Delray Beach has a disturbing trend of people overdosing on heroin. The numerical range of heroin overdosage has surpassed the lower sixties percent mark and is up to 66%. Seven people have already died from the heroin overdoses. It’s sounds like there needs to be more Sober living in Delay Beach.
Law enforcement has warned that the narcotics pushers will target emotionally fragile junkies, who are looking for help within the South Florida rehab centers. The drugs being used to mixed heroin now are usually deadly.
People have been overdosing in other places besides sober homes. The recovery residential detox centers are a chance for to help those going through withdrawals to attending a sober living Delay beach in a comfortable manner without withdrawing during the process. However, recovering addicts are also overdosing in parking lots, bathrooms, businesses etc and something needs to be done when they are not being supervised.
The current heroin being distributed on the streets, has a new deadly mix to it. The prescription painkiller fentanyl is being mixed with traditional heroin. This painkiller which should be utilized for hospital use only. It is more dangerous than morphine. The heroin mixed with this substance will last longer, and unfortunately, the dealer will happily profit from it.
The year before 2016, The U.S Drug Enforcement Administration explained that fentanyl is a threat to the general public’s safety.
Approximately 200 individuals a month will visit Palm Beach County to get help with drug addiction, according to various task forces within Delray Beach. It is recommended to remain in a sober home after one has completed an intensive care stay in a rehab center due to drug use. The purpose of sober living homes are to obtain job skills with the hopes of going back to work once one has recovered, learning people skills, engaging in the ever so active Sober community, they must attend multiple AA or NA per month etc….
Delray Beach had 372 drug overdoses in Delray Beach July of 2016. The nearby area of Boynton Beach had 189 overdoses, though still not as high as Delray Beach.
People with drug problem from the Northeast, are told to go to drug detox center in Florida. However, Once the patients insurance runs out, they are tossed out on the street.
Approximately 1500 licensed sober homes in Florida, have about 400 sober housing treatment facilitators in Palm Beach County, according to the Department of Children and Families. While many of these sober housing operate without a license, the state Legislature enforced a new law that commands certification of a drug detox center that inherit patients from regulated and licensed treatment centers. The aim is about sober living homes in Delray Beach.
Florida is under pressure to coordinate push and pull efforts among law enforcement. Efforts will be applied for the vulnerable to not be preyed upon. There cannot be the continuation of sober home insurance frauds, that will target junkies into rehab services, and then ditch them once they’re out of cash.
The Palm Beach County main priority is about sobriety. The Sober Homes Task Force is aiming to increase awareness and reduce fraudulent insurance scams. The teamed task force is ready to push for statewide legislation within the next year.