Substance Abuse Treatment in Hemet, California

Created On Friday, 06, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Addiction and Substance Abuse Treatment in Hemet, California, Riverside County

Situated in the San Jacinto Valley in Riverside County, the city of Hemet has a population of under 80,000 residents. The economy in the city is based on four primary industries, such as retail trade, health care, educational services, and government. Like many parts of Riverside County, substance abuse and addiction do affect all of the industries mentioned above and families across the county within Hemet. According to a Health Improvement Plan for Riverside County, put together by the Riverside University Health System, substance abuse is a significant public health issue that has a substantial impact on communities such as Hemet. Substance abuse in the county is linked to a broad spectrum of social and public health problems. This is why it is important to have drug rehab facilities all over California.

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Much is being done to reduce the use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs. For example, per the needs assessment, the county is working on expanding community outreach to non-school venues and working closely with organizations to advocate for tobacco-free communities. The work also includes increasing awareness of substance use programs in the classroom to reach more adolescents across the county. Substance abuse and addiction cause a variety of issues that the person will have to deal with. Treatment resources within the city of Hemet can help, and if you are struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction, it is crucial to reach out for help.

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

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Hemet, California


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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.