Drugs and Alcohol Addiction is a universal problem. There are several ways to overcome it.
Drug Addiction Treatment, Drug and Alcohol Rehabs Recovery and Abuse
Cocaine is readily available all over Florida and is the primary drug of concern in the state. Local conversion of powder cocaine into crack makes it easily available in southwest and northern Florida. Heroin is readily obtainable in Florida, with the greatest concentrations in the central and southern parts. South American heroin is the predominant type found in Florida. However, Mexican black tar and brown powdered heroin are also available to a lesser extent.
Florida Addiction Support Hotlines
Apopka - (407) 374-2882
Miami - (305) 514-0060
Belle Glade - (561) 847-3644
Miami - (786) 232-0737
Big Pine - (305) 407-1709
New Port - (727) 359-0252
Big Pine - (305) 433-7834
New Smyrna - (386) 957-5755
Boca Raton - (561) 859-0771
Odessa - (813) 527-9627
Brandon - (813) 527-9789
Orange Park - (904) 639-6088
Daytona Beach - (386) 628-0300
Orlando - (321) 280-9490
Fort Lauderdale - (954) 320-6967
Oviedo - (407) 374-2898
Groveland - (352) 364-0123
Palatka - (386) 628-0303
Hialeah - (305) 514-0038
Pompano Beach - (954) 603-8774
Hollywood - (954) 391-5625
Tallahassee - (850) 298-8869
Jacksonville - (904) 245-1846
Tampa - (813) 381-5151
Jacksonville Beach - (904) 685-6400
Valrico - (813) 413-1949
Melbourne - (321) 369-9956
West Palm - (561) 290-1511
Miami - (305) 459-3878
Winter Park - (407) 374-2885
Most of the marijuana found in Florida is produced in Jamaica or Mexico. Domestically grown and imported marijuana are also easily available in all areas of the state. Domestic indoor marijuana cultivation is a major industry in the state. During 2003, cultivated marijuana was identified in 54 of Florida's 67 counties.
Methamphetamine poses an increasing threat. It is commonly available
and abused in rural areas and in suburban and metropolitan areas as
well. MDMA is found at rave parties in all areas of Florida and is
frequently used in conjunction with other illegal or prescription
drugs. GHB is readily available in Florida, particularly near colleges
and universities. Pharmaceutical drugs, predominantly OxyContin and
Xanax, are widely available in all areas of Florida and a major impetus
behind the need for drug
rehabs in florida.
Data from the NSDUH (2003) indicate that 2.02% of Florida citizens reported the past year, their dependence on illicit drugs. Nearly 8% of high school students surveyed in 2004 reported selling drugs within the past year. Among middle school students, 10.9% reported lifetime marijuana use.
According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (2003), more than 52% of the Florida population (aged 12 or older) reported the past month use of alcohol. More than 17% of the people in the age group of 12-17 years and around 60% in the age group of 18-25 years reported using alcohol past month. Among the people of 26 years or older the rate is around 56%.
In the survey, around 22% of the Florida people showed binge alcohol use and more than 44% reported perceptions of great risk of having five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage once or twice a week. In the age group of 12-17, past month binge alcohol use is more than 9%. In the state, 6.86% of the total population showed alcohol dependence or abuse in past year.
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