Drug Treatment Centers in Tully, New York

Created On Friday, 13, May 2016
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021


The town of Tully is located in Onondaga County, and the population is estimated at over 1,000 people. The median age in the city is approximately 36 years old and roughly 13% of the population are living below the federal poverty line. Located in the north-central part of the state, substance abuse and addiction do have an impact on those living in the small community of Tully and across Onondaga County. According to the New York State Department of Health, the alcohol-related motor-vehicle injuries and deaths are sitting at 40.3 per 100,000 population. There has been no significant change with this number and it is higher than the Central Region and the state. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adult’s binge drinking during the past month was 19.8%, which was lower than the Central Region and higher than the state. Per the New York State Department of Health, in 2018 within the county, there were 32 heroin-related overdose deaths and 72 deaths involving opioid pain medication. During that same year, the outpatient emergency department visits due to heroin were 239 visits and 64 visits because of opioid pain medication. The number of hospitalizations for heroin reached 38, and there were 45 for opioid pain medication. The drug and alcohol treatment resources within the county will help the people from Tully who may be struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction. Treatment resources include both inpatient and outpatient resources, along with the proper detox and withdrawal management.

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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.