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Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Recovery Programs in Huntington Beach, California

Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California

Located in southern California part of Orange County, Huntington Beach is a seaside city located 35 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Substance abuse problems within Huntington Beach are much of the same when compared to other parts of Orange County. In 2019 there were 249 opioid-related overdose deaths, which is 9.1 deaths per 100,000 people. During that same year, there were over 47,000 buprenorphine prescriptions given to opioid addicts, which was a rate of 17.2 per 1000 people. Within Orange County are five opioid treatment programs, and over 13,000 county residents receive buprenorphine treatment, and over 11,000 receive buprenorphine treatment from a prescriber in their county.

Within Orange County and parts of Huntington Beach, over 51,000 people are struggling with an opioid use disorder. Most patients who are addicted to opioids in the county and Huntington Beach are unable to find the treatment they need. Residents within the county between the ages of 45 to 54 had the highest overdose death rates, and almost half of all deaths occurred between those aged 45 to 64. The top five prescribed opioids in Orange County are hydrocodone, which made up 62% of all prescriptions. Hydrocodone was followed by oxycodone with 16% of prescriptions, morphine, methadone, and hydromorphone, which was the least prescribed opioid prescription.

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

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Huntington Beach, 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.