Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Placerville, California

Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Placerville, California

The county seat of El Dorado County, Placerville, California is a city rich in history. Its Main Street includes historic sites like a Pony Express hub, the Cary House Hotel, and The Fountain and Tallman Soda Works, all of which date back to the 1800s. Today, many Placerville residents struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Fortunately, they have access to addiction treatment centers in the city and nearby.

Rehab Centers In Placerville, California

In Placerville, people who need addiction treatment will find local drug and alcohol rehab centers within city limits.

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Rehab Centers Near Placerville, California

Many of the communities around Placerville also offer addiction treatment options. Some worth considering can be found in nearby Auburn.

Substance Abuse In Placerville & El Dorado County

Those communities of Placerville and El Dorado County continue to battle addiction, with opioids in particular having a strong hold on the community. Some of the statistics that show the nature of the problem include:

  • In 2016, 7 people in El Dorado County died due to opioid overdose.
  • About 5.1 people per 100 in El Dorado County misuse opioids.
  • Opioid use disorder affects 1,656 people in the county.
  • As many as 1,150 people who need opioid treatment do not have access to the right treatment in El Dorado County.

Traveling For The Best Program

Addiction treatment needs to meet the needs of each person with addiction, and that sometimes requires people to travel away from home. When Placerville’s addiction treatment centers are not a good fit, individuals can travel to access more effective treatment options. This also helps people focus on treatment instead of the stresses and triggers of regular life.

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