Learning about substance abuse and addiction allows one to understand and help someone who is struggling with drug and alcohol addiction and mitigate issues related to their behavior.
Nowadays we can easily educate ourselves about drugs and alcohol, among other things, through the Internet. Addiction treatment options are often found in the same fashion, by search the Internet. Whether the search is for “drug rehab”, “alcohol rehab”, “addiction treatment centers”, “rehab centers”, “drug detox centers” or any other addiction treatment keywords, there are an array of addiction treatment facilities that show up as a result. With so many rehabs to choose from, often individuals seeking help for themselves or their loved ones feel at loss, not knowing what to look for as the criteria for an effective and reputable facility.
It is worth noting that besides having to consider things such as payment options (insurance or private pay), treatment location, program approach, and availability of beds, there are other important criteria to be considered. Below is a list of questions one should ask the treatment centers under consideration. These preliminary questions provide a good guide for making an informed decision in choosing a reputable rehab center.
- How Long the Rehab Center Has Been In Business?
- How Long the Rehab Center Has Been Operating In The Same Physical Location?
- What Are The Rehab Center’s Certifications, Accreditation, and Memberships?
- What Treatment Is The Rehab Center Licensed For?
- What Are The Treatment Therapies Provided In The Rehab Programs offered?
- How Are The Loved Ones Involved in the Treatment Program?
- What Are The Previous Clients Saying About The Facility?
The main focus of educating yourself about the rehab facility’s business practices and operations is to not only give you the peace of mind about the facility that you or your loved one will be receiving treatment in but also to know that the place chosen, does have enough experience in helping the struggling individual successfully recover.
If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, get help. Let Florida Center for Recovery answer your questions regarding addiction, treatment, and recovery. There’s no obligation and your call is completely confidential.
Reach out to us. Florida Center for Recovery provides onsite detox, addiction treatment, and aftercare programming so that you or your loved one can go through the entire treatment process and successfully recover, in one facility.
Dr. Balta is the Medical Director at FCR for more than 10 years. Dr. Balta is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Certified Psychoanalyst. As well, as having Psychiatric Training at The Albert Einstein School of Medicine Psychiatric Residency Program In New York City and Psychoanalytic Training at The William Alanson White Institute in New York City. While working in New York City, gained funding Grants for the treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders from SAMHSA , HRSA and the City of New York.