Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Saint Mary's County, Maryland

Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021

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St. Mary's County is a county that can be found in the state of Maryland. Home to an estimated population of around 113,000 people as of 2019 according to the United States Census Bureau, St. Mary's County is one of the larger counties in the state. But one drawback to size is the risk of increased rates of substance abuse and overdose death, something which has been a major problem across the state of Maryland since the early 2000s when America’s drug epidemic first began. According to County Health Rankings, from 2015 to 2017 there were 88 drug deaths in St. Mary's County, an inexcusably high rate which shows just a glimpse of how many people are not getting the help they need from drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services. Every 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. But so many people accidentally overdose before being ready to receive help for their addiction. This is especially true in early addiction where the person has a low tolerance and does not yet want help. This is why you never leave it up t them to be “ready” as so many have suggested in this field. Act now before it is too late to save their life. At the end of the day that is all that matters. One can be “right” all day long about how the person just did not want to be helped but being right is not a replacement for the lost life.

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Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Saint Mary's County, 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 Treatment Centers in Saint Mary's County, 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.