Addiction and Treatment Statistics for San Jose, California

With over one million residents, San Jose is the third-largest city in California and the hub of Silicon Valley. It is known internationally as one of the most innovative cities in the world, and its metropolitan area is also one of the world’s wealthiest. This also means that the city is no stranger to substance abuse or addiction. Fortunately, San Jose is also home to several rehab centers available to get individuals the treatment that they need.

Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers In San Jose, California

San Jose has more than 15 drug and alcohol treatment programs located within city limits.

These range from publicly-funded and not-for-profit outpatient programs to private, insurance-based residential rehab centers.

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Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near San Jose, California

Additional alcohol and drug rehab centers may be found in communities neighboring San Jose, such as Cupertino, Palo Alto, Fremont, San Mateo, and Santa Clara.

Substance Abuse In San Jose And Santa Clara County

Nearly two million people live in Santa Clara County, of which San Jose is the county seat. Santa Clara County maintains statistics on indicators of drug and alcohol risk factors and drug overdoses, as well as complete demographic and statistical data.

  • From 2014 to 2017, a total of 2,538 people died in Santa Clara County due to a drug overdose.
  • Santa Clara County’s 2017 rate of death due to overdose is 8.0 per 100,000, less than the state average of 12.0.
  • 16 percent of Santa Clara County residents surveyed reported using six or more substances (including alcohol) during their lifetime, and 16 percent reported binge drinking in the prior month.
  • 20 percent of people in Santa Clara County reported using prescription drugs without a prescription in 2017.

Traveling For The Best Program

Though there are many resources for substance abuse treatment in San Jose and Santa Clara County, some people choose to explore rehab centers outside of their home area before enrolling.

Traveling for treatment is often the best way to ensure you get the care you need to achieve a lasting recovery.

Speak with a compassionate specialist today about finding an addiction treatment program that is right for you.

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