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Drug Rehab Centers in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida has a total of 51 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 Orlando, Florida and would like to share it in our directory. Additional information about specific Orlando listings is available by phoning our toll free rehab helpline at 866-720-3784.

Orlando, FL, has moderate drug and alcohol abuse problems in comparison with other cities in the country, particularly when considering its size. It is home to 8,973 cannabis users, 3,929 people who abuse prescription medication, 1,470 people addicted to cocaine, 667 hallucinogenic users, 374 inhalant users, and 83 people addicted to heroin. What this shows is that the heroin epidemic does not seem to have hit the city, but that prescription medication continues to be a significant concern.

Addiction Treatment in Orlando

Orlando officials are keen to let people know that substance abuse can happen to anybody. The city is reasonably middle class, with strong family units, and these are traditionally seen as being at low risk of alcohol, drug, or other substance abuse. However, statistics have shown that there are actually some significant issues in Orlando. They include:

  • 2% of the population currently receives addiction treatment. In comparison to the rest of the country, this means very few people are admitted to rehab.
  • There continues to be a significant rise in the number of people who abuse substances.
  • The majority of admissions to rehab facilities are in relation to cannabis (28.8%). In second place is alcohol (25.2%), and in third place is opiates (23%).
  • 6% of people who go through detox and rehab in Orlando abuse substances every day. This is much higher than the national average (38.9%) and paints a particular picture of the substance abuse problem in the city.
  • 4% of people admitted to a treatment center use at least three substances. 60.9% abuse only one, and 22% abuse two. Many of those admitted also abuse alcohol.
  • 24% of people who require addiction treatment started using substances when they were aged between 12 and 14. 23.4% started between the ages of 15 and 17. This is telling city officials that a strong intervention is needed with the younger population.
  • The rate of OxyCodone prescription in Florida is higher than in all other states put together. 85% of all OxyCodone pills sold in this country are prescribed in Florida, this according to a recent report by
  • 3% of substance abusers in Orlando also have a co-occurring disorder. This is much higher than the national average of 67.5%. This is why most rehab facilities in Orlando focus on people with a dual diagnosis.
  • 34% of those who seek rehab treatment completed high school, and 19.7% also went to college.
  • 8% of people admitted to rehab have relapsed once, and 4.3% have relapsed twice or more. However, for 80.7%, it is their first admittance. This points to excellence in service and aftercare.

Dealing with substance abuse is a disease, but help is out there in Orlando to ensure people can regain their quality of life. Through intervention, people who currently live with an addiction are able to beat the cycle of abuse.

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Drug Facts

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

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