Glen Cove | Long Island Addiction Resources

Glen Cove, New York

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Recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a daunting task. The number of cases of lethal drug overdoses in the Glen Cove, NY area has been rapidly growing over the past two decades with no end in sight. Drugs are being shipped into New York City straight from Latin America and then being distributed to the nearby neighborhoods in the city, New Jersey, and Long Island. If you or somebody you love is in the Glen Cove, NY area and you feel that you may be dealing with drug addiction, please call our hotline as soon as possible so we can get you set up with the help you need as quickly as possible.

When one becomes addicted to drugs, the desire or need to do more drugs increases. The addict becomes desperate to continue his or her using and this is the cause for the majority of robberies and auto thefts in Glen Cove. With it’s population of 27,000 and growing, the sharp rise in drug related crime is a terrifying reality that simply can not be ignored. The county has recently begun to release and hold training seminars for Narcan. Narcan is the tradename for the drug Naloxone, an “anti-opiate” drug that reverses the effect of drug like heroin, and therefor is able to potentially save somebody in the process of overdosing. A number of lives have now been saved, but Naloxone does not cure addiction, and does not prevent relapse.

As of last year, 80% of all overdoses in Glen Cove were attributed to opioids such as heroin or prescription pain management medication. Teenagers are now experiencing with dangerous street drugs at younger and younger ages, often getting hooked on pain pills such as Oxycotin or Percocet before graduating to heroin. On Halloween of last year, a Glen Cove man was found overdosed on heroin. The subsequent investigation led to the arrest of 26-year-old Brandon Jones on manslaughter charges. Every day there are more cases of drug overdoses popping up like this in the once peaceful city of Glen Cove and the number does not seem to be going down.

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This meeting is closed to non-addicts. You should attend only if you believe that you may have a problem with substance abuse. This meeting is lead by a speaker, then opened for participation by attendees.

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The number of DWIs in Glen Cove has also seen a stark increase in numbers. There were 12 DWIs from Jan. 28th to Feb. 8th alone, setting a new record for non-holiday driving. Every one of the drivers was confirmed to have a BAC of over .15 with ages that ranged from 20 all the way up to 70. This range and is number of cases alarming. Drunk driving in the area is putting the lives of people living in Glen Cove and surrounding communities of Nassau county at a serious risk. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are as serious as illicit drug abuse, resulting in more deaths by drunk driving and alcohol poisoning in 2015 than the previous two years combined.

Crack Cocaine, the freebase and smokable form of cocaine first started gaining popularity in the early 80s. Crack cocaine has since become an epidemic in the country and has slipped into suburbs of major cities such Glen Cove. As of this write crack cocaine is the drug with the third most number of people admitted to drug treatment in Glen Cove and Nassau County, NY. It has an incredible short, yet instance high followed by a “crash” that causes the users to have immediate cravings. Because of this the drug is considered one of the most addictive and most dangerous drugs in existence, and it’s presence in the town of Glen Cove and surrounding villages has been increasing at an alarming rate.

Nobody needs to die from drug addiction or alcoholism. We urge anybody who is struggling with addiction or alcoholism to reach out to us immediately. You do not have to wait any longer to start the process of getting your life back together. Your journey of recovery can begin today. Call us now to get into drug and alcohol treatment today.

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