Indiana Tops the List in Search Interest for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation, According to Study

A recent study analyzing Google search volumes has revealed the states in the U.S. with the highest average monthly search volume per 100,000 population for drug and alcohol rehabilitation-related terms. Indiana emerged as the state with the highest level of interest and information-seeking behavior in this regard, followed closely by New Hampshire and Vermont.

The study, conducted by Addiction Treatment Magazine, aimed to shed light on the level of interest and concern surrounding drug and alcohol rehabilitation services across different states. By aggregating monthly search volumes for rehab-related keywords over the past 12 months and adjusting the data to reflect the population, researchers were able to rank the states accordingly.

With an average monthly search volume of 477 per 100,000 population, Indiana claimed the top spot. New Hampshire and Vermont followed closely behind with 362 and 304 average monthly search volumes per 100,000 population, respectively. Rhode Island and Delaware rounded out the top five with search volumes of 268 and 260, respectively.

Commenting on the findings, a spokesperson for Addiction Treatment Magazine emphasized the significance of the study’s results. “It is evident that there is an extraordinary level of interest and information-seeking behavior related to drug and alcohol rehabilitation within these states,” the spokesperson noted. “The study highlights the significance of rehabilitation as a topic of concern and the need for accessible resources and support for individuals in these communities.”

The study’s results also provide valuable insights for policymakers and healthcare providers to better understand and address the specific needs of states in terms of rehabilitation services. By identifying the states with the highest search interest, efforts can be focused on developing and implementing accessible resources and support systems for individuals seeking help with drug and alcohol addiction.

The complete rankings of all states can be found in the table below.

RankStateAverage Monthly Search Volume Per 100k population
2New Hampshire362
4Rhode Island268

Addiction Treatment Magazine has made the full study available on their website [], and encourages readers to credit and link to the original source if using this story.

The study employed a methodology that involved analyzing Google search volumes for rehab-related terms, aggregating the data by state, and ranking the states based on their total search volume adjusted to the population. By multiplying the total search volumes by 100,000 and dividing by the state population, the researchers obtained the average monthly search volume per 100,000 population for each state.

The findings of this study contribute to a better understanding of the search behavior and interest surrounding drug and alcohol rehabilitation services across different states, ultimately guiding efforts to address the specific needs of communities in terms of accessible resources and support.

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