Florida Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention & Education Programs

Last updated: 06 January 2022


The state of Florida provides a few different locations where families can find programs on drug education and prevention. These programs are located in a variety of different cites and areas, and all strive to help make the public aware of the dangers of drug abuse.

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Alcohol and Drug Early Intervention Programs for Youth & Adults in Florida

Early intervention is always the best approach, and it is never too late to get your loved one the treatment they need. For many addicts who live in Florida, their addictions have completely taken hold, and at this point, it is difficult to get them the treatment they need. When you intervene early, you are preventing the long-term effects caused by the addiction. There is also a wide array of costs and other problems connected to drug abuse, and this can all be prevented with early intervention. Drug addiction will quickly spiral out of control, and an addict will find new ways to avoid getting help if no one intervenes. It is always best to intervene, which will prevent the drugs from taking an emotional and physical foothold. Usually, during this phase, the addict is still in regular contact with their family and friends, and they can be easily influenced to get help.

List of Education and Prevention Programs in Florida

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


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on January 6, 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.