Drug Rehab Centers in Tempe, Arizona

Created On Tuesday, 17, December 2013
Modified On Monday, 08, November 2021


Tempe is a city that is located in the southwestern portion of the state of Arizona. Tempe is one of the largest cities in the state, and this can be a problem, as large cities often have higher rates of substance abuse. This also reinforces the great need for drug rehab services in Tempe. The state of Arizona already has major issues with addiction, with 20.8 people dying in 2019 from drug death for every 100,000 residents, according to a report published by America's Health Rankings. This rate is noticeably higher than the national average and is likely even higher in areas like Tempe which are densely populated.

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Opioids are one of the leading causes of drug death in the United States, and it is no different in Arizona where they are a major problem. Another drug that is causing more and more overdose death is methamphetamines. Meth used to be very popular in the early 2000s. but is again becoming widely used. Anyone who is struggling with addiction should seek out help from the various substance abuse treatment programs in Tempe.

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



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on November 8, 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.