Substance Abuse Treatment in Dublin, California

Last updated: 21 December 2021


Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment in Dublin, California, Alameda County

The city of Dublin is a suburban city within the East Bay and Tri-Valley regions of Alameda County. Dublin is located around 35 miles east of San Francisco and was referred to as Dublin because of the large number of Irish who lived there. The population is estimated at over 63,000, and it is the second fastest-growing city in the state. Substance abuse and the problems connected to it impact many residents within Dublin and across Alameda County. Accessing treatment in Dublin is essential, and health insurance does help make that possible. According to Healthy Alameda County, approximately 88.5% of the residents in Dublin have health insurance. Most of California is covered by Medi-Cal, which is the state and federally funded Medicaid provider. However, Medi-Cal is limited for what it covers with substance abuse treatment.

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Between 2012 and 2014, per Healthy Alameda County, the rate of substance use emergency department visits in Dublin was 551.7 per 100,000. Substance abuse does cause a variety of physical and psychological health problems. Many driving factors contribute to people choosing to abuse drugs or alcohol. Financial issues are often a common underlying cause, and within Dublin, around 42.6% of the population spend 30% or more of household income on rent. Affordable housing in California is an on-going issue that millions of Californians struggle with. Approximately 3.8% of the population of children are living below the poverty line, and countless children grow up watching their parents struggle with poverty and even addiction. Additionally, another 2.4% of families are living below the poverty line in Dublin, which is equally difficult when struggling with drug addiction. Publicly funded treatment services in the city will help addicts overcome most types and severity of the addiction. It is important to have drug treatment facilities all over California and of all kinds.

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Dublin, California

Here is a list that will help you find the different drug & alcohol treatment services in Dublin, California. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 2021

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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.