The city of Binghamton is located in Broome County and situated in the states Southern Tier region close to the Pennsylvania border. The city is part of the Binghamton metropolitan area, consisting of a larger population. However, the population of the city is estimated at over 45,900 people with a median age of 36 years old and approximately 33% of residents are living below the federal poverty line. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths is 37.2 per 100,000 population. There has been no significant change, but this rate is lower than the Southern Tier region and higher than the state. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking within the county is approximately 20.1%. The percentage of adults binge drinking in Broome County is higher than the Southern Tier Region and the state. According to Broome County drug deaths and overdoses, in 2017, there were 66 drug-related deaths. Most of the deaths were linked back to drugs such as heroin or opioids. Within the first three months of 2018, there were eight drug-related overdoses causing death. During the first six months of 2018, this number increased to 13 drug-related deaths. At the end of 2019, there were 551 admissions to inpatient treatment centers within the state. During that same time, there were 2,260 admissions to outpatient programs, and 644 admissions to residential treatment centers. Approximately 30% of patients identified alcohol as their primary drug of choice. Additionally, another 33% of patients identified heroin or opiates as their primary substance. Roughly 14% of patients cited marijuana and 14% said methamphetamine was the reason they sought treatment.
Here is a list of the different services in Binghamton, New York. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.