Substance Abuse Treatment in Lafayette, Louisiana

Last updated: 21 December 2021


The state of Louisiana is among the states that have seen a major increase in the number of drug addicts. Lafayette, Louisiana adds to the state's death rates and substance abuse rates. Because of this, the presence of drug rehab programs in Lafayette has become even more important. According to America's Health Rankings, Louisiana has reported a 65 percent increase in the number of drug-related deaths being seen each year. There are services for drug users that help end the addiction however even with these services, the problem continues to not only exist but grow. There are many options when it comes to substance abuse treatment services in Lafayette which can include sober coaches, drug treatment programs, support groups, counseling, and more. These services are available as a way to help addicts overcome various aspects of their addiction ranging from the physical dependency on the drugs to the mental and emotional challenges that need to be handled. Many problems including problems with family, friends, work, finances, and more can all complicate things and even contribute to the addiction. When ending the addiction, it is exceptionally important to handle these problems as well. Call today and receive more information on what programs are available to you.

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List of Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Recovery Programs in Lafayette, Louisiana

Here is a list of the different services in Lafayette, Louisiana. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 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.