Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Sonoma County, California

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


Over the last several decades, there has been a rise in the number of drug and alcohol abuse being seen around different countries. With every nation experiencing its own challenges with increased substance abuse rates, the drug crisis continues to be one of the deadliest challenges ever dealt with. In the United States, substance abuse continues to be a challenge as the country continues to fall behind the times of proven measures that would cut back on substance abuse and instead choose to let the large pharmaceutical companies create one of the worst drug crises to be seen. The US recorded over 93,000 drug-related deaths in the past year, topping any previous year’s total drug fatalities in any country. As the substance abuse rates continue to show an increase throughout the nation, the threat has extended out to even some of the smaller places in the country as they also report a large number of drug abuse as well as drug-related deaths including in places such as Sonoma County, California which has Santa Rosa as the largest city within that county. Drug rehabs in Sonoma County, California are available to help those who have struggled to end a drug or alcohol addiction learn how to safely and effectively end their substance abuse problem while also learning how to maintain a drug-free life for good. The state of California has dealt with significant rates of both drug and alcohol abuse and drug fatalities in almost every county. In Sonoma County, California alone, there were 207 drug-related deaths reported over the span of one year while some of the other counties are reporting even larger rates of drug fatalities, according to the County Health Rankings. Ending a substance abuse problem of any kind can be a rather difficult process that is full of challenges are problems that can deter the individual from achieving a sober life. There are different forms of drug treatment services that have opened up all around the world offering support to anyone that has dealt with a substance abuse problem. Now there are programs in every major city and country allowing patients a choice in the form of care that they receive as well as allowing the individual to go to a program that is away from their current environment where they have been dealing with all the challenges that led to the addiction and arose during the substance abuse. Call us today to receive additional information on the different drug rehabs in Sonoma County, California, and learn to live without the need for drugs or alcohol ever again.

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Additional Information on Sonoma County and Substance Use

Sonoma County in California is north of Marin County, south of Mendocino County, and is west of Napa County and Lake County. Like many southwestern and southern counties in California, it was impacted by the opioid epidemic. In 2018 there were 41 deaths related to opioids, which was a rate of 8.7 deaths per 100,000 population. During that same year in Sonoma County, there were 220 emergency department visits related to opioids and 51 hospitalizations because of opioid-related causes. Prescribing doctors in Sonoma County wrote 346,618 opioid prescriptions in 2018, per the California Opioid Overdose Surveillance Dashboard. Adults aged 50 to 54 saw the highest number of opioid-related problems, along with adults aged 20 to 24 and 30 to 34 years old.

Most residents of California receive detoxification care in residential settings, and others receive treatment through hospital inpatient treatment. In 2016 the state of California had 26 hospitals with 771 beds licensed to provide inpatient treatment, located in only ten counties. Heroin abuse in Sonoma County has been making a comeback, and a new generation of younger users have become addicted. Young middle-class heroin addicts have been emerging in Sonoma County over the last couple of years. Many of the current heroin addicts in the county were once full-time high school students, and most were prescribed pain medication due to injury while playing high school sports. The Sonoma County court has been the final stop for many addicts, where they have had the opportunity to work through treatment programs assigned by the court.

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