Drugs

Adult Drug/Alcohol Law Violations

Arrests for drug and alcohol violations is a symptom of the problem facing Cowlitz County and other communities. Again, this is not a victimless crime and recovery is hard and expensive. Drug and alcohol abuse can lead to a shorter life expectancy. Goal: ≤ state rate

Alcohol and Drug Related Deaths

For many years deaths due to drug and alcohol abuse have remained higher than the state average. This report shows an improvement in this area, however, drug use, binge drinking, and other risky behaviors can shorten a person’s life. Goal:≤ state rate