Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Long Beach, California
Long Beach is the second-largest city in Los Angeles County with approximately 470,000 residents. The Port of Long Beach is contiguous with the Port of Los Angeles and is the second-busiest shipping port in the U.S., as well as being home to landmarks like the Queen Mary. Fortunately, Long Beach is also home to several addiction treatment centers for residents looking to overcome addiction.
Rehab Centers In Long Beach, California
Long Beach has more than 20 drug and alcohol rehab centers and programs within city limits. Organizations range from culturally-responsive programs serving special needs populations to Veterans service organizations and experienced community-based agencies.
Get treatment when
and how you need it.
Rehab Centers Near Long Beach, California
Long Beach is located in southern Los Angeles County and it borders the city of Los Angeles as well as Orange County. The community is adjacent to a number of residential and outpatient programs for drug and alcohol use disorders, including one in San Pedro.
Substance Abuse In Long Beach & Los Angeles County
As the second largest city in Los Angeles County with its own health resources and community health services, Long Beach maintains statistics on community health indicators. Consider some drug and alcohol risks and rates of use:
- Long Beach calculates that 306.4 years of life are lost per 100,000 residents due to drug overdoses, which is higher than Los Angeles County.
- 17.5% of Long Beach adults reported binge drinking in 2015, a higher rate than the U.S. average of 16.3%.
- In August, 2018, three of Long Beach’s zip codes, 90806, 90807, and 90804 had rates of opioid prescriptions ranging between 381 to 403.1 per 10,000 population, much higher than the national average.
Traveling For The Best Program
Long Beach has more than 20 drug and alcohol treatment providers within city limits. Additional resources are located in nearby Los Angeles County communities, and residents may wish to travel to other areas of California for specialized programs and services to meet their needs.
Speak with a treatment specialist at RehabCenter.net to discover which options are best for your recovery and treatment.Article Sources
Live Well Long Beach - http://www.livewelllongbeach.org/indicators/index/view?indicatorId=7411&localeTypeId=3
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator?sAddr=Long%20Beach%2C%20CA%2C%20USA#