Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Nevada County, California

Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021


For many years, the drug crisis has been intensifying throughout the world causing an increased rate of drug-related deaths to be seen. This rise in substance abuse rates has been experienced everywhere however the United States has recorded the worst rates of both drug and alcohol abuse as well as drug-related deaths. In the last year, the drug death toll has reached well over 93,000 drug and alcohol-related deaths, the most the nation has ever reported. This rise in the substance abuse rates is causing even some of the smaller places in the nation to begin reporting an influx in drug and alcohol abuse rates as well as drug-related deaths including in places such as Nevada County, California which has Truckee as the largest city within that county. Drug rehabs in Nevada County, California are available to help anyone that has struggled with a drug or alcohol addiction learn how to appropriately handle their substance abuse problem while also addressing any of the other mental or emotional challenges that can accompany a drug or alcohol addiction as well. The state of California has dealt with a large rate of drug and alcohol abuse throughout the last few decades which has caused the state to also record increased rates of drug-related deaths. In Nevada County, California alone, there were 50 drug-related deaths reported in a single year while some of the other counties report even more substantial rates of drug deaths, according to the County Health Rankings. If you or someone you love has struggled with a drug or alcohol addiction, do not hesitate to seek out the care of a drug rehabilitation program to help you end the substance abuse while also addressing any of the mental or emotional challenges that tend to accompany drug abuse problems. These programs offer a wide range of treatment options which allows patients a choice in the form of care that they receive when ending their substance abuse problem. With adequate help and support from one of these programs, patients are able to overcome their addiction once and for all while learning how to maintain their sobriety for good. Call now to receive more information on the drug rehabs in Nevada County, California, and learn to live without the need for drugs or alcohol ever again. It is never too late to leave the drugs in the past and start living a drug-free and successful life for good.

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Additional Information on Nevada County and Substance Use

According to the Nevada County Health Human Services, substance abuse treatment programs include withdrawal management, residential treatment, outpatient programs, perinatal treatment, transitional living, and prevention. These programs are publicly funded and are available to residents in the county who are struggling with substance use disorders and are Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Other programs include outpatient drug and alcohol services for youth. Collaborative treatment courts with the criminal justice system offer treatment to those battling a drug or alcohol addiction. Behavioral health licensed therapists do assessments with expertise in alcohol and drug treatment. Nevada County residents can access a walk-in assessment clinic for drug and alcohol treatment. County residents who have Medi-Cal are also eligible for residential treatment.

According to the 2019 Nevada County Community Health Assessment, 100% of the primary data sources during the assessment references access to mental, behavioral, and substance abuse services as a prioritized health need. Substance abuse services were also recognized 21% of the time as being a top three prioritized health need within the county. For example, substance abuse emergency department visits for Nevada County greatly exceeded the state rate, with over 660 emergency department visits per 100,000. Across the state, the prevalence of opioid use, alcoholism, and smoking marijuana is widely talked about. Secondary data gathered within the report indicated the age-adjusted drug overdose deaths in Nevada County were 21.9 per 100,000, which was almost twice the national rate.

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Nevada County, 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 Drug Rehab Centers in Nevada County, 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.