Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in Miami Gardens, Florida? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
Miami Gardens, which is located about 16 miles north of downtown Miami, faces many of the same problems with substance misuse and addiction as other cities in Miami-Dade County.
Alcohol is the top substance of abuse in Miami-Dade County, where more than one-third of patients were admitted to substance abuse treatment centers for alcohol misuse in 2016.1 Nearly 75% of those patients were aged 34 and older.1 Marijuana was the primary substance of abuse among 93% of teens aged 18 and younger who were admitted to drug rehab centers in Miami-Dade County that same year.1
Opioid addiction continues to be problematic in Miami-Dade County, which includes Miami Gardens.1 The majority of opioid-related overdose deaths in Miami-Dade County are being driven by fentanyl, particularly synthetic fentanyl.1 Between 2014 and 2017, the number of fentanyl-related deaths in Miami-Dade County increased from 9 to 258.1
Cocaine use in Miami-Dade County has been rising steadily since 2015 due to its increased production and availability from Colombia and was involved in 58% of drug overdose deaths in the county in 2016.1 Officials say cocaine is being used both knowingly and unknowingly with opioids and synthetic fentanyl.1
Fortunately, people who live in Miami Gardens are surrounded by addiction treatment centers that can help them recover from substance misuse.
There are 80 addiction treatment centers in Miami Gardens and within a 10-mile radius of the city.2 These facilities treat both substance use disorders and mental health disorders, which can greatly benefit those with a dual diagnosis.2 Drug and alcohol rehab centers in Miami Gardens make up more than 63% of all addiction treatment centers in Miami-Dade County.2
Miami Gardens is also home to 154 buprenorphine practitioners who can prescribe this medication to those in recovery from opioid addiction.2 This represents nearly 67% of all buprenorphine practitioners in Miami-Dade County.2
There are no dedicated opioid treatment programs (OTPs) in Miami Gardens.3 However, there are 5 OTPs in Miami for those willing to travel a bit farther to receive opioid detox or maintenance therapy with methadone or buprenorphine.3
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are support group meetings for those who think they may have a problem with drug or alcohol misuse. According to researchers at Stanford University, AA is nearly always more effective than psychotherapy at helping people maintain long-term abstinence from alcohol.4
There are no NA or AA meetings that take place in Miami Gardens. However, there are 114 NA meetings within a 10-mile radius of the city, and a few hundred AA meetings in nearby Miami.5, 6 People in Miami Gardens can visit the official NA website or the official Miami-Dade Intergroup AA website at any time to find a virtual or in-person NA or AA meeting nearest them.5, 6