Drug Rehab Centers in Ontario County, New York

Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


Over the last several years, the drug crisis has intensified and caused problems for nations all over the world including in the United States. The US may not be the only country to deal with the drug crisis however the US is the only nation to record such abundant rates of drug abuse and in return, drug-related deaths. As the drug and alcohol abuse rates continue to show an influx throughout the US, many of the smaller places in the nation are also starting to report a rise in the number of drug and alcohol users as well as drug-related deaths that are being seen in places such as Ontario County, New York which has Geneva as the largest city within that county. Drug rehabs in Ontario County, New York are available to help those who have struggled with a drug or alcohol addiction learn how to effectively end the substance abuse while also addressing any of the other mental or emotional challenges that tend to arise during a drug or alcohol addiction program. The state of New York has dealt with increased numbers of drug and alcohol users for many years which has inevitably caused the state and many of the counties within the report large rates of drug-related deaths every year. In Ontario County, New York alone, there were 64 drug-related deaths seen in a single year while many of the other counties have reported even more substantial rates of drug fatalities, according to the County Health Rankings. When handling a drug or alcohol addiction, it is important that the entirety of the addiction can be treated starting with the initial withdrawal from the substances and ending with addressing any of the mental or emotional challenges that tend to arise during drug addiction. With the help of one of the many drug treatment programs that are available around the nation, patients are able to effectively end their drug abuse problem while also handling the difficulties that may have led them towards drug abuse in the first place. It is vital that these challenges are handled as well as each patient learning how to cope with any future difficulties that may arise to prevent any further challenges from arising including continued substance abuse. If you or someone you love has struggled to end a drug or alcohol addiction, do not hesitate to seek out the care of one of the many drug rehab centers to end the substance abuse before it is too late. Make the call today to receive more information on the different drug rehabs in Ontario County, New York, and learn to live without the need for drugs or alcohol ever again.

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Additional Information on Ontario County and Substance Use

Ontario County is part of Rochester New York within the metropolitan statistical area, and the population is estimated at around 110,000 people. The median age in the county is approximately 43 and the average rate of poverty is about 9%. Much of the economy within Ontario County is manufacturing, education, utilities, and technical services. Substance abuse and addiction affect this part of the state much the same as others. Opioid abuse has been a long-standing problem within the county. According to an Ontario County Community Health Assessment (CHA) for 2016 through 2018, substance abuse, related explicitly to opioids, was recognized as a community health need. Anyone struggling with addiction in Ontario County can find help. There are numerous drug rehab centers within and outside of the county. The first step to rehabilitation should be a drug detox program to handle the physical aspect of the addiction followed ideally by an inpatient treatment to deal with the underlying reasons why the person started using in the first place.

It is not easy for every resident of the county to access the treatment they need. Ontario County has the highest number of DUI/DWI convictions in New York State, and the number of inmates affected by substance abuse in the state continues to grow. There are also issues with housing within the county and some homes have no indoor plumbing and some county residents use wood as their primary heat source. Approximately 8.4% of the county residents live in mobile homes and the poverty levels in some of the cities are high as 25%. Struggling with poverty and trying to find affordable housing is a strong motivator to choose to abuse drugs or alcohol. Substance abuse is done to avoid the problems; however, more issues are created making it that much harder to resolve already existing issues.

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Ontario County, 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 Rehab Centers in Ontario County, New York


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on November 9, 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.