Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Hilliard, Florida

Substance Abuse In Hilliard & Nassau County

Florida has struggled with substance abuse for decades now, with recent trends indicating a shift toward opioid abuse. Take a look at some troubling statistics from the state:

  • According to a 2016 report, of the 27,383 deaths investigated by Florida’s medical examiners, toxicology results determined that drugs were present in 11,910 deaths.
  • Compared to 2015, total drug-related deaths increased by 22 percent, while opioid-related deaths increased by 35 percent.
  • Approximately 24 percent more (6,658) individuals died with one or more prescription drugs in their system, while 40 percent more died with at least one prescription drug.
  • Prescription drugs accounted for 61 percent of all drug occurrences in the report.

Traveling For Addiction Treatment

Residents of Hilliard, Florida will likely need to travel to get treatment for a substance use disorder, but it can be beneficial to consider out-of-state options for more personalized treatment plans. Since navigating the process of selecting a recovery center might seem daunting, consider speaking to an experienced treatment specialist for advice and guidance along the way.

Contact and a professional will be able to answer any questions and offer suggestions that cater to the unique needs of each person.

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