Rehab Centers for Benzo Addiction in Florida


With the right help, an addict can overcome this type of addiction. Throughout the state of Florida, addicts can access many different inpatient and outpatient drug treatment programs. This will also include the necessary detox to help with withdrawal pains.

List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Florida

The list below will help you on how to find the different Detox & Rehabs for Benzodiazepine Addiction in Florida. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.

Throughout the state of Florida, the abuse of benzodiazepines is very present. A report made by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that, in 2012, there were 46.9 prescriptions of benzodiazepines per 100 persons made in Florida. This is one of the highest prescribing rates in the US for that year. In 2017, the Florida Medical Examiner put together a report concerning drug-caused deaths in 2016, more specifically which drug caused those deaths. It was reported that benzodiazepines took 2nd place, right after cocaine, by causing 1421 deaths in 2016. It caused more fatalities than fentanyl and heroin respectively. A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program called E-FORSCE was implemented by law to keep a record of all dispensing of controlled substances, to reduce the misuse of these drugs.

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Abuse of Benzodiazepine in Florida

Some of the most commonly prescribed benzodiazepines include Niravam, Ativan, Xanax, Librium, Valium, and Klonopin. These drugs are prescribed to treat problems such as insomnia, seizures, and anxiety, and are used to help with alcohol withdrawal. Most of the addictions, which occur are because of a prescription that has been abused. Anyone taking these drugs not as directed by a healthcare professional is placing themselves at risk of an overdose. Benzodiazepine addiction and abuse are a problem that many Americans deal with. These drugs are also commonly used with alcohol and cocaine. The drug will create a calming and soothing effect for the user, and this can lead to a dangerous physical and psychological dependency. Some of the symptoms of the prolonged use of benzodiazepines include weakness, blurred vision, drowsiness, and rapid mood changes.

Can a drug test detect benzodiazepines?

The breakdown products of benzodiazepines are known as metabolites, which can be detected in urine after a urine test is conducted. Urine tests will yield a positive result for benzodiazepines for three to seven hours.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on June 24, 2022

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.