North America continues to experience the highest drug-related mortality rate in the world, accounting for one in four drug-related deaths globally, according to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reports. In August 2021, the Centers for Disease Control has estimated that the number of people in the USA who had died from overdose in the 12-month period to the end of January 2021 was 94,134. Now more than ever the work that our PHCA team does every day is vital to the communities and clients we serve.
For more information on National Overdose Awareness visit overdoseday.com and learn more about issues surrounding overdose including how to prevent and reverse overdose deaths. Check out the video below to see how PHCA staff showed up to observe this very important day.
If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse, please contact Phoenix House California for support. To reach a member of our admissions team and learn more about Residential Detox/Withdrawal Management, Residential and Outpatient Programs please contact us at:
- Orange County Adult Program- (714) 953-9373
- Los Angeles County Men’s Program- (310) 392-3070
- Lake View Terrance Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs- (818) 686-3000
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