Alcohol & Drug Rehab Near Tallahassee, FL
Like many cities in the U.S., Tallahassee, Florida has many residents who need treatment for substance use issues.
If you’re struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, this page will provide information on the different types of addiction treatment near Tallahassee, Florida and what to look for, as well as provide data on substance use in the city and surrounding area.
Addiction Treatment Near Tallahassee, FL
Recovery First provides treatment in many different settings, including:
- Medical detox.
- Inpatient treatment.
- Partial hospitalization program (PHP).
- Intensive outpatient care.
- Aftercare planning.
Additional Tallahassee Behavioral Health Services
- The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is responsible for maintaining certification of mental health and substance abuse treatment professionals, as well as facilities, through the Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR). Both websites maintain lists of available treatment options, including in Tallahassee.
- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a location in Tallahassee to help Veterans residing there seek mental health and substance abuse treatment using their veterans’ benefits.
- SAMHSA offers a toll-free helpline and an online search engine. While they are a federal organization, the search tool sorts by geographic area and the kind of substance abuse or mental health treatment one needs.
Help through Nonprofits and Hospitals
- The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) hosts an online treatment finder, so people in Florida can use various search tools to get the help they need.
- The Leon County Responsible Decision Making Coalition (RDMC) lists dozens of resources to help people who are struggling with substance abuse or who have a loved one suffering from drug addiction.
- Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare (TMH) is the largest hospital in the Leon County region, and it offers behavioral health services, including substance abuse treatment. They are likely to take insurance, and they may help with sliding scale payments for those who need to self-pay.
Substance Use Self-Assessment
Substance Abuse in Tallahassee, FL
Alcoholism in Tallahassee
In 2019, 22.1% of adults in Leon County engaged in binge drinking (4 drinks on one occasion for women or 5 drinkings on one occasion for men) and 1,449 people in Leon County were arrested for driving under the influence.
According to 2018 data compiled by the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, 7.48% of people residing in Leon County and nearby Jefferson, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Taylor, and Wakulla counties struggled with past-year alcohol dependence or alcohol abuse.
Tallahassee, Florida Overdose Statistics
To keep track of Florida’s changing illicit and prescription drug addiction problem, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) released statistics of drugs involved in overdose deaths from January to June 2021. During this time, Tallahassee saw:
- 3 overdose deaths caused by heroin.
- 13 overdose deaths involving cocaine use (4 where no other drugs were present).
- 3 overdose deaths where Xanax (alprazolam) was determined to be the cause of death.
- 9 overdose deaths involving Klonopin (clonazepam).
- 4 deaths caused by morphine.
- 6 overdose deaths that involved Vicodin (hydrocodone).
- 2 deaths caused by OxyContin (oxycodone).
Fentanyl in Tallahassee, Florida
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) warns of the growing concern of fentanyl—a deadly synthetic opioid more powerful than heroin—appearing in other illicit drugs like heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine, as well as in counterfeit prescription pills like Xanax purchased on the black market.
Between January and June 2021, fentanyl was determined to be the cause of 12 deaths in Tallahassee and was present in 6 more.
Finding Addiction Treatment Around Tallahassee, FL
If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse in the Tallahassee, Florida area, you are not alone. Recovery First can help you or your loved one get sober and gain the skills needed to remain in long-term recovery.
Please call or verify your insurance coverage using the confidential .
Getting to Recovery First from Tallahassee
To drive to Recovery First from Tallahassee:
- Take I-10 East.
- Take exit 296A and merge onto I-75 S.
- Continue onto the Florida Turnpike.
- Take exit 53 for FL-818 W/Griffin Rd.
- Turn left onto SW 61st Ave.
- Turn right onto Stirling Rd.
- Turn left onto Davie Road Extension.
- Turn left and Recovery First will be on the right.
This route will take around 7 hours and involves several toll roads.
- Southeast Florida Rehab Guide
- Narcan for Opioid Overdose in Florida
- Outpatient Treatment in Florida
- Addiction Resources for Veterans
- How to Use Health Insurance for Rehab in Southern FL
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