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Miramar Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers

Miramar, FL residents, like many U.S. residents, are struggling with a variety of substance abuse issues. Opioid abuse has become a particularly serious problem for Miramar, one that often requires professional treatment.

According to a recent statement from the city of Miramar, retail opioid prescriptions were dispensed to 51.3 out of every 100 individuals in Broward County between the years of 2006 and 2016.1 This is just one of the reasons the city used to justify its announcement that it would file an official lawsuit against certain drug manufacturers in 2018.1

Not everyone who abuses opioid drugs starts out wanting to get high. In fact, many people begin taking opioids as prescribed by a doctor to manage acute or chronic pain.2 As people build tolerance to opioids, they may begin misusing them in efforts to achieve an adequate level of pain relief. Others misuse opioids for the euphoric or calming effects they produce. Misuse includes taking the narcotic mediation more frequently or in higher doses than prescribed.

Chronic use of opioids (both taken as directed or misused) can lead to physiological dependence, in which the body adapts to the presence of the drug. Once someone is dependent, they will experience withdrawal symptoms, such as body aches, agitation, anxiety, excessive sweating, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea, if they abruptly quit using.3 Physiological dependence can develop far more quickly in someone who is misusing or abusing opioid painkillers and can contribute to a cycle of opioid abuse in which the person cannot quit on their own. Compulsive or uncontrollable opioid abuse is a hallmark of addiction and is likely to require professional treatment.

Opioid rehab programs combine several different therapeutic interventions, such as individual therapy, group counseling, family therapy, and support meetings, to provide a comprehensive approach to recovery.

If you or someone you love has been abusing opioids or another type of substance and putting their health or even their life in danger, now is the time to seek help. We have thousands of rehabilitation centers listed in our directory, so you can find a professional treatment center near you or anywhere in the country.

Sources

  1. Miramar City Government. (2018). City of Miramar Joins the Fight on Opioid Addiction.
  2. National Library of Medicine. (2018). Opioid Abuse and Addiction.
  3. National Library of Medicine. (2018). Opiate and Opioid Withdrawal.

 

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    Meet the Pros
    Trudy-Ann Powell
    Trudy-Ann Powell
    Clinical Supervisor
    Evoke Wellness FL
    Trudy-Ann Powell has over 13 years experience in the Mental Health and Addiction field with experience at the Detox, Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and the Outpatient Level of care. In which she served as the Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Coordinator, and Clinical Therapist respectably. She studied at Andrew’s University in Berrien Springs, Michigan where she completed her Master’s degree in Social Work and is a proud inductee in the Phi Alpha Honors Society. She also studied at Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica where she graduated with her Bachelor’s in Science in Counseling. She also holds her Certified Masters Addiction Professional (MCAP) in the state of Florida. She also holcds certification from the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (ICADC) along with other certifications in Marriage and Family Therapy and is also currently a Registered Social Work Intern in honorable status. Additionally, Trudy loves helping persons to recover and refocus their lives and in this regards, she attended numerous supervisory skill training workshops and seminars, all aimed at sharpening her therapy skills. She is also trained in various modalities in treating co-occurring disorders in which she specializes in DBT, CBT, 12 Steps Recovery, Reality Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, and Motivational interviewing. She specializes in Crisis Interventions/AMA blocking, Mediation, Grounding, Teaching coping skills, and Modeling. She strongly believes that recovery can only be truly attained when there is acceptance, honesty, trust, hard work, commitment to the process, the forgiveness of oneself, and family support.
    Dr. William Krieger, PhD, LCSW,MCAP,CHT,ACSW
    Dr. William Krieger, PhD, LCSW,MCAP,CHT,ACSW
    Primary Therapist
    Above All Recovery Center
    Dr. Krieger brings evidence-based practices such as Rational-Emotive-Behavioral-Therapy and Trauma Incident Reduction to life at our treatment center, inspiring clients to consider new possibilities of success for their present and their future. Dr. Krieger is a Board Certified Clinical Sexologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a peer accepted member of The Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), a Board Approved Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHt), a Master Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP), and a Board Qualified Supervisor. His wide-ranging interests have led to studies in Clinical Social Work, Hypnotherapy, Trauma, Clinical Sexology, Art History, Computer Science, Marketing, Advertising, and the Liberal Arts in New York, Florida, and Switzerland. A graduate of Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Services. Dr. Krieger was awarded Fordham’s Rev. J. McCarthy Award for Outstanding Academic and Field Achievement and has trained clinically at The American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, The Manhattan Psychiatric Center, The Albert Ellis Institute in Manhattan, The Wellness Institute, and Miami’s Trauma Resolution Center. Dr. Krieger brings evidence-based practices such as Rational-Emotive-Behavioral-Therapy and Trauma Incident Reduction to life at our treatment center, inspiring clients to consider new possibilities of success for their present and their future.
    Dr. Emilio Mantero-Atienza, MD, Ph.D, MPH. Board Certified Psychiatrist
    Dr. Emilio Mantero-Atienza, MD, Ph.D, MPH. Board Certified Psychiatrist
    Medical Director
    United Recovery Project
    Dr. Mantero as he likes to be called is a graduate of University of Sevilla School of Medicine in Sevilla, Spain. He graduated Medical School in 1981 and commenced afterwards his career as Medical Professional. Subsequently Dr. Mantero earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Biochemistry and a Master’s in Public Health & Epidemiology at the University of Miami Medical School. He was a faculty for over 15 years at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He also served as a leader in the Behavioral units at different local hospitals in Miami including Cedars Hospital, Mercy hospital, Kendall Regional Hospital, Southernwind Hospital where he concentrated in General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine (Addictionologist). Dr. Mantero serves as our Medical Director for all our levels of care including detox and PHP/IOP/OP programs and oversees the entire medical staff including APRN’s, RN’s and LPN’s.
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    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.

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    Facts About Miramar Treatment Centers In Florida, the rate of drug overdose deaths increased 325 percent between 1990 and 2001 - a shocking statistic that has devastated families across the state. Drug rehabs in Miramar offer hope to those who fear that overdose may overtake their loved one struggling with addiction.

    Through medical and psychotherapeutic care, true healing can begin and the risk of overdose can be alleviated.

    A Guide to Entering a Treatment Center

    The best way to avoid a drug overdose death when you are struggling with an active drug addiction is to enroll in a Miramar drug treatment program. How do you help your loved one enroll? You can:

    • Call the phone number listed above. Our counselors can walk you through the enrollment process, even helping you choose the right program for your loved one.
    • Consider your loved one's issues. What is your addicted family member's drug of choice? Do they experience withdrawal symptoms when they are without that drug? Are they violent? Have they experienced a traumatic event? The specifics of your loved one's experience will dictate which drug rehab is the most appropriate.
    • Take note of co-occurring mental health disorders. Depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder - any co-occurring mental health issues will need to be addressed at the same time as the addiction for the best possible outcome.
    • Consider the needs of the family. While you may be willing to give up everything to help your loved one walk away from addiction, it is important to consider the needs of everyone in the family. Will other family members require therapy to help your addicted loved one heal? Is proximity to home an issue? Are finances an issue? Choose a drug rehab that can provide for everyone.

    For the best possible outcome, it is recommended that you choose a drug rehab that can meet the specific needs of your Miramar loved one.

    Get Recovery Centers in Miramar

    Every year, drug abuse and addiction takes a higher and higher toll on the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that overdose was the second-leading cause of death in 2007 and that 93 percent of those deaths were a direct result of unintentional drug overdose.

    A Miramar drug rehab center can help your family member avoid being included in that number. Call now to find the best possible treatment solution for your loved one.