Addiction and Treatment Statistics for San Rafael, California

San Rafael, California sits in the North Bay Region of the San Franciso area. Once home to the Coast Miwok people, San Rafael became a Spanish mission sometime in the 1800s. Today, San Rafael is home to the Dominican University of California and the Ali Akbar College of Music. This city also gives residents access to local and nearby addiction treatment rehabs to get on the path to recovery.

Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers In San Rafael, California

Home to 59,000 people, the city of San Rafael, California also has several alcohol and drug rehab centers that serve Marin County residents.

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Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near San Rafael

Although there are addiction treatment services in San Rafael, addicted individuals and their loved ones might want to consider exploring alcohol and drug rehab centers in cities near San Rafael as well.

Substance Abuse In San Rafael And Marin County

Marin County and San Rafael are struggling with a drug and alcohol epidemic, like most areas of California, that is especially concerning among teens. Some substance abuse facts from San Rafael and Marin County include:

  • In 2016, police stopped a bus full of 33 teenagers in Marin County carrying a large amount of alcohol and prescription drugs designated for a night of partying.
  • In 2015, Marin County set up a strategic plan to deal with their escalating drug and alcohol problem to ensure a full continuum of rehab services spanning prevention, early intervention, and recovery.
  • In 2014, there were 17 reported drug overdose deaths in Marin County.

Traveling for the Best Program

Since addiction treatment is not one-size-fits-all, not everyone will find the best rehab program for their needs in San Rafael. This could be a positive thing.

Traveling to another California city, or another state, for substance abuse treatment has the advantage of providing a new environment that encourages recovery and promotes a healthier lifestyle.

For more information about alcohol and drug rehab centers in California, contact today.

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