We Serve Pensacola
At Journey Pure Emerald Coast, we are proud to offer a top tier private drug and alcohol rehab center located in Panama City Beach, about 130 miles from Pensacola, Florida. If you live in Pensacola and are looking to get sober, our JourneyPure Emerald Coast facility may be the perfect fit for you. We also offer treatment facilities in other parts of the country if you believe getting away would be beneficial as well. Give us a call and see if our Emerald Coast location would be good fit for you.
Pensacola is 13 miles from the Alabama border and the county seat of Escambia County. The city has a population of just over 50,000, though the Pensacola metro area boasts a population of nearly half a million.
Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay. It is protected by the barrier island of Santa Rosa and connects to the Gulf of Mexico. The nation’s first Naval Air Station is located southwest of Pensacola. It is the base of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum.
In 2017, the Florida Medical Examiners Commission reported that heroin overdose deaths in Pensacola hit a record high in 2014 with 12 heroin-related deaths. This was followed by 28 heroin-related deaths in 2015. Meanwhile, abuse of opioids like Oxycontin, Percocet, and Vicodin saw a similarly dramatic rise.
The Florida Medical Examiners Commission also reported that nearly half of Florida’s heroin deaths in 2016 were below the age of 35, with two under the age of 18.Cocaine deaths also increased at a faster rate in 2016 than in previous years. Among the 2,882 cocaine-related deaths for that year, cocaine was identified as the cause of death in 61 percent, according to the Florida Medical Examiners Commission’s 2017 report.
The year 2016 also saw a dramatic increase in meth-related deaths in the Sunshine State. There were 305 such deaths in 2015 but in 2016, there were 621 such deaths.
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Directions to Journey Pure Emerald Coast
The best way to get to Panama City Beach from Pensacola is to take I-10 East and eventually get off at Exit 85 onto US-331. Then take FL-20 East and FL-79 South to S. Thomas Dr. and you’re there. If you need assistance by way of cab, Uber or Lyft, please let us know so we can help you with transport.