Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Livermore, California
Livermore is a community of about 90,000 residents in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area. It is located in Alameda County about 35 miles southeast of San Francisco. The community is probably best-known for being the home of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. There are also options for addiction treatment in and near Livermore.
Rehab Centers In Livermore, California
Livermore has one alcohol and drug rehab center in the community.
Rehab Centers Near Livermore, California
Livermore is within a few miles of other cities like Pleasanton, San Ramon, and Fremont, where there are more addiction treatment center options.
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Substance Abuse In Livermore & Alameda County
A supervisor in the Oakland office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) spoke to Livermore-area community leaders in 2016, describing drug use in the community. Some facts from Alameda County include:
- About half of overdose deaths in the community come from prescription drugs.
- A Livermore Police Department Public Information Officer said that student-athletes were at risk for opioid addiction after suffering sports injuries.
- In one month in July 2014, the Oakland region DEA counted 14.6 million purchases of hydrocodone (Vicodin) pills.
- 248 people died of drug overdoses in Alameda County in 2013, according to the California Department of Public Health.
Traveling For The Best Program
Livermore only has resources for veterans at the local VA medical (non-emergency) center. Residents will need to travel to other areas of Alameda County, or other parts of California, for residential substance use disorder treatment. Contact RehabCenter.net to learn which options are best for your recovery and treatment.Article Sources
California Department of Public Health - http://epicenter.cdph.ca.gov/ReportMenus/AlcoholDrugTable.aspx