Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Descanso, California

Descanso has an estimated population of around 1,752 people. This census-designated place is nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountain Range east of San Diego. The Sweetwater River flows through the eastern part of Descanso. Residents with addiction will have to travel out of town for rehab center options.

Rehab Centers In Descanso, California

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), there are no alcohol or drug rehab centers located within Descanso. Adults looking for care for a substance use disorder will have to check other towns and cities to see what their options are.

Rehab Centers Near Descanso, California

Individuals needing treatment for alcohol or drug addiction to have several options to choose from that are a short drive away from Descanso in Lakeside, Campo, and El Cajon.

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Substance Abuse In Descanso & San Diego County

San Diego County has experienced problems with the overuse of opioids for a number of years, along with the misuse of other substances. Here are some facts from the region:

  • There were 1,266 drug-related overdose deaths between 2013 and 2015, and that total increased to 1,272 from 2014 through 2016.
  • The county had a total of 91 heroin deaths in 2016.
  • San Diego County had a total of 244 deaths in 2014, which increased to 253 in 2016.

Traveling For The Best Program

Descanso does not have any drug and alcohol rehab centers available, so individuals must look elsewhere to find options. Although this means traveling to a different city or state, this can end up providing more treatment programs to choose from. Having more options offers a better chance at being able to select the best treatment program.

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