Drug Rehab Centers in Kings County, New York

Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021

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Kings County is the most populous county in the state and is the borough of Brooklyn, while also being the second-most densely populated county. The area borders the boroughs of Queens and Long Island with numerous bridges and tunnel connections leading to Manhattan through and across the East River. The population of Kings County is estimated at around 2.7 million people, and the median age is about 35 with a rate of poverty of approximately 21%. Much of the industry in Kings County revolves around education, finance, insurance and technical services. According to a 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), numerous patients are accessing health care for alcohol and substance-related addictions.

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Alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of preventable death in New York State. In 2015, the rate of overdose deaths involving heroin and or fentanyl was highest among some ethnic groups than others. At the end of 2018, there were approximately 128 thousand patients seeking treatment through public programs in Kings County. Over 700 went to outpatient treatment, 274 thousand ended up in the emergency department, and 65 thousand went to inpatient. Opioids were often cited as the most common drug of choice, but alcohol, cocaine and methamphetamine were prevalent. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation is the only way that an addict will safely overcome his or her addiction. Finding the right help is essential and there are numerous substance abuse treatment options across Kings County.

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Kings County, 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 Rehab Centers in Kings County, New York

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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.

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