Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Newark, California

Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Newark, California

The Alameda County community of Newark, California is part of the Tri-City area and is home to around 44,000 people. Located close to the San Francisco Bay, Newark is at the edge of Silicon Valley and enjoys the economic prosperity of the region. When people in Newark find themselves struggling with addiction, local treatment centers provide relief.

Rehab Centers In Newark, California

In Newark, there is at least one drug and alcohol rehab center available to help those struggling with addiction.

Rehab Centers Near Newark, California

For additional treatment options, those living in Newark who want addiction help will need to travel just a little ways from home to rehab centers in Fremont and Palo Alto.

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Substance Abuse In Newark & Alameda County

In Newark, many people find themselves battling substance abuse. In Alameda County, opioid addiction is a serious issue affecting hundreds of community residents. Here are some numbers that show how serious the issue is:

  • In Alameda County in 2015, there were 536.3 opioid prescriptions for every 1,000 residents in the community.
  • Between 2009 and 2014, opioid-related emergency room visits in Alameda County increased by 29 percent.
  • Hospitalizations for opioid-related conditions in the county cost $9.6 million in 2014.
  • In Newark specifically, there were 62.2 emergency room visits per 100,000 people in 2014.

Traveling For The Best Program

Getting the right addiction treatment program is often the key to success in treatment, but it can be difficult to find without a willingness to travel. Traveling for treatment opens the door to specific treatment types that can best serve an individual’s unique needs.

Contact and talk to an addiction treatment specialist to get help finding the right treatment option today.

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