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Muskegon Heights, Michigan

Muskegon Heights, Michigan, in Muskegon county, is 33 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center) and 84 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is located in the Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland metropolitan area. Muskegon Heights has a population of 12,049.

The People and Families of Muskegon Heights

In Muskegon Heights, about 29% of adults are married. Be careful driving in Muskegon Heights, since the city is home to many young children. Looking at the city, you'll find a large share of the people are not married.

Approximately 82% of Muskegon Heights is non-white. No single racial group represents the city, a city where diversity is valued.

In the most recent census it emerged that people are more likely female than male in Muskegon Heights, in comparison to similar cities.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Muskegon Heights had a median family income of $26,144.

Muskegon Heights Housing

Owners occupy 57% of the housing units in Muskegon Heights. On average, the construction date of housing in the city is earlier than you'll find in most places. Who wouldn't appreciate the low real estate taxes that are typical in Muskegon Heights?

Commuting

In Muskegon Heights, 92% of commuters drive to work.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Muskegon Heights12,049$26,144
Ferrysburg3,040$65,231
Grand Haven11,168$50,000
Muskegon40,105$32,640
North Muskegon4,031$63,819
Norton Shores22,527$53,447
Roosevelt Park3,890$47,043

High Points

Muskegon Heights strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

CategoryTrophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 3%Muskegon Heights Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6%Muskegon Heights Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8%Muskegon Heights Racial Diversity


The listings in Muskegon Heights, Michigan and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(5) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(3) Methadone Maintenance
(3) Methadone Detoxification
(17) Outpatient
(5) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(10) American Sign Language
(2) Halfway House
(2) Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
(4) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(6) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
(7) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(5) Females
(4) Clients With Legal Issues
(9) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(5) Teens and Adolescents
(1) Males
(2) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(1) Mental Health Services
(3) Spanish Speaking
(2) Hospital Inpatient
(1) Residential Beds for Children
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Do you have a problem with drug or alcohol addiction and live in Muskegon Heights, Michigan? Are you concerned about a family member in Muskegon Heights, 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 an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Facility in Muskegon Heights, suited to your specific treatment needs. You don't have to deal with drug addiction or alcoholism on your own!

A Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility in Muskegon Heights, is a good option for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism. The goal of a Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Facility in Muskegon Heights, MI. 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 Treatment Programs, Outpatient Treatment Facilities, Short-term Treatment Programs, Inpatient Treatment Programs, support group meetings, drug counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Muskegon Heights, 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 Muskegon Heights, Michigan 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 Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Center in Muskegon Heights, will not only provide the person with a professional detox but also provide a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Program 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.

A Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Center in Muskegon Heights, MI. 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 Muskegon Heights, 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 Muskegon Heights, from an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Facility and encountering old drug using acquaintances in Muskegon Heights - as well as ways to handle the many reminders and triggers of their past drug using days in Muskegon Heights. 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 an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Facility each year to successfully recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

There are many reasons why a person should enroll into a Drug Rehab or Alcohol Treatment Center in Muskegon Heights. 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 2 local Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facilities in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. We have also provided 18 additional Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers that are closest geographically to Muskegon Heights:

Eastside Substance Abuse Clinic Muskegon Heights, MI
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
West Michigan Therapy Inc Muskegon Heights, MI
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Halfway House, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Hackley Life Counseling Muskegon, MI 3.2 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Recovery Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, 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)
East Side Substance Abuse Clinic Muskegon, MI 4.3 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
West Michigan Therapy Inc Muskegon, MI 4.3 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Halfway House, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon, MI 4.4 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
Catholic Social Services Crossroads Grand Haven, MI 12.4 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Grand Haven Clinic Grand Haven, MI 12.4 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Arbor Circle Counseling Services Newaygo, MI 30.5 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Eastern Clinic Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Family Outreach Center Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Guiding Light Mission Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Mel Trotter Ministries Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Residential Beds for Children, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Spanish Speaking
Our Hope Association Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center
Services Offered: Outpatient, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
Pathfinder Resources Inc Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
Project Rehab Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Spectrum Health Grand Rapids, MI 31.0 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Northwest Counseling Center Grand Rapids, MI 31.5 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Pine Rest Christian Mental Hlth Servs Grand Rapids, MI 31.5 miles from Muskegon Heights
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

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

Illegal drug use in 2006 varied by educational status. Among adults aged 18 or older, the rate of current illegal drug use was lower for college graduates (5.9 percent) than for those who did not graduate from high school (9.2 percent), high school graduates (8.6 percent), and those with some college (9.1 percent). However, adults who had graduated from college were more likely to have tried illegal drugs in their lifetime when compared with adults who had not completed high school (50.1 vs. 37.2 percent). Among college graduates, the rate of current illegal drug use increased from 5.0 percent in 2005 to 5.9 percent in 2006.

Cigarette smoking in the past month tended to be less prevalent among adults with more education. Among adults aged 18 or older, current cigarette use in 2005 was reported by 34.8 percent of those who had not completed high school, 31.8 percent of high school graduates who did not attend college, 28.1 percent of persons with some college, and 13.8 percent of college graduates.

In 2005, 55.0 percent of teens indicated a great risk in smoking marijuana once or twice a week, and 34.0 percent perceived a great risk in smoking marijuana once a month. There was no change in the perceived risk of using marijuana in either of these frequencies among teens between 2004 and 2005. Looking over a 4-year period, the perceived risk of marijuana use increased for these two measures between 2002 and 2003 and remained stable from 2003 through 2005. Between 2002 and 2005, marijuana use among teens decreased overall, although not all decreases between years were statistically significant. The prevalence of lifetime marijuana use decreased between 2002 and 2003, while the prevalence of lifetime, past year, and past month marijuana use decreased between 2004 and 2005. From 2002 to 2005, lifetime use of marijuana dropped from 20.6 to 17.4 percent, past year use declined from 15.8 to 13.3 percent, and past month use fell from 8.2 to 6.8 percent.

The percentage of teens aged 12 to 17 indicating great risk in having four or five drinks nearly every day increased from 62.2 percent in 2002 to 64.6 percent in 2006. However, the rates of past month heavy alcohol use among teens aged 12 to 17 were about the same in 2002 (2.5 percent) and 2006 (2.4 percent).

Among adults 18 or older, 2.3 million (1.0 percent) made suicide plans in the past year. The rate was 1.1 percent among women and 0.9 percent among men. Rates of adults who made suicide plans were also highest among 18 to 25 year olds (1.9 percent), followed by 26 to 49 year olds (1.1 percent) and adults 50 years or older (0.7 percent).

Initiates of daily smoking increased from 1.4 million per year during the late 1980s to 1.9 million in 1997 and decreased back to 1.4 million in 2000. This pattern was mirrored in the incidence rates for 12 to 17 year olds and 18 to 25 year olds.


The following survey was completed by residents of Muskegon Heights, Michigan as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. 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 Muskegon Heights, Michigan.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
77%
20%
3%
Marijuana use in Muskegon Heights, Michigan.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
75%
25%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
76%
24%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
5%
85%
10%
Perception of Alcohol in Muskegon Heights, Michigan.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
8%
92%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
78%
22%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
96%
3%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
3%
35%
42%
20%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Muskegon Heights, Michigan?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
1%
2%
1%
1%
7%
3%
66%
14%
3%
2%
Most common first drug experience in Muskegon Heights, Michigan?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
18%
5%
2%
8%
2%
2%
11%
3%
11%
6%
25%
7%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Muskegon Heights, Michigan schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Muskegon Heights, Michigan under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
97%
3%
Have you ever gone to school in Muskegon Heights, Michigan under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
13%
82%
5%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Muskegon Heights, Michigan?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
21%
3%
2%
5%
2%
4%
12%
3%
7%
9%
22%
10%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
1%
32%
43%
24%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
29%
71%
Surveys updated monthly.

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