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Drug Rehab Centers in San Luis Obispo County, California

San Luis Obispo County is located in the southern region of the state, and the population is over 260,000 residents. The county is situated along the Pacific Ocean in Central California between the city of Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. Throughout the county are small communities along the various beaches, coastal hills, and mountains of the Santa Lucia range. The County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency/Behavioral Health offers drug and alcohol services. The Drug and Alcohol Services Division provides programs to help people with drug and alcohol problems. These programs include public walk-in clinics, outpatient treatment, and court-mandated programs. The adult outpatient substance use disorder treatment programs offer screening and assessment, treatment planning, psychotherapy, medication services, case management, and adult residential placement.

Substance abuse in the county has impacted the various communities and the families living within them. Like other counties within this part of California, opioids and the opioid epidemic has affected the people living in San Luis Obispo County. In 2018, opioid overdose resulted in 13 deaths, which was a rate of 4.5 deaths per 100,000 population. During that same year, 94 people visited the emergency room because of opioids, and 28 people were hospitalized because of an opioid overdose. The number of opioid prescriptions given to residents of the county is much lower than the rest of the state. During 2018 opioid prescribers wrote 180,528 opioid prescriptions. People struggling with addiction can access different inpatient and outpatient treatment programs throughout the county.

Source: https://discovery.cdph.ca.gov/

Here is a list of the different drug rehab centers in San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo 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.