Drug Rehab Centers in Orlando, Florida

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


Orlando is a city that is located in the central portion of the state of Florida. It has undoubtedly struggled with substance abuse issues in recent years, which is why it is so important that drug rehab services in Orlando be made available for those struggling with addiction. In 2019, there were 21.4 drug deaths in the state of Florida for every 100,000 residents, a rate which is markedly higher than the national average, according to America's Health Rankings. Every drug overdose death is a life that could have been saved if the person had gotten the right kind of help at the right point in their life.

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Helping a person who is addicted to drugs or alcohol can be a difficult task. Most people who are in the grips of addiction will refuse help even if they want it deep down. This is because they are scared of not having the drug. It has been the only way they have known to cope with life for a long time, so they are often very afraid to live life without it. The drug solves some problems for the person, otherwise, they wouldn’t have an addiction. Helping them start with effective communication and requires a lot of patience. They may become upset or combative about the idea of help, but if you persist and get them into one of the substance abuse treatment programs in Orlando, you might save their life.

Here is a list of the different services in Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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.