Drug Treatment Centers in Waverly, New York

Created On Friday, 13, May 2016
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021


The city of Waverly is the largest village within Tioga County and is located in the Southern Tier region of the state. The population is estimated at over 4,200 people with a median age of 36 and approximately 23% of the population living below the poverty line. According to a Tioga County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), the county continued to address substance abuse as one of the more critical health needs between 2013 and 2017. During the peak of the opioid epidemic within the state, Tioga county was not impacted as significantly as other parts of the state. Per the New York State Department of Health in 2018, there was one heroin-related overdose death and seven opioid pain medication-related deaths. However, alcohol abuse had a more significant effect, according to the New York State Department of Health, alcohol-related motor vehicle injuries and deaths reached 55.4 per 100,000. When compared to the Southern Tier region and the state, this was much higher. Additionally, the age-adjusted percentage of adults binge drinking was 18.5%, which was slightly higher than the Southern Tier region and the state. The different drug and alcohol treatment options within this part of the state will help residents of Waverly who are struggling with addiction. The severity of the substance abuse problem determines what form or method of rehabilitation is required. For example, long-term addicts will require lengthy inpatient treatment for the best possible results.

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Here is a list of the different services in Waverly, 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 Addiction Treatment Services in Waverly, New York


Marcel Gemme, DATS


on November 9, 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.