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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centres in Wood Buffalo, Alberta

Wood Buffalo is a Regional Municipality in northeastern Alberta and was an amalgamation of other cities in the area and is the second-largest municipality in Alberta. The area is known for the Athabasca Oil Sands, and during the time when the oil and gas business was booming in Alberta, there were millions of dollars going through this area each year with people coming to work from all over Canada and parts of the United States. Drug and alcohol addiction has always been a problem in this area, especially within the city of Fort McMurray, because there was so much disposable income addiction tended to follow.

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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.

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