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Nebraska Drug Abuse Statistics
of residents reported past-month drug use
Drug addiction and alcoholism are public health concerns in Nebraska, as in all U.S. states. The most current data from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) indicate that almost 49 million over-12s in the United States had diagnosable drug or alcohol addictions in 2022. Among these, just 10 million engaged with evidence-based treatment. Over 1 million people did not get treatment because they did not know how to engage with appropriate services.
With almost 10% of Nebraska residents reporting past-month drug use, substance abuse hotlines can serve as a valuable first step for those grappling with drink or drugs. Addiction hotlines in Nebraska are not intended to replace formal treatment, but rather to connect those who require treatment with inpatient and outpatient rehab centers throughout the state
Nebraska Drug Abuse Statistics
reported past-month drug use
Nebraska Addiction Hotline
Do you or a family member have a problem with substance abuse but no idea where to turn? If so, calling a substance abuse hotline number might help you begin your search for addiction treatment.
Addiction Hotline Nebraska is available at any time of day or night. Call toll-free and speak in confidence with a trained and experienced professional who can answer all your queries related to substance abuse and treatment. Hotline staff can also provide you with referrals to detox centers, rehab facilities, and peer support groups throughout the state of Nebraska.
Call 855.701.0479 for immediate assistance and help finding a reputable drug or alcohol rehab in Nebraska.
Addiction in: Nebraska
You can find many local government addiction resources in Nebraska to support families and individuals battling substance abuse.
Our free and confidential hotline is run by recovery specialists who are now in recovery themselves. They understand what it’s like to need help, find the right treatment, and achieve long-term sobriety. You can call this line now at (855) 701-0409.
Nebraska Family Helpline
Nebraska Family Helpline is an initiative supported by DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services) that is available for residents of the state seeking guidance, counseling, and resources on a wide range of topics, including addiction services. To connect with a specialist, call 888-866-8660 any time of day or night.
Network of Care
Network of Care is also sponsored by DHSS. The resource is intended to assist residents of the state in finding addiction services within their area. Visit the website here to access a county-based directory. Alternatively, contact the DHHS Division of Behavioral Health by calling 402-471-7860.
Drug Addiction in Nebraska
Misuse of addictive substances, from alcohol and tobacco to prescription medications and illicit drugs, is a pressing public health concern in Nebraska. Alcohol is the most abused substance. State data show that 60% of young adults and adults reported regular use of alcohol in 2019. Over one in five high school students also report current alcohol use. Among high school students and young adults, binge drinking is the most damaging pattern of alcohol consumption.
Although cigarette smoking has declined in the state, there has been a sharp uptick in the use of vaping products. NSDUH 2022 (National Survey on Drug Use and Health) reflects this change in habits with the inclusion of questions concerning vapes and alternative tobacco products.
6% of adults, 21% of young adults, and 12% of high school students report current use of marijuana. Despite this increase in the use of marijuana products, the use of illicit drugs, prescription stimulants, and prescription opioids has declined in the state.
If you need help today, call 855.701.0479.