Rehabs near Chicago
Chicago, Illinois is the third largest city in the United States with a population of over 2 million people. In Illinois, over 83% of people age 16 or older have reported using alcohol. In the Chicago area, 26.5% of people above the age of 12 had binge drank alcohol in the past month, compared to the national average of 23.2%. Binge drinking is typically classified as a female having 4 or more drinks within 2 hours, and a male having 5 or more drinks within 2 hours. Binge drinking is a serious issue in the state of Illinois, with the state incurring $9.72 billion in costs related to excessive alcohol consumption. Alcohol abuse has both long term health risks, as well as short term risks like drinking and driving, falls, drownings, alcohol poisoning, and more. Although alcohol is accessible in most parts of the United States and legal for those over 21, it is still a dangerous drug that can result in serious consequences for its users. There are drug and alcohol treatment centers near Chicago, Illinois that can help those suffering with an addiction get back on track. Learn more about rehab options today.
Cities in Illinois