Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Auburn, Washington

Last updated: 21 December 2021


Auburn is a city that is found in the state of Washington. It is home to an estimated population of around 81,000 people as of 2019 according to the United States Census Bureau. This makes Auburn one of the larger cities in the state by population but also poses certain drawbacks. Since the early 2000s, America's drug epidemic has caused increased rates of drug addiction and overdose throughout the country and state of Washington. In 2019 there were 15.2 drug deaths for every 100,000 residents of the state according to America's Health Rankings. This rate may be even higher in cities like Auburn, showing exactly how many people are not getting the help that they need when it comes to drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services. Each of these deaths may have been preventable if the person had gotten the right kind of help for their needs at the right point in their life. But so many people never make it into treatment before they were ever ready to get help for their addiction. When a person first starts using drugs they are usually not aware that they have become addicted and often believe that they are still in control. Because they have never tried to quit, they may believe that they easily could whenever they want but that they just do not want to yet. This is why you must never ignore signs of drug use in a loved one. They may not come to you, so you must go to them before it is too late.

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Here is a list of the different services in Auburn, Washington. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 2021

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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.