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Like many cities in Florida, Tampa is located on a popular drug smuggling route due to its proximity to the coast and is a major port of entry for illicit drugs.

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North Tampa Behavioral Health

Tampa, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


Fairwinds Treatment Center

Clearwater, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


The Refuge, A Healing Place

Ocklawaha, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


St. John’s Recovery Place – Deland

Deland, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


Park Royal Hospital

Fort Myers, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


JourneyPure – Florida

Melbourne, FL

Full Spectrum of Care


St. John’s Recovery Place – Beachside

Cocoa Beach, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


St. John’s Recovery Place – Crescent City

Crescent City, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


Beachside Rehab

Fort Pierce, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


Amethyst Recovery

Port St. Lucie, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


Banyan Detox – Stuart

Stuart, FL

Full Spectrum of Care


Northlake Recovery

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Multiple Levels of Care


Drug Addiction in Tampa

Like most of Florida, Tampa grapples with drug and alcohol use, concerning many state officials. Opioid use is still a challenge for both sufferers and state and local officials who want to find solutions to the leading public health concern. 90% of the most sought-after opioid-prescribing doctors reside in Florida, with thousands of painkillers prescribed each day to patients.  By 2010, Florida doctors prescribed 10 times more oxycodone pills than any other state in the nation combined.

Hillsborough County, where Tampa is located, is one of the areas of Florida most affected by drug abuse. In 2011, 18 local residents died of heroin overdose. Other drugs, especially legal prescription drugs, are increasingly abused. Cocaine was responsible for killing 35 of Hillsborough County residents in 2011, methadone for 81, oxycodone for 114, hydrocodone for 16, morphine for 31 and Xanax for 108. Prescription drugs totaled 364 deaths in 2011 in Hillsborough County.

Between 2005 and 2010, 13% of people in the Tampa area used illicit drugs, compared to the 14% national average. 10% of Hillsborough residents used marijuana, consistent with the national average.

Tampa Alcohol Abuse

In 2005, 53% of Hillsborough county adults consumed 1 alcoholic beverage per day, gradually increasing to 59% by 2010. That was significantly higher than the Florida average of 55%. Alcohol is also the most commonly used substance among Tampa high school students, who often combine it with marijuana or prescribed drugs.

In 2005, 5% of Hillsborough people were heavy drinkers, compared to 6% of Floridians. In 2005, 14% of Hillsborough natives binge drank, which matched the Florida average. By 2010, these numbers rose to 15% in tampa, while the state average decreased to 13%.

Alcohol use is sadly common among middle and high school students in Hillsborough County. In 2006, 36% of middle schoolers and 65% of high schooler used alcohol. By 2010, 30% of middle schoolers and 69% of high schoolers used alcohol. These rates dropped slightly by 2012, when 28% of middle schoolers and 60% of high schoolers reported using alcohol.

Identifying Substance Abuse Disorders in Tampa

Individuals exhibiting the following symptoms may be suffering from substance abuse disorders:

  • Lying about drug or alcohol use
  • Spending time away from family and friends to abuse substances
  • Feeling guilty or shameful when using substances
  • Blacking out
  • Feeling irritable without drugs or alcohol
  • Craving drugs or alcohol for emotional stability
  • Mixing drugs with alcohol

These symptoms can signify a much larger problem, which requires immediate attention.

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Treatment for Substance Abuse in Tampa

Attempting to perform at-home detox for drug or alcohol abuse is a risky and should be done with professional supervision. Rehab facilities provide patients with a whole suite of treatments to handle underlying symptoms of addiction, while medical providers utilize cutting-edge medicine and holistic therapies.

Contact a treatment provider today to discover ways you can restore your body to its full health.

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Government Programs

Find local government programs that promote sober living and will help you find peace in your day to day life.

Name Location Phone
Tampa Funcoast Area NA P.O. Box 9730
Tampa, FL 33674-9730
Bay Area Narcotics Anonymous 7540 40th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

College Programs

University of Tampa Counseling Services

The University of Tampa

Our goal within the Counseling Center is to search out the foremost efficient and resourceful way to meet every student’s desires. Counseling to all or any regular college undergraduate students...

111 N. Brevard Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Counseling Center

University of South Florida-Main Campus

To advance the prosperity of the campus community by giving socially delicate counseling, conference, counteractive action, and preparing that upgrades student academic and individual achievemen...

4202 E. Fowler Avenue
SVC 2124,Tampa, FL 33620, USA

Counseling & Psychological Services

University of South Florida-St Petersburg

Our university provides counseling and psychological services for all the enrolled students. Students can be assured of privacy and professional treatment within ethical guidelines. Counseliing ...

140 7th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Counseling Services

Gannon University

We provide to all enrolled students assessment, evaluation, and short-term counselling by our professional counsellors. If the students feel that they require an extended or specialized counsell...

105 Commercial Center Dr.
Ruskin, Florida 33573

Learner Services,

Ultimate Medical Academy-Clearwater

Be it cars break down, kids get sick, bad weather strikes or anything- UMA assures its students, you’re not alone in facing life’s challenges. To meet your obligations as a student these major i...

1255 Cleveland St
Clearwater, FL 33755

Counseling Services

Eckerd College

We give astounding counseling, consultative, and bolster support services for Eckerd College students that advance self-awareness and guarantee that students with handicaps have rise to access t...

St. Petersburg
Florida 33711

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