Drug Treatment Centers in Oyster Bay, New York

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

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The town of Oyster Bay is part of three eastern towns situated in Nassau County, and it is only town to extend from the North Shore to the South Shore of Long Island. Within the city of Oyster Bay are 18 villages and 18 hamlets, and the population of the town is estimated at over 6,100 people. The median age in Oyster Bay is 46 years old with a rate of poverty of around 3% who are living below the poverty line. All of Long Island including Nassau County struggles with problems associated with drug and alcohol abuse. For example, according to the New York State Department of Health, alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths reached 34.3 per 100,000, which was a significant improvement. The age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking during the past month was 18%, which was the same as Long Island and the state. According to a local news article, heroin has been an issue within the Long Island region for some time. From 2012 to 2015, there were 671 deaths due to heroin and pain medication. In 2017 there were 177 deaths due to opioids and in 2018, there were 195 deaths. Some of the communities in Nassau County are hit harder than others. Fentanyl is often involved in most of these deaths because the drug is cut into illegal opioids. Drug treatment programs in the county are available for the residents of Oyster Bay. The treatment services include both inpatient and outpatient programs, along with proper withdrawal management and medical detox.

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Here is a list of the different services in Oyster Bay, 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 Oyster Bay, 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.

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