Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Hayward, California

The city of Hayward has a population of about 160,500 people. Hayward is roughly halfway between Oakland and Fremont and across the water from San Francisco. Residents in Hayward have notable places to go for exploring nature. Hayward residents also have access to multiple alcohol and drug rehab centers in the city.

Rehab Centers In Hayward, California

Individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders in Hayward have at least three options to consider.

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Rehab Centers Near Hayward, California

Those who are looking for addiction treatment centers near Hayward have many options to take into consideration, including several in Oakland.

Substance Abuse In Hayward & Alameda County

Substance abuse, especially involving opioids, has become more of a problem in Alameda County in the past few years. Consider some facts from the area:

  • Between 2013 and 2015, there were 539 drug-related overdose deaths. There were 528 between 2014 through 2016.
  • Alameda County had 37 opioid overdose deaths in 2017 and 144 emergency department visits due to opioid overdoses.
  • Opioid prescriptions in Alameda County in 2015 were written at a rate of 536.3 per 1,000 residents.
  • In 2014, Alameda County had an opioid overdose mortality rate of 3 per 100,000 residents and 12.8 per 100,000 for all drug deaths.

Traveling For The Best Program

Going outside of one’s own town or city is sometimes necessary to find the best program for an individual’s struggle with addiction. Although Hayward has a few options available, some clients might benefit from traveling to a rehab center in another area. Checking into these other options helps clients find the most effective treatment that suits their personal needs.

For more information on rehab centers offering treatment for alcohol and drug addiction outside of Hayward, contact today.

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