Substance Abuse Treatment in Vallejo, California

Last updated: 13 December 2021


The city of Vallejo is a waterfront city within Solano County and is part of the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Substance abuse and addiction do impact the city of Vallejo and all the regions of Solano County. Because of this, there is a great need for drug rehab programs in Vallejo. According to a Solano County Substance Abuse Rate by Zip Code, the Solano County emergency department discharge rate for substance abuse was 1.8 times higher than the state rate. The number of hospitalizations in Solano County because of substance abuse was 148.2 per 10,000 residents.

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Between 2006 and 2012, approximately 18.6% of adults aged 18 and older drank alcohol excessively. Per the Solano County Health Status Report in 2019, the recorded motor vehicle accidents for 2017 reached 5,195, and 9% of these accidents were because of driving under the influence. In 2015, around 16% of adults in Vallejo engaged in binge drinking, which was slightly lower than the national average. The opioid epidemic has affected all parts of Solano County, and in 2016 six out of seven opioid overdose deaths were due to prescription opioid overdose. In 2016, opioid overdose deaths were down, and in 2016, there were 14 opioid-related overdose deaths. As of 2019, per the Solano County 2019 Fact Sheet regarding opioid use and treatment, there were 19 opioid-related overdose deaths, which was a rate of 5 deaths per 100,000 population. Anyone struggling with addiction should reach out for help from the various substance abuse treatment programs in Vallejo.

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Vallejo, California

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