Counselors and therapists can help you identify factors that underly your substance use, to avoid triggers, to strengthen your motivation, and to navigate treatment options. They can also team with certified professionals to administer medication-assisted treatment. More on counseling.
Support groups provide a space for getting social support, a sense of empowerment, and motivation from people who have faced — or are facing — similar challenges and circumstances. More on support groups.
Rehab Centers Near Me
Whether you are looking for an outpatient rehab center nearby or want to travel further away for inpatient treatment, location is an important factor to consider.
There are dozens of rehab facilities in and around West Palm Beach. West Palm Beach, itself, has the most rehab center options. There are also many options in Westgate, North Palm Beach, Greenacres, and Atlantis.
Choosing the Best Rehab Center
Start Your Recovery is a useful guide for those who are looking to learn about addiction and take action to find help.
The West Palm Beach area has several addiction treatment center options. They include dozens of:
There are also several centers that offer specialized treatment for LGBT patients, veterans, and people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
When looking for an addiction treatment facility, it is also important to recognize which payment option is best for you. Centers in the West Palm Beach area allow patients to pay for treatment in a variety of ways.
Most rehab centers in and around West Palm Beach accept private health insurance. There are also dozens of treatment facilities that offer a sliding fee scale, which is based on the patient’s income. Several facilities also accept both Medicare and Medicaid.
Inpatient Rehab Centers
There is no better or more effective type of rehab center. Understanding the differences between inpatient and outpatient treatment will help you decide which setting works best for you and your unique set of needs.
Inpatient treatment can take place in either a hospital-like setting, where there is intensive monitoring, or in a more residential setting. Residential inpatient rehabs allow patients to receive live-in care and reside at the facility. Short-term facilities require patients to stay for three to six weeks, while patients typically stay at long-term facilities for about six months to a year. All inpatient centers are intended to help patients with detoxification and prepare them for life after treatment.
There are dozens of inpatient facilities to choose from in the West Palm Beach area.
Outpatient Rehab Centers
Outpatient rehab centers also offer daily treatment but allow patients to live and home and commute to receive help and support during their recovery. If you are looking for an outpatient facility, you may want to consider an option that is close to home, so travel can be limited.
West Palm Beach has the highest number of outpatient rehab centers, followed by North Palm Beach and Westgate – all offering dozens of options. There are also several outpatient centers in Greenacres and Atlantis.
Local Government Programs
Immunity from Arrest
Under Florida law, any individual acting in good faith who reaches out for medical or emergency assistance for someone who is experiencing an overdose may not be arrested or prosecuted for a drug-related, criminal offense. Likewise, any person who is experiencing an overdose may not be arrested or prosecuted for a drug-related, criminal offense.