Why choose Florida for Drug Rehab?

Why choose Florida for Drug Rehab?

There are a lot of great reasons to choose Florida for drug rehab and today I would like to go over the reasons why many people choose this great state to get sober.

People, Places, and Things

There is a saying in the recovery community that in order to get sober and have the best chance of maintaining your sobriety, you don’t have to change anything, you just have to change everything.  By everything, it is meant that you should change people, places and things.

  • People: It is not a good idea to hang out with the people you used to associate with during your drinking and drugging days.  This is one of the quickest ways back into active addiction, because these people are not healthy and want company at their level.  You must change your “friends” and I use that term lightly, because would a true friend let you actively abuse drugs and alcohol?  You need to hang around people that are working to make their lives better and staying sober. These types of friends will be good influences on you and hold you accountable, which is what a true friend does.
  • Places:  A lot of people in early recovery find it challenging to stay sober in the same environment that they used to drink and drug in.  When you are driving through the old neighborhoods where you used to be in active addiction, the memories can come flooding in and trigger you.  So, with that in mind, you want to consider moving to a completely new area and entering treatment there.  Florida has a lot of drug rehab centers and people love getting sober by the beach.  Just an idea to consider when you are looking for a rehab center to help you start a new life.
  • Things: The things or activities that you used to do while drugging, must be changed as well.  This may seem like a lot to handle, but you will be able to manage things better than you think.  You can find new hobbies and also rekindle old ones that you let die during your addiction.  There are a lot of great things to do in life, and you will realize that an active drug addiction prevents you from experience the fullness and richness of life. Some of the other things that you might want to change when you get sober, include your life path and career goals.  You can go back and finish up school or even do something that surprises you.  You have full control now that you are clean and sober to create the life of your dreams.

Think Florida is too Far Away for Drug Rehab?

Think again.  It might be the best thing you can do for yourself and your sobriety.  Getting away from the old life that you are trying to leave behind is essential when trying to create a new life.  Florida is one of the most accessible states in the country, with many transportation hubs in South Florida alone.  This makes it easy to transport people down who are in need of recovery and it does not cost much.  Also, when it is time to work on the family system and heal the family as a whole, Florida is easy to get to.

Most people think of family vacations and trips to visit grandparents when they think Florida, but it offers so much more than this.  It has developed a lot over the last 10-15 years and one of the biggest areas of growth has been the recovery scene.  Not only is Florida a great place to get sober because of the area and what it offers, but also because there are so many people in Florida who are living the same kind of life.  It is very easy to meet and relate to people in Florida, because there are so many people living a sober lifestyle.

Solution Based Drug Rehab Center

If you are considering a Florida drug rehab, consider us.  We offer solution focused treatment options, meaning we do not want you to come back.  We want you to get well and have a great life and help others in the process.  This is our mission and how we operate, so if you are looking for a different Florida treatment center, then we are just what you have been looking for.  Contact us today to speak with an admissions counselor.  You are our number one priority.  Call us at 1 (888) 929-4686


About the Author:

Andrey Rossin is the founder and director of the Into Action Treatment center. His life's mission is to help people recover from drug and alcohol addiction. He has been on the other side of addiction and knows that recovery is always possible and is there to lend a helping hand to all those suffering with an addiction. Google Profile


  1. Rehab  March 13, 2012

    Researching rehabilitation centers and programs is a must if one wants to find the right center for themselves or for a loved one. Finding the right center can be the difference between succeeding and not succeeding in overcoming an addiction. This article gives the reader many topics to thinking about when looking at the possible centers in Florida.

  2. Gabs  March 14, 2012

    Consumption of drugs has become very common among kids in today’s world. So, if parents find out from local drug testing centers that their child is drug addicted, they must soon admit their child to drug rehabilitation center for their child’s betterment.

  3. Livia Lund  April 5, 2012

    Once someone is addicted, it often becomes nearly impossible for an individual to stop using on their own and individuals must seek drug or alcohol rehabilitation. Good thing we have lots of professional help here in Florida (or is it even good that we have lots of rehab centers here?).

  4. Jones  April 21, 2012

    Hey this was really an interesting article. Well it has been seen that choosing a drug rehab is a very important decision. Not all drug rehab facilities are the same, and you want to find a drug rehab that is right for you. I think there are many drug rehab facilities in Florida. Keep up the good work.


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