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South Florida Drug and Alcohol Addiction Resources

Written by Jonathan Strum

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Last Updated - 12/29/22

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If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, help is available. Speak with a Recovery Advocate by calling 888-648-0738 now.

Anyone can have an addiction, regardless of age, gender, health, race or ethnicity. The best treatment for drug or alcohol addiction is to attend an inpatient or outpatient program at an addiction rehabilitation facility. As such, it is important that people understand where and how to find treatment.

Struggling with addiction and seeking treatment can be challenging, however, especially if the person doesn’t have a strong support network of friends or family. For those looking to find addiction resources for a loved one, the options available can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are programs available that can cater toward adults, teens, veterans, college students and people from all walks of life.

Whether you’re searching for a specialized treatment facility or simply looking to learn more about rehab, The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health has a variety of resources that can help you make well-informed decisions going forward. Use this guide to educate yourself and your loved ones on various groups affected by addiction.

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Family and Friends

It’s important for people in recovery to have a strong support network at their side. As a friend or family member of someone with an addiction, learn more about drug addiction resources and ways you can help your loved one.

Teen Addiction

As the parent of a teenager, you likely feel that it is your job to protect your children. If your teen is struggling with an addiction, learn how you can identify addiction early and help them seek teen addiction treatment.

College Students

College is often the first time adolescents are away from their parents. Sometimes, the newfound freedom can lead to drug abuse in college students. Learn about the resources available for college students struggling with addiction.

First Responders

Many first responders experience tragic events and traumatic experiences firsthand. These experiences can cause mental health issues that lead to substance misuse and addiction. Learn how to identify these disorders in first responders and ways to find them help.


Veterans put their lives on the line to protect our country, and they often struggle with mental health conditions as a result. Find out more about programs for veteran drug abuse and co-occurring mental health conditions.