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

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