Navigation Links
Drug Abuse Costing Florida Taxpayers $300 Million
Date:8/22/2013

Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 22, 2013

The Florida Department of Corrections reported that the state's taxpayers are paying out about $300 million a year to house people incarcerated for drug offenses, as reported by the Bradenton Herald (8/19) in their news article titled, Push for leniency in drug sentencing has been a hard sell in Florida.

Drug abuse in Florida is best addressed by certified detox centers who are trained to best handle the abusers on a case by case basis. It is only through the professional help administered at these facilities that we can lower the instances of drug abuse.

A 24/7 medically supervised detox center, Harbor Village provides clients with a professional team who is trained specifically to deal with the many types of abuse.

At Harbor Village, clients with drug and alcohol issues can begin a proven step-by-step program to help them eliminate their addiction. Each client receives private drug treatment in a luxury, state-of-the art environment where they are welcomed with upscale accommodations including a beautifully furnished suite with satellite television, 30,000 square feet of outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, nutritious, gourmet dining and the personalized support of everyone at the facility.

According to Push for leniency in drug sentencing has been a hard sell in Florida, the cost of incarcerating a drug offender for a mandatory three-year prison sentence in Florida is estimated at $58,400, while the cost of treatment in a work release program is $19,130, based on an analysis by the Florida Office of Program and Policy Analysis and Government Accountability.

Anyone completing a drug abuse or work release program has a greater likelihood of achieving future success at their next job and sustaining a clean criminal record. However, the data shows, three in five drug offenders return on a drug offense.

“Harbor Village invites people from all states to experience detoxification in our upscale facility. If you have an addiction to drugs or alcohol, we want to help you,” said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/ ;
or call the 24/7 hotline at 1-855-338-6900.

Media Contact: 
Robert Niznik 
Harbor Village 
Miami, FL 
305-999-5728 
robert(at)harborvillageflorida(dot)com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11039911.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Nursing Home Abuse Attorney, Jonathan Rosenfeld, Reacts To Landmark Nursing Home Negligence Verdict
2. College Wages War on School Alcohol Abuse After Student Dies
3. To Reduce Overdose Deaths, Report Calls for More Drug Abuse Treatment
4. Women who were physically abused during childhood more likely to be obese
5. New! How Parents Can Fight Heroin Abuse with Help from Narconon
6. Substance Abuse Addictions Contributing To Nationwide Bankruptcy Epidemic
7. OSAT Now Offering Online Substance Abuse Treatment for Those Recovering from Alcohol and Drug Addiction
8. Ending the Cycle of Drug Abuse in Padova
9. Does physician verbal abuse create a bad working environment -- or the reverse?
10. Novus Medical Detox Predicts Taxpayer-Paid Drug Abuse Amid Medicare Fraud, Urges Federal Regulations
11. ASTRO applauds new GAO report on physician self-referral abuse
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... Rosica Communications, a ... thought leadership , media relations, social media, content marketing and SEO, is now ... through Act-On, an intuitive marketing automation platform. , Rosica will now offer the ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The 89th Academy Awards will be celebrated this weekend, which ... Center Bunkum Award. We invite you to enjoy our 11th annual tongue-in-cheek “salute” to ... the Center for American Progress (CAP), for its report, Lessons From State Performance on ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Hamlin Dental Group and Dr. Hamid Reza, ... a raffle. Throughout the month of February, patients who visit Hamlin Dental Group will ... a dinner for two at the Cheesecake Factory. , Tickets are available for ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 ... ... Dialog Magazine, an exciting, new, interactive publication where generations converge and explore the ... to expand their worldview, Dialog Magazine enables readers to gain understanding, increase empathy, ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... (PRWEB) February 23, 2017 ... nation to come together to combine its favorite springtime pastime ... favorite fruit – apples! To celebrate National Nutrition Month, the ... “Apple Madness” bracket tournament – a five-week, five-round online competition ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Autism Spectrum Disorder Drugs ... benchmarks in the global Autism Spectrum Disorder market. The research ... the key drugs marketed for Autism Spectrum Disorder and their clinical ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , Südkorea, 23. Februar 2017 LG ... für Sterilisationsaufgaben vorgestellt. Die Sterilisationsleistung beträgt das 1,5-fache des ... ultraviolette Strahlung im Bereich zwischen 200 und 280 nm und ... von Bakterien, indem es ihre DNA zerstört. Das Produkt ... ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , Feb. 23, 2017 ITL Limited, ( ASX: ITD ... results for the half year ended 31 December 2016 compared with ... Update" presentation can be viewed here . ... 2015: $1.04m; up 104%) Earnings per share of ... Revenue of $17.5m (Dec 2015: $15.7m; up 11%) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: