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Drug Rehab Centers in Tamarac, Florida

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

Becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol is not a choice. It is the development of a chronic illness that has the addicted people and their communities in their grips. It is vital, therefore, that those who have this illness seek the treatment that they need, and that this treatment is made available to them as well. Thankfully, in Tamarac, FL, public health officials are working hard at finding ways to improve this access and availability.

Statistics on Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Tamarac, FL

One of the key issues with drug and alcohol abuse in Broward County, of which Tamarac is a part of, is that it strongly affects the student population. In fact, recent studies have shown that:

  • 39.3% of students have used alcohol during their life, and 17.8% have used it in the past 30 days.
  • 19.4% of students have used marijuana in their life, and 11% have used it in the past 30 days.
  • 12.9% of students have used tobacco in their life, and 2.7% have used it in the past 30 days.
  • Lack of stability and lack of connection to the educational system have most commonly been cited as risk factors for middle school students, mentioned in 59% and 51% of cases, respectively.
  • 37% of Broward County high school students admit to having been in a vehicle with someone driving while under the influence of marijuana or alcohol.

If you have a drug or alcohol dependency or addiction, help is out there. You could consider:

  • Above All Recovery Center
  • The Tamarac Drug Treatment Center

Seeking Treatment in Tamarac, FL

In most cases, addicted people will not receive treatment until they have gone through an intervention. This is because denial is a key factor in any addiction. Interventions can be organized in multiple different ways and are key to ensuring that people seek the help that they need.

When the patients enter treatment, they must first go through detox, ridding their body of all the toxins and chemicals still in their system. This is usually accompanied by very uncomfortable but generally harmless (with some exceptions) withdrawal symptoms. They can be so uncomfortable that many patients return to their substance of choice, at which point they are at increased risk of overdose. This is why it is so important that the detox process is medically supported.

After detox, rehab treatment begins. Tamarac is home to both inpatient and outpatient facilities. Many choose outpatient rehab because it is much more convenient, but inpatient care is usually recommended. That is because it is much more intensive and allows the patients to truly focus on their recovery. Either way, treatment will consist of one-to-one, group, and family therapy.

After rehab, patients must be provided with aftercare. This has to be tailored to their individual needs and can include such things as sober living facilities, further therapy, 12 step programs, and more. Aftercare is important to help them stay on the road to recovery and to spot a relapse before or as it happens, so that appropriate measures can be put in place.

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Drug Facts

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

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