First Step of Sarasota - Tallevast Road
Drug Rehab Center in Sarasota, Florida
About This Florida Facility
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First Step of Sarasota-Tallevast Road is a CARF accredited addiction treatment facility in Sarasota, FL that offers drug rehab, outpatient, aftercare support, detox, partial-hospitalization, and residential levels of care. They treat people suffering from alcoholism, opioid addiction, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, and drug addiction. First Step of Sarasota-Tallevast Road accepts private health insurance.
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
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at First Step of Sarasota - Tallevast Road to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Sarasota, FL
Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Florida curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.
Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Levels of Care Offered at First Step of Sarasota - Tallevast Road
This Facility offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Detox is the stage of recovery where the drugs or alcohol are entirely removed from your body. There are two different ways to detox, with medications and without. For many drugs and alcohol, the acute phase of detox can be completed in a number of days.
Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in Florida include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a short-term form of intensive rehab, usually for those with acute symptoms that are hard to manage but don’t require 24-hour care. PHPs have structured programming (i.e. individual and/or group therapy), and usually meet 3-5 days a week for around 6 hours (i.e. 9am-3m). Some PHPs are residential (patients sleep on site) and some are not, so patients sleep at home. PHPs can last from 1-6 months, and some offer transportation and meals.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by First Step of Sarasota - Tallevast Road is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Florida, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at First Step of Sarasota - Tallevast Road.
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 - Tallevast Road 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.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable
- Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
- It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
- It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.
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 - Tallevast Road. 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.
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.
Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Drug Rehab, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Motivational Incentives / Interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way
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Sarasota, Florida 34243 Phone Number+1 941-753-1823 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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1144 Tallevast Rd, Ste 112 Ste 112
Sarasota, Florida 34243
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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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