Rehabs near Bakersfield
North of Los Angeles on California's Kern River is the home of country music singer Merle Haggard, Bakersfield. Dubbed as "the country music capital of the West Coast," Bakersfield is renowned for its contributions to country music. The old town was founded in 1869 and is part of the nation's core agricultural industry. The inland metropolis is an excellent mix of historical attractions and natural beauty, mainly known for its unique country style. What many do not know is that Bakersfield is battling a severe Opioid crisis. The Opioid epidemic and Methamphetamines are ravaging the city of Bakersfield. In recent years more than 1,600 locals were victims of drug-related deaths. Experts predict that about 3% of the small city's population is coping with a substance abuse disorder. Though Bakersfield's battle against drug abuse and addiction is far from over, there is hope. The musical city has nearby prepared treatment centers ready to help. Check out some facilities below.
Cities in California