Addiction and Treatment Statistics for East Palo Alto, California

The San Mateo County community of East Palo Alto is home to over 28,000 people. Situated halfway between San Jose and San Francisco, this growing community has undergone recent revitalization efforts. The community also offers a significant number of drug and alcohol treatment centers for those who need help.

Rehab Centers In East Palo Alto, California

East Palo Alto offers a number of drug and alcohol rehab centers for residents to consider in their search for treatment.

Rehab Centers Near East Palo Alto, California

Though East Palo Alto has quite a large number of treatment options, sometimes people will want something more specific. Check out the rehab centers in Menlo Park and Redwood City.

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Substance Abuse In East Palo Alto & San Mateo County

Drug and alcohol abuse continues to be a problem in East Palo Alto and San Mateo County. Because of the rising number of people with addiction, the area needs effective treatment options. Some of the statistics pointing to the serious nature of the problem include:

  • San Mateo County lost 97 people to drug-related deaths in 2017. Of those deaths, 26 were due to non-heroin opioids.
  • An additional 11 deaths were due to heroin use.
  • This was a significant increase over the 2016 numbers, which included 61 drug-related deaths.
  • In 2016-2017, 588 people visited medical facilities seeking care for opioid addiction.

Traveling For The Best Program

No matter the substance an individual is addicted to, the right treatment facility is an important part of getting effective treatment. Sometimes finding the right facility requires traveling away from home and even out of state. This also remove the triggers from home that can make relapse more likely.

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