An untreated addiction is a burden on the family and friends of an addicted person. Each day filled with negative possibilities such as entanglement with crime and drug-related health failure or injury. We understand the deep concerns and repeated frustration when a loved one has an untreated addiction. It is painful to see the loss of potential and damage to family and social relationships. Often, family members seem helpless to stop a downward spiral of health issues, loss of job, and financial insecurity. The Government of Florida offers assistance and treatment programs.
Critics of the State of Florida addiction treatment programs cite a lack of funds. They say that Florida is in the lower tier of funding for treatment, and well below the national average. We understand that the need for treatment is vital and urgent. It is a moment of importance for a loved one. Each day an addict continues to abuse drugs increases serious health risks and the chance of irreversible damage. We place top priority on finding solutions for addiction. Selecting the right program involves an assessment of more than the addiction. It involves understanding the addict’s life situation. In some cases, there is a possibility of physical and psychological causes for addiction. For some drug users, addiction can mask an underlying illness. For some addict conditions, only a dual diagnosis can uncover the causes of addiction
Florida was among the first states to use drug courts and diversion as a means of providing treatment for drug addicts instead of jail time. The most recent findings on completion of court-ordered treatment was a state average of 53 percent. We understand that the best chance for success comes with the addicts decision to seek treatment, and finding a treatment program with resources to address the whole person. We provide a fact-based assessment that guides the placement recommendations. Our assistance includes evaluation of all aspects of treatment including insurance coverage and admissions. Call today, we can help break the cycle of drugs and failure.