Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Eureka, California

There are roughly 27,177 people living in the city of Eureka, California. Eureka is located between Humboldt Bay to the south and Arcata Bay to the north. Those who live here can admire the Victorian architecture or spend time outdoors at Sequoia Park Zoo. Residents with addiction are also able to find multiple addiction treatment centers nearby to get help in overcoming their addiction.

Rehab Centers In Eureka, California

Those who are searching for drug and alcohol rehab centers in Eureka have a number of options to consider.

Rehab Centers Near Eureka, California

Individuals who need to look into other treatment options outside of Eureka can find a few available that are about an hour away from the city in Garberville and Weaverville.

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Substance Abuse In Eureka & Humboldt County

Humboldt County has had problems with drug overdoses, especially ones involving opioids, in recent years. Here are some facts from the county:

  • Between 2013 and 2015, the county had a total of 125 drug-related overdose deaths, and there were 138 deaths from 2014 through 2016.
  • The rate opioid-related overdoses in Humboldt County was five times higher than the rate in the rest of California.
  • In 2017, the rate of deaths from opioids was 21 percent of all alcohol and drug deaths in Humboldt County. Alcohol deaths made up 20 percent, while multiple drugs accounted for 18 percent. 29 percent were from methamphetamine or other stimulants.
  • Humboldt County had a total of 41 alcohol and drug-related deaths in 2015. This went up slightly to 43 deaths in 2016 and 49 deaths in 2017.

Traveling For The Best Program

Eureka has several places available for substance use disorder treatment. However, some people have specific needs that might not be met through these programs. Looking into other treatment options in other cities and states helps ensure individuals receive the most effective care possible. This can significantly improve their chance at making a full recovery.

If you or someone you know need assistance with finding alcohol or drug rehab centers outside of Eureka, please contact RehabCenter today.

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