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For Admissions call 844-749-1560
CONTACT US BY EMAIL

Do you Treat someone without a Substance Abuse Diagnosis?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

Yes, we do not require substance abuse diagnosis. Our program offers psychological testing, medication management and individualized treatment plans. We have clinical staff that is specially trained to help those who suffer from mental illness find stability. Call and ask us about our schedule and how your loved one may benefit from attending Lifeskills of South Florida.

Can I see my Love One while they’re in Treatment?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

We believe family is an important part of the treatment process. We ask that initially, that you give time for your loved one to focus on his or her needs and treatment program. Our family therapist will be in contact with you and family therapy will be conducted as recommended by your loved one’s primary therapist. We also offer and recommend our family weekend program on an invitation basis to help you be part of your loved one’s recovery process.

Can I call my loved one while they’re in Treatment?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

Contact and support from healthy friends and family is important. For the first week of treatment your loved one will not be able to make phone calls. If it is an emergency and you need to communicate with him or her, we ask that you contact his or her assigned family therapist. After this initial week, your loved one will be able to use our phone to call home.

How long does Treatment usually last at Lifeskills South Florida?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

Although lengths of stay typically average 3 to 4 months, we achieve positive outcomes because we do not put recovery on a timetable. The length of stay at Lifeskills South Florida is entirely dependent upon the unique needs of our clients, the complexity of their condition(s) and the rate at which progress is made. Clients are challenged to move as quickly as they are able toward community reintegration and achieving their personal treatment goals.

Can my loved one bring a Laptop to Treatment?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

We provide monitored access to computers which helps your loved one stay focused on getting better and less on external distractions. We ask that no personal computers are brought to treatment because they can distract from the work that he or she needs to do.

What type of Individuals can benefit from Treatment at Lifeskills South Florida?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

Adults over the age of 18 who are suffering from alcohol and/or drug dependence, psychiatric and/or co-occuring disorders are appropriate for treatment at Lifeskills South Florida. Clients must be able to live in and benefit from a residential (therapeutic community) setting, be medically stable and not in need of acute detoxification.

Will my Insurance cover treatment at Lifeskills South Florida?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

We are an out of network treatment provider, however, we will accept most insurance plans with the exception of Medicaid and Medicare. Treatment at Lifeskills South Florida is determined by a team of clinical specialists, not by third-party payers. As a result, our clients get the treatment services they need and achieve better outcomes. Our private-pay status also secures the complete confidentiality of our clients. Clients and/or guarantors are responsible for all program costs.

What will Treatment be like at Lifeskills South Florida?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

Directly after admission to Lifeskills South Florida, you may expect to participate in the design and implementation of a treatment plan that is targeted on long-term recovery and community reintegration. You will participate in therapeutic activities seven days a week guided by a primary therapist. Residents live in well appointed town homes with up to three roommates, doing their own grocery shopping and meal preparation. Toward the end of the treatment you will be actively engaged in a work, school or volunteer setting. Expect to be challenged to work hard on your personal recovery program with assistance from staff and support from peers. You may also begin to have fun again and enjoy the sun, the culture and opportunities that South Florida has to offer.

What items should I bring to Lifeskills?

Sunday, 20 November, 2016

You may bring personal clothing, toiletries (not containing alcohol) and other items that will help you feel more at home at Lifeskills. Towels and linens will be provided for you. Clients are expected to dress appropriately for both the treatment setting and climate. Provocative clothing is not allowed. Casual clothing, beachwear and potential work attire will be needed. Pets are not allowed. Client vehicles may be brought to Lifeskills South Florida when they are at the appropriate level of treatment.