Substance Abuse Treatment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Last updated: 21 December 2021


The capital of Louisiana has experienced an increased rate of drug addiction and as a result drug-related deaths. Baton Rouge, Louisiana is home to many residents in the state and contributes greatly to the state's overall death rates. The state of Louisiana reports seeing a 65 percent increase in the number of drug-related deaths in the last three years, according to America's Health Rankings. Through all of this, many drug rehabilitation services in Baton Rouge have become available to drug users to help address and end their addictions. Even with these efforts, the drug epidemic continues to persist. All forms of treatment are designed to help drug users handle some aspects of their addiction. There are many aspects of drug addiction that need to be addressed during the process of recovery including mental and emotional difficulties that can act as triggers to continued drug use if left unaddressed. Call us today to learn more about what options are available for drug treatment and start the road to recovery.

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List of Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Recovery Programs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Here is a list of the different services in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 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.