Drug Treatment Facilities in Surry County, Virginia

Last updated: 21 December 2021


Surry County's county seat is Surry, and they have suffered importantly from the devastating side effects that come with substance abuse. In this community, it has undoubtedly caused a lot of damage and it has even led to a few deaths. It is quite important that such a problem be addressed quickly and effectively, because of how bad it can get even in a short period of time. These next statistics will focus on alcohol abuse, as this is what is most pressing at the moment. First, there is excessive drinking that was reported by 15% of adults in the county in 2017, and this can lead to dangerous health problems, including low blood sugar, a suppressed immune system, increased risk of stroke, malnutrition, and in some cases, it can even cause casualties. Between 2014-2018, alcohol-impaired driving caused 2 fatalities, accounting for 29% of the driving deaths that occurred within this period, according to County Health Rankings. For someone to truly overcome their addiction, treatment is important. There are many types of programs available, but the most comprehensive and intensive has to be residential or inpatient treatment. This does mean that the person has to reside at the facility during treatment, which requires that much more commitment, but for certain people, this is the best option. It gives them a distraction-free environment in which they can focus solely on their recovery. The substance abuse specialists will know how to help a person identify the root causes for their addiction, so that they can learn to deal with their different life struggles without abusing any substance.

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List of Treatment Centers in Surry County, Virginia

Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Surry County, Virginia. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 2021

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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.