Counselors and therapists can help you identify factors that underly your substance use, to avoid triggers, to strengthen your motivation, and to navigate treatment options. They can also team with certified professionals to administer medication-assisted treatment. More on counseling.
Physicians authorized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to treat patients for opioid dependency using medicine.
Support groups provide a space for getting social support, a sense of empowerment, and motivation from people who have faced — or are facing — similar challenges and circumstances. More on support groups.
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Addiction Treatment Centers Near Me
Location is an important factor to consider when searching for an addiction treatment center that is right for you. If you are looking for an outpatient center, you may want to consider a facility that is nearby, so day-to-day travel can be limited. Your search for an inpatient center, however, may include facilities that are further away because you would be residing there while receiving treatment.
There are dozens of rehab facilities in and around Tampa. Egypt Lake-Leto has the most rehab center options. There are also many options in Tampa, itself, followed by Temple Terrace, Largo, Kissimmee, and Sarasota.
Choosing the Best Rehab Facility
Once you’re ready to take action and find help, Start Your Recovery is a great resource that can be used to learn about substance misuse and start your search for the facility that is right for you.
The Tampa area has several addiction treatment facility options. They include dozens of:
Many local centers offer specialized treatment for adolescents, LGBT patients, veterans, and people who are deaf and hard of hearing. There are also several transitional housing options to help you get back on your feet after receiving treatment.
When looking for a rehab center that is right for you, it is also important to consider the different payment options that are available. Facilities in the Tampa area allow patients to pay for treatment in various ways.
Most rehab centers in and around Tampa accept private health insurance. Many also accept Medicaid and Medicare, and dozens of treatment facilities offer a sliding fee scale, based on the person’s income. While several places offer payment assistance, only a small percentage offers free or no-cost care.
Recognizing the differences between inpatient and outpatient treatment will help you decide which type of facility is best for you and your individual needs.
Inpatient treatment can take place in either a hospital-like setting, where there is intensive monitoring, or in a more residential setting. Residential inpatient centers allow patients to live at the facility while being treated. Patients can typically stay at short-term facilities for three to six weeks and stay at long-term facilities for about six months to a year.
There are dozens of inpatient treatment centers to choose from in the Tampa area.
Outpatient treatment takes place at a program site, where patients can come and go as they choose. That way, they can continue to live at home, while receiving care and support. Since travel is involved, people are often encouraged to look for an outpatient center that is close to home.
Egypt Lake-Leto and Largo have the highest number of outpatient rehab centers, followed by Temple Terrace and Tampa, itself. There are also several outpatient facilities in Sarasota and Kissimmee.
Local Government Programs
Immunity from Arrest
Under Florida law, any individual acting in good faith who seeks medical or emergency assistance for someone who is experiencing an overdose may not be arrested or prosecuted for a drug-related, criminal offense. Likewise, any person who is experiencing an overdose may not be arrested or prosecuted for a drug-related, criminal offense.