Substance Abuse Treatment in Daly City, California

Created On Friday, 06, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Daly City is the largest city in San Mateo County, and it has definitely been affected by substance abuse in recent years. This is why it is so important to have adequate drug rehab programs in Daly City to help those in need. According to Stanford Health Care Community Needs Assessment in 2019, housing, homelessness, and behavioral health were the top two prioritized needs within this region of California. For example, income is often a critical social determinant and has a significant impact on someone's health. Financial troubles and distress can often be an underlying issue for why someone becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol.

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Per the assessment mentioned above, the San Mateo Community has some of the highest annual median incomes but also bears some of the highest costs of living within the state. Within San Mateo County, substance abuse and addiction problems affect both adults and adolescents. In 2015 per the Community Dashboard for the county, approximately 33.8% of adults were binge drinking that year. Between 2015 and 2017, the age-adjusted death rate due to drug use was 8.2 per 100,000 population. During that same time within the county, the age-adjusted emergency room rate due to alcohol use was 45.7 per 100,000 people. Additionally, the age-adjusted emergency room rate due to substance use was 15.4 per 100,000 population. Finding the right form of drug abuse treatment programs in Daly City is essential, and public programs along with private drug treatment resources, are all effective solutions.

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