Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Jones County, North Carolina

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Last updated: 21 December 2021

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Jones County is the fifth least populous county in the state with a population of under 10,000 people in 2018, and the county seat is the town of Trenton. Like many other regions of North Carolina are families that are struggling with substance abuse and addiction. There are circumstances where locating treatment is not always easy. However, an addiction assessment is a good place to begin, and it could be done over the phone or in-person. The purpose of an assessment is to determine the extent of the addiction and what treatment options are available. The first step with rehabilitation is always detox, and this process is essential before counseling or therapy. Detoxification manages the withdrawal cravings and symptoms. The severity of the addiction determines what method of detox is required. For example, severe alcoholism, opioid addiction, and most forms of prescription drug abuse require a medically supervised withdrawal management process.

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Conventional detox programs are usually standard with most inpatient or outpatient drug treatment centers. Following detox, the next step is a residential or outpatient drug treatment, and residential programs are the better options to consider. Short-term residential treatment is brief but intensive and usually offers services for three to six weeks with traditional treatment methods. Long-term drug rehabilitation centers are usually three to six months or more and treat patients with a lengthy history of addiction and chronic relapse. Following rehabilitation, aftercare should be considered, which is remaining connected to other sober people and support groups. Aftercare could include sober living homes, peer support, and 12-step meetings.

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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.