Drug Rehab Centers in Surprise, Arizona

Created On Monday, 13, July 2015
Modified On Friday, 17, September 2021


Surprise is a city that is located in the central portion of the state of Arizona. Arizona has so many problems with drugs, which reinforces the great need for drug rehab programs in Surprise. In 2019, there were 29.8 drug deaths for every 100,000 people in the state according to America’s Health Rankings, a number markedly higher than the national average. Each drug death is a life that could have been save if the person was given the right kind of help at the right time.

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Anyone struggling with addiction should get help as soon as possible from one of the substance abuse treatment programs in Surprise. Waiting even another day can mean the difference between life and death. For many, this is an extremely daunting proposition because of something known as withdrawal symptoms. These are physiological occurrences that are extremely unpleasant and result from discontinuing a drug that the person is dependent on. They can be so excruciating that the person cannot bear to endure them and will return to using drugs, the only thing which makes them go away. Thankfully, medical detox facilities exist which can help a person get through withdrawal symptoms with minimal discomfort. Some drugs are even dangerous to stop using on one’s own and require a medical detox to get off of them safely. Because of this, always consult with an addiction professional before stopping taking any drug or medication or altering your usual dose.

Here is a list of the different services in Surprise, Arizona. 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 Surprise, Arizona


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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.