For many years the drug crisis has been increasing throughout the world causing many challenges for nations all over. The United States has remained the one country to report the largest rates of drug and alcohol abuse which has inevitably led the country towards reporting significant rates of drug fatalities. In the past year, the United States reported a record-breaking number of drug-related deaths with nearly 94,000 drug fatalities. As the drug and alcohol abuse rates continue to show an increase throughout the nation, several of the smaller places around the nation have also begun reporting an influx of drug and alcohol abuse as well as drug-related deaths including in places such as Essex County, New York which has Newcomb as the largest city within that county. Drug rehabs in Essex County, New York are available to help those who have struggled with a substance abuse problem learn how to safely and effectively end their drug addiction while also learning new ways to cope with the challenges that they may face in the future without turning back to the drugs as the solution. The state of New York has dealt with an abundance of drug and alcohol abuse around the state causing nearly every county to report an increased number of drug-related deaths. Due to the rise in addiction, places like Essex County, New York have reported 15 drug or alcohol-related deaths in a single year while many of the other counties have reported even more substantial rates of drug fatalities, according to the County Health Rankings. If you or someone you love has struggled to end a drug or alcohol addiction, do not hesitate to seek out the care of a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program to help end the drug addiction. There are different forms of drug treatment centers available throughout the nation offering a wide variety of treatment options to appeal to the needs of every drug user. With the wide range of options, it can be difficult to navigate through the options to select the program that will best suit your needs and lead you towards a drug-free life for good. It is important that the entire addiction can be treated including the mental or emotional challenges that are prevalent during a drug or alcohol addiction and this is usually best accomplished with an inpatient drug rehab program. Call today to learn more information on the different drug rehabs in Essex County, New York, and learn to live without the need for drugs or alcohol ever again.

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The Opioid Epidemic of Essex County

According to the Opioid & Health Indicators Database, it was reported that 4.11% of people over 12 years old used opioid pain relievers for non-medical purposes. Although some could say that 4% is not necessarily a big number, I think we can all agree that even one person using these drugs for other reasons than their original purpose is too many. The opioid epidemic is everywhere, and that includes Essex County.

Essex County Substance Abuse Prevention Team

The Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, which is also known as The Prevention Team. They have helped implement several programs and coalitions to prevent substance abuse. For example, they helped put in place the Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (Ti NADA). Ti NADA helps raise awareness for the substance abuse epidemic, by offering support, prevention, and promoting treatment for the community. They also provide many tips for families on the dangers of substance abuse in teens, young children, seniors, etc. They also provide advice for those who wish to dispose of their medications.

STOP-DWI of Essex County

STOP-DWI stands for "Special Traffic Options Program for Driving While Impaired" and was implemented in Essex County to help in the reduction of alcohol and other drug-related traffic crashes that cause injuries or fatalities. The program promotes DWI prevention as a public priority, and its funds are entirely collected from the fines paid by those convicted of drunk driving, to ensure no tax dollars are used.

Essex County's Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition

The Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition was put in place to help in the prevention and reduction of opioid and heroin abuse throughout the county. It does that by educating the community and making them more aware of the issue, and by supporting programs and resources that are already existing.

List of Rehab Centers in Essex County, New York

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Essex County, New York. 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.