Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Stanton, California

Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Stanton, California

Stanton, California is less than 30 miles away from Anaheim, the home of Disneyworld. Incorporated in 1956, Stanton started as part of the Santa Ana railway line. Today, Stanton is best known for Adventure City, a small amusement park that sees up to 400,000 guests each year.

Substance Abuse In Stanton And Orange County

The biggest problem Orange County is facing is deaths due to combined alcohol and opioid use. Other essential drug use facts about Stanton and Orange County include:

  • Individuals between 45 to 54 have the highest rate of overdose deaths, and more than half of overdose deaths occurred among people between the ages of 45 to 64.
  • Sixty percent of all opioid prescriptions in Orange County is for hydrocodone (Vicodin). 16 percent of prescriptions is for oxycodone (OxyContin), 7 percent for morphine, 2 percent for methadone, and 2 percent for hydromorphone.
  • In 2015, 2,926 emergency room visits involved opioid abuse or dependence. This is a dramatic increase from only 398 in 2011.
  • The second most frequent reason for emergency room visits was heroin poisoning at 1,820, up from only 241 in 2011. The smallest drug-related group was methadone poisoning with 288 visits.

Traveling For The Best Program

There are several good addiction treatment options in Stanton, California worth considering. Many people can benefit, though, from looking at other communities and even at neighboring states to find the alcohol and drug rehab center that is a perfect fit for their situation.

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