Drug Treatment Centers in Garrison, New York

Created On Thursday, 12, May 2016
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


The hamlet of Garrison is located in Putnam County and is part of the town of Philipstown east of the Hudson River. The population of Putnam County is estimated at over 99,400 people with a median age of 43 years old, and approximately 4.8% of the population lives below the poverty line. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths are currently at 51.4 per 100,000 population, which saw no significant change. This number is much higher than the Mid-Hudson Region and the state. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking during the past month was 21.7%, which was higher than the Mid-Hudson region and the state. The opioid epidemic did effect Putnam County, and per the New York State Department of Health, in 2018, there were seven heroin-related overdose deaths and 17 opioid pain medication deaths. Additionally, there were 46 outpatient emergency department visits and ten hospitalizations due to opioids. The various substance abuse and treatment programs within the county will help those living in Garrison who are struggling with addiction. The addiction treatment options include inpatient and outpatient resources, along with proper withdrawal management. Regardless of the type of addiction, it is crucial to find a drug treatment program right away. There are both state-funded and private treatment options within the state of New York.

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