Drug Rehab Centers in York County, Virginia

Last updated: Thursday, 25, November 2021


York County is a county that can be found in the state of Virginia. It is home to an estimated population of approximately 68,000 people as of 2019 according to the United States Census Bureau, York County is one of the smaller counties in the state by population. But being sparsely populated doesn't necessarily mean that an area is safe, as we've seen since America's drug epidemic has swept even some of the most rural portions of the nation. According to County Health Rankings, from 2015 to 2017 there were 20 drug deaths in York County, a rate which shows just a glimpse of who didn't get the vital drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services that they needed before it was too late. But this is not necessarily the fault of the areas of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and detox services. Many of these people had never even seen the inside of a treatment center before accidentally overdosing and losing their lives to drugs. In early addiction, this can happen because the person has a very low tolerance for drugs and is not experienced in identifying substances or dosing. This can lead to accidents easily, particularly since drugs like fentanyl have become more and more used. Synthetic drugs like this are becoming more and more popular with drug dealers looking to increase profits but are causing more and more deaths. Never ignore signs of drug use in a loved one. Act before it is too late to help them.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS


on November 25, 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.