Drug Treatment Facilities in Floyd County, Virginia

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

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Floyd County’s county seat is the city of Floyd, and in recent years, they have both struggled with substance abuse and the consequences that come with such a problem. This is something that should never be overlooked and should actually be taken very seriously because it has definitely caused an alarming amount of damage in the community and throughout the state of Virginia. In the county, alcohol abuse has caused the most harm, which is what the following statistics will reflect. Firstly, excessive drinking was reported by 17% of adults in the county in 2017, which means either binge or heavy drinking. Alcohol abuse has also led to some fatalities, with 2 deaths caused by alcohol-impaired driving between 2014 and 2018, according to County Health Rankings. This kind of accident can definitely be prevented if those who decide to go out and drink plan ahead. They should always have a solution to get home safely that doesn’t involve them getting behind the wheel. This can include designated a non-drinking driver or simply by calling a taxi to get back home. It is extremely important because they could harm not only themselves but also those in the car with them and anyone else on the road. Driving under the influence of alcohol or any other drug is illegal throughout the country. The courts may often use substance abuse treatment when someone pleads guilty to such an offense. This can be very beneficial because it helps those who take responsibility for their actions. Treatment is quite important for those who are struggling with drug and/or alcohol abuse issues, and everyone deserves to get help for their addiction problems.

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Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Floyd County, 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 Treatment Centers in Floyd County, Virginia

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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.