Substance Abuse Treatment in Chino, California

Last updated: 21 December 2021


Substance Abuse and Addiction in Chino, California, San Bernardino County

The city of Chino is in the western end of San Bernardino County and is situated between Los Angeles County and Orange County. The population is estimated at around 86,000 people and the median age 36, with a rate of poverty of about 11%. The areas surrounding Chino have long been a center of agriculture and dairy farming. Additionally, much of the economy in Chino is health care, manufacturing, retail and trade, public administration, and real estate. In cities such as Chino and the rest of San Bernardino County are those who are struggling with substance abuse. According to a 2018 Community Indicators Report, there is a broad spectrum of public health and safety problems linked to substance use disorders. For example, some of the issues include addiction, traffic accidents, domestic violence, crime, unintended pregnancy, cancer, HIV/AIDS, and birth defects.

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Between 2016 and 2017, over 1,700 people in the county attended public treatment programs for alcohol addiction. Additionally, during that same time close to 3,000 people sought help for methamphetamine addiction. The meth problem across California is continuing to grow because of the decrease in prescription pain medication. Between 2016 and 2017, close to 3000 people also sought help through public treatment for opiate addiction. Substance abuse and addiction impacts all residents in the county. For example, in 2017, approximately 4.6% of the population in the county were veterans. Unfortunately, many veterans struggle with substance abuse and other issues that require behavioral health services.

List of Drug & Alcohol Rehabs for Addiction in Chino, California

The list below will help you on how to find a drug rehab in Chino, California. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 2021

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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.