It’s probably time. You searched “residential drug rehab center” and came up with an overwhelming number of results—where to start? How do you know if the addiction treatment program will work? What makes one residential drug rehab facility better than another? Will you make the right choice?
Exhale. You’re not alone. You’ve made a huge first step by looking into treatment. Now, let us help you sort through the options so you can identify the right residential drug rehab center in Florida for you. The good news is, while there are many options in the state, you can narrow down treatment centers by asking these questions or contacting us at 877.284.0353.
Why Choose Residential Drug Rehab vs. Outpatient Treatment?
Inpatient rehab is designed to help you reshape behaviors—drop old habits and learn new, healthy ones that you can keep for life. Residential rehab can be short-term, lasting up to 30 days; or it can be long-term rehab and last at least 90 days and up to one year. The length of your stay at a residential drug rehab facility depends on how long you’ve been suffering from addiction, and several other factors including your history with using drugs and alcohol. Those who have tried treatment before and did not have success might opt for a longer-term residential program. It’s a choice that can only be made between you and an experienced counselor at a facility, who can advise you based on your needs and goals.
With outpatient rehab, you stay in your home environment and attend rehab on a daily basis. You still commit to recovery and work through a rigorous, holistic program to establish healthy new habits. However, you may continue working, caring for family, going to school, etc. That said, many people have to take a break from these activities (using FMLA is an option) so they can focus on recovery.
The question is: Can you recover while staying in your current environment? Will you be able to focus on treatment for addiction and becoming well if you are still surrounded by the people and scenarios that prompted you to use? This is a personal question. Some people can answer yes—and others recognize that residential drug and alcohol treatment will give them an opportunity to escape from a toxic environment and recover in a safe, healthy place where they can really press the reset button on life.
What Happens at Residential Rehab?
No two people have the same exact experience because addiction treatment should be tailored to address your addiction, behaviors and underlying mental health concerns. While at residential rehab, a therapist team becomes an extension of your family. They walk with you through detox, rehabilitation and transition back to everyday life. Here’s what else happens:
• A mix of individual and group therapy
• Family therapy and recovery groups
• Addiction education to understand what’s happening with the mind and body
• Relapse prevention to secure new, positive behaviors
• Optional 12-step meetings and faith-based rehab
• Holistic therapies including art, music, drama, yoga and meditation to complement traditional therapies
What to Look For In a Florida Residential Rehab Facility
As you consider residential rehab programs in Florida, find out if the facility you’re considering includes these important services or call 877.284.0353.
>>Customized Addiction Treatment. Rehab should not be a cookie-cutter program. Every person brings different experiences, backgrounds and underlying issues that contribute to addiction. Be sure the Florida rehab center you choose offers customized treatment based on your needs. That starts with matching you with a therapist who is dedicated to your recovery, and it also means offering a variety of therapies, such as: one-on-one counseling and group therapy; family and recovery groups; optional 12-step or faith-based recovery; and holistic therapies that support addiction treatment.
>>Holistic Therapy. Holistic therapies treat you as an entire person, addressing the mind, body and spirit. Therapies that involve art, music, yoga, meditation and nutrition complement drug and alcohol treatment because they give you positive outlets that help you go through the recovery process. These are activities you can adopt for life. From exercise to beach walks and spa services, we believe holistic treatment is a critical part of successful recovery.
>>Privacy and Comfort. We think it’s a good idea to understand where you’ll be living and what amenities you’ll have access to while you recover in residential rehab. Recovery can be all-consuming—your body and brain are working harder than before to reprogram, reset and develop new healthy habits. From detox to daily therapy, it is hard work. You want a comfortable place to stay where you can heal—a place that offers some privacy with a sense of security you gain being surrounded by support.
We also think you should treat yourself, so find out if the Florida residential rehab center has access to leisure activities so you can learn to enjoy life again. Is there beach access? Is there a fitness facility on site? Can you get a massage or attend a yoga class? Will you have a private room?
Remember, residential rehab is not lock-down. It’s a supportive place where you can heal.
You’re Making the Right Choice by Getting Help Now
If you’re considering residential rehab in Florida, give us a call any time and ask us anything. A real person will answer the phone—and your conversation is 100% confidential. Whether or not you choose to come to Beachway, we want to be sure you get the help you need. We’re here for you. Contact us at 877.284.0353, or fill out this simple form and we’ll get in touch with you.