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Treatment Programs in San Francisco City County, California

San Francisco is a city and county in Northern California and is the 13th most populous city in the United States and the 4th most populous in the state. The area makes up the San Francisco Peninsula and San Francisco Bay Area. It is estimated that there are more drug addicts in San Francisco then there are students enrolled in the local high schools. Homeless and addiction are a growing problem in the city leading to a variety of issues such as $54 million spent on street cleaning in 2018. There is an estimated population of around 25,000 drug users, which is about 522 drug users per square mile in San Francisco. Per an article outlining the drug problem, written by the Hoover Institution, the drug abuse problem has become a public health crisis. The city gave out over 5.8 million hypodermic needles in 2018 and collected over 3.8 million dirty needles.

The latest project in the city is to spend $50 million on programs based on harm reduction with the intent to help 4000 addicts with behavioral health treatment and housing assistance. According to the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), within the Greater Bay Area, there are 2.2 residential beds per 10,000 adult population and 1.9 residential detox beds per 10,000 population. As of 2016, the state of California had 26 hospitals with 771 beds licensed to provide inpatient treatment services, only located in 10 counties.


Here is a list of the different drug rehab centers in San Francisco City 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 San Francisco City 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.