Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Barstow, California

Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Barstow, California

Barstow, California sits just 67 miles to the north of San Bernardino and is a major transportation center for the Inland Empire. Originally settled in the 1830s, Barstow rests along the Mormon Corridor. Today, residents of Barstow have plenty of options for recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction as there are rehab centers available in town and across the region.

Rehab Centers In Barstow, California

Barstow is known to see over 100-degree temperatures in the summer and lows near the 30s in the winter. As far as alcohol and drug rehab centers in Barstow go, there are services available through San Bernardino County, but not in Barstow itself.

Rehab Centers Near Barstow, California

Barstow doesn’t have a treatment center within its city limits, but there are plenty in nearby communities. Look at addiction treatment centers in Hesperia, Arrowhead, and Victorville.

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Substance Abuse In Barstow & San Bernardino County

San Bernardino has an extensive heroin problem, as does most of California. In 2016, the county reported 36 opioid-related overdose deaths and the number continues to rise. Other significant drug facts about Barstow and San Bernardino County include:

  • In 2016, there were more than 1.5 million prescriptions for opioids.
  • Between 2013 and 2014, admissions for opioid treatment rose by 10 percent and 29 percent was for alcohol. Despite the rise in opioid problems, alcohol continues to be the most abused substance in this area.
  • In 2014, there were around 1,100 alcohol-involved severe collisions.

Traveling For The Best Program

There are no local drug and alcohol treatment opportunities in Barstow, California. Families will need to look elsewhere in San Bernardino County for help, or even at different states across the U.S. for more options. For more information about traveling for the best program, contact

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