Mission Viejo Alcohol and Drug Rehab Listings
Mission Viejo, CA
Problems caused by alcohol come in many forms: alcohol abuse, binge drinking, alcoholism, alcohol in combination with other drugs, etc. Its prevalence in our society makes it easy to make a mistake – drinking even a little too much and getting behind the wheel or taking a drink with the wrong medication can be deadly.
Chronic alcohol abuse, binge drinking or a case of alcoholism is a deadly problem to ignore. If it’s affecting someone in your family in Mission Viejo, California, it just isn’t worth the risk to continue to pretend that it’s not a problem. Call now to find the alcohol abuse and addiction treatment services that can help you save the life of someone you love.
How Is Alcohol Changing the Lives of Californians?
According to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, alcohol is not only ending the lives of many who live in California but taking the health and freedom of thousands more. The CDADP reports the following trends in alcohol use and abuse in CA:
- Among those who were arrested and convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in 2007, about 73 percent were first-time offenders, more than 19 percent were second-time offenders, and just under 5 percent were third-time offenders. Less than 2 percent had been arrested for DUI more than four times before.
- Between 1990 and 2007, the number of first-time offenders decreased by 40 percent and the number of second-time offenders decreased by 44 percent.
- Deaths caused by alcohol-related car accidents have dropped by 41 percent since 1988 yet more than 1,300 Californians died in a crash caused by alcohol in 2008.
- In 2007 and 2008, alcohol-related car accident deaths decreased slightly after eight years of steady increases.
Drunk Driving Stops When Alcohol Abuse and Addiction Are Treated
Call now to speak to a counselor who can help you get the treatment you need to avoid the many risks associated with alcohol abuse and addiction. We can also help you figure out how to intervene if your Mission Viejo loved one is struggling with addiction.
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