Drug Treatment Centers in Lake Grove, New York

Created On Friday, 13, May 2016
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


The village of Lake Grove is located within Suffolk County in the town of Brookhaven. Officially the village is known as the incorporated village of Lake Grove. The population is estimated at over 11,200 residents with a median age of 40 years old and a rate of poverty of 5% who are living below the poverty line. According to a Prescription Opioid Abuse and Heroin Addiction Report for New York State, Suffolk County had the greatest number of heroin-related overdose deaths in 2014, reaching 111 deaths. Suffolk County also had the highest number of pain medication-related overdose deaths in 2014 reaching 94 deaths. As of 2020, there are still numerous residents within Suffolk County and some in Lake Grove who is struggling with opioid addiction. According to the Suffolk County Community Health Assessment (CHA) for 2014 through 2017. Between 2007 and 2010, opioid pain reliever abuse rose 87% within the state, most notably within Suffolk County. Between 2004 and 2011, the number of deaths caused by heroin and opioids rose by 70% in Suffolk County. Treatment resources within the county that can help the residents of Lake Grove include inpatient and outpatient treatment. There are also effective detox services offering withdrawal management and medical detox. Drug detox or medical detox is essential to help an addict through withdrawal symptoms before attending drug treatment.

DRS femme2A

Here is a list of the different services in Lake Grove, 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 Lake Grove, New York


Marcel Gemme, DATS


on November 9, 2021

More Information

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.