First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard
Drug Rehab Center in Sarasota, Florida
About This Florida Facility
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First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard’s location in Sarasota, FL, offers multiple levels of care, a variety individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.
When it comes to selecting a facility, certifications are important to consider. This center is also certified by CARF.
Treatment here is generally (at least partially) covered by most insurances, their information claims. Our admissions experts are waiting for your call, they will verify your insurance and help you narrow down the best treatment available. Also, patients may self-pay.
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.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Sarasota, FL
Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard in Sarasota, FL requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.
Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder.
Individuals with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’. The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.
Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction
Levels of Care Offered at First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard
This Facility offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Inpatient Rehab in Sarasota, FL
Inpatient treatment for addiction is generally not as scary as it might sound. It is a way to find recovery while being in a supportive and controlled environment. The duration of treatment at First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard in Sarasota can be different based on each individual. Many can leave after 28 days; some may stay a few months, and others may stay six months or longer.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard.
Individual TherapyIndividual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard in Sarasota, Florida. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Sarasota, FL and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve First Step of Sarasota - North Washington Boulevard managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Inpatient Treatment, Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Learn More About First Step of Sarasota Centers
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4613 N Washington Blvd
Sarasota, Florida 34234
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction
First Step of Sarasota
Sarasota, Florida Addiction Information
Florida is one of the nation's epicenters for substance abuse and drug-related overdoses. In 2014, around 410,000 Florida residents were addicted to drugs and alcohol. Over the last 10 years, 12% of all deaths in the state were attributed to substance abuse. Treatment admissions for alcohol reached 24,329 patients in 2016, and 2.5% of Florida high school students admitted to using crack cocaine.
The drug addiction problem in Sarasota, Florida, is relatively mild compared to other parts of the country. However, there has been a steady increase in drug-related deaths in the area over the past few years. In 2016, there were an estimated 549,000 people aged 12 or older who had an addiction to illicit drugs. Some treatment programs in Sarasota focus on medication-assisted treatment, while others offer holistic or alternative treatments.
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