Utah County has some of the lowest rates of substance abuse in the state of Utah and nationally, however, there is still a significant problem. Methamphetamine addiction is still the most reported primary drug of abuse at admissions and most are for women. Within the past 5 years, there has been a rise, DOUBLE, for heroin addiction admissions. Marijuana addiction is still the largest reason for treatment admissions for Utah County youth.
Source: Utah County Health Department