Drug Treatment Centers in Bohemia, New York

Created On Thursday, 12, May 2016
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021

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The hamlet of Bohemia is a census-designated place in Suffolk County along the south shore of Long Island within the town of Islip. The population of the city is estimated at over 9,200 people with a median age of 42 and approximately 6% living below the poverty line. Many towns the size of Bohemia struggle with the social and economic problems of drug and alcohol abuse. These issues are not on a large scale such as within larger cities. However, across Suffolk County, issues with alcohol and drug abuse are prevalent. According to the New York Department of Health, the number of alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths within the county is 43.7 per 100,000 population. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking during the past month was 17.7%, which is lower than Long Island and New York State. According to a Suffolk County Community Health Assessment (CHA) for 2014 to 2017, the abuse of opioids significantly rose in Suffolk County and Staten Island. Per the Suffolk County medical examiner, the deaths due to pain medication rose by 70% between 2004 and 2011. There was a considerable increase in the misuse of oxycodone and oxymorphone, which are two potent pain medications. Most pain medication addictions start with a prescription. Many other issues begin with an unused prescription left over, which is then misused. The abuse potential of these drugs progresses quickly, and the drug user becomes dependent on the drug leading to dangerous withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal management and lengthy inpatient care are required to ensure the patient makes a full recovery.

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Here is a list of the different services in Bohemia, 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 Bohemia, 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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