Drug Treatment Centers in Plattsburgh, New York

Created On Friday, 13, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


The city of Plattsburgh is located in Clinton County and is the second-largest community in the North Country Region. The population of Plattsburgh is estimated at close to 20,000 people, with a median age of 28 years old, and roughly 24% of the people are living below the federal poverty line. According to the New York State Department of Health for Clinton County, alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths were a rate of 32.4 per 100,000 population. When compared to the North Country Region and the state, it was lower than the North Country and higher than the state. The age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking during the past month reached 21.1%. The number of adults binge drinking in Clinton County was the same as the North Country region, and higher than the state average. Additionally, in 2018 per the New York State Department of Health, there were no heroin-related overdose deaths and six opioid pain medication deaths within the county. Regardless if someone is abusing alcohol or pain medication, there are treatment options in Clinton County. If you are living in Plattsburgh and require assistance for substance abuse, inpatient and or outpatient services will help. Residents of Plattsburgh will find both private and state-funded treatment resources to help an addict through a difficult addiction. The first step is withdrawal management, and the severity of the addiction determines the type of detox required. Medical detox is essential for severe alcohol addiction, opioid addiction, and prescription drug abuse.

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Here is a list of the different services in Plattsburgh, 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 Plattsburgh, 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.