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Drug Rehab Centers in Del Norte County, California

Del Norte County is in the top 50 most populated counties of California. The fact that it’s not necessarily one of the top populated counties does not mean it has been spared the substance abuse problem. But, there are several types of programs for addiction to tackle this issue. Some of the services available in Del Norte County are residential programs, services for our nation’s veterans and addiction meetings.

Opioid Epidemic in Del Norte County

In 2016, it was reported that an estimate of 5.2% of people aged 12 years and older misused opioids, which equals to 1 273 individuals. It was also reported that 0.9% of people, which amounts to 230 individuals, had an opioid use disorder, commonly known as an OUD.

Del Norte County Drug Overdose Statistics

According to County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, there were 15 drug overdoses that resulted in death between the years 2015 and 2017. Although this is not one of the highest rates in California counties, it is still higher than the overall rate in California, which is 12. And we must not forget; even one overdose death is too many.

Substance Abuse Statistics for Del Norte County, CA

We covered the mortality rate for opioid abuse, but let’s take a look at statistics of all substance abuse. It was reported that in 2014, there 16.6 substance use and mental disorders fatalities per 100 000 population for females, and 21.3 for males. In another survey, it was reported that 64% of Grade 9 students had used drugs and/or alcohol in their lives. 36% are current users of drugs or alcohol and another 36% are heavy drug users. We are talking about young people, whose brains have not yet fully developed, who have or are currently using illicit substances.

Del Norte County Drug & Alcohol Prevention Programs

This is where prevention comes in. As we’ve established, the youth of the county are exposed very young to drugs and alcohol. In order to combat this, there are several prevention programs put in place in Del Norte County. Above the Influence is a social media program that focuses on changing the norms of the county’s youth. They are aware that peer pressure is very real in many ways, including for drugs & alcohol, and for youth as young as 5th grade. With this in mind, they share positive alternatives through social media and host community events for youth, so they do not give in to the pressure of negative influences. Del Norte Youth Council is composed of high school students who want to help other youths to be resilient in the face of negative social norms. They do so through social media and events. They have developed workshops to help young people and advise them on how to have a healthy lifestyle, how to deal with high school and how to handle social media, only to name a few.


Here is a list of the different drug rehab centers in Del Norte County, California. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Drug Rehab Centers in Del Norte County, California

The listing below is sorted by cities in alphabetic order.


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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.