Drug Treatment Centers in Binghamton, New York

Created On Thursday, 12, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021

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The city of Binghamton is located in Broome County and situated in the states Southern Tier region close to the Pennsylvania border. The city is part of the Binghamton metropolitan area, consisting of a larger population. However, the population of the city is estimated at over 45,900 people with a median age of 36 years old and approximately 33% of residents are living below the federal poverty line. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths is 37.2 per 100,000 population. There has been no significant change, but this rate is lower than the Southern Tier region and higher than the state. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking within the county is approximately 20.1%. The percentage of adults binge drinking in Broome County is higher than the Southern Tier Region and the state. According to Broome County drug deaths and overdoses, in 2017, there were 66 drug-related deaths. Most of the deaths were linked back to drugs such as heroin or opioids. Within the first three months of 2018, there were eight drug-related overdoses causing death. During the first six months of 2018, this number increased to 13 drug-related deaths. At the end of 2019, there were 551 admissions to inpatient treatment centers within the state. During that same time, there were 2,260 admissions to outpatient programs, and 644 admissions to residential treatment centers. Approximately 30% of patients identified alcohol as their primary drug of choice. Additionally, another 33% of patients identified heroin or opiates as their primary substance. Roughly 14% of patients cited marijuana and 14% said methamphetamine was the reason they sought treatment.

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Here is a list of the different services in Binghamton, 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 Addiction Treatment Services in Binghamton, New York

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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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