Substance use disorders can affect a person’s health, relationships, and functioning at work or school. The most common substance use disorders are alcoholism, drug addiction (hallucinogens, opioids, stimulants), and smoking (tobacco, cannabis).
Symptoms of substance abuse vary, but can include:
- Continued use despite negative effects on life
- Developing a tolerance
- Problems controlling use when tempted
- Spending a lot of time to acquire and use the substance
- Uncontrollable cravings
- Using in risky situations
- Using more over time
- Withdrawal symptoms after not using
Why Choose UHealth?
Confidential, multidisciplinary treatments for all types of addiction. You have access to a variety of inpatient (hospital stay) and outpatient (clinic) recovery services, including detoxification programs managed by teams of specially trained psychiatrists, neurologists, and internal medicine doctors. We offer 24-hour nurse support for safe withdrawal, private or group counseling, and health and recovery programs created just for you.
Groundbreaking substance abuse research and care for dual diagnoses. You can trust you’ll receive state-of-the-art treatment and care because we’re researching novel therapies for substance use disorders, like opioid addiction. We’re also pioneering innovative treatments for alcohol use with co-existing bipolar disorder and HIV/AIDS.Marchman Act receiving facility. Just as UMH is a Baker Act receiving facility, we are also a Marchman Act receiving facility. This permits for involuntary admission and examination for individuals requiring substance abuse evaluation and treatment in Florida. For more information, please contact 305-689-4444.