Drug Treatment Centers in Charlottesville, Virginia

Created On Wednesday, 20, April 2016
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


Charlottesville is a city that can be found in the state of Virginia. It is home to approximately 47,000 people as of 2019 as estimated by the United States Census Bureau. This makes Charlottesville one of the larger cities in the state. But a drawback to being densely populated is that more people often means more drug addiction and overdose death, something that has been an issue for Virginia since the country's drug epidemic began at the start of the millennium. In 2019 there were 15.4 drug deaths for every 100,000 residents of the state according to a report published by America's Health Rankings, a rate which gives only a glimpse of how many people are not getting the help they need each year from drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services. Each drug death was someone who could still be alive if they had gotten the right kind of help before it was too late. But many of these people never see treatment before losing their life to addiction, which is why we must do a better job of saving lives before it is too late. If you suspect that a loved one is using drugs, do not ignore these signs or wait for them to be "ready". Act now before it is too late.

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Here is a list of the different services in Charlottesville, Virginia. 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 Charlottesville, Virginia


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.