SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) estimates that over 21.2 million Americans over the age of 12 need help with an addiction, but of these 21.2 million, only 2.5 million actually receive drug rehab treatment.
Drug rehab is the process by which a person with a drug use disorder is trained, acclimatized and prepared for a life without substance abuse. The end goal is long-term sobriety and a life free from addiction. At Detox of South Florida, we have the facilities, experience, the know-how and customized plans to help users rehabilitate and find their way out of a drug addiction. This gives each patient the best chance successfully re-integrating back into society and living a normal life devoid of addiction problems.
Residential (or inpatient treatment) is where the patient stays at the drug rehab center for the full period of their treatment. The duration of treatment varies depending on the patient and the facility. Most centers offer 30-, 60- and 90-day programs, and some may be even longer. Inpatient care is effective as it removes all external triggers and treats the full spectrum of a patient’s needs including physical, mental and behavioral health, as well as offering 24-hour supervision and medical attention if needed.
For outpatient treatment, the patient does not live at the facility. Instead, they continue living at home and visit the facility for appointments and therapy sessions. This type of rehab is well-suited to individuals who have life responsibilities that they are not able to put on holds such as family or work commitments. In these cases, it is essential that a patient has a strong social structure in place.
Depending on the severity of the drug addiction, rehab usually starts with a medically-supervised detox to help manage withdrawal symptoms as a patient is weaned off the substance. This takes place in a safe and secure environment, where the patient is constantly monitored.
Counseling is usually offered both individually and in groups and most programs will require that a patient participates in both. Individual and group therapy are typically offered in both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.
The focus of individual counseling is to identify behavioral and lifestyle triggers that need to be addressed in order for the patient to have a chance at long-term sobriety. These triggers include job status, illegal activities and strained relationships with family members. The sessions help with understanding cravings and developing proactive steps that can be taken to avoid or manage the triggers.
Group counseling is used to support individual therapy sessions as they provide further insight into addictive behaviors, as well as offering support and positive affirmation.
In many instances, a patient suffers from other concerns that influence their drug abuse. These mental disorders can either have been pre-existing (present before the addiction), may have increased in severity because of the addiction, or have been triggered by the drug use. The drug rehab that you choose should understand the relationship between co-occurring disorders and treat them alongside the drug addiction.
If you are looking at different rehab facilities to determine which would be a good match, it’s time to ask them some important questions. The way that they answer the questions will have an impact on helping you decide whether a particular center is a good fit for your needs.
The treatment center that you choose should have many years of experience in treating your specific addiction as well as any co-occurring disorders. As every substance may have different physical and psychological effects, and every person has different reactions to those effects, it is important the treatment center be completely familiar with your specific situation.2. What types of individual therapy are offered at the center?
The majority of treatment centers offer both group and individual therapy for rehabilitation. In addition to that, there are a number of traditional and alternative therapies that may also be offered. Find out if the drug rehab offers therapies that are important to you. This may include family therapy, evidence-based therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, or a more holistic approach including yoga or equine therapy. Do some research on the different therapy options then find a rehab that is able to offer the approach that you are looking for.3. What peer group programs are on offer?
Many drug rehabs offer the 12-step program, for drug use disorders this is offered by Narcotics Anonymous. There are a couple of other alternatives including the SMART recovery program as well as in-house variations on the 12-step program and the SMART program.4. Is the facility licensed? What credentials do they have?
Access to skilled professionals that will be able to help you recover from your addiction is an essential part of any drug rehab facility. Find out what qualifications the different clinical staff have, and the amount of experience that they are able to offer. Not all facilities are run by qualified doctors and nursing staff, which may be the difference between being able to recover from your addiction or relapsing.5. What is their approach to aftercare and what sober living options do they have?
An important part of choosing a rehab center near you is that they have effective aftercare options once you are discharged from the center. Many drug rehabs offer guidance and a structured plan for your time immediately after leaving the center. These guided programs are essential to staying sober and should be considered an essential part in what your rehab offers. When choosing a rehab center, find out how their aftercare program works and if it would be a good fit for you.6. What are my options for payment?
If you have a healthcare insurance policy, find out if the treatment center accepts your insurance. This is the first step in developing a payment plan for the treatment. If you do not have insurance, find out if the center offers either scholarships or in-house financing options. Although it may feel like these are awkward questions to ask, they will help narrow down your options and make the treatment process far less stressful in the long-run.
At Detox of South Florida, our focus is on long-term sobriety, with minimal to no risk of relapsing. This is done through a flexible, personalized approach that looks at the needs of each individual joining our rehab. A fully customized plan is then developed for each patient as we understand that no two patients have the same needs. We provide drug rehab services that make use of a combination of evidence-based detoxification procedures and therapies, as well as using additional intervention techniques.
The morning schedule at Detox of South Florida is primarily to introduce routine to a patient’s life. The key to the successful rehabilitation of a drug user is to give them habits and routines that will replace their bad habits when they were a drug user. By allowing patients to follow a natural sleep cycle, rise at a particular time and get used to a routine, the rehab program gives patients a routine that they can practically and constructively sustain after discharge.
A professional therapist or counselor leads group sessions, and they have three main goals. The first is to help the patient to identify what has brought them to rehab; the second is to allow the patient to understand their drug addiction triggers and the third is to develop strategies to help the patient understand how to avoid the triggers.
Group therapy sessions are designed to promote camaraderie among patients. In these sessions, patients are encouraged to share their stories to help facilitate psychological recovery. The sessions also help establish fellowship which allows patients to build trust and open-up more.
There are a number of different therapy options available, and each patient’s schedule will be different depending on the therapy best suited to their needs. These therapies include:
A regular, earlier bedtime at the same time every day aims to promote routine and habit as well as allowing patients to develop a natural sleep cycle. Ample sleep time helps patient mentally and physically recover for additional treatment the following day.
For many people, the thought of drug rehab is impossible due to the prohibitively high costs. But there are a number of alternatives that you should consider to ensure that you receive drug rehab treatment at a price you can afford. Drug rehab, especially if you are receiving inpatient care, can be expensive.
When you contact a prospective treatment center, the support team should make the cost structure clear and easy to understand, they should try to help you with alternative payment options, as well as a payment plan and they should be willing to follow up with your insurance provider to find out what treatment your policy will cover.
At Detox of South Florida, our rates to provide a detox or rehab service will depend on the type of addiction treatment needed for the patient, the type of diet and facilities that will be required and will also be decided upon by the extent of utilities used to provide detox and rehab treatment to the patient. We accept most major insurance policies including UnitedHealthcare (link) and Cigna insurance (link). Our customer care specialists have a good understanding of what the various policies cover and will endeavor to answer all questions that you may have about the program, the costings, and your policy coverage.
Our team is willing and able to deal directly with your healthcare insurance company on your behalf. This means that we can ask the right questions to get the maximum coverage and, from there, develop a personalized drug rehab program that matches your needs and is covered by your insurance. Each patient will have different requirements so please contact us with the details of your policy and we will verify your coverage.
There are also a number of payment options in addition to paying out of your own pocket or using your insurance. Take time to explore your options before making a decision.
You are not alone in your journey towards living a drug-free life. Finding the right inpatient drug rehab center is the beginning of your recovery and a chance to regain your life.
If you or a loved one are struggling with drug addiction and wanting to check in to an inpatient rehab center, please contact our customer care line. Our team of dedicated specialists will guide you through the process and ensure that you find a program that works for you.
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Research studies on addiction treatment have shown that some alcohol and substance addiction treatment and follow-up procedures are more successful than others. At Detox of South Florida, we emphasize on using the best approaches in alcohol or drug detox.
Our goal is to ensure that all our patients regain their physical and mental states of health. Our treatment is therefore tailored to address each patient’s unique conditions. The treatment involves a combination of detoxification procedures such as opiate detox, alcohol detox, and heroin detox, just to mention a few, with other intervention procedures such as group and individual therapy, relapse prevention education, after-care planning, and in-house completion programs aimed at ensuring long-term sobriety and prevention of relapses.
Every patient has his or her unique type and level of addiction which is why the treatment period will normally vary from one individual to another. While some patients go through a 30-day rehab program, others will require a 60-day or 90-day program to recover from alcohol or drug addiction. The time it takes to recover will depend on the assessment report provided by the assigned medical professional who evaluates your case.
As the best rehab in Florida, we believe a relapse should not be viewed as a failure but rather as a sign to help you get back on track by making necessary adjustments to your treatment.
Our rates generally depend on the services provided. The overall cost will be determined by factors such as professional treatment fees, facilities, food, and utilities.
Unlike other addiction treatment centers across the country, at Detox of South Florida, we take your treatment and recovery process very seriously. Your treatment against addiction is a comprehensive process that may be affected by unwarranted interruptions. All visitations must, therefore, be approved well in advance by the treating therapist. We do this to ensure that your safety, focus on recovery, and stability are maintained at all times. The only visitors allowed are significant members of your family and close friends.
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