Los Angeles County not only loses the highest number of residents to drug overdose in the entire state every year, but has the dubious distinction of leading the number two spot by more than 1,000 overdoses. According to the CDC Wonder’s Compressed Mortality File (CMF), on average, 2,288 people died of a drug overdose in LA County between 2014 and 2016.1 This high number illustrates the magnitude of the problem at hand—thousands of families are suffering in the wake of losing a loved one to addiction.
If you are living in fear because your family member is refusing to get treatment for a substance use disorder, you are not alone. There are thousands of other people in and around Huntington Park, California, who fear getting a phone call or a knock at the door that tells them that their loved one has passed due to overdose. The best path forward for you and your loved one is to guide them toward a treatment program that can help them stop using all substances completely.
Are you ready to find out more about drug rehab options for you or a family member? Call now to speak with a support representative who can help you begin the process of selecting a recovery program.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.