Drug Rehab Centers in Rockville, Maryland

Created On Friday, 20, May 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Rockville is a city that is located in the western portion of the state of Maryland. Home to an estimated population of more than 68,000 people as of 2019 according to the United States Census Bureau, Rockville is one of the ten largest cities in the state by population. But one of the drawbacks of being so large is the risk of increased rates of drug abuse and overdose, particularly amid America’s drug epidemic. Maryland has been hard hit by drugs, and in 2019 there were 30.1 drug deaths for every 100,000 people according to a report published by America’s Health Rankings, a rate which is well above the national average for the same time period. This shows exactly how many people did not get the help that they needed when it comes to drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services, and this number is likely even higher in areas like Rockville because of its population. Every single drug death was a life that could have been saved if the person had gotten the right kind of help for their needs at the right point in their life. But unfortunately, so many people never make it into treatment before their life is lost to drugs, and it is important to understand why this happens so that we can do a better job of saving lives in the future.

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One of the biggest reasons why people never get the help they need is because they accidentally overdose before they are ready to receive help. This is most common in early addiction when the person is still experiencing great rewards from using drugs and very little negative consequences. It usually takes some time before a person starts experiencing legal, financial, and employment problems that come along with substance abuse. Only when things get bad enough do people who are addicted to drugs become willing to change. This is because the drugs are solving a major problem for the person rather than causing one. It could be anything from physical pain to mental or emotional anguish, but the drugs provide temporary relief or escape. This may be the first time in a person’s life that they have felt normal or okay, which shows how powerful addiction can be and why the person will go to great lengths to hide their drug use from anyone who may try to get them to stop or make it more difficult for them to obtain or use drugs.

The way to help someone who is in early addiction is to confront them on any suspicions that you may have. These are usually ignored, but that is extremely dangerous. You must force the issue and let them know that you know, but no matter what happens, do not become upset. If you are patient and understanding, they just may reach out a hand.

Here is a list of the different drug & alcohol rehab services in Rockville, Maryland. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Recovery Programs in Rockville, Maryland


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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.