuse.

In 2015, an estimated 9,236 persons were living with a diagnosed HIV infection in Mississippi—a rate of 374 cases per 100,000 persons. Of those, 12.6 percent of male cases were attributed to opioid abuse or male-to-male contact and opioid abuse. Among females, 14.7 percent were living with HIV attributed to opioid abuse.

This data is unavailable for the state of Mississippi. In Mississippi, there are an estimated 23,300 persons living with Hepatitis C (2013-2016 annual average), a rate of 1,030 cases per 100,000 persons.

The number of opioid-related hospitalizations decreased slightly by 2.6% between 2014 and 2015; this decline, however, was temporary as such hospitalizations increased by 16.0% between 2015 and 2016. The reasons for the decline in opioid hospitalizations between 2014 and 2015 are not clear.

It is possible, for instance, that this temporary decrease was due to under-reporting as a result of the transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM during the same year. This interpretation is supported by the fact that ED visits, unlike inpatient admissions, demonstrated a steady increase throughout the entire period climbing by18.0%, from 2014 to 2015, and by 18.9%, from 2015 to 2016.

Addiction Treatment In Mississippi

The good news is that there are numerous centers of treatment and rehab available in Mississippi. There are many types of treatment centers such as long term addiction treatment facilities, short term drug abuse treatment, outpatient detoxification programs, outpatient substance abuse treatment services, inpatient drug abuse treatment and others.

There is a wide range of drug and alcohol rehab facilities available. They include individual psychotherapy, dialectical behavior therapy, couple/family therapy, trauma therapy, trauma-related counseling, cognitive/behavior therapy and others, to name a few. If you need rehab in Mississippi, all you need to do is place a call to any of the available rehab centers.

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https://www.carnevaleassociates.com/our-work/emerging-drug-trends-prevention-issue-brief.html

https://www.dea.gov/resource-center/2016%20NDTA%20Summary.pdf#page=40&zoom=auto,-80,792

https://www.dea.gov/sites/default/files/2018-11/DIR-032-18%202018%20NDTA%20final%20low%20resolution.pdf

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-drug-addiction-treatment-research-based-guide-third-edition/drug-addiction-treatment-in-united-states/types-treatment-programs

https://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.gov/news-statistics/emerging-drug-trends

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK234579/

https://www.shadac.org/publications/50-state-analysis-drug-overdose-trends-evolving-opioid-crisis-across-states

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Mississippi Drug Rehab by Cities

Abbeville Aberdeen Ackerman Algoma Alligator Amory Anguilla Arcola Arkabutla Artesia Ashland Avon Bailey Baldwyn Banner Bassfield Batesville Bay Springs Bay St. Louis Beaumont Belden Belen Bellefontaine Belmont Belzoni Benoit Benton Bentonia Beulah Big Creek Biloxi Blue Mountain Blue Springs Bogue Chitto Bolton Booneville Boyle Brandon Braxton Brookhaven Brooklyn Brooksville Bruce Buckatunna Bude Burnsville Byhalia Byram Caledonia Calhoun City Camden Canton Carriere Carrollton Carson Carthage Cary Cascilla Cedarbluff Centreville Charleston Chatawa Chatham Chunky Clara Clarksdale Cleveland Clinton Coahoma Coffeeville Coila Coldwater Collins Collinsville Columbia Columbus Como Conehatta Corinth Courtland Crawford Crenshaw Crosby Crowder Cruger Crystal Springs D Lo Daleville Darling De Kalb Decatur Delta City Dennis Derma Diamondhead Diberville Doddsville Drew Dublin Duck Hill Dumas Duncan Dundee Durant Eastabuchie Ecru Edwards Elliott Ellisville Enid Enterprise Escatawpa Ethel Etta Eupora Falcon Falkner Farrell Fayette Fernwood Flora Florence Flowood Forest Foxworth French Camp Friars Point Fulton Gallman Gattman Gautier Georgetown Glen Glen Allan Glendora Gloster Golden Goodman Gore Springs Grace Greenville Greenwood Greenwood Springs Grenada Gulfport Gunnison Guntown Hamilton Harperville Harriston Harrisville Hattiesburg Hazlehurst Heidelberg Hermanville Hernando Hickory Hickory Flat Hillsboro Holcomb Hollandale Holly Bluff Holly Ridge Holly Springs Horn Lake Houlka Houston Hurley Independence Indianola Inverness Isola Itta Bena Iuka Jackson Jayess Jonestown Kilmichael Kiln Kokomo Kosciusko Lake Lake Cormorant Lakeshore Lamar Lambert Lauderdale Laurel Lawrence Leakesville Leland Lena Lexington Liberty Little Rock Long Beach Lorman Louin Louise Louisville Lucedale Ludlow Lula Lumberton Lyon Maben Macon Madden Madison Magee Magnolia Mantachie Mantee Marietta Marion Marks Mathiston Mayersville Mayhew Mc Adams Mc Call Creek Mc Carley Mc Cool Mc Henry Mc Lain Mc Neill Mccomb Meadville Mendenhall Meridian Merigold Metcalfe Michigan City Midnight Minter City Mississippi State Mize Money Monticello Montpelier Mooreville Moorhead Morgan City Morton Moselle Moss Moss Point Mound Bayou Mount Olive Mount Pleasant Myrtle Natchez Neely Nesbit Nettleton New Albany New Augusta New Site Newhebron Newton Nicholson North Carrollton Noxapater Oak Vale Oakland Ocean Springs Okolona Olive Branch Osyka Ovett Oxford Pace Pachuta Panther Burn Parchman Paris Pascagoula Pass Christian Pattison Paulding Pearl Pearlington Pelahatchie Perkinston Petal Pheba Philadelphia Philipp Picayune Pickens Piney Woods Pinola Pittsboro Plantersville Pocahontas Pontotoc Pope Poplarville Port Gibson Porterville Potts Camp Prairie Prentiss Preston Puckett Pulaski Purvis Quitman Raleigh Randolph Raymond Red Banks Redwood Rena Lara Richland Richton Ridgeland Rienzi Ripley Robinsonville Rolling Fork Rome Rose Hill Rosedale Roxie Ruleville Ruth Sallis Saltillo Sandersville Sandhill Sandy Hook Sarah Sardis Satartia Saucier Schlater Scobey Scooba Scott Sebastopol Seminary Senatobia Shannon Sharon Shaw Shelby Sherard Sherman Shubuta Shuqualak Sibley Sidon Silver City Silver Creek Slate Spring Sledge Smithdale Smithville Sontag Soso Southaven Star Starkville State Line Steens Stennis Space Center Stewart Stoneville Stonewall Stringer Sturgis Summit Sumner Sumrall Sunflower Swan Lake Swiftown Taylor Taylorsville Tchula Terry Thaxton Thomastown Tie Plant Tillatoba Tinsley Tiplersville Tippo Tishomingo Toccopola Toomsuba Tougaloo Trebloc Tremont Tula Tunica Tupelo Tutwiler Tylertown Union Union Church University Utica Vaiden Valley Park Van Vleet Vance Vancleave Vardaman Vaughan Verona Vicksburg Victoria Vossburg Walls Walnut Walnut Grove Walthall Water Valley Waterford Waveland Waynesboro Wayside Webb Weir Wesson West West Point Wheeler Whitfield Wiggins Winona Winstonville Winterville Woodland Woodville Yazoo City

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