Substance Abuse Treatment in Redlands, California

Last updated: 13 December 2021


Substance Abuse and Addiction in Redlands, California, San Bernardino County

The city of Redlands is part of San Bernardino County and is located 10 miles east of downtown San Bernardino. The city has a population estimated at around 71,000, and the median age is 35, with a rate of poverty of about 15%. Much of the economy in Redlands is health care, education, retail trade, and public administration. Within cities such as Redland and across San Bernardino County are people who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Numerous reasons contribute to someone who becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol. For example, crime and addiction become an endless cycle for some, where they are caught up within the criminal justice system.

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According to the 2018 Community Indicators Report for San Bernardino County, property crime decreased by 6%, and violent crime also reduced by 3%. Addicts committing property crime and violent crime are not uncommon. When you abuse drugs and alcohol, the substances consume you emotionally and physically. Resorting to crime or committing violence under the influence of drugs or alcohol is not uncommon. During 2018 in San Bernardino County juvenile arrests also decreased by 17%, and there are 650 gangs in the county with approximately 15,000 gang members. Per the assessment mentioned above, despite a recent decline, violent crime is up 20% since 2014. These types of crimes are connected to many different motives, yet, drugs and alcohol is often a motivator for many of them. This is why it is important to have drug rehabilitation centers all over California.

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Redlands, California

Here is a list that will help you find the different drug & alcohol treatment services in Redlands, 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 13, 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.