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Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Encinitas, California

The city of Encinitas is home to an estimated population of 59,518 people. Encinitas lies along the coast just north of San Diego. This location allows residents to commute or travel to San Diego easily or spend time on local beaches, such as Moonlight State Beach. Those who live in Encinitas with addiction will find several addiction treatment centers within the city.

Rehab Centers In Encinitas, California

Those who are looking for treatment for a substance use disorder have a few options to consider in Encinitas itself.

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Rehab Centers Near Encinitas, California

Those who are interested in finding a treatment center outside Encinitas have several options to choose from, including one rehab center in Del Mar.

Substance Abuse In Encinitas & San Diego County

During the past several years, the overuse and misuse of opioids, including prescription opioids, has been a serious issue in San Diego County. Take a look at some statistics:

  • San Diego County had 1,271 drug overdose deaths from 2012 through 2014. There were 1,266 drug overdose deaths in the county between 2013 and 2015, and this went up to 1,272 deaths from 2014 through 2016.
  • There were 253 deaths from opioid overdose in San Diego County in 2016.
  • San Diego County had 91 deaths from heroin overdose in 2016.
  • There were 6,866 emergency department visits for opioid use in San Diego County in 2013. This went up to a total of 7,501 emergency department visits in the county in 2015.

Traveling For The Best Program

Encinitas has a few rehab centers available that offer treatment for addiction. However, it can be useful to consider traveling in order to find the best program. Another city or state might offer a treatment program that better suits the unique needs of the individual with the addiction.

If you or a loved one needs help finding drug and alcohol rehab centers outside of Encinitas, please contact

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