Substance Abuse Treatment in Yuba City, California

Last updated: 21 December 2021


Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment in Yuba City, California, Sutter County

Situated in Northern California, Yuba City is the county seat for Sutter County, and the population is around 65,000. Yuba City is the principal city for the Yuba metropolitan statistical area and is the 21st largest metropolitan area in the state. Like many other parts of Northern California, substance abuse and addiction impact many of the residents. According to a Community Health Needs Assessment put together by the Sutter Surgical Hospital North Valley, the third-highest priority and significant health need was mental, behavioral, and substance abuse services. Those who were surveyed for the assessment indicated that adequate access to substance abuse treatment services helps community members obtain additional support.

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Per the assessment problems that residents struggle with include the stress of living in a low-income situation, traumatic childhood experiences, and stress of seasonal work in agriculture. Other issues that residents struggle with are the costs of behavioral health services, which inhibits many from seeking help. Many people with addiction face stigma that becomes a barrier for them seeking help. Overall there is a limited number of drug rehabilitation services in the community. Drugs such as alcohol, methamphetamine, and opioids have affected many parts of Northern California. As of 2019, per a Sutter County 2019 Fact Sheet surrounding opioid use and treatment, there were nine opioid-related deaths in the county, which were a rate of 11.2 per 100,000. Many parts of Northern California have utilized medication-assisted treatment, and in 2017 over 3,400 buprenorphine prescriptions were handed out.

List of Addiction Treatment Services in Yuba City, California

Here is a list that will help you find the different drug & alcohol treatment services in Yuba City, 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 21, 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.