Substance Abuse Treatment in Clovis, California

Last updated: Friday, 10, September 2021

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Situated in the county of Fresno, the city of Clovis is 6 miles northeast of downtown Fresno. The median age in the city is approximately 34 years old, and the rate of poverty is about 12%. The city has been affected by substance abuse for many years now. This reinforces the great need for drug rehab programs in Clovis. According to Fresno County's Alcohol and Other Drug Strategic Prevention Plan, approximately 29 to 43% of all substance abuse treatment admissions were youth under the age of 20. Additionally, around 76% of those seeking treatment first started using drugs before the age of 19 and only 11% began abusing drugs for the first time between 20 and 24.

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Among young adults living in the county under the age of 20, approximately 30 to 40% of them had used drugs for the first time by the time they were 13 years old. Around 64% of drug users who use drugs for the first time under the age of 19 were men. Within Fresno County, approximately 98% of drug users use marijuana, 93% are using alcohol, 59% are abusing methamphetamine, 55% use cocaine, and 54% use heroin. All of the drug users abusing these substances first started using drugs under the age of 20. Methamphetamine is the third most common primary substance of choice among people who have attended public programs in the county. Anyone struggling with addiction should seek help from one of the various alcohol & drug treatment programs in Clovis.

Here is a list that will help you find the different drug & alcohol treatment services in Clovis, 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 Clovis, 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.

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