Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Desert Hot Springs, California

Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Desert Hot Springs, California

There are roughly 28,757 people living in Desert Hot Springs. This Coachella Valley city lies between Joshua Tree National Park and San Bernardino National Forest. Those who call Desert Hot Springs home have access to multiple alcohol and drug rehab centers within the city itself.

Rehab Centers In Desert Hot Springs, California

Desert Hot Springs offers a few different treatment options for those who are experiencing addiction to drugs or alcohol.

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Rehab Centers In Desert Hot Springs, California

Individuals who want to explore additional options near Desert Hot Springs have many options to consider, including one rehab center in Yucca Valley.

Substance Abuse In Desert Hot Springs & Riverside County

The overuse of methamphetamine and opioids has been an ongoing problem in Riverside County, especially in the past few years. Here are some statistics from the county:

  • There were 981 drug-related overdose deaths between 2013 and 2015. This increased to 1,017 between 2014 and 2016.
  • Riverside County had a rate of 12 buprenorphine prescriptions per 1,000 residents in 2016, which is used as part of medication-assisted treatment.
  • There were 107 deaths related to opioid use in Riverside County in 2016.
  • Around 2,394 pounds of methamphetamine were seized in 2014, and 2,546 pounds were seized in 2015.
  • Around 395 pounds of heroin were seized in 2015.

Traveling For The Best Program

Desert Hot Springs has addiction treatment centers available, but there is no guarantee that patients will find the right program. Looking beyond the city to other areas expands program options. Traveling to one of these places can help people find the ideal program that suits their individual needs.

If you’re exploring addiction treatment center options in Desert Hot Springs for yourself or someone you care about, contact today.

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