Substance Use and Addiction Treatment in Pleasanton, California, Alameda County
Pleasanton is a suburb within the San Francisco Bay area and located 25 miles east of Oakland, situated in Alameda County. The population of the city us under 71,000, and it was ranked one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation. According to Healthy Almeda County, approximately 19.7% of adults in the county binge drink alcohol within the last 30 days in 2016. The rate of substance use emergency department visits between 2012 and 2014 was 796 per 100,000 population. When someone is admitted to the emergency room due to substance abuse, it is often related to a non-fatal overdose.
Per a 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment done by Stanford Health Care/Valley Care, which has 12 hospitals in Alameda County covering Pleasanton, substance abuse was ranked number six out of seven for priority health needs. For example, the rate of binge drinking within the county is higher when compared to Contra Costa County and the state. The resident's total household expenditures towards alcohol are slightly higher than the state average, and the number of substance abuse emergency room visits in the county is higher than the state average. Many who were surveyed and consulted for this assessment felt there was a connection between domestic violence and drug and or alcohol abuse. Many members of the community expressed concerns about the lack of adequate local treatment programs and facilities.
Here is a list that will help you find the different drug & alcohol treatment services in Pleasanton, California. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.