Drug Treatment Centers in Brewster, New York

Created On Thursday, 12, May 2016
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


Brewster is a small village in the town of Southeast, which is part of Putnam County. The population of Brewster is around 2,500, with a median age of approximately 32 and a rate of poverty of about 16%. The village is the most densely populated portion of the county and much of the economy in the area involves waste management services, construction, retail trade, and finance. According to a Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan (CHA-CHIP) for Putnam County, respondents of the survey were asked what the most critical health issues were. Drug abuse ranked first by residents who live in Putnam County, and alcohol abuse was ranked number three. Substance abuse and addiction affects people from all backgrounds and walks of life within the county. In a Comprehensive Community Health Assessment Report for 2016-2017, approximately two percent of adults in the county looked for an alcohol abuse program and or drug abuse program. About 56% of the adults who looked for an alcohol abuse program did not find a specific program. Approximately 90% of adults searching for a drug abuse program in the county did not find one. Substance abuse treatment resources are often provided through either outpatient or inpatient drug rehab centers. When choosing a drug treatment program, it is essential to find one that will meet the treatment needs of the client.

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Here is a list of the different services in Brewster, 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 Brewster, New York


Marcel Gemme, DATS


on November 9, 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.