Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Van Nuys, California

Located in the central part of the San Fernando Valley Region of California, Van Nuys is a Los Angeles neighborhood with a population of more than 100,000 people. Many of these individuals also suffer from an alcohol or drug addiction. Fortunately, Van Nuys offers multiple rehab programs to individuals seeking to overcome addiction.

Substance Abuse In Van Nuys And Los Angeles County

Most California cities, including Van Nuys, has had their share of problems with substance abuse. A few alcohol and drug use statistics to consider about Los Angeles County include:

  • Drug overdose, including unintentional alcohol poisoning, is the fourth leading cause of premature death in Los Angeles County.
  • Los Angeles County had one of the lowest opioid death rates in California with 327 deaths in 2017, but that number has been on a steady incline.
  • The percentage of people admitted to Los Angeles County drug treatment programs for methamphetamine rose from 15 percent in 2011 to 21 percent in 2015.

Traveling For The Best Program

Remaining in the environment where your addiction developed can make it difficult to fully recover when you decide it is time to live a substance-free life. Traveling to an alcohol and drug rehab center outside of Van Nuys may be a much-needed change that ensures your success and healing.

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