Looking for a detox or rehab center near you in Thonotosassa, Florida? Browse the listings below to find the best addiction treatment center for you.
Thonotosassa is in the northeastern part of Hillsborough County, where opioid misuse and overdose cases are serious public health concerns. It is located just minutes away from Tampa and shares many of the same problems with substance misuse as this third-most populated city in Florida.
In 2020, there were 485 drug overdose cases and 3,028 drug-related arrests in Hillsborough County.1 In 2021, there were 8,674 emergency medical service (EMS) overdose responses compared with 7,286 in 2020.1, 2 An estimated 34% of the EMS responses in 2020 were related to opioids, and opioids were implicated in more than 84% of the drug overdose deaths that occurred in Hillsborough County that same year.2
In 2017, the drugs that represented the majority of admissions to addiction treatment centers in Hillsborough County were marijuana, alcohol, and opioids.3 The number of admissions for heroin addiction increased by more than 315% from 2012 to 2017 in tandem with the local increase in opioid use during that same period.3
In 2018, the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner (ME) reported seeing a notable rise in cocaine-related deaths with a resurgence of methamphetamine-related deaths.3 The ME added that the majority of drug overdose deaths in the county involved multiple substances of abuse.3
There is one addiction treatment facility in Thonotosassa located at 11309 Tom Folsom Road.4 This facility accepts male patients only and offers residential rehab programs and behavioral therapies for addiction, including dual diagnosis for those with co-occurring mental health disorders.4
There are 14 other drug and alcohol rehab centers near Thonotosassa within a 10-mile radius.4 The majority of these facilities are located in Tampa, though there are 2 facilities in Brandon and one facility in Wesley Chapel.4 These rehab centers offer a variety of addiction therapies, including detox, dual diagnosis therapy, and outpatient rehab.4
Thonotosassa residents who need help recovering from opioid addiction have the option of seeing any one of 64 buprenorphine practitioners in the area.5 Buprenorphine is a medication that can reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms and increase patient safety in the event of an overdose.6 It can be prescribed in an outpatient setting by licensed practitioners.6 The number of buprenorphine practitioners near Thonotosassa represents more than 2.6% of the total number of practitioners in the state.5
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are some of the many self-help support groups demonstrated to help people achieve and maintain abstinence from drugs and alcohol.7 Twelve-step programs like these can complement the effects of professional addiction treatment and help people adopt healthier behaviors they can practice for life.7
No AA groups meet in Thonotosassa, though several groups meet in nearby cities, including Dover, Plant City, and Tampa.8 AA meetings are available in person and online and meet seven days a week at varying times of the day.8 Thonotosassa residents who want to attend an AA meeting can access a complete list of meeting locations and times on the official website for the Tri-County Central Office Tampa AA.8
NA does not have any groups that meet in Thonotosassa, though there are 77 meetings within a 10-mile radius of the city.9 Most nearby NA groups meet in Brandon and Tampa, though virtual meetings are also available for those who wish to stay at home.9 A complete list of NA meeting locations and times near Thonotosassa is available on the official NA website.9