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Drug Rehab Centers in Miramar, Florida

Miramar, Florida has a total of 0 drug rehab listing(s) containing information on alcohol rehab centers, addiction treatment centers, drug treatment programs, and rehabilitation clinics within the city. Contact us if you have a facility in Miramar, Florida and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Miramar listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

The first step in overcoming addiction is recognizing that there is a problem. This can be a very difficult process for addicted people without the assistance of friends and family who can host an intervention and make them come to terms with their issues. Only after they recognize that they have a problem and need to get treatment, will they be able to begin the road to recovery. After all, it's impossible to force people who claim that they're fine, to seek help.


In Miramar, FL, the substance abuse problem is being handled by the Broward County Department of Human Services. This department administers the Broward Addiction Recovery Center, which provides a comprehensive range of services that are targeted towards those who are suffering from substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders.


Beginning the Search for Substance Abuse Treatment


Alcohol and drug addiction are very serious problems. Although drug addiction can present a unique range of issues because it has the capacity to get people into trouble with the law, alcoholism can be just as disruptive to an individual's life and equally damaging to health. That's why it's so important to seek help as quickly as possible, before more problem emerge as a result of the addiction.


Many treatment services and rehab facilities in Miramar, FL, are offered on an inpatient and outpatient basis. This means that those who want to undergo treatment can either decide to visit the center regularly according to scheduled appointments, or they can check in as a patient for more intensive treatment. Usually, inpatient treatment is recommended for those with very severe addiction issues.


What's Involved in Substance Abuse Treatment?


Whether you suffer from drug or alcohol addiction in Miramar, you'll often find that many of the rehab centers around your local area, and indeed across the country, approach treatment from the same angle. A successful intervention will typically include a focus on detox, counseling, and long-term help.


The detox process comes after an initial intervention, and it's used to help remove the toxins from the patients’ system after they're ready to stop their dependence on drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, the detox process can be very taxing on the body, and some people find that the withdrawal symptoms are so severe that they need medication to help them pull through or they will likely give up. Fortunately, rehab centers are equipped with the medications and skills needed to help wean people off a range of different addictions.


Once the detox is finished, the patient will be in the best position to start considering long-term solutions for sobriety. Typically, this means getting a deeper understanding of what led to the addiction in the first place through counseling and therapy sessions. Counseling might include cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational therapy, and the idea is to change the way people feel about alcohol and drugs so that they are more likely to respond to life stresses in a healthier way in future. Counseling can help patients identify triggers, so that they're less likely to relapse when problems occur in their lives.

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Drug Facts

  • The stressful situations that trigger alcohol and drug abuse in women is often more severe than that in men.
  • Over 5 million emergency room visits in 2011 were drug related.
  • Approximately 13.5 million people worldwide take opium-like substances (opioids), including 9.2 million who use heroin.
  • Cigarettes can kill you and they are the leading preventable cause of death.
  • Over 500,000 individuals have abused Ambien.
  • In 2003 a total of 4,006 people were admitted to Alaska Drug rehabilitation or Alcohol rehabilitation programs.
  • In 2010, U.S. Poison Control Centers received 304 calls regarding Bath Salts.
  • Drug abuse and addiction changes your brain chemistry. The longer you use your drug of choice, the more damage is done and the harder it is to go back to 'normal' during drug rehab.
  • Emergency room admissions from prescription drug abuse have risen by over 130% over the last five years.
  • 49.8% of those arrested used crack in the past.
  • Studies in 2013 show that over 1.7 million Americans reported using tranquilizers like Ativan for non-medical reasons.
  • Steroid use can lead to clogs in the blood vessels, which can then lead to strokes and heart disease.
  • Most people use drugs for the first time when they are teenagers. There were just over 2.8 million new users (initiates) of illicit drugs in 2012, or about 7,898 new users per day. Half (52 per-cent) were under 18.
  • Believe it or not, marijuana is NOT a medicine.
  • Of the 500 metric tons of methamphetamine produced, only 4 tons is legally produced for legal medical use.
  • Alcohol is a sedative.
  • Ecstasy is sometimes mixed with substances such as rat poison.
  • Amphetamines are generally swallowed, injected or smoked. They are also snorted.
  • A heroin overdose causes slow and shallow breathing, blue lips and fingernails, clammy skin, convulsions, coma, and can be fatal.

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