San Marcos, CA, which is part of San Diego County, has been plagued by substance abuse, addiction, and overdose deaths. In 2017, there were just under 1,300 substance overdose deaths in the county.1 Detox and rehab treatment can help prevent these unfortunate drug-related deaths and help promote positive change in the lives of those plagued by drug and alcohol abuse.
Medical detox is an extremely beneficial form of detox that employs medical staff members, who are available 24/7 to monitor, supervise, and treat you. It is important that you receive medical detox if you’re addicted to alcohol or sedatives, because withdrawal symptoms associated with these substances can be life-threatening. Around-the-clock medical attention can ensure your safety throughout this distressing time.
Once you are stabilized and complete your detox program, it is recommended that you enroll in a formal substance abuse treatment program. These programs utilize evidence-based treatment strategies necessary to help you avoid relapse and maintain abstinence in the long run. Call our helpline today to learn more about rehab options in your area and elsewhere.
1. County Health Rankings. (2018). California: Drug Overdose Deaths.
California ranks 10th in treatment centers servicing/accepting no payment accepted per 100,000 residents. Arkansas is ranked one spot worse at spot 11. Wyoming is just 1 spot better, ranked 9 out of the United States.
When adjusted for population, California ranks 20th in treatment centers servicing/accepting IHS/638 contract care funds. The US National Average is ranked slightly worse, ranked 21. Kansas is just 1 spot better, ranked 19 out of the United States.
For persons with HIV or AIDS clients, California ranks 20th in population-adjusted treatment centers. Montana is ranked one spot worse at spot 21. Oklahoma is just 1 spot better, ranked 19 out of the United States.
California ranks 26th in treatment centers servicing/accepting community reinforcement plus vouchers per 100,000 residents. Delaware is ranked slightly worse, ranked 27. Wisconsin is just 1 spot better, ranked 25 out of the United States.
Like other cities in San Diego County, San Marcos is committed to helping its residents avoid drug and alcohol abuse. The county's prevention services include an underage drinking initiative, a methamphetamine task force, a campaign to prevent teen marijuana use and a prescription drug abuse committee. But these commendable services aren't always enough to prevent addiction. If you've tried to stop drinking or using on your own but you keep relapsing, San Marcos drug treatment programs can offer you the resources you need for long-term recovery. Ask prospective treatment centers about what they can offer to help you avoid future relapse.
*How Widespread Is Illegal Drug Use?
The devastating effects of illegal drug use affect the entire country. According to 2009 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
How do you know which of the many treatment options in Southern California is right for you? As you compare your options, ask questions like:
Our addiction treatment professionals can answer your questions about rehab and help you find a treatment program in San Marcos or San Diego County that fulfills your specific needs.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.