The city of Waverly is the largest village within Tioga County and is located in the Southern Tier region of the state. The population is estimated at over 4,200 people with a median age of 36 and approximately 23% of the population living below the poverty line. According to a Tioga County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), the county continued to address substance abuse as one of the more critical health needs between 2013 and 2017. During the peak of the opioid epidemic within the state, Tioga county was not impacted as significantly as other parts of the state. Per the New York State Department of Health in 2018, there was one heroin-related overdose death and seven opioid pain medication-related deaths. However, alcohol abuse had a more significant effect, according to the New York State Department of Health, alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths reached 55.4 per 100,000. When compared to the Southern Tier region and the state, this was much higher. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking was 18.5%, which was slightly higher than the Southern Tier region and the state. The different drug and alcohol treatment options within this part of the state will help residents of Waverly who are struggling with addiction. The severity of the substance abuse problem determines what form or method of rehabilitation is required. For example, long-term addicts will require lengthy inpatient treatment for the best possible results.
Here is a list of the different services in Waverly, New York. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.