Drug Treatment Centers in Nanuet, New York

Created On Friday, 13, May 2016
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021


The hamlet of Nanuet is a census-designated place that is part of the town Clarkstown located in Rockland County. The population is estimated at under 18,000 people and approximately 32% of families have children under the age of 18. Adolescent drug abuse is a common problem throughout New York State and many adult drug problems began during childhood. When children or adolescents start to abuse or experiment with drugs or alcohol, they are more likely to continue this use during their adult life. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths were 31.5 per 100,000 population, which was a significant improvement. Additionally, this was also lower than the Mid-Hudson region, yet higher than New York State. Per the New York State Department of Health in Rockland County, there were 19 heroin-related overdose deaths in 2018 and 26 deaths involving pain medication. During that same year, over 60 people were admitted to the outpatient emergency department for heroin abuse and over 20 for pain medication misuse. According to a Rockland County Health Community Health Assessment (CHA) at the time of the assessment, the main concern within the county was opioid misuse. The range of patients needing help for opioid misuse was between 17 and 59 years old. Drug and alcohol treatment resources within Rockland County will help people who are living in Nanuet. Substance abuse and addiction do become worse if the proper treatment is not gotten right away.

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


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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.