Drug Rehab Centers in Washington County, New York

Created On Wednesday, 08, September 2010
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Washington County in New York has a population of close to 63,000 residents. The county seat is Fort Edward, and the county is part of the Glenn Falls New York metropolitan statistical area. The median age in the county is around 43 years old with a rate of poverty of approximately 12%. Much of the economy in the county involves the retail trade, along with health care, manufacturing, social assistance, utilities, transportation, and warehousing. According to a 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for Washington County. The disparities or gaps in the quality of health identified in the county are among children and those who are struggling with substance abuse. Substance abuse within Washington County is of great concern, and many of the problems stem from stressors in life. The stress comes from socioeconomic struggles, which results in substance abuse as a way of coping and dealing with stress. There are services within the county to address the treatment needs of those who are struggling, but the county struggles with people getting access to those services. Finding the proper drug treatment is crucial along with aftercare treatment. The resources available in Washington County include public programs such as inpatient and outpatient services. In 2017 at the peak of the opioid epidemic, drug overdose deaths surged in neighboring counties and the problems were felt within Washington County. Numerous drugs contribute to drug and alcohol addiction and the treatment approach should be based on the and severity of the addiction.

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Here is a list of the different treatment centers in Washington County, 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 Rehab Centers in Washington County, 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.