Drug Rehab Centers in Hialeah, Florida

Created On Saturday, 31, August 2013
Modified On Friday, 17, September 2021

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Hialeah is a city that is located on the southeastern tip of the state of Florida. Because it is a densely populated city within a state that is notorious for drug problems, it has a tendency to have increased rates of substance abuse and addiction. In 2019, there were 21.4 drug deaths in the state of Florida for every 100,000 people, according to a report published by America’s Health Rankings. This rate is markedly higher than the national average and is likely even higher for major cities like this one. This shows the great need for drug rehabilitation programs in Hialeah to help the residents and save the lives of members of the community.

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One of the biggest killers in Florida has been opioids. Opioids are so deadly because they cause overdose easily, being extremely potent drugs. They are central nervous system depressants that kill by causing respiratory failure. They slow down virtually all bodily functions but especially breathing. The person’s breathing slows as they are unconscious, and they eventually die from suffocation. Thankfully, this can be prevented if the person attends the proper substance abuse treatment program in Hialeah based on their circumstances.

Here is a list of the different services in Hialeah, Florida. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Drug & Alcohol Rehabs for Addiction in Hialeah, Florida

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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.

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