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Elkhart, Indiana

Elkhart, Indiana, in Elkhart county, is 87 miles E of Chicago, Illinois. The city is considered part of the Elkhart - Goshen metropolitan area. Elkhart has a population of 51,874.

The People and Families of Elkhart

In Elkhart, about 44% of adults are married. One thing visitors notice about Elkhart is the large number of young children, especially babies and pre-school kids. The city is known for its large population of single adults.

Approximately 29% of Elkhart is non-white. Elkhart boasts a diverse population for Indiana, with several racial groups well-represented among the population.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Elkhart had a median family income of $40,514.

Political Inclinations

In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Elkhart ($21,475). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.

Elkhart Housing

About 54% of housing units in Elkhart are owner-occupied.

Commuting

In Elkhart, 93% of commuters drive to work. Commuting to work is generally easier in the city than in most places of its size.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Elkhart51,874$40,514
Bremen4,486$47,768
Goshen29,383$46,877
Mishawaka46,557$41,947
Nappanee6,710$53,329
South Bend107,789$39,046
Syracuse3,038$45,968

High Points

Elkhart strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

CategoryTrophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 1%Elkhart Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7%Elkhart Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 9%Elkhart Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 14%Elkhart Short Commute Times


The listings in Elkhart, Indiana and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(18) Outpatient
(6) Teens and Adolescents
(7) Females
(3) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(3) Clients With Legal Issues
(5) Spanish Speaking
(3) Males
(5) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(2) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(2) Hospital Inpatient
(2) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(5) Mental Health Services
(1) Halfway House
(1) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(2) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
(1) Residential Beds for Children
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Do you have a problem with drug or alcohol addiction and live in Elkhart, Indiana? Are you concerned about a family member in Elkhart, who has a problem like this? Whatever your situation it's easy to believe that you're alone with this . . . that, somehow, you have to solve the problem all on your own. That is not the case. We care about you - and will help you find a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Program in Elkhart, suited to your specific treatment needs. You don't have to deal with drug addiction or alcoholism on your own!

An Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Center in Elkhart, is a good option for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism. The goal of a Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Program in Elkhart, IN. is to direct the initial treatment plan toward the ability of the individual to stop using drugs and/or alcohol and hence avoid the psychological, legal, financial, social, and physical consequences that are usually associated with drug addiction and alcoholism.

There are many different addiction treatment approaches such as Long-term Drug Rehabs, Outpatient Addiction Treatment Facilities, Short-term Addiction Treatment Programs, Inpatient Rehab Centers, support group meetings, drug counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Elkhart, typically focus on the two-fold nature of drug addiction and alcoholism: physical and psychological addiction. Physical addiction can be treated by a detoxification program in Elkhart, Indiana with treatment procedure to assist with the painful withdrawal symptoms which manifest themselves when a person discontinues the consumption of a drug or drugs that they are addicted to. With habitual use of a psychoactive substance the brain gradually adapts to the presence of the drug so the desired effect becomes minimal. This is how physical tolerance develops to drugs such as heroin, amphetamines, cocaine, nicotine and alcohol to name a few. It also explains why more and more of the drug is needed to get the same effect with habitual use of an addictive drug. The abrupt cessation of an addictive drug can lead to serious withdrawal symptoms where the body may take weeks or months (depending on the drug involved) to return to normal function. The withdrawal symptoms from certain substances, such as heroin, can induce severe and painful withdrawal symptoms, and be quite prolonged.

A Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility in Elkhart, will not only provide the person with a professional detox but also provide a Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center for the psychological issues inevitably underlying all drug and alcohol addiction problems, so as to decrease the chances of relapse and increase the chances of a clean and sober life.

An Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Program in Elkhart, IN. is more likely to be one of the most successful methods for treating an individual with a severe drug addiction problem. Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Facilities in Elkhart, are designed to deliver a comprehensive treatment curriculum and assist a person in every facet of their life 24 hours a day.

For a person to make a successful recovery, they must acquire new knowledge, abilities and 'life skills'. This new knowledge, abilities and life skills must be directed toward strategies for returning home to Elkhart, from an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Facility and encountering old drug using acquaintances in Elkhart - as well as ways to handle the many reminders and triggers of their past drug using days in Elkhart. These triggers can produce memories which can produce psychological stressors. These psychological stressors often hinder the recovering addict, making it very difficult for them to feel as though they have control over their actions concerning drug using impulses. This is because research into the brain of addicts shows changes in the way their brain functions long after they have discontinued using drugs and/or alcohol. This is the main reason why even an individual with will power as strong as steel may find it extremely difficult to overcome drug addiction or alcoholism without professional addiction treatment. With so many obstacles such as triggers, drug cravings, and changes in the way their brain functions due to habitual drug use, it is no surprise why so many people attend a Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center each year to successfully recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

There are many reasons why a person should enroll into an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Program in Elkhart. A few of the many reasons are: the inability to control or eliminate their drinking or drug use, alienating their friends and family, legal problems, severe depression and general unhappiness due to excessive drug or alcohol use.

Getting Help

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There are 10 local Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Facilities in Elkhart, Indiana. We have also provided 10 additional Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facilities that are closest geographically to Elkhart:

Addiction Recovery Centers Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Addictions Recovery Centers Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Access to Recovery
Center for Problem Resolution Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Elkhart General Hospital Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Family and Childrens Center Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE), Access to Recovery
Life Treatment Centers Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center
Services Offered: Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Madison Center Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Oaklawn Psychiatric Center Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Program
Services Offered: Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Reaching Out Counseling LLC Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center
Services Offered: Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Recovery Journey Inc Elkhart, IN
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Danen Counseling Services Goshen, IN 7.9 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Oaklawn Psychiatric Center Inc Goshen, IN 7.9 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Addiction Recovery Centers Inc Goshen, IN 8.5 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Center for Problem Resolution Inc Goshen, IN 8.5 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Family and Childrens Center South Bend, IN 14.5 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Life Treatment Centers Inc South Bend, IN 14.5 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Halfway House
YWCA of Saint Joseph County South Bend, IN 14.5 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Outpatient, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
Dockside Services Inc South Bend, IN 15.0 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
YWCA of North Central Indiana South Bend, IN 15.0 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Residential Beds for Children, Outpatient, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Access to Recovery
Crossroads Counseling South Bend, IN 16.6 miles from Elkhart
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:

Researchers have experimented on human meth addicts who quickly line up to participate in clinical tests; the participants that report being "disappointed" by the experience were later found to be given the placeboes instead of the drug.

Nearly 2 percent of high school seniors in the United States used the drug at least once in their lifetime, and nearly half of those injected the drug.

In 2005, among adults with SPD in the past year who did not receive treatment and reported an unmet need for treatment, cost or insurance issues were the most frequently reported reason for not obtaining treatment (53.5 percent). Other reasons for not receiving treatment included not feeling a need for treatment at the time or believing that the problem could be handled without treatment (32.3 percent), stigma associated with treatment (26.2 percent), not knowing where to go for services (21.8 percent), and not having time (16.6 percent).

The occurrence of MDE in the past year among teens aged 12 to 17 was associated with a higher prevalence of illegal drug or alcohol dependence or abuse (18.8 percent). Among teens who did not report past year MDE, 7.1 percent had illegal drug or alcohol dependence or abuse during the same period.

Among persons aged 18 to 22 years old, the rate of current use of illegal drugs in 2008 among full time college students (20.2 percent) was similar to the rate among other persons in that age group (21.9 percent), which includes part time college students, students in other grades or types of institutions, and nonstudents. The rate of current use of illegal drugs overall among 18 to 22 year olds did not change significantly from 2007 to 2008 among either full time college students or others in this age group.

According to police, the price of a dose of cocaine that would give a user a 20 minute high will buy enough meth to keep a user buzzed for a day or two.


The following survey was completed by residents of Elkhart, Indiana as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Elkhart, Indiana. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of September 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Elkhart, Indiana.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
80%
2%
18%
Marijuana use in Elkhart, Indiana.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
88%
12%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
87%
13%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
87%
13%
Perception of Alcohol in Elkhart, Indiana.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
3%
97%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
95%
5%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
2%
94%
4%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
7%
14%
51%
28%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Elkhart, Indiana?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
14%
19%
1%
8%
8%
0%
33%
6%
1%
10%
Most common first drug experience in Elkhart, Indiana?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
21%
4%
2%
4%
3%
3%
14%
2%
6%
9%
22%
10%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Elkhart, Indiana schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Elkhart, Indiana under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
91%
9%
Have you ever gone to school in Elkhart, Indiana under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
98%
2%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Elkhart, Indiana?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
23%
2%
2%
5%
2%
5%
15%
4%
11%
5%
17%
9%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
10%
24%
42%
24%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
17%
83%
Surveys updated monthly.

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