Drug Rehab Services in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Last updated: 21 December 2021


All across the world, rates of substance abuse have been on the rise with many states seeing exceptionally high rates of addiction and as a result, the drug deaths have increased as well. The state of Louisiana has unfortunately seen a significant amount of destruction due to drug and alcohol addiction. With the creation of opioids was the start of the crisis in the state of Louisiana. Calcasieu Parish is just one of many parishes within the state of Louisiana that has many residents that struggle with addiction. The state itself has reported having 1,108 drug-related deaths in one single year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. With rates increasing at a higher rate than usual, it requires more efforts to help end the growth of the crisis and while there are many drug and alcohol rehabilitation services available, the problem continues to persist. Drug addiction can be a very complex problem to address and handle, usually requiring the assistance of a drug treatment program. These programs can be beneficial as they help the patients properly end their addiction with appropriate treatment and care. With a wide range of different drug treatment programs, there are various lengths and approaches to choose from. The best first step to take towards ending a drug or alcohol addiction is to seek out the help of a drug treatment center in Louisiana to safely and effectively end the addiction once and for all. Do not hesitate to seek the treatment you need to properly end your addiction and learn to live drug free.

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List of Treatment Centers in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Calcasieu Parish, 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.