Drug Treatment Centers in Ogdensburg, New York

Last updated: 21 December 2021


The city of Ogdensburg is located in St. Lawrence County, New York, and is on the northern border of the state at the mouth of the Oswegatchie River. The population of the city is estimated at over 10,800 people and has a median age of 39 years old and approximately 20% of the population lives below the poverty line. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths reached 27.4 per 100,000 population, which was lower than both the state and the Tug Hill Seaway region. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking during the past month was 20%, which was slightly lower than the Tug Hill Seaway region and higher than the state. Binge drinking and excessive alcohol consumption is often a common problem in many small towns, such as Ogdensburg. Substance abuse treatment is the best option that anyone has who is struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction. According to a 2016 Community Health Improvement Plan and Community Health Assessment (CHIP-CHA), approximately 29% of adults in the county self-reported binge drinking at least once within the past month. Roughly 22% of adults binge drink twice or more, and 15% binge drink three times or more. Binge drinking in the county was the most common problem among men and adults younger than 35 years old. Approximately 2.8% of residents in the county reported that a person in their household was affected by the opioid epidemic within the past year when this assessment was put together. The drug treatment resources that will help the people of Ogdensburg and the county include both inpatient and outpatient treatment resources.

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List of Addiction Treatment Services in Ogdensburg, New York

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