Substance Abuse Treatment in Victorville, California

Last updated: Tuesday, 09, November 2021


Victorville is part of San Bernardino County, located in Victor Valley, the southwestern part of the county. Substance abuse is an issue that many residents of the county and city struggle with. This is why it is so important that there are enough drug rehab services in Victorville. In San Bernardino County, it is estimated that close to 14% of residents admitted to using marijuana, per the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Approximately 1.85% of adults in the county admitted to using cocaine, and close to 6% of the population qualified for having a problem with drugs and or alcohol. According to the San Bernardino County Community Indicators Report in 2017, close to 130 people were admitted to county-funded treatment centers for cocaine addiction.

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In 2016, there were over 850 people admitted to treatment for marijuana use, and close to 1500 people sought publicly funded treatment for alcohol addiction. The publicly funded treatment services in San Bernardino County and Victorville saw the most treatment admissions for opiate abuse and methamphetamine addiction. In 2016 over 2,700 people were using a publicly funded treatment for opiate abuse, and over 2,600 people attended treatment for methamphetamine abuse. Methamphetamine and opiates are some of the most commonly abused drugs in Victorville. The most successful substance abuse treatment in Victorville for this type of addiction is a long-term treatment, followed by aftercare.

Here is a list of the different services in Victorville, 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 & Alcohol Rehabs for Victorville, California


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on November 9, 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.