Drug Treatment Facilities in Lancaster County, Virginia

Last updated: 21 December 2021


Lancaster County's county seat is Lancaster, and they have definitely been impacted by substance abuse and the consequences brought on by such an issue. The damage it has caused in the community only further proves its presence and these next statistics will show us how serious this type of problem can be, focusing specifically on alcohol abuse. Firstly, according to County Health Rankings, excessive drinking was reported by 13% of adults in the county, combining both binge and heavy drinking. Alcohol abuse has also caused many casualties in Lancaster County, with 5 deaths caused by alcohol-impaired driving between 2014 and 2018, which accounts for close to half of all driving deaths, 45% to be exact. These deaths could have all been prevented and this is why it is especially unfortunate when they occur. The important thing is to plan ahead when someone goes out and will be drinking so that they can get home safely after and not gamble with their own life or someone else's. Substance abuse has no prejudice, which means it can affect just about anyone. For example, those working in the medical & legal fields can definitely be touched by such a problem. In their jobs, they are constantly confronted with unthinkable situations and they face high-pressure situations that can easily take a toll on them. They may resort to alcohol and/or drug abuse for these reasons, but there is help out there for them. There are treatment programs for legal & medical professionals, and the specialists who work in such programs will know exactly how to help them through their recovery, so they can eventually go back to their job as drug-free individuals.

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List of Treatment Centers in Lancaster County, Virginia

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Lancaster County, Virginia. 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.