Drug Treatment Centers in Levittown, New York

Created On Friday, 04, May 2018
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021

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The town of Levittown is located in the city of Hempstead, part of Nassau County in Long Island. The town is situated between the villages of Hempstead and Farmingdale and the population is estimated at over 51,800 people. The median age in the town is 42 years old and approximately 4.5% of the population are living below the poverty line. Cities the size of Levittown feel the impact of the social and economic problems connected to addiction. The substance abuse issues that affect the major metropolitan areas in the state overflow into the various counties and cities. According to a Health Needs Assessment for Nassau County, there is often a stigma associated with addiction preventing many people from seeking treatment. Pain medication abuse has also become an increasing problem within the state at the time this assessment was completed. According to the New York State Department of Health in 2018, there were 44 heroin-related overdose deaths and 93 deaths involving opioid pain medication. During that same year, 233 people were admitted to outpatient emergency departments because of opioid misuse, and there 175 hospitalizations. The drug treatment resources within the county and across the state include withdrawal management and medical detox programs for people addicted to opioids. It is crucial for recovering opioid addicts to attend aftercare treatment and continue to work on their sobriety. The longer an opioid use can spend in treatment the better off they will be when start building their new lives.

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

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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.

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