Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Hempstead NY

Hempsted, New York

Many of the people in Hempstead are struggle with the horrors of drug addiction. Drugs such as heroin, crack cocaine, and prescription pills are more more abundant and more accessible then ever before. With this rise in drug addiction, it is important that help is available and easy to access for everyone that may need it. If you or someone you love is struggling with drug addiction or alcoholism, please call our hotline for an immediate and private consultation and we will do everything we can to get you the exact help you need as quickly as possible.

Inpatient drug treatment stays vary from case to case. Depending on the severity of the addiction and the specific substance being abuse, a rehab center can hold a patient for a 28-day treatment program, but some programs require much longer stays. Patients may also be asked to do a brief stay in a detox facility if it is required. Detox facilities are for more extreme cases were the drug addicted or alcoholic whose health or wellbeing may be at risk and would be in need of more thorough medical supervision. We can help get you started in the correct program based own your own unique needs so that you can be treated as effectively as possible.

Hempstead, like many of the small towns in the greater New York area, is seeing a rise in drug addiction, alcoholism, and overdoses that has been trending upwards over the last fifteen years. The vast majority of cases of lethal drug overdoses are attributed to the drastic increase in the use of heroin and other opioids like prescription pain management pills. These drugs have increased in availability in recent years and it is turning the world of small town America upside down.

The town of roughly 50,000 has seen a staggering increases in the number of fatal overdoses, with 2015 having double the amount from 2014. Because of the alarming number of overdoses, Nassau county has begun to hold training seminars for Narcan, a drug the reverses the effects of opioid drugs in order to prevent an overdose. This is the first step to help lower the total number of fatalities in Hempstead and the surrounding towns of Nassau County, but this not a cure for addiction and does not stop the flow of drugs into the town.

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LAWRENCE INWOOD TELL IT LIKE IT IS

Tuesdays From 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meeting Type C = Closed Discussion meeting

Thursdays From 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meeting Type O = Open meeting

Address:
Five Towns Community Center 270 Lawrence Ave, Lawrence, NY 11559

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HEMPSTEAD FRANKLIN GROUP

Mondays From 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Meeting Type OD = Open Discussion meeting

Address:
Salvation Army Men’s Shelter 194 Front St, Hempstead, NY 11550

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HEMPSTEAD GROUP

Saturdays From 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meeting Type S = Step meeting

Saturdays From 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Meeting Type O = Open meeting

Tuesdays From 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meeting Type B = Beginners meeting

Tuesdays From 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Meeting Type C = Closed Discussion meeting

Address:
Jackson Memorial AME Zion 60 Peninsula Blvd, Hempstead, NY 11550

Narcotics Anonymous

Recovery From the Inside

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 has a format that changes for each meeting.

Address:
South Hempstead Baptist Church 81 Maple Ave, Hempstead, NY 11550

Time: 

Wednesday @ 7:30PM

Narcotics Anonymous

Recovery At Work

This meeting is focused on topics encountered by men in NA.

Address:
Mental Health Assoc. 16 Main St Hempstead, NY 11550

Time: 

Sunday @ 10:15AM

Narcotics Anonymous

No Matter What

This meeting invites participation by all attendees.  This meeting is open to addicts and non-addicts alike. All are welcome.

Address:
Percy Jackson Youth Center 436 South Franklin St Hempstead, NY 11550

Time: 

Sunday @ 8PM

Narcotics Anonymous

Women on Wednesday

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 invites participation by all attendees.  This meeting is focused on topics encountered by women in NA.

Address:
Family Child Services 126 N. Franklin Ave. Hempstead, NY 11550

Time: 

Wednesday @ 6:30PM

Narcotics Anonymous

Freedom on North Franklin

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 focused on the needs of new members of NA. This meeting invites participation by all attendees.

Address:
Family & Children Services 126 N Franklin St Hempstead, NY 11550

Time: 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday @ 7PM

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Most of these fatal overdoses are with a generally young population; between 18-35 years old. People are beginning to take hard drugs at younger and younger ages, with 30% of all students between 8th and 12th grade saying that they have experimented with illicit drugs to various degrees by graduation.

In October, 38-year-old dermatologist from Long Island Dr. Kiersten Cerveny was found dead of a drug overdose in Chelsea. The medical examiner determined that the cause of death was due to a deadly mixture of cocaine and alcohol. Cerveny was a married mother of three at the time of death. She is an example that anybody can be susceptible to the disease of addiction. Drug addiction effects everybody in the community, not just the addict. Family and friends are hurt just as hard.

In addition, the rise in demand for drugs in Hempstead is resulting in the rise gang presence in the town. In a sting operation conducted last July, authorities cracked down on 10 people who were major players in the drug distribution market, most believed to be members of the Hempstead Bloods gang. All of people apprehended have been previously convicted of violent crimes in the area. A number of guns, drugs, and $50,000 dollars were confiscated in the raid. Dispute this huge bust, drugs continue to flow into the town with no end in sight for the near future. As long as the demand for drugs remains, so will gang presence and gang violence.

There is hope. Despite the statistics, there are more options for struggling drug addicts and alcoholics to get help than ever before. Hempstead is becoming the center of the drug explosion in Nassau County, but options are available to get help. You or your loved one do not have to live in addiction any longer. Contact us immediately for a free advisory session to find the best drug treatment option for you as quickly as possibly.

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