Directions for Living
Drug Rehab Center in Clearwater, Florida
Basic information about this treatment center.
Directions for Living is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Clearwater, Florida.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Recovering from any type of substance abuse is a long process, but it is one of the most worthwhile and life changing events any addicted person will ever go through. This is a combination of detoxing the body, rehabilitation, and recovery. There is also therapy, aftercare, and support during the entire process.
While substance abuse can take over a person’s life, it is something that can also be overcame by professionals at Directions for Living in Clearwater, FL
Levels of Care Offered
Directions for Living offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by Directions for Living in Clearwater, FL. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.
An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by Directions for Living helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.
Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Florida.
Outpatient therapy provided by Directions for Living is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Directions for Living.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12 step program is the treatment method used by Alcoholics Anonymous, but it can apply to any type of addiction. It outlines the 12 steps addicts should take on the path to recovery. Steps include admitting you have a problem and making the decision to turn your life around. A belief in a higher power and making amends to others are also part of the program.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. Talking through issues can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. CBT is a healthy way Directions for Living addresses some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in a persons life.
Going through couple’s therapy at Directions for Living in Clearwater, FL allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can both improve the odds of recovery with couple’s therapy. This teaches how to communicate effectively, avoid relapse triggers, and build a healthy lifestyle to maintain sobriety.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at Directions for Living in Clearwater, FL involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.
In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.
Group therapy at Directions for Living reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.
Trauma therapy zeroes in on traumatic incidents that a Directions for Living patient in Clearwater, FL has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles. The goal of trauma therapy is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward.
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Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
1437 South Belcher Road
Clearwater, Florida 33764