Rehabs near Stuart
Stuart is a Florida city located in Martin County, with an estimated population of 16,293 residents. Stuart offers beautiful beaches and outdoor activities such as fishing for sailfish, but unfortunately it is also part of the increasing drug overdose numbers in Martin County. As of October 2020, there have been 190 drug overdoses in Martin County with 34 deaths. The total number of drug overdose deaths for 2019 was 27. According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, they have seized Cocaine, Crystal Meth, Heroin, and Gray Death. Gray Death is a mixture of synthetic Opioids like Carfentanyl and Heroin that is extremely dangerous. In late 2020, a pill making machine that produced 5,000 illicit pills an hour was seized in Hobe Sound, just south of Stuart. Opioids are powerfully addictive drugs that are rampant throughout America, thanks to the Opioid epidemic. Many people who are initially prescribed Opioids for an injury or surgery become addicted to them, and transition to cheaper, more accessible, and more dangerous drugs like Heroin. Those living in Stuart, Florida do not only struggle with Opioid abuse; alcohol abuse and other drug use is also seen in the beach city. It is essential to seek out treatment options for those struggling with an addiction. There are many options for treatment in Stuart as well as the rest of the state of Florida.
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Visit Florida. Stuart. Retrieved January 11, 2021 at https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/cities/stuart.html
Fox 29. (2020). Drug overdoses on the rise in Martin County. Retrieved January 11, 2021 at https://www.wflx.com/2020/07/13/drug-overdoses-rise-martin-county/
12 News. (2020). Martin County Sheriff’s Office seizes pill-making machine, drugs, $89,000 cash. Retrieved January 11, 2021 at https://cbs12.com/news/local/martin-county-sheriffs-office-seizes-pill-making-machine-drugs-89000-cash