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Destin, Florida Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

Destin, FL has nearby choices for addiction treatment including: 2 medicaid treatment centers, 2 inpatient rehab centers, 4 drug rehabs that take private insurance like Aetna, 2 drug detox, 3 outpatient treatment programs.

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Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities Serving the Destin, Florida Area:

    alcohol rehab program - Bayshore Retreat LLC FL
    457 Calhoun Avenue
    Destin, FL. 32541

    Bayshore Retreat in Destin Florida. Welcome to a drug and alcohol treatment center as unique as you are. Our home environment and non-12 step program for drug or alcohol addiction takes the fear out of rehab. Our mission is to provide quality care and help those who want to change their life from addiction.

    Eglin Community Based Outpatient ClinicCARF AccreditedJoint Commission CertifiedSAMHSA

    drug treatment facility - Eglin Community Based FL
    100 Veterans Way
    Eglin AFB, FL. 32542

    Eglin Community Based is 10 miles from Destin, Florida

    Eglin Community Based is a drug and alcohol rehab facility for people residing in Destin and its surrounding areas while battling an alcohol and drug abuse issue and co-occurring mental health disorder. It provides services like vocational rehabilitation services, dialectical behavior therapy, trauma therapy, brief intervention approach, trauma-related counseling, behavior modification and more, that are in line with its philosophy of the treatments that have been proved to work.

    In the same way, Eglin Community Based believes in individualized care to make sure that their patients achieve the best possible results. The drug and alcohol treatment facility has also specialized in other treatments like veterans, aftercare/continuing care, programs for the hearing impaired, clients with HIV/AIDS, child care for clients children, clients referred from the court/judicial system - among many others. Many of these services are also provided by Eglin Community Based in various settings like short term drug addiction treatment, inpatient drug treatment, long term drug rehab programs, outpatient detoxification programs, outpatient hospital programs, as well as others.

    In addition, it has aftercare plans designed to help you achieve permanent stability. These programs have made sure that Eglin Community Based has a special place within the Destin, FL. area, especially because they promote both positive short and long term outcomes for the clients who enroll into this alcohol and drug rehab program. Last but not least, Eglin Community Based accepts private medical insurance, private pay, medicaid, medicare, sliding fee scale, state education funds, access to recovery (atr) voucher and others.

    Bridgeway Center IncCARF AccreditedSAMHSA

    drug treatment facility - Bridgeway Center Inc FL
    137 Hospital Drive
    Fort Walton Beach, FL. 32548

    Bridgeway Center Inc is 11.5 miles from Destin, FL

    Bridgeway Center Inc. works out of Fort Walton Beach, FL where it is focused on providing the best quality recovery and rehabilitation services. As a human service agency, it takes care of the needs of clients living in eastern Iowa and west central Illinois, which it has been doing for several decades now.

    Twelve Oaks Treatment CenterCARF AccreditedSAMHSA

    alcohol treatment facility - Twelve Oaks Treatment Center FL
    2068 Healthcare Avenue
    Navarre, FL. 32566

    Twelve Oaks Treatment Center is 24.5 miles from Destin, Florida

    Our exclusive addiction rehab center near Pensacola, Florida, offers unique treatment programs for detox, residential drug & alcohol abuse recovery, outpatient therapy, and specialty addiction tracks.

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      What are the effects of drug addiction on the brain?

      Drug addiction significantly impacts the brain's structure and function. Here are the key effects:

      • Alteration of Neurotransmitters: Drugs can excessively stimulate the brain's reward system by flooding it with dopamine, a neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and reward. This abnormal stimulation produces euphoria and motivates repeated drug use.
      • Brain Reward System Disruption: Over time, continued use of drugs leads to changes in other brain circuits and systems. The overstimulation of the reward circuit causes the intensely pleasurable 'high' that leads people to take a drug again and again.
      • Cognitive Functioning and Decision Making: Extended drug use can alter the brain's prefrontal cortex, the region responsible for decision-making, impulse control, judgment, and problem-solving, leading to poor decision-making and impulsivity.
      • Memory and Learning: The hippocampus, vital for learning and memory, can also be affected, making it harder to learn and remember information.
      • Stress Regulation: Chronic drug use can affect the brain's amygdala, leading to increased stress levels and difficulty in managing anxiety and stress, which can potentially contribute to the cycle of addiction.
      • Physical Dependence and Withdrawal: Over time, the brain adapts to the drug, diminishing its sensitivity and making it hard to feel pleasure from anything besides the drug. When the drug is withdrawn, it leads to discomfort and withdrawal symptoms, as the brain readjusts to the absence of the drug.
      • Neurotoxicity: Some drugs can cause neurons to die due to overactivation or neurotoxicity, causing lasting damage to brain regions.

      What are the effects of fentanyl?

      Pain relief: Fentanyl's primary medical use is for pain relief, as it binds to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord to reduce the perception of pain and increase pain tolerance.

      Euphoria: Like other opioids, fentanyl can produce feelings of euphoria by increasing the release of neurotransmitters such as dopamine in the brain, which can contribute to its potential for abuse and addiction.

      Sedation: Fentanyl can cause drowsiness, sedation, and a general feeling of relaxation. In medical settings, this effect is often desirable, but it can be dangerous if the drug is taken recreationally or without proper supervision.

      Respiratory depression: One of the most severe side effects of fentanyl is respiratory depression, which is a slowing of the breathing rate. This can lead to a lack of oxygen, resulting in brain damage, coma, or death, especially if taken in high doses or combined with other substances that suppress breathing.

      Nausea and vomiting: Fentanyl can cause gastrointestinal side effects, such as nausea and vomiting, which are common among opioid users.

      Constipation: Opioids like fentanyl can slow down the movement of food through the digestive tract, resulting in constipation.

      Itching: Fentanyl and other opioids can cause histamine release, leading to itching or skin irritation in some users.

      Dependence and addiction: Due to its potency, fentanyl has a high potential for dependence and addiction. Prolonged use can lead to physical dependence, withdrawal symptoms, and psychological addiction, making it challenging to stop using the drug.

      Overdose: Fentanyl's potency increases the risk of overdose, which can be life-threatening. Symptoms of fentanyl overdose include extreme drowsiness, difficulty breathing, slow heart rate, low blood pressure, and unconsciousness. Naloxone, an opioid antagonist, can be administered to reverse the effects of a fentanyl overdose, but multiple doses may be required due to fentanyl's potency.

      Where can I get help for my addiction to drugs with very little money?

      If you're seeking help for your addiction to drugs and have limited financial resources, there are several options available to you. These organizations and services can provide support, counseling, and treatment at little to no cost:

      • National Helplines: Our own helpline (1-877-882-9275) or the SAMHSA National Helpline (1-800-662-HELP) provides free, confidential, 24/7 assistance in English and Spanish.
      • Local Support Groups: Many communities have support groups, such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) or SMART Recovery, that offer peer-to-peer support and resources for individuals struggling with addiction. These meetings are typically free and can be found in various locations.
      • Non-profit and Faith-based Organizations: Some non-profit and faith-based organizations offer free or low-cost addiction treatment services, such as counseling, group therapy, and recovery programs. Contact local community centers, churches, mosques, or synagogues to inquire about available resources.
      • Sliding Scale Treatment Centers: Some addiction treatment centers offer services on a sliding scale, meaning they adjust fees based on your income level. Contact local treatment centers and inquire about their financial assistance options.
      • State-Funded Treatment Programs: Many states provide funding for addiction treatment programs that offer free or low-cost services to eligible residents. Contact your state's health department or substance abuse agency to learn more about available programs.
      • Medicaid: If you are eligible for Medicaid, it may cover substance abuse treatment services, including detoxification, counseling, and medication-assisted therapy. Check with your state's Medicaid office for more information on covered services and eligibility requirements.

      National Non Profit Helpline - 1-877-882-9275
      Our National Non Profit Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for individuals and families faced with mental and/or substance use disorders.

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      Our service provides referrals to licensed treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. You don't have to struggle alone with addiction. Help is just a phone call away. Call 1-877-882-9275 now to get the help you need and deserve.


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