Jacksonville, Florida Detox Centers

Addiction rates among youth and adults in Jacksonville are higher than in many other parts of Florida due to the city’s close proximity to Atlanta — one of the largest drug distribution centers on the east coast. Alcohol, marijuana, and heroin are among the top substances abused in Jacksonville, while painkiller use continues to rise every year.

Jacksonville, FL detox centers use medications and other therapies that reduce discomfort for those ready to overcome addiction. Detox centers will guide you safely through withdrawal from drugs and alcohol with a lowered risk for serious health risks.

Jacksonville Addiction Stats

  • Approximately 1 in 3 Jacksonville high school students use alcohol regularly.
  • Approximately 1 in 6 Jacksonville high school students attend school regularly under the influence of substances.
  • Opioid overdose deaths are rising every month in Jacksonville due to higher rates of fentanyl use.


Causes & Signs of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse can be caused by peer pressure, or from misusing prescription drugs that carry a high risk for addiction. Those who suffer from mental health disorders like bipolar disorder and PTSD may also start abusing drugs and alcohol to mask symptoms of depression.

Physical signs of drug abuse:

  • Dilated or constricted pupils
  • Slurred speech
  • Sudden weight loss or weight gain
  • Runny nose

More Detox Centers in Jacksonville

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Wekiva Springs

3947 Salisbury Road
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Stepping Stone Center for Recovery

1815 Corporate Square Boulevard
Building 100
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Jacksonville Metro Treatment Center

4427 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Greenfield Center

3 Shircliff Way
Suite 640
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Gateway Community Services Inc New Beginnings

555 Stockton Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Breakthroughs Counseling and Recovery

3810 Williamsburg Park Boulevard
Suite 3
Jacksonville, FL 32257

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Getting Help in Jacksonville

Jacksonville is home to dozens of treatment centers ready to help you overcome physical dependency on alcohol and drugs — including inhalants, crystal meth, and fentanyl. Our caring drug abuse counselors are on standby 24/7 to help you choose a detox center. Recover from a long-term alcohol addiction with inpatient treatment at Wekiva Springs, or safely overcome a severe heroin addiction at Jacksonville Metro Treatment Center.

Choosing From Many Jacksonville Detox Centers

Finding the best detox center can be tough when you’re also battling addiction. Use these tips when exploring your options for nearby Jacksonville, FL detox centers.

  • Treat the root cause

    Detox helps you overcome physical dependency on drugs and alcohol, but doesn’t treat underlying mental causes of addiction. Search for Jacksonville, FL detox centers that also offer counseling services so you can recover from addiction as a whole.

  • Know your detox options

    Detox can be performed naturally using nutrition and exercise therapy, or involve the use of medications that relieve one or more withdrawal symptoms. Ask Jacksonville, FL detox centers how their detox treatments work, and whether they can relieve discomfort associated with cravings and withdrawal.

  • Seek aftercare

    Aftercare programs help you stay sober and maintain a healthy lifestyle indefinitely following treatment. Look for Jacksonville, FL detox centers that offer aftercare in the form of support groups, family counseling, and relapse prevention education.

Contact Us

Drug addiction can be difficult to beat on your own without help. If you need help overcoming addiction, call our 24/7 confidential helpline at 800-654-0987 to speak with a drug abuse counselor about your options for nearby Jacksonville, FL detox centers.