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Non 12-Step Detox and Rehabilitation Programs for Drug and Alcohol Abuse in South Dakota

Created On Friday, 05, August 2016
Modified On Thursday, 30, September 2021

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Non-twelve-step drug rehabilitation programs are scarce throughout the state of South Dakota. If an addict cannot locate the proper help, they may have to look out of state for suitable drug rehab resources, which can help. One addiction that can definitely be treated by non-12-step drug treatment is alcohol addiction. Alcohol abuse is very unsafe, and many young adults become caught up in binge drinking problems, which can lead to potential addictions. Long-term alcohol abuse will cause severe health problems for adults in their later years, and the detox process can be quite dangerous for the patient. Alcohol rehabilitation programs are specifically designed to help treat patients effectively and as safely as possible.

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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.