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Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Wednesday, 17, March 2021

Drug Rehab Centers in Erie County, Pennsylvania

The world has seen so much damage and death regarding drugs and alcohol yet each day we continue to see more destruction. With no end in sight, addiction rates run rampant, causing a threat to the drug users as well as those around them. Many states within the US continue to report higher than desired rates of death and addiction. Erie County is located in the state of Pennsylvania and has seen these rates. Pennsylvania reported having a 25 percent increase in the number of drug-related deaths in one years’ time, according to America's Health Rankings. Pennsylvania is not the only state that is seeing increases such as these which is what is causing the nation's spike in mortality rates. Treatment options for drug users have become widely available, offering services such as drug treatment programs, counseling, support groups, and many more. These have been a significantly beneficial tool to those who abuse drugs or alcohol as it assists them with various aspects of their recovery process. This ensures that each patient is safe during the withdrawal from the drugs and also that they receive the help they need to appropriately handle the mental and emotional challenges. Drug and alcohol treatment programs can come in many different forms and approaches to ensure there is a program that is appropriate for each person. Call us today to learn more about drug treatment options in Pennsylvania and how to get started on changing the rest of your life.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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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.