Drug Treatment Centers in Selden, New York

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


The hamlet of Selden is located in the town of Brookhaven, which is part of Suffolk County. The population of the town is estimated at under 20,000 people, and the city of Brookhaven is the most populous of the ten municipalities located in Suffolk County. The median age in the city is 38 years old and approximately 7% of the population are living below the poverty line. Substance abuse affects those living all across the county and families in the town of Selden. The drug treatment centers in the county will help both adults and adolescents who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. According to a Suffolk County Community Health Assessment (CHA) for 2014–2017, Suffolk County and Staten Island saw significant increases with opioid abuse between 2007 and 2010. According to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner, pain medication abuse rose by 70% between 2004 and 2011. Per the New York State Department of Health, there were 104 heroin overdoses in 2018 within Suffolk County and 254 pain medication overdose deaths. The number of outpatient emergency department visits in 2018 reached 661 due to heroin and reached 299 because of pain medication. Many opioid addicts seek out medication-assisted treatment as part of behavioral counseling. When choosing drug treatment, there are both inpatient and outpatient treatment centers for the residents of Selden and across Suffolk County.

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