Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Sacramento County, California

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


Throughout the last several years there has been a severe rise in the number of drug users being reported throughout the world causing countries everywhere to see an increased rate of drug-related deaths each year. In the United States alone, there has been an abundance of drug-related fatalities for decades however in the last year the US has recorded the largest rate of drug-related deaths compared to any other nation with well over 93,000 drug deaths. As this rise in substance abuse continues to be seen around the nation, several of the smaller places in the country have also begun reporting an increased rate of drug and alcohol users as well as drug-related deaths including in places such as Sacramento County, California which has Roseville as the largest city within that county. Drug rehabs in Sacramento County, California are available to help those who have struggled with a substance abuse problem learn how to appropriately end their drug addiction while also learning how to remain drug-free for good by handling the different challenges that have accompanied the addiction. The state of California has seen an influx of drug and alcohol abuse in nearly every county which has only led to a more significant rate of drug deaths being seen throughout. In Sacramento County, California alone there were 689 drug-related deaths reported in only one year while many of the other counties report similarly large rates of drug-related deaths too, according to the County Health Rankings. With the help of one of the many drug rehabilitation programs that are available in the country, patients are able to end their drug addiction while also learning new ways to cope with challenges without turning back to drugs or alcohol as the solution. Often times the drugs offer some kind of solution to a problem in the drug users’ life and in order to end the substance abuse, these challenges need to be fully addressed. There are different drug rehab programs and treatment styles available around the nation offering those who have struggled with a drug addiction a way out of the substance abuse and towards a drug-free life. If you have a loved one that is struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction, do not hesitate to help them enter into a drug rehab center today. Call now to learn more information on the different drug rehabs in Sacramento County, California, and learn to live without the need for drugs or alcohol ever again.

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Additional Information on Sacramento County and substance Use

Sacramento County has a population of over 1.4 million people, and Sacramento is the state capital of California. The county is the central county of the Greater Sacramento metropolitan area and is in the northern point of the Central Valley. The Department of Health Services (DHS) for Sacramento County provides treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug abuse. There is a range of services offered by these organizations. Some of the program options include outpatient treatment, methadone treatment, day treatment, detox, inpatient treatment, and perinatal programs. Within the county are two different coalitions, the Sacramento County Methamphetamine Coalition, and the Sacramento County Opioid Coalition. These two different coalitions are there to implement programs and early intervention for meth addiction and opioid abuse.

Opioid addiction in Sacramento has affected many of the communities across the state. In 2018, the number of opioid-related overdose deaths reached 57, which was 3.8 deaths per 100,000 population. During that same year, there were 397 emergency room visits related to opioid abuse, and 207 people were hospitalized because of an opioid overdose. Prescription opioid abuse was problematic during the height of the opioid epidemic. In 2018, the number of opioid prescriptions given out reached 981,793 and the most common pain medications used were hydrocodone and oxycodone. Within the state of California, substance abuse is more prevalent among 18 to 25 year old’s and is occurring at nearly twice the state average. Drug treatment programs in Sacramento County help countless addicts within this age group struggling with addiction.

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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.