Drug Treatment Centers in Great Neck, New York

Created On Thursday, 12, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Great Neck is part of Long Island, New York, and is along the peninsula of the north shore of Long Island within Nassau County. There are nine villages within the area, and the population of Great Neck is estimated at around 11,000 people with a median age of 36 and a rate of poverty of about 6%. Much of the economy within Great Neck involves retail trade, wholesale trade, finance, real estate, and insurance. According to a Community Health Assessment for Nassau County for 2014 to 2017, one of the detriments of health within the county involves binge drinking. Excessive alcohol use is brought on for several reasons, and it can often include stressors in life. In 2010, within the county, there were over 448,000 households, with over 340,000 families. Approximately 75% of the households in the county comprised families and 79% were two-parent families. Nassau County is ranked as the 12th wealthiest county in the nation and the median income is around $95,000, which is higher than the state. Nassau County has low rates of unemployment when compared to the state and the nation. For example, in 2012, approximately 7% of residents were unemployed within the county. In 2010 around 11% of residents lacked proper health insurance. Unemployment is a strong contributor to people becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol, along with also being bored. Alcohol abuse is easy to fall into because of how accessible alcohol is. Drug treatment programs in the county are available to help residents of Great Neck and people across the county.

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Here is a list of the different services in Great Neck, 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 Great Neck, New York


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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.