Drug Rehab Centers in Albany County, New York

Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Monday, 25, October 2021

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Throughout the last several decades there has been an influx of drug and alcohol abuse causing the drug death toll to rise as well. In the United States, substance abuse is one of the deadliest crises that have been experienced and has been a leading cause of death for many years and sadly, more to come. In the past year, the US reported the largest number of drug-related deaths ever recorded with over 93,000 drug fatalities. As the drug and alcohol abuse rates continue to rise throughout the nation, many of the smaller places around the nation have started reporting an increased rate of drug and alcohol abuse and drug-related deaths including in places such as Albany County, New York which has Berne as the largest city within that county. Drug rehabs in Albany County, New York are open to help anyone that has suffered from a substance abuse problem learn how to appropriately end their drug abuse problem while also addressing the other necessary challenges that have been experienced both during and even before the drug addiction began. The state of New York has dealt with an increased rate of drug and alcohol abuse along with many of the other states around the nation which has only elevated the rate of drug-related deaths being reported around the state. In Albany County, New York alone there were 133 drug-related deaths reported over one year while several other counties are reporting similarly large rates of drug fatalities, according to the County Health Rankings.

Ending a drug or alcohol addiction oftentimes requires the help and support of a drug treatment program to ensure that the substance abuse can be ended once and for all and with the easiest process. There are difficulties often associated with ending a substance abuse problem including physical challenges due to the dependency on the substances as well as several different mental or emotional challenges. With the help of one of the many drug treatment programs that are available throughout the nation, patients are able to end their substance abuse problems. There are varying types of drug rehabs available in the US, offering programs that differ in the length of stay, level of care, modality or approach to handling substance abuse, and many other differences. This will allow for patients to have a choice in the form of care that they receive when ending their drug addiction. Call today to learn more information on the different drug and alcohol rehabs in Albany County, New York, and start your journey towards a drug-free life now.

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The Opioid-Related Issues in Albany County

According to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), in 2018, there were 1,357 individuals admitted to treatment programs certified by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services for opioid addiction. In 2017, there were 3,224 overdose deaths that involved opioids in the state of New York alone. This is directly related to the fact that roughly 21 to 29 percent of people who have been prescribed opioids misuse them and between 8 to 12 percent of those end up developing a dependence. Opioid abuse is a real and ongoing problem. But with the appropriate treatment and resources, something can be done about it.

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Albany County, New York. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Rehab Centers in Albany County, New York

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Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.

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