Costa Mesa Sober Living Homes, Los Angeles
A few minute drive from Newport Beach and Huntington Beach lies Costa Mesa, a place known as the City of Arts, home to more than 113,000 people. Although the city prides itself as the center of performing arts, like many cities in California and indeed the whole country it is grappling with the problem of drug and substance abuse, more particularly high rates of cocaine and opioid dependence. According to the Costa Mesa police department, there were 1300 drug abuse violations which were a report in 2017.
This trend has continued with the city being ranked as one of the top 8 cities in opioid and cocaine-related emergency admissions in hospitals in Orange County. Latest health care agency report indicates that deaths related to drug have been on the increase with Orange County recording one of the highest increases by eighty-two percent. Close to seventy percent of these deaths are caused by accidental overdoses of prescription opioids such as hydrocodone and oxycontin.
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Apart from opioids and cocaine, alcohol also ranks as highly abused substance; it is most prevalent among the whites, 25 to 34 years old, a segment of the population that is close to fifty percent. Those in the ages between 18 and 24 years old males are frequent binge drinkers. Other commonly abused drugs and substances include marijuana, heroin, club drugs, methamphetamine, tranquilizers, stimulants, sedatives among others.
Healthcare agency reports indicate that there has been a sharp rise in drug overdose with emergency department visits increasing by fifty-eight percent over five years. The number of deaths due to opioid overdose also increased by twenty percent in the same period. In 2017 alone almost 100 people made emergency visits concerning opioid overdose.
This is the highest number of visits in the whole of Orange County. In terms of racial composition, statistics show that seventy-eight percent of those who were hospitalized due to opioid overdose were not Hispanic white, with Hispanics accounting for fifteen percent with most of them falling between 18 to 34 years. It has been hypothesized that people living in more affluent communities in the town have more recreational time and have easy access to prescription medication are more prone to be victims of drug use more specifically opioids and cocaine.
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Like other areas in Orange County and larger California, Costa Mesa has a variety of countermeasures focused on fighting the drug menace. Currently, the city boasts of more than thirty-seven SAMHSA accredited facilities. Approximately thirty percent of the state-licensed drug and alcohol treatment centers in Orange Country can be found at Costa Mesa; the city has an estimated 1600 recovery beds.
These and more facilities have been built to help people recover from drug addiction and also assist them to live drug-free lives. There are a variety of recovery programs available in Costa Mesa sober living homes.
Rehabilitation centers offer in and outpatient treatment programs coupled with early interventions and hospitalization services. Other options which are available in these centers include behavioral therapy, individual therapy, support group therapy, cognitive therapy, medicated assisted treatment among others.
Our Costa Mesa Sober living homes provide a safe haven for those recovering from addiction. Sober living homes can help you transition back into normal life without drugs or alcohol. When in recovery, choosing a safe living environment is very important.
Sober Living in Costa Mesa, California
Located in the heart of West Los Angeles, our residences are centrally located near the beach, downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and LAX international airport. It provides a safe and comfortable base for young men to involve themselves in the community and to thrive as new and growing individuals. Join our Costa Mesa Sober Living Home Now!