Substance Abuse Resources
in Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte Drug & Alcohol Rehab, Detox & Treatment Resources

Port Charlotte, Florida is known for the scenic views in places like Port Charlotte Beach Park, but did you also know many of its residents are experiencing substance use disorder? It is true that illegal drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine are wreaking havoc for the citizens of Port Charlotte. However, legal substances like alcohol and prescription medicines are also causing a lot of problems.

Throughout the state, there is an epidemic of opiate addiction especially. The citizens of Port Charlotte are being affected by this as much as anyone. There are actually more pain clinics in the state of Florida than McDonalds.

What can be done about this serious issue? Those who are victims to the disease of alcohol and drug addiction may think they have to suffer alone. This is simply not true. If you are willing to ask for help, you will find it.

If you are considering alcohol or drug rehab in Port Charlotte, you will be happy to discover the numerous resources that are available.

Please read on as this guide will provide you with helpful resources on medication-assisted treatment, detox centers, rehabilitation facilities and recovery meetings near you. If you prefer to speak with someone about your options, call The Recovery Village. An intake coordinator can give you details about:

  • Port Charlotte drug rehab
  • Port Charlotte alcohol rehab
  • Port Charlotte drug detox
  • Port Charlotte alcohol detox
  • Port Charlotte drug treatment facilities
  • Port Charlotte alcohol treatment facilities
  • Inpatient drug rehab (Port Charlotte, FL)
  • Outpatient drug rehab (Port Charlotte, FL)

Our closest facility:

Next Generation Villagehttps://www.nextgenerationvillage.com/ - 72.5 mi1062 Lake Sebring Drive Sebring FL 33870(863) 314-1580

You’re not alone in this struggle.

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Many substances continue to be a problem for those who suffer from substance use disorder. Prescription opiates seem to be getting all of the attention, but other substances like cocaine and methamphetamine can be just as destructive on a wide scale. In 2013, for example, 1.5 million Americans over the age of 12 reported using cocaine. If you’re seeking a Port Charlotte drug rehab center or Port Charlotte alcohol rehab center, call The Recovery Village. Find the healing you need, and begin your path to recovery.

Finding Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Port Charlotte, Florida

Port Charlotte, Florida Alcohol Rehab Centers and Drug Rehab Centers

Are you seeking a drug rehab center in Port Charlotte, FL, or an alcohol rehab center in Port Charlotte, FL? You will find several choices throughout the state and country. The first step you need to take is to figure out which treatment program will be the most beneficial. It is essential to find the treatment program that will benefit you specifically. To determine the type of treatment program you need, think about whether or not you have a stable living situation, your substance misuse history, the type of drug(s) you are addicted to and whether or not you need detox and what your insurance will pay for or what you can afford. You can choose between the following treatment programs:

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    Residential Treatment Programs

    In the residential treatment programs, which are also known as inpatient treatment programs, patients are provided with 24/7 medical supervision. They live in the facility, and their rehabilitation involves classes, group and individual therapy and other healing activities like meditation, yoga and art.

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    Partial Hospitalization Programs

    In the partial hospitalization programs, which are also known as “dayhab” programs, patients are also offered medical care. They live at home or in housing offered on campus, and their rehabilitation also involves classes, group and individual therapy and other healing activities like meditation, yoga and art.

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    Outpatient Treatment Programs

    In the outpatient treatment programs, patients are also provided with any necessary medical supervision. They live at home or in housing provided on site, and their rehabilitation also involves classes, group and individual therapy and other healing activities like meditation, yoga and art.

There are so many facilities that are available to you. It can be difficult to choose the right one. National treatment facilities like The Recovery Village are most people’s first choice because the experts and professionals on staff will be able to help you determine the best treatment program.

Detox Centers

There are quite a few detox centers in Port Charlotte. Substances like alcohol, opiates or benzodiazepines require more detox than other substances. You must complete detoxifying your body before you can commence with a treatment program. It is dangerous or sometimes even deadly to attempt the detox process without medical assistance. At a detox center, however, you will be provided with the necessary medical attention throughout the process.

Detoxification, though often essential, is only the beginning. In a detox center, you will not receive the psychological, mental, spiritual or emotional treatment of your substance use disorder. Finding a treatment center that offers detox as well as an inpatient treatment program is essential. You will begin the real work that will start your recovery journey in a treatment program.

In a facility like The Recovery Village, a patient will not only be able to detox and enter into an appropriate treatment program, but he or she will also be offered an aftercare plan that is sure to prevent relapse.

Recovery Meetings Near You

Finding an effective recovery program – like Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous or SMART Recovery – is an essential part of a good aftercare program. Here is some more information on recovery programs in your area.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous is the oldest and most respected recovery group in the world. Established in 1935, AA has been assisting alcoholics with their sobriety for over 80 years. AA is a fellowship of women and men who share their strength, hope and experiences with each other to help one another. Though they encourage members to complete the 12 steps with the aid of a sponsor, the only thing that is required to become a member is a desire to stop drinking. If you recently completed alcohol treatment, Port Charlotte’s AA meetings can give you the support you need to stay sober.

  • 1st Alliance Church
    Where:
    20444 Midway Blvd.
    Port Charlotte, FL 33952

  • Where:
    2811 Tamiami Trl. Unit K
    Port Charlotte, FL 33952

  • Easy Does It Club
    Where:
    23312 Harper Ave.
    Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous is another 12-step group, but it is for those who have an addiction to drugs. This can mean people who are addicted to substances like opiates (both illegal opiates like heroin and legal opiates like hydrocodone), cocaine, methamphetamine, etc. Founded in 1953, NA has over 67,000 meetings in 139 countries all over the world. In NA, members are encouraged to complete the 12 steps with a sponsor (who has already completed the 12 steps). Regardless of where you completed drug treatment, Port Charlotte offers NA meetings that can help you stay on the right path.

  • Lifeworks
    Where:
    4678 Tamiami Trl. Unit 105
    Port Charlotte, FL 33980

  • Easy Does It Club
    Where:
    23312 Harper Ave.
    Port Charlotte, FL 33980

  • Bayshore Live Oak Park
    Where:
    23157 Bayshore Rd.
    Port Charlotte, FL 33980

SMART Recovery Meetings

If the 12-step programs do not resonate with you, you may be interested in SMART Recovery. This group uses a 4-point system that promotes self-reliance and self-empowerment. SMART Recovery itself stands for Self-Management for Addiction Recovery, and it is the biggest group that offers an alternative approach to addiction. In SMART Recovery, members are asked to find an inner strength that will help them to build motivation, cope with urges, manage behaviors and live a balanced life. Here are the meetings that are near Port Charlotte.

  • Florida Center for Recovery
    Where:
    3451 W. Midway Rd.
    Fort Pierce, FL 34981

  • Indian River County Main Library
    Where:
    1600 21st St.
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

Al-Anon was founded in 1951, and Nar-Anon was founded in 1968. These are the 12-step groups that are meant for the loved ones of those who are in recovery to gather and support each other. Being a person who loves and supports a person with an addiction to drugs or alcohol can be emotionally taxing. It is important to find other people who understand what you are going through and can help you. If you are the loved one of someone in recovery, please consider attending one of the meetings in the Port Charlotte area listed below.

  • Nar-Anon
    Where:
    St. Paul Presbyterian Church
    5550 Sumter Blvd.
    North Port, FL 34287
  • Al-Anon
    Where:
    St. James Episcopal Church
    1365 Viscaya Dr.
    Port Charlotte, FL 33952

  • Al-Anon
    Where:
    Gulf Cove United Methodist Church
    1100 S. McCall Rd.
    Port Charlotte, FL 33981

While there are many options for addiction treatment in Port Charlotte, Florida, it may be worth it to look in surrounding communities. Florida as a state has so many recovery resources, and nearby cities may have the right resources for you.

Local Communities Served

  • 33938
  • 33948
  • 33949
  • 33952
  • 33980

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Port Charlotte was last modified: October 6th, 2017 by The Recovery Village