Drug Rehab Centers in Schuyler County, New York

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


Schuyler County is situated in the central west part of the state and is the second least populous county in New York. The county seat is Watkins Glen, and the population of Schuyler County is estimated at over 18,100 people. The median age in the county is 45 years old and approximately 15% of county residents are living below the poverty line. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths were 32.9 per 100,000 population, which was lower than the Finger Lake region and higher than the state. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking is estimated at 17.3%, which is lower than both the Finger Lake region and the state. Per the New York State Department of Health in 2018, there were two opioid-related overdose deaths in the county. Heroin-related overdose deaths accounted for one death, and there was also one pain medication overdose deaths in 2018. Schuyler County was not impacted as bad when compared to other parts of the state. According to a Schuyler County Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Service Plan, the county is a rural community, which receives over two million visitors annually. The Finger Lake region is popular for tourists, which does increase the among of alcohol consumed along with illicit drugs brought into the area. The drug and alcohol treatment programs within Schuyler County will help adults and adolescents who are struggling with addiction.

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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.