Garden City is a village located in Nassau County and is within the town of Hempstead, located on Long Island. The population of Garden City is estimated at over 22,700 people with a median age of 42 and approximately 2.8% of the population living below the poverty line. According to Nassau County providing Drug Overdose Facts and Statistics, overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, rose from over 5,500 in 2014 to 9,500 in 2015. Per the Nassau County Health Assessment Report 2014- 2017, overdose and drug poisoning was the leading cause of death among adults aged 18 to 35 years old. Every day over 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments because of opioids. Approximately one in four people who receive prescription pain medication become addicted and struggle with addiction. Anyone struggling with addiction living in Garden City can access treatment resources within the county. The rehabilitation programs available include both inpatient or outpatient resources, counseling programs, and peer support groups. Those who are addicted to opioids often choose medication-assisted treatment in combination with counseling. Medication-assisted treatment is only effective with behavioral counseling or a rehabilitation process that treats the underlying issues of the addiction.
Here is a list of the different services in Garden City, New York. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.