Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Bellflower, California
Founded in 1906, Bellflower, California was not incorporated until 1957. Around that time Bellflower Boulevard was known for its retail shops and restaurants. Today it is the 8th most densely populated city in California with over 77,000 people. When substance abuse becomes an issue, Bellflower has options for addiction treatment.
Rehab Centers In Bellflower, California
Bellflower, California is home to at least one drug and alcohol rehab center: Little House Recovery.
Rehab Centers Near Bellflower, California
Bellflower has just one long-term addiction treatment option, so families might want to look at nearby communities like Lynwood, Long Beach, and La Mirada for other types of rehab programs.
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Substance Abuse In Bellflower & Los Angeles County
Bellflower is part of southeast Los Angeles County, an area with a significant binge drinking problem among high schoolers. In 2016, 53 percent of students surveyed admitted to binge drinking in the last month. Other drug use facts about Bellflower and Los Angeles County include:
- The most prescribed opioid drug in this area is hydrocodone. Los Angeles County reported more than 2.5 million prescriptions in 2012.
- More than 1,000 people underwent treatment for opioid abuse in 2010.
- In 2013, 37 percent of young adults admitted to abusing prescription painkillers like oxycodone, morphine, Percocet, and fentanyl.
Traveling For The Best Program
There are limited drug and alcohol treatment opportunities in Bellflower, California. Families will want to look around at other communities in Los Angeles County, or even consider traveling to other states in the U.S. For more information about traveling for treatment outside of California, contact RehabCenter.net.Article Sources
National Drug Early Warning System - https://ndews.umd.edu/sites/ndews.umd.edu/files/u1424/los_angeles_scs_drug_use_patterns_and_trends_2016.pdf
County of Los Angeles Public Health - http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/docs/HealthNews/PrescriptionDrug-12-13.pdf