Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Fresno, California

Fresno, California is the economic hub of its namesake Fresno County. Named for the ash trees situated along the San Joaquin River, this area was once inhabited by the Yokuts and Miwok people. Today, Fresno is home to more than 400,000 people and has several rehabilitation options for addiction treatment.

Rehab Centers In Fresno, California

As a populous city with a wealth of resources, there are several drug and alcohol rehab centers located in Fresno itself.

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Rehab Centers Near Fresno, California

Although there are many drug and alcohol rehab centers in Fresno, it might be worth checking out nearby communities like Hanford and Visalia.

Substance Abuse In Fresno & Fresno County

Big cities like Fresno are some of the hardest hit in California’s fight to control opioid abuse, especially among young people. Drug use facts for this area include:

  • There were around 280 drug-related deaths in Fresno Country from 2009 to 2013 and 577 visits to the ER.
  • The most abused drug in Fresno is methamphetamine at 29 percent. Following close behind are alcohol, heroin, and other opioids.

Traveling For The Best Program

While Fresno, California has quite a few options for addiction treatment, families may benefit from being willing to travel to other areas or states to find the right treatment solution. For more information about substance abuse treatment in California and beyond, contact

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