Miami Beach

Miami Beach is known for its tropical paradise and gorgeous beaches. But underneath the palm trees and sunscreen, there is a dark epidemic. Drug and alcohol addiction is destroying the lives of individuals and families alike.

In recent years, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, in South Florida, there has been an increase in both methamphetamine use and heroin use. Injection drug use has also increased, especially among younger prescription opioid injectors.

Another major problem for the residents of Miami Beach is alcohol. Although it is legal unlike heroin or marijuana, when misused, it can also be deadly. There were almost 800 fatalities in Florida last year that were related to drunk driving, according to the Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

You can feel discouraged and alone if you suffer from drug or alcohol addiction. You need not despair, though. Help is available if you are just willing to ask for it. There are tons of resources available to you if you are searching for addiction treatment in Miami Beach.

Our Closest Facility:
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The Recovery Village Miami at Baptist Health Drug and Alcohol Rehab
8750 SW 144 Street, Suite 207 Miami, FL 33176
(786) 780-1408

Miami Beach, Florida Alcohol Rehab Centers and Drug Rehab Centers

Are you searching for a drug rehab or alcohol center in Miami Beach? If so, there are many choices. The first thing you need to do is find out whether you need an inpatient treatment program, a partial hospitalization treatment program, an outpatient treatment program or a progression of all three.

Residential Treatment Programs

Those patients who are in a residential treatment program stay on campus at the facility, and they have access to medical care 24 hours a day. This is a good fit for those patients who do not have a stable environment and need to get out of their normal surroundings.

Partial Hospitalization Programs

This program still offers monitoring from and access to medical professionals, but patients will go home at night. Often, patients who have already completed a residential treatment program will progress to a PHP. In this program, any necessary detoxification has already been completed.

Outpatient Treatment Programs

While patients in this program are still required to participate in classes, therapy and also healing activities like yoga and meditation, this program offers the most flexibility. It is a good fit for patients who have work or family commitments. It is also good for patients who have already completed the other treatment programs.

You need the assessment of an addiction specialist so that he or she can help you to come up with a treatment plan that will be the most beneficial for you. At national treatment facility, you have access to such professionals.

Detox Centers

Why would you want to attend a detox center in Miami Beach? Addiction can wreak havoc on your body. When you are going through withdrawals, it can be painful and dangerous. It is important to have medical assistance when you are going through this process.

Keep in mind, though, that detox is only the first step on your path to recovery. While there are detox centers available, it is better to find a facility that will allow you to go straight from detox into a residential treatment program where you can do the psychological, mental, emotional and spiritual work that needs to be done to treat drug and/or alcohol addiction.

In a national treatment center, you can go straight from the detox process into the necessary treatment program (usually residential treatment). This is because national treatment center detox as well as inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.

Recovery Meetings Near You

After you have successfully completed an inpatient or outpatient treatment program, you will need to have an aftercare plan. This will typically involve some sort of recovery program. Fortunately, there are many recovery programs near you.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

The most popular recovery group in America is Alcoholics Anonymous. Founded in 1935, it has been helping those with alcohol addiction to get and stay sober for decades. While many members of AA do get a sponsor (another experienced member of the group that has been sober for at least a year) to help them work the 12 steps, the only thing you must have to become a member is a desire to stop drinking. Regardless of where you received alcohol treatment, Miami Beach’s AA meetings can help you stay on the recovery road. There are many AA meetings in the Miami Beach area, including:

Sober on South Beach @ 7
SOBE
1718 Bay Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

The Ten @ Sobe
SOBE
1718 Bay Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

La Gran Manzana
SOBE
1718 Bay Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Learn More About AA Meetings in Florida

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous is a 12-step program like Alcoholics Anonymous. Some people do not feel accepted in AA because they have more of a drug addiction than an alcohol addiction. NA is a better group for them. Both groups are successful when it comes to helping people stay clean and sober. NA has over 67,000 meetings throughout the world as of May 2016. If you recently completed drug treatment, Miami Beach’s NA meetings can give you the support you need to prevent relapse. There are many NA meetings in the Miami Beach area, including:

Miami Beach Community Church
1618 Drexel Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Sober on South Beach Club
1718 Bay Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Saint Patrick’s Church
3885 N. Meridian Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Learn More About NA Meetings in Florida

SMART Recovery Meetings

A recovery program that has a 4-point system (including living a balanced life, coping with urges, building motivation and managing behaviors), SMART Recovery is the largest alternative to 12-step programs. Some people think 12-step programs are too religious as they ask their members to look to a higher power. Although the higher power in the 12-step programs can also be family or friendship and is not necessarily God, some people like the focus on self-reliance and self-empowerment in SMART Recovery. If you’re seeking a Miami Beach, Florida drug center that offers these meetings, consider The Recovery Village. There are also meetings at the following venues:

Old City Hall
1130 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

ULERU Miami
2000 S. Dixie Hwy.
Ste. 200
Miami, FL 33133

Family Recovery Specialists
9350 SW 72nd St.
Miami, FL 33173

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

The friends, family members and other loved ones of those who struggle with addiction go through a lot. When you love someone who has addiction, others who do not understand what you’re going through may try to be sympathetic, but sometimes, they just can’t know what you’re dealing with. Al-Anon and Nar-Anon give the loved ones of those with substance use disorder a place to get support. Here are some Al-Anon and Nar-Anon meetings in Miami.

Al-Anon
Temple Beth Sholom
4144 Chase Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Al-Anon
Sobe House
1718 Bay Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Addiction Resources in Nearby Florida Cities

For those who are seeking alcohol and drug treatment facilities outside of Miami Beach, Florida, there are also many drug rehab resources across the state of Florida:



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