There are approximately 18 million people in the State of Florida, leaving hundreds thousands of substance abusers looking for effective drug rehab help. With one of the highest numbers of treatment centers in the nation, it can be frustrating to try and find a good long-term rehab program in the state.
We can help you find a successful Florida drug rehab.
National survey results indicate that about 2.9% of Florida citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. This translates to more than 437,000 people. During 2006, there were over 47,000 admissions to drug/alcohol rehabs in Florida. This was considerably up from about 37,000 rehab admissions in 2005.
Approximately 285,000 people in Florida (1.9%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. MDMA is the most readily available dangerous drug throughout Florida. MDMA is found at clubs and rave parties in all parts of Florida, and is frequently used in conjunction with other illegal and/or prescription drugs. GHB is commonly abused in Florida, as well as two precursors - GBL and Butanediol (BD). Cocaine is the primary drug threat in Florida. Cocaine hydrochloride (HCI) is available throughout Florida from the gram to kilogram level. Additionally, drug trafficking organizations dealing in crack cocaine have been identified in Orlando, Gainesville, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Fort Pierce and West Palm Beach, thus demonstrating the availability of crack throughout Florida. Unprecedented increases in levels of abuse pose a serious threat to the health and safety of Florida citizens. The Florida Medical Examiners report that five people die in Florida daily as a direct result of prescription drug overdoses. Investigations indicate that diversion of hydrocodone products such as Vicodin® and oxycodone products such as OxyContin® continues to be a problem in Florida.
During 2006, 45% of the Federally-sentenced defendants in Florida committed a drug offense. Approximately 45% of the drug cases involved powder cocaine. As of April 2007, there were 88 drug courts in Florida that had been operating for at least two years, 4 drug courts that had recently been implemented and 7 that were being planned.
According to available survey data, approximately 395,000 (2.63%) Florida citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
Call us now at 587-400-5012 for more information on effective drug rehab services for someone from Florida.