Drug Treatment Centers in Bay Shore, New York

Last updated: 21 December 2021


The hamlet of Bay Shore is a census-designated place located in the town of Islip, which is part of Suffolk County. The town is located along the south shore of Long Island, and like other areas of the county and within Long Island are families and individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction. According to the New York State Department of Health for Suffolk County, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths were 43.7 per 100,000 population, which was a significant improvement. This number was, however, higher than Long Island and the state. The age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking within the county was 17.7%, which was lower than Long Island and the state. Those who are binge drinking and consuming excessive alcohol are at risk of significant physical and psychological health problems. There are also increased chances of using other drugs, such as opioids like heroin or pain medication. Per the New York State Department of Health, within Suffolk County in 2018, there were 104 heroin-related overdose deaths. During that same year, the number of overdose deaths involving pain medication reached 254. The number of outpatient emergency department visits due to opioids reached 960, and there were also 295 hospitalizations. Drug and alcohol treatment programs in the county can help people living in Bay Shore who is addicted to pain medication or heroin. The treatment process starts with withdrawal management or medical detox. Choosing the correct treatment is crucial when the addiction involves heroin or other opioids.

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List of Addiction Treatment Services in Bay Shore, New York

Here is a list of the different services in Bay Shore, New York. 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.