Substance Abuse Treatment in Beverly Hills, California

Created On Saturday, 07, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment in Beverly Hills, California, Los Angeles County

The city of Beverly Hills is part of Los Angeles County and is surrounded by West Hollywood and Los Angeles. The population of the city is estimated at around 35,000 people, and the median age is 43, with an average rate of poverty of about 9%. Much of the economy in Beverly Hills is health care, scientific and technical services, finance and insurance, and real estate. Substance abuse throughout Los Angeles County causes social and economic problems within every city and community. According to the City and Community Health Profiles (CCHP) for Beverly Hills, approximately 8% of residents are living 100% below the federal poverty line, and 16% are living 200% below that line. Additionally, 79% of the residents report receiving the social and emotional support they need.

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There are numerous reasons why someone chooses to abuse drugs or alcohol. Struggling with poverty, emotional trauma, physical trauma, and not receiving any help or support will create substance abuse. Approximately 46% of residents are spending 30% or more of household income on rent, and 26% of residents are spending 50% or more of household income on rent. Within the city, 59% of the residents are renters and 41% own their homes. Across California, the cost of living is high and this does drive many people to drugs or alcohol as a means of coping with stress. Drug treatment services in the area include both private and public programs. Drug addiction requires residential treatment along with proper withdrawal management before counseling.

Here is a list that will help you find the different drug & alcohol treatment services in Beverly Hills, California. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Beverly Hills, California


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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.