Drug Rehab and Dual Diagnosis Punta Gorda FL

The need for drug rehab to heal alcoholism and drug addiction goes far beyond physical reliance. There are often much deeper, underlying psychological issues that contribute to drinking and these factors need to be rooted out and addressed for recovery to be successful.

Charlotte Behavioral Healthcare
(941) 639-8300x226
1700 Education Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults

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Mission Unity Inc
(941) 286-1158
3512 Depew Circle
Port Charlotte, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
Spanish

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Operation Par Inc
(239) 338-2300
535 Pine Island Road
Fort Myers, FL
Hotline
(888) 727-6398
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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American Family Counseling Inc
(954) 772-7696
970 West Mcnab
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Clay and Baker Kids Net Inc
(904) 278-5644x2005
3292 CR 220
Middleburg, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Harbor Counseling and Lighthouse
(941) 255-5900
3596 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Tri-County Counseling and Life
(941) 429-0804
3115 Bobcat Village Center Road
North Port, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Healthcare Connection of Tampa Inc
(813) 931-5560
825 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Center for Drug Free Living Inc
(407) 297-2010
8301 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Better Way of Miami Inc
(305) 634-3409x105
800 NW 28th Street
Miami, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Residential beds for clients' children, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Drug Rehab and Dual Diagnosis

The need for drug rehab to heal alcoholism and drug addiction goes far beyond physical reliance. There are often much deeper, underlying psychological issues that contribute to drinking and these factors need to be rooted out and addressed for recovery to be successful.

The psychological need or craving for drugs and alcohol is the most difficult part of the recovery process to treat. Oftentimes there is chemical imbalance present that may create mood disorders and a person will self-medicate with drugs and alcohol in order to stabilize their emotions. For instance, someone who is depressed may turn to stimulants to boost their mood while someone who suffers from anxiety may take a drink or a Xanax to calm down. Individuals may not even be aware they are using drugs and alcohol to balance out a chemical imbalance. In the process of self-medicating, they become addicted to drugs and alcohol. For this reason, it’s necessary for an individual to be properly diagnosed with a clinical evaluation for successful treatment in drug rehab and dual diagnosis .

Drug Rehab: Clinical Evaluation

A clinical evaluation is generally given by a psychologist using proven diagnostic tests to determine whether an underlying chemical imbalance is present that could be contributing to the addiction. If an individual is diagnosed with bi-polar disorder or anxiety in addition to alcoholism or drug addiction, this is referred to as dual diagnosis in drug rehab or co-occurring disorders. Once ...

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