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Cerritos, once famous for the large number of dairy farms within the city limits (and the reason why this city was once known as Dairy Valley), is a suburban community in Los Angeles County that was incorporated in 1956. About 49, 041 residents live here, according to the latest Census figures.

Locals enjoy attending live performances of music, drama and dance at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, admiring artwork in the Cerritos Sculpture Garden and getting in shape at the Cerritos Olympic Swim and Fitness Center. With a variety of amenities and a moderately sized population, you will find Cerritos a great place to relax while you or a loved one goes through substance abuse rehabilitation.

Airport Information

If you're planning on coming to Cerritos by plane, the closest major airport is Long Beach Airport, about 13 miles from downtown. You can also use John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, the nearest major facility with international flights and conveniently located just 22 miles away. Los Angeles International Airport is another great facility if you are coming from far away, and is situated 25 miles from downtown Cerritos.

Cerritos Weather Information

The climate is pretty mild in Cerritos throughout the year, making it a pleasant area for you to turn your life around through drug abuse rehabilitation. In the summer, residents typically enjoy temperatures averaging in the mid-70s, but be prepared for daily highs approaching the mid-80s. During the winter, it can get down to the mid 40s, with the temperature reaching the mid-50s during spring and fall. Precipitation in Cerritos is highest in winter, with just less than 3 inches falling December through January. In the spring, you may see as much as 3.5 inches of rain. There is little precipitation during the summer and early fall.

Drug Rehabilitation Centers

Have you been preparing to go into rehab in Cerritos, or are you a close relative or friend who wants to help someone find a drug rehab center in the area?

Cerritos is served by Alternative Options Counseling Center, providing services to adolescents and adults with outpatient therapy as well as partial hospitalization.

Just 3 miles away in Norwalk is Western Pacific Medical Corp., which offers detoxification treatment for methadone clients. In nearby Los Alamitos, about 4 miles away, you will find Twin Town Treatment Centers, which focuses on delivering intensive outpatient treatment for adolescents and adults for their drug abuse problems.


Are you a friend or relative of someone who is going through rehab and you need to find lodging before your visit? Or, are you about to finish rehab and want to find a place to stay here? You'll find comfortable accommodations at the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel at Towne Center. More rooms are available about 1 mile away in Artesia, including the Rodeway Inn and the Quality Inn & Suites Artesia. Looking for budget accommodations? Check out the Motel 6 Buena Park/Knott's Berry Farm, about 2 miles away from the heart of Cerritos, or the Budget Inn Santa Fe Spring in Santa Fe Spring, some 2.5 miles away.

Cerritos Employment Opportunities

Steady work is an essential component for getting your life back on track after finishing your rehab work, and there are plenty of job opportunities in Cerritos for you as well as for friends and relatives who may be coming to visit you.

The largest industries in Cerritos are manufacturing and the retail trade, each about 13 percent of local occupations. Social assistance work and positions in health care amount to about 11 percent of work here, followed by technical, scientific and professional services (approximately 10 percent of industry in Cerritos. To a lesser extent, you can find work in warehousing, transportation and construction.

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    • Adolescents (teen) addiction treatment
    • Dual diagnosis treatment (Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders)
    • Outpatient counseling treatment
    • Inpatient partial hospitalization/day treatment/work programs

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