Drug Rehab Center in Tampa, Florida
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Riverside Recovery is a Drug Rehabilitation Facility in Tampa, FL that helps those suffering from Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, and Mental Health. Riverside Recovery offers Detoxification, Dual-Diagnosis Treatment, Inpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Intervention Services, Residential Treatment, and Aftercare Support. Riverside Recovery is accredited by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Riverside Recovery 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 at Riverside Recovery
Recovering from substance abuse is an essential part of a healthy life for many people. It’s a long and challenging process, but it can be worth it in the end if you manage to get through all parts. Detoxifying your body, rehabilitation after that time passes or when needed (depending on what type), and then recovery while also receiving therapy support throughout this entire process.
A standard route to starting recovering from substance abuse and addiction is through a detoxification center. There you can completely heal your body and mind and continue on the path of recovery without feeling any of the lingering effects of substances.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Tampa, FL
Within the past decade, opioid addiction has become a nationwide epidemic. The United States hosts one of the world’s highest rates of opioid use or abuse and has one of the highest rates of opioid-related deaths. In the United States, opioid drugs are classified as Schedule II-IV controlled substances due to their highly addictive properties and potential for abuse. These include morphine, opium, heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone, methadone, and fentanyl. Physicians usually prescribe opioids to help control pain.
Over time, opioid users develop a tolerance for the drugs, which makes it difficult, if not impossible, to function without them. In turn, opioid users often resort to illicit means of obtaining the drugs. These means can include drug dealers, friends, and family members who do not have legitimate prescriptions for the drugs. Opioid addiction can quickly lead to heroin use, especially those seeking more intense highs than prescription opioids offer. Due to the high risk of overdose, heroin users are at a much higher risk for illness and death.
A person who struggles with addiction and a mental health condition suffers from a dual diagnosis. This means that they have two issues that must be treated. The specific mental health issues that the patient at Riverside Recovery might have include but are not limited to:
- Bipolar Disorder
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
The specific addiction issues that the patient might have include but are not limited to:
- Drug Addiction (i.e., Cocaine, Meth, and other stimulants, Marijuana, and Ecstasy)
The combination of the two illnesses can be tough to treat. Taking care of one or the other is tough, and taking care of both cannot be done alone. A patient who receives dual diagnosis treatment will be given the best chance at becoming sober.
Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Body Image Issues, Borderline Personality Disorder or Traits, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Communication Issues, Family Conflict, Fentanyl, Gay Lesbian Transgender Issues, Grief, Heroin Addiction, Life Skills / Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Medication Management, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Military, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Opioid Addiction, Oxy, Panic Disorder, Personality Disorders, Physical Therapy, Relapse, Self Esteem, Self-Harming / Suicidal Ideation, Shame issues, Stress, Substance Abuse, Thinking Disorders, Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Women's Issues
Levels of Care Offered
offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Detoxification is a critical first step in treatment for drug addiction. Drug detoxification helps the individual withdraw from the drug by providing a controlled environment where symptoms can be managed through medication and close observation. Detoxification is an inflection point where the individual can get on a recovery track, but it’s also one of the most dangerous points in the recovery process.
In addition to going through physical withdrawal from certain drugs, a detox program also provides the individual with drug testing to monitor their progress. This way, if the individual is not ready for sobriety (such as if they relapse), the treatment professionals can catch it early on and use that opportunity to help re-orient the individual towards recovery.
Inpatient Treatment Program
Inpatient treatment centers offer a safe, secure, and often medically supervised environment for drug or alcohol-addicted individuals. Many of these facilities are equipped to provide detoxification, treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders, and aftercare programs.
The patient typically spends 28 to 30 days at the facility and will receive extensive drug counseling. They will also learn how to live without drugs and how to make the right decisions in life.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive Outpatient Programs are similar to partial hospitalization, but they don’t require the patient to go home each night.
This means that while they have to attend meetings and receive other types of help at the facility, addicts are allowed to keep their jobs or continue with school without having to miss their classes or work opportunities. This is a great option for those who can’t take time away from their jobs or schedules to attend a treatment program.
During this type of program, the addict will be required to meet with counselors and other types of professionals throughout the day. This will help them stay on track and prevent them from relapsing after they leave the facility.
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.
There are many different kinds of services that support and help people in recovery. Interventions help families and friends share feelings, express their desire for change, and plan for concrete steps toward recovery. Interventionists are trained professionals who assist family members in arranging an intervention or lead an intervention themselves. The family members should be involved in selecting an experienced professional to lead their loved one into treatment. Intervention services are available throughout the country.
Recovering drug addicts need aftercare support when they leave treatment. The support can include guidance through 12-step programs, outpatient rehabilitation programs, and support groups. Aftercare supports the individual in their desire to maintain sobriety by reducing relapse risk with positive choices.
The success of drug treatment does not end when the addict leaves the rehabilitation center. There is no such thing as a “one and done” type of rehabilitation process. Recovery is a lifelong journey that begins with treatment and continues by the addict committing to outside support groups or drug rehab programs.
When choosing a program, it is crucial to choose one that will provide long-term aftercare support. This ensures that you have the tools you need to sustain your recovery.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Individualized Treatment is essential because it gives addicts the ability to participate in a program that meets their unique needs. An addict should work with professionals who understand what they’re going through, especially if the addict is actively using. Finding the right treatment program for an addict is difficult, but it’s even harder without communicating with those who have experience treating your specific situation.
The therapies typically involve all family members, potentially including siblings, children, and parents who play a role in their daily lives. These sessions can be essential because they address past issues that may have affected an addict or alcoholic’s recovery process. They provide support during this time when it is needed most!
A family therapy session, often called a family meeting or intervention, is a necessary process that helps loved ones of addicts see their situation in a new light. It’s also one of the most challenging things families will ever have to do when they’re facing a loved one battling addiction or alcoholism.
Group therapy sessions provide recovering addicts with a chance to cope with everyday situations that many face. Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment.
People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.
Trauma therapy allows them to work through past trauma to have peace of mind and begin down the road of sobriety. The therapist will work with the individual to help them understand their past and present relationships. Patients may often believe that something is inherently wrong with them or they are unworthy of love. The therapist aims to correct these negative feelings and behaviors by helping the person realize that their actions do not reflect who they truly are.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) was developed by Dr. Albert Ellis in 1955. The therapy is based on the premise that our beliefs lead to and maintain our emotions and behaviors. It does not incorporate the use of medications or supplements. Instead, REBT focuses on helping people understand, respect, and accept their feelings without judgment.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is different from the traditional treatment that helps patients recover from substance abuse. This therapy, offered by Riverside Recovery, helps patients reduce the impact of traumatic memories on emotions. It does this by having them follow a bar of light or watch their therapist’s finger move back and forth, which mimics the eye movements of REM sleep. This reduces the negative feelings associated with such memories and promotes calmness and relaxation.
EMDR therapy is combined with behavioral therapies to address the root cause of substance abuse. This reduces the chances of relapse at a later stage.
A 12-step program is a mutual support group in which members share their experiences with addiction. The goal of these programs is to provide support and encouragement throughout the recovery process.
12-step programs are beneficial for:
- Individuals who have already stopped drug/alcohol use
- Individuals who have already stopped drug/alcohol use, and are looking for a support system to maintain sobriety
- People who may be thinking about quitting their drug/alcohol use
- People who do not have access to other types of addiction treatment
Life skills training is beneficial for addicts in recovery because it helps them learn how to take care of themselves and improve their quality of life, which can promote feelings of purpose and motivation.
This works by teaching individuals life-enhancing skills that support positive living, including:
- Healthy lifestyle habits
- Skills to effectively manage stress
- Effective communication skills to help them get their needs met without turning to drugs or alcohol
- Money management and budgeting skills so they can continue to take care of themselves after treatment ends.
12-Step Facilitation, Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Aftercare, Career Counseling, Case Management, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Creative Arts Therapy, Culturally Sensitive, Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family Therapy, Feminist, Gestalt, Gottman Method, Group Therapy, Holistic, Individual Therapy, Inpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Interpersonal, Intervention, Jungian, Life Skills, Marriage / Marital Counseling, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Pain Management, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Recreational Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Residential Short Term (<30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Structural Family Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Yoga Therapy
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Creative arts therapy is not a new form of therapy. It has been practiced for over 100 years, using art as its main form of therapy. Initially used for children, over the past few decades it has been recognized as an effective treatment option for adults too. It is now practiced in psychiatric hospitals and drug rehabilitation centers worldwide.
Creative arts therapy may include painting, drawing, writing poetry or song lyrics to express oneself where words would fail to capture the true feeling. It is an outlet for personal expression in a safe environment without fear of judgment. Weaker outlets, such as writing poetry or song lyrics, may be used to explore emotions that are difficult to tackle head on in other ways. The creative process allows the patient to connect feelings and thoughts together which helps to balance their mental state.
Experiential Therapy at Riverside Recovery
Drug addicts can benefit from experiential therapy, which involves real-time activities to process trauma and emotions. This type of therapy is available at Riverside Recovery and can help reduce the need to resort to drugs and alcohol. Activities may include role-playing, use of props, and others. The individual learns to release suppressed thoughts that lead to negative feelings and embrace the present moment. Experiential therapy is beneficial in treating various disorders, including drug addiction, eating, and behavioral disorders.
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4004 N. Riverside Dr
Tampa, Florida 33603
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Tampa, 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.
Tampa, Florida has a serious problem with drug addiction and abuse. The city is one of the top 25 most dangerous cities in America for drug abuse. The most commonly reported primary drugs of abuse were heroin (25.4%), alcohol (24%), cocaine (17.9%), and marijuana (13%). There are various treatment options available for those struggling with addiction in Tampa, Florida. These include inpatient and outpatient treatment, 12-step programs, and therapy.
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