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Valdese, North Carolina

Valdese, North Carolina is 39 miles NW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center) and 53 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina. It is in Burke county. The town is part of the Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir metro area. The population of Valdese is 4,485.

The People and Families of Valdese

In Valdese, about 51% of adults are married. Adults in Valdese are more likely than in most places to live alone.

The town has disproportionaly more women residents than most towns.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Valdese had a median family income of $41,411.

Political Inclinations

Among Valdese political contributors, John Kerry was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $500. The Democratic party attracted the largest share of donations from the town.

Valdese Housing

Of the housing in Valdese, approximately 66% is occupied by their owners. Rents in the town are lower than most places in North Carolina.

Commuting

In Valdese, 95% of commuters drive to work. Valdese features shorter commuting times than most similar places.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Valdese4,485$41,411
Gamewell3,644$43,167
Granite Falls4,612$47,064
Hickory37,222$47,522
Hudson3,078$42,000
Lenoir16,793$37,280
Morganton17,310$42,687

High Points

Valdese strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

CategoryTrophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 10%Valdese Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12%Valdese Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 12%Valdese Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17%Valdese Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18%Valdese Low Property Crime


The listings in Valdese, North Carolina and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(18) Outpatient
(8) Teens and Adolescents
(3) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(7) Females
(6) Males
(15) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(5) American Sign Language
(4) Spanish Speaking
(1) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(2) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(7) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(8) Clients With Legal Issues
(2) Mental Health Services
(1) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
(3) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(2) Seniors/Older Adults
(1) Gay and Lesbian
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If you or someone that you care about live in Valdese, North Caroli an and are seeking help for any type of a drug or alcohol addiction, no matter how long the duration, we will help you to find a quality Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Center. We understand what you are going through and we will support you through every step in the process of locating a treatment center that has a proven track record, so that you or your loved one can have the best possible chance of finally being free from you drug or alcohol abuse problem.

The best solution that is available for a drug or alcohol abuse problem is to find an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Center that is located in or around Valdese. The most important goal of any Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab Facility in Valdese, NC. should be to help the individual that is in treatment to get to the place where they can steadily maintain a sober lifestyle, which will allow them to avoid the negative consequences that are so often directly related to a drug or alcohol addiction.

There are so many different types of drug and alcohol treatment that is available to individuals that live in Valdese, that it can be confusing. These treatment options in Valdese, North Carolina may include Inpatient Treatment Programs, Long-term Treatment Programs, Outpatient Addiction Treatment, Short-term Treatment Centers, sober living, halfway houses, support group meetings and individual or group drug counseling. We are here to help individuals from Valdese to make sense of all of these different drug or alcohol rehabilitation treatment options.

A Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Center in Valdese, NC. should focus on the physical and the psychological elements of the drug or alcohol abuse problem. The physical side of the drug or alcohol addiction is treated during the detox portion of the Valdese, North Carolina treatment program; a Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center will be able to support the individual during the detoxification process by helping to alleviate some of painful withdrawal symptoms.

Withdrawal symptoms occur because the brain has adapted to presence of the substance; after a period of time, an addict will have to use more of the drug in order to produce the same effects. It is at this point, that the individual from Valdese, NC. has developed a tolerance to the drugs that they are using such as pain pills, tranquilizers, cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol, just to name a few. Withdrawal symptoms that are associated with illicit drugs such as heroin can often produce symptoms that are severe and prolonged. When an individual from Valdese, North Carolina attempts to abruptly discontinue a drug that their body has consistently been provided, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur; it may take a couple of weeks or even several months in some instances for the body to finally be able to return to normal functioning.

A quality Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Center in Valdese, North Carolina will also address the psychological issues related to the addiction. The Valdese, NC. Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Center may use treatment techniques such as counseling and relapse prevention education. The combination of these elements of treatment can help the individual from Valdese to get to the root of the drug or alcohol addiction; this provide them with the best chance of being able to get sober and to remain that way.

The best way for an individual from Valdese, NC. to overcome a drug or alcohol addiction, is to locate an Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Program that consistently maintains a high rate of long term success. A quality Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center in Valdese will offer a comprehensive treatment program that can aid the individual in all of the various aspects of their life.

In order for an individual from Valdese to have the best opportunity to recover from their drug or alcohol addiction, they need to be open to learning new skills. They will need to put these skills to use daily, as they return home to Valdese where they will eventually come into contact with some of the familiar triggers that were connected to their drug using days. A Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Program in Valdese, NC. will teach the recovering addict how to respond to these stress producing triggers without using drugs or alcohol. Very few people in Valdese can overcome a drug or alcohol addiction without the assistance of professional help. Because of the different ways that these substances affect the functions of the brain, an individual from Valdese, North Caroli an is at a huge disadvantage in trying to stop using drugs or alcohol without rehabilitation assistance. The reason that so many individuals from Valdese choose to go to an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Facility to overcome their drug or alcohol addiction, is because they have failed over and over again when they tried to quit using on their own. They are often tired of dealing with all of the problems that are associated with their drug or alcohol addiction, including feeling alienated from their loved ones in Valdese.

Getting Help

Getting help is easy, just dial toll free 1-888-560-5563 in order to speak to a registered addiction specialist or simply fill out the Valdese, North Carolina Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Facility request form and a counselor will contact you shortly. This call could be the first step on your journey to finally becoming free of your drug or alcohol addiction. Don't wait, call right now.

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There are no listings in Valdese, NC. so we have provided the 20 closest treatment facilities arranged by distance from Valdese, North Carolina:

Archway Counseling Rutherford College, NC 2.6 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
Americas Addiction Treatment Inc Morganton, NC 6.1 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Foothills Detox Crisis Center Morganton, NC 6.1 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
TLC Human Resources Inc Morganton, NC 6.1 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Jims Alcohol and Drug Services Hudson, NC 9.5 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Clay Wilson and Associates Hickory, NC 12.2 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)
Family Net of Catawba County Hickory, NC 12.2 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Recovery Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mental Health Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Mental Health Partners Hickory, NC 12.2 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, 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)
Bethel Colony of Mercy Lenoir, NC 14.5 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Males, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Clean on Green Phoenix Lenoir, NC 14.5 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Steps to Success Hickory, NC 16.6 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, 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
Clean on Green Lenoir, NC 16.8 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Recovery Facility
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Counseling and Substance Abuse of Hickory, NC 17.9 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation 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, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Phoenix Hickory Hickory, NC 17.9 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Doris Lasley and Associates Newton, NC 23.7 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Universal Mental Health Taylorsville, NC 23.9 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Program
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
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Recovery Dynamics Lincolnton, NC 25.4 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Acts in Recovery Inc Lincolnton, NC 25.6 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
McDowell Council on Alcohol and Marion, NC 26.0 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
Wellness Training Associates Inc Shelby, NC 29.3 miles from Valdese
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Gay and Lesbian, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

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

In 2005, among adults aged 18 or older who first tried marijuana at age 14 or younger, 13.3 percent were classified with illegal drug dependence or abuse, higher than the 2.4 percent of adults who had first used marijuana at age 18 or older.

OxyContin was developed and patented in 1996 by Purdue Pharma L.P. and was originally available in 10 milligram (mg), 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg tablets. A 160 mg tablet became available in July 2000.

Persons aged 65 or older had lower rates of binge drinking (7.6 percent) than adults in other age groups. The rate of heavy drinking among persons aged 65 or older was 1.6 percent.

Among full-time college students aged 18 to 22, there were increases from 2007 to 2008 in the current rate of use of hallucinogens (from 1.0 to 2.1 percent). Increases were seen for the specific hallucinogens Ecstasy (from 0.5 to 1.2 percent) and LSD (from 0.3 to 0.6 percent). There were no significant changes in the rates of current use for any drugs among persons aged 18 to 22 who were not full-time college students.

Club-hopping young adults are increasingly using Xanax in combination with other drugs such as stimulants and cocaine; this group is commonly referred to in the "club scene" as "Xannie poppers".

It is important for all medical clinicians to recognize that they share a major responsibility to ensure that prescriptions for opioids and other medications that are known to be abused are prescribed only for appropriate indications, that patients are closely monitored, and both patients and their families completely understand the risks associated with the prescription drugs that they are sent home with.


The following survey was completed by residents of Valdese, North Carolina as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Valdese, North Carolina. 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 July 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Valdese, North Carolina.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
Marijuana use in Valdese, North Carolina.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
Perception of Alcohol in Valdese, North Carolina.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Valdese, North Carolina?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
Most common first drug experience in Valdese, North Carolina?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
Use of drugs and alcohol in Valdese, North Carolina schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Valdese, North Carolina under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
Have you ever gone to school in Valdese, North Carolina under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
What is the most common drug used in your school in Valdese, North Carolina?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
Your Gender?
Female
Male
Surveys updated monthly.

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