Drug Treatment Centers in Syosset, New York

Created On Monday, 14, May 2018
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


The hamlet of Syosset is located in Nassau County in the northeastern part of the town Oyster Bay. Being part of Long-Island small hamlets such as Syosset feel the effects of substance abuse from the larger areas of the county and across Long Island. The population of Syosset is estimated at over 19,500, with a median age of 43 years old, and approximately 3% of its residents are living below the poverty line. Many issues within towns of this size start with binge drinking or excessive alcohol consumption. According to the New York Department of Health regarding Nassau County, alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths were 34.3 per 100,000 population. Additionally, the percentage of adults binge drinking each month is approximately 18.3%. Binge drinking does lead to the abuse of other drugs such as opioids, which includes heroin and pain medication. Per the New York State Department of Health, there was a total of 110 opioid overdoses in Nassau County in 2018. Heroin overdoses within the county totaled 44 in 2018, and overdoses involving opioid pain medication reached 93 in 2018. The different drug and alcohol treatment programs in Nassau County can help the residents of Syosset who are struggling with addiction. When searching for a drug treatment center, it is crucial to find a program that meets the treatment needs of the patient. There are programs for adults and adolescents, along with long-term and short-term rehabilitation options.

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Here is a list of the different services in Syosset, 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 Syosset, 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.