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Addiction Treatment Shasta County CA

Shasta County Drug Rehab

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Shasta County CA Resources The County of Shasta is in the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. It comprises the Redding, California Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county occupies the northern reaches of the Sacramento Valley, with portions extending into the southern reaches of the Cascade Range. The residents of Shasta County are all about community and have warm, welcoming hearts. It is a creative place where people can start up new businesses. Unfortunately, despite the massive development of the county, Shasta is no exception to the opioid crisis. Overall, opioid poisonings have increased since 2016, according to county data. From 2016 to 2021, the average was 23 deaths per year From just 2019 to 2021, the average was 29 deaths per year Among California’s 58 counties, Shasta County ranked 14th in opioid-related deaths and 19th in ER visits in 2020, according to the California Department of Public Health. [1] Today, as the number of prescription painkillers used in the US increased, opioid addiction and heroin abuse in Shasta County also increased. The abuse of Fentanyl is prevalent in California, 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 of the many tragic…