Located in Pinellas County, Largo, Florida faces its share of problems with drug and alcohol abuse. In fact, every 32 hours in Pinellas County, someone dies of a drug overdose.1
If you are living in Largo and you know it’s time to change your life, you may be ready to enter a professional treatment program. Treating a substance addiction is best handled with professional care. Therapists and addiction counselors can help you get sober by addressing the issues that led you to abuse substances in the first place, as well as equipping you with healthy coping skills to use when faced with triggers.
Florida ranks 22nd in treatment centers servicing/accepting active duty military per 100,000 residents. Wisconsin is just 1 spot better, ranked 21 out of the United States. Michigan is ranked one spot worse at spot 23.
When adjusted for population, Florida ranks 23rd in treatment centers servicing/accepting other treatment approaches. Iowa is ranked one spot better at spot 22. Hawaii is ranked slightly worse, ranked 24.
For persons with HIV or AIDS clients, Florida ranks 24th in population-adjusted treatment centers. Illinois is ranked one spot better at spot 23. The US National Average is ranked slightly worse, ranked 25.
Florida is 24th among U.S. states in treatment centers servicing or accepting members of military families. Illinois is ranked one spot better at spot 23. Delaware is ranked slightly worse, ranked 25.
Florida ranks 28th in treatment centers servicing/accepting veterans per 100,000 residents. One spot better is Rhode Island, ranked 27 in the U.S. Wisconsin is just 1 spot worse, ranked 29 out of the United States.
Guide to Largo Rehab Programs
For some time, Largo, Florida had a reputation for vacillating between calling itself a city or a town. It settled on city in 1974. If you, yourself have been vacillating between entering a Largo drug treatment center and not, we understand. Seeking help for a substance addiction is difficult and requires plenty of careful consideration.
Things to Discuss Before Entering Rehabilitation Treatment
If you have children and you plan to check into an inpatient rehabilitation program, you’ll need to talk with them about your absence. When you sit them down, be sure to keep the conversation age-appropriate and do a lot of listening. They’re going to want to know how this decision affects them and the rest of the family.
The Serious Danger of Bath Salts
Also known as “legal cocaine,” PABS or psychoactive bath salts are one of the most dangerous synthetic drugs on the black market. Its dangerous side effects include:
Researching a Rehab Center in Largo
When you enter a drug rehab facility, you may be tempted to try to sneak in some drugs just to get you through your stay. When it’s an inpatient facility, this is behavior that can get you kicked out permanently. A common mistake some people make is they believe that once they are checked into a facility, they cannot leave. This is untrue. Unless you are under a court order, as an adult, you can leave treatment whenever you wish. This just means that you must truly be dedicated to your recovery to see your treatment through.
If you’re still feeling indecisive, pick up the phone and call us today.
We can help you find the right treatment center in or near Largo. You don’t have to make any commitments just now. Just talk and we’ll listen.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.