Newport Beach is a beautiful, infamous seaside city in Orange County, California, in the United States. Its population was 85,287 at the 2010 census as delivered by the United States Census Bureau. Newport Beach is also home to Newport Harbor as well, a very successful and busy harbor.
Newport Beach is a major upper class hotspot not only for California but for the entire country too. The city's median family income and property values consistently place high and higher in national rankings overall. The Daily Pilot, a well-known and popular newspaper published in the neighboring city of Costa Mesa but which serves the greater Newport-Mesa community, reported in the year 2010 that more than a quarter of households have an income greater than $200,000, and the median value for homes exceeds $1 million in Newport Beach. Housing prices in Newport Beach ranked eighth highest in the United States in a 2009 survey too, making it one of the most expensive places to live in the entire country.
Newport Beach, though it is a small city, has a bustling and strong economy and is home to one Fortune 500 company, Insurer Pacific Life. Other companies based out of Newport Beach include Acacia Research, Conexant, Galardi Group (Wienerschnitzel, The Original Hamburger Stand, and Tastee-Freez) Jazz Semiconductor, and PIMCO. Fletcher Jones Motor Cars in Newport Beach is easily and without a doubt the largest Mercedes-Benz dealership in the world. At one time Edwards Theatres had its headquarters in Newport Beach too. Without a doubt, the city's largest law firm is Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, with approximately 75 attorneys at its Fashion Island location and residence. Toyota has a design center, Calty Design Research, in Newport Beach which is responsible for the exterior design of the 2nd, 5th, and 7th generation Celica, as well as some Lexus and Scion models. Without a doubt, this is a wealthy city, it is a popular city, it is a beautiful city, and it is an economic center for that entire urban area of California.
Drug Addiction, Drug Trafficking, and General Substance Abuse on the Rise in Newport Beach
Unfortunately, in this day and age it is the most successful and affluent cities and towns that have the greatest problems and issues with drug addiction and substance abuse. True enough, this is the case and it has been this way for quite some time. Actually, since the turn of the century and particularly since the economic crisis of 2008 drug dealers and traffickers have all but changed their entire operating business to now try and pander to more middle class, upper middle class, and upper class Americans as opposed to the prior to the turn of the century attitude of only distributing and selling drugs in lower class and poverty class cities, towns, neighborhoods, and urban areas.
Today, a wealthy or well off American is almost just as likely to become addicted to drugs and alcohol as a lower class or poverty class American is. This has been the lot of life in Newport Beach and if something isn’t done soon about it then the problem will only get much, much worse very, very long before it ever gets any better.
Facts and Statistics: Addiction Issues in Newport Beach and California in General
To better understand the addiction crisis as it currently stands in Newport Beach, some facts and statistics have been included below that easily highlight the issue successfully:
• In a big way, meth labs have been discovered in all fifty of the states. Missouri leads the country, with over 8,000 labs seized during a two-year period, but California is catching up quickly.
• In 2004, upward of 3,000 children were removed from meth labs throughout the U.S. and in California too.
• In the United States today, there are over twenty-five million Americans who are legitimately and brutally addicted to drugs and alcohol in some way, shape, or form. True enough, only about fifteen million were addicted at the turn of the century.
Rehabilitation: How to Win the Battle Against Addiction Once and for All
The only way for the addicted residents of Newport Beach and the surrounding areas lies in those afflicted taking a course though an inpatient, residential, drug and alcohol addiction and dependence treatment center, detox facility, rehab program, and recovery organization. With such a center anyone in or around Newport Beach who is addicted to anything, no matter who they are, no matter what they are taking, no matter how long they have been taking it for, no matter how much they take when they take it, and no matter their age or sex, quite actually literally anyone can win the battle against addiction once and for all if one enters into a professional inpatient rehab program.
Inpatient rehabs resolves and eradicates addiction. It is as simple and as easy as that. If one is addicted, one seeks out rehab, goes through the program, applies what he or she learned stays, clean and sober, and lives a happy and recovered life. This goal is easily attainable in Newport Beach. In truth this goal is attainable by anyone who is addicted really, and it is in fact attained by tens of thousands of Americans every single year.