A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

Florida Treatment Centers

Florida AA Meetings

The following local Alcoholics Anonymous groups offer supportive care and 12 step recovery methods to residents of Florida. Find a local AA meeting near you and see how beneficial peer support can be!

Alabama/NW Florida AA

North Florida AA

South Florida AA

Central Florida Intergroup Service (Orlando Area)

So. Palm Beach County Intergp Inc

Ft. Lauderdale – Broward County A.A. Intergroup

Ft. Myers – Lee County Area Intergroup

Ft. Walton Beach – Intergroup Comm Of District 14

Gainesville – North Central Florida Intergroup

Jacksonville – Northeast Florida Intergroup

Key Largo/Tavernier – Upper Keys FL Intergroup

Melbourne – Brevard Intergroup

Miami/Coral Gables – Miami-Dade Intergroup

Central Office Of West Pasco

Panama City – District 15 Intergroup

Tallahassee – Intergroup 5 Inc.

Tampa – Tri-County Central Office, Inc

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon family groups provide supportive care to the victims of alcoholism who suffer deeply as a result of their loved one’s or family member’s alcoholism. Al-Anon groups can be found throughout the state of Florida. Local chapters can be found below:

Florida South Al-Anon

North Florida Al-Anon

Orlando Area Al-Anon / Alateen

Al-Anon Alabama Northwest Florida

Miami – Dade Al-Anon

Al-Anon Family Groups in the Greater Jacksonville

Mental Health Services

The Florida Department of Children and Families Mental Health Division provides referrals, assistance, support and care for those who require treatment for a wide range of mental health problems including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and abuse.

Florida State Hospital offers a comprehensive database of mental health professionals and helpful services to residents in need of treatment.

South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center provides mental health evaluations and treatment to those who suffer from behavioral and mental health disorders in the southern area of Florida.

Central Florida Behavioral Hospital – helpful support and treatment to residents living in the Central Florida region including Orlando, Daytona Beach, Cocoa Beach and surrounding areas.

Anonymous Groups

Florida Region NA – Find local meetings for those who suffer from a wide range of drug addictions.

South Florida Region NA – Narcotics Anonymous meetings for residents living in the South Florida area.

Florida Regional NA Services – A comprehensive list of NA meetings taking place throughout the state of Florida.

Florida Area of Cocaine Anonymous provides helpful support and care to those suffering from cocaine addiction.

Florida Marijuana Anonymous offers support and 12 step recovery solutions to those who are addicted to marijuana.

Florida Helplines

AIDS Hotline – For advice, support or treatment for AIDS call (800) 352-AIDS

Florida Suicide Prevention – For help in the prevention of suicide or if you are thinking about committing suicide, call (800) 273-8255

Florida Gambling Hotline – If you or someone you know suffers from compulsive gambling, call 855-2CALLGA

Florida Child Abuse – If you suspect a case of child abuse in Florida or if you are a victim of child abuse, call 800-962-2873

Florida Domestic Violence – If you have been the victim of domestic violence or if you know someone who is being abused by a partner or loved one, call 800-621-4202

Alcohol 24-hour Helpline – For around-the-clock assistance for alcohol related problems, call 800-252-6465

Treatment & Detox Guide

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Alcohol Abuse Treatment

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The decision to get needed alcohol abuse treatment often comes with more than a few concerns and doubts. No doubt, the alcohol-affected state of mind a person reaches by the time he or she considers getting treatment doesn’t make the process any easier. Of all the types of addiction treatment available, alcohol abuse treatment carries….

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5 Ways to Find Affordable Drug Rehab

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Seek Out Affordable Treatment “According to N-SSATS, some facilities offer substance abuse treatment at no charge or a sliding fee scale based on income and other factors” (SAMHSA). Seeking out affordable treatment can take some time and research, but it can be very beneficial to your overall treatment. Someone who does not feel the pressure….

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Analysis of alcoholics' brains suggests treatment target

An analysis of brain tissue samples from chronic alcoholics reveals changes that occur at the molecular level in alcohol abuse – and suggests a potential treatment target, according to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Reporting in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, the scientists said that a protein known as beta-catenin that is….

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Prescription Drug Abuse Threatens Availability of Pain Medication

Take a look in your medicine cabinet — do you spot prescription pain medication? If so, are you contributing to the nation’s dramatic increase in irresponsible prescription drug use? According to the 2008 National Drug Control Strategies Report, 71 percent of prescription pain medication abusers obtained the drugs from family and friends. Among 12- to….

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Older alcoholics ‘drink more’

Older alcoholics knock back far more than younger ones, and for those over 60 that means an average of 42.5 drinks every week, a US study released found today. The research, led by Linda Ginzer of Ohio State University and carried out in late November by the Gerontology Society of America, examined data from 43,000….

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