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Wisconsin Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention & Education Programs

In the state of Wisconsin, there are just over a couple of different facilities that provide drug and alcohol education and prevention services. These programs are run through Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and also through the Salvation Army. It is vitally important for drug prevention programs to be set up in local communities and schools to help educate members of the community and the youth and teens about drugs and alcohol. More teens are experimenting with drugs and they have no knowledge about what drugs can do to a person physically and mentally, and this is where an effective prevention program can help.

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Alcohol and Drug Early Intervention Programs for Youth & Adults in Wisconsin

Drug and alcohol treatment programs in Wisconsin can help addicts who are struggling with any type of drug or alcohol problem. Early intervention is the best way to help an addict get the treatment they need. Drug abuse can cause an addict to experience severe physical and psychological problems, which can be prevented with early intervention. Early intervention sets the stage for positive long-term outcomes, and during the early stages of addiction, an addict can often be easily convinced to get help. When an addict becomes consumed by drugs and alcohol, it will be much more difficult to convince an addict to get the treatment they need. Drug rehab centers can help treat any type of drug problem. Early intervention does make everything easier and will ensure an addict can find the right type of treatment for their addiction. When family and friends start to notice the early signs of addiction, they should intervene at that time, and should not wait.

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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.