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Contra Costa County NA Meeting Schedule

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Contra Costa County

Drug Rehab Contra Costa County CA Resources Contra Costa County is included in the San Francisco–Oakland–Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The name “Contra Costa” signifies “opposite coast,” because of its situation opposite San Francisco, in an easterly direction, on San Francisco Bay. It is home to more than one million residents. Comprised of 19 cities and many established communities in the unincorporated area, it is the ninth most populous county in the state. Contra Costa County is committed to preventing Substance Use Disorders (SUD). The Alcohol and Other Drugs Services system of care is a planned, comprehensive approach for providing alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention services in Contra Costa County. The goal is to give clients high-quality yet cost-effective care promptly. [1] According to Contra Costa Health Services in California: 45 people in Contra Costa County died due to opioid overdoses in 2017 In 2016, about 5.4% of teens and adults abused opioids in Contra Costa Of those 53,889 people, about 10,000 had an opioid use disorder There were about 700,000 opioid prescriptions issued in Contra Costa County in 2017. [2] An opioid disorder occurs when the recurrent use of illegal opioid drugs such as heroin and legally available pain relievers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone cause…