Substance Abuse Treatment and Statistics in East Tampa

Increased substance use among East Tampa residents and the resulting outcomes spotlight the need for intervention and drug rehab centers in Tampa and throughout Hillsborough County.

This Florida rehab guide serves to help those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction find the information and resources needed to begin the road to recovery.

Addiction Treatment Services in East Tampa
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Addiction Treatment Services in East Tampa

If you are an East Tampa resident struggling with addiction, entering alcohol and drug rehab is a positive step toward a new life. Located in Tampa, clinicians at River Oaks Treatment Center develop a customized treatment plan for every individual because not everyone’s addiction experience is the same.

When a patient starts treatment, River Oaks clinicians consider a variety of factors to create an individual’s plan, including the:

  • Type of substance(s) used.
  • Duration of addiction.
  • Co-occurring issues (depression, anxiety, etc.).
  • Motivation for undergoing treatment.
  • And more.
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East Tampa Drug and Alcohol Addiction Statistics
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East Tampa Drug and Alcohol Addiction Statistics

Florida has a long history of concerning drug and alcohol addiction statistics. In 2020, the state had the second highest number of drug overdose deaths in the country.1 Of the 7,231 deaths, 1,255 were prescription opioid related.1,2

In Hillsborough County—where East Tampa, Florida is located—there were 534 fatal drug overdoses in 2021.4 Of these, 452 were suspected opioid overdose deaths.3

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