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AA Meetings Fresno County

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in Fresno County

Resources for Rehab Centers in Fresno County Fresno County is located in the central portion of the U.S. state of California. Fresno County comprises the Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the Fresno-Madera, CA Combined Statistical Area. It is located in the Central Valley, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. The county seat is Fresno, the fifth-most populous city in California. Known for its agricultural bounty, Fresno County is home to 1.88 million acres of the world’s most productive farmland. It has over 10,000 hotel rooms and many state-of-the-art sporting and meeting venues. Unfortunately, high rates of illicit substance abuse have correlated with high crime levels, poverty, disease transmission, and child abuse in Fresno. Once known as “The City Addicted to Crystal Meth,” Fresno has had one of the country’s highest rates of Meth addiction. Sadly, the meth addiction problem keeps putting Fresno County in the national spotlight. Today, as the number of prescription painkillers used in the US increased, opioid addiction and heroin abuse in Fresno County also increased. The abuse of Fentanyl is prevalent in Fresno, a synthetic opioid and crossover drug for many Heroin users. The effects of the drug addiction epidemic are numerous.  Crime, family dysfunction, and physical/emotional abuse are just a few…