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Drug Rehab Centers in Santa Cruz County, California

Santa Cruz County is located on the Pacific Coast of the state, and the county seat is the city of Santa Cruz. The population of the county is estimated at around 278,000 and the median age is 37 with a rate of poverty of about 14%. Much of the economy in the county involves health care, retail trade, utilities, professional and technical services, and management of companies. Substance abuse across the county affects residents in communities big and small. According to Santa Cruz Health regarding illicit drug use, in 2013, an estimated 22.7% of adults reported needing help for emotional/mental health and problems with alcohol or drugs. When broken down to gender, this is around 26% of women and 18% of men within the county. During that time, it was also estimated that approximately 34% of people without health insurance needed help for a behavioral health problem.

Additionally, around 20% of those who had health insurance needed help for a behavioral health problem. Between 2011 and 2013, approximately 23% of adolescents in high school self-reported past-month marijuana use. Along with this, roughly 16% self-reported misusing prescription drugs, and 8.5% indicated past-year inhalant drug use. When substance abuse is not stopped during adolescence, there is an increased chance it will continue into adulthood. The amount and frequency of drug use increase and become worse as the person grows older. Substance abuse treatment programs in the county will help addicts overcome their addiction problems. These programs include both public and private inpatient or outpatient services for adolescents and adults.

Here is a list of the different drug rehab centers in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.