Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Porterville, California

Home to 59,145 residents, Porterville lies among the foothills of the Sierra Nevada and the Tule River. The city serves as a gateway to natural attractions like Sequoia National Forest and Kings Canyon National Park. For Porterville residents struggling with substance abuse, addiction treatment centers are available both in the city and nearby.

The Top Substance Abuse Facilities In Porterville, California

Porterville, California has several alcohol and drug rehab centers dedicated to the treatment of substance use disorders within its city limits.

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Rehab Centers Near Porterville, California

Porterville, California is also located near other rehab centers that provide residential services in Visalia.

Substance Abuse In Porterville & Tulare County

Both Porterville and Tulare County face troubles related to addiction. The 2017 Tulare County Community Health Assessment included the following statistics regarding substance abuse:

  • Four of Tulare County’s school districts reported that between 28 and 34 percent of its 9th graders had used drugs and/or alcohol in the past 30 days.
  • The same data set also indicated that between 25 and 37 percent of the county’s 11th graders had used these substances.
  • The recreational use of prescription drugs ranged from nearly 17 percent to 19 percent for 9th graders, which is higher than the California average of 12 percent.

Traveling For The Best Program

Though there are options for treating addiction in Porterville, they might not be the right fit for a loved one. To find an alcohol and drug rehab center that’s right for the person’s needs, considering traveling to other areas. Contact our treatment specialists at and receive guidance in choosing the best program for a person’s needs and situation.

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