WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers

WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers

Drug Rehab Center in Fort Myers, Florida

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WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers’s Drug Treatment Center, located in Fort Myers, FL, offers multiple levels of care for those struggling with with individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

Accreditations matter when weighing your options for addiction treatment. WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers is additionally listed or certified by LegitScript and JCAHO.

WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers’s Fort Myers location accepts most private health insurance. Have health insurance? Our admissions experts are here to help guide you in finding the best treatment center available to you. Individuals can also self-pay.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • License + Accreditation

    SAMHSA Listing Not Found

    LegitScript Approved


    CARF Accreditation Unknown

    JACHO #547241

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Fort Myers find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers in Fort Myers, FL, FL, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers 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, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs mostly conduct meetings on weekdays. Group therapy is the main element in most intensive outpatient programs. Most IOPs last for about 90 days and include drug use monitoring and testing. A Florida IOP, like what’s offerd at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.

    Aftercare Support

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers 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.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in Florida varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to Florida residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    Partial hospitalization programs offer another level of addiction treatment at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers. It is another way to receive a significant amount of treatment while decreasing the time commitment and cost. It can be a good option for stepping down from inpatient treatment in anticipation of a fully independent life in Fort Myers, FL.

    Intervention

    An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers. It lets the person know that their loved ones are concerned about them. It is intended to make the addicted party agree to get help.

    Interventions are often hosted by a mental health professional in Florida who knows how to communicate with people dealing with addiction. These intervention services can make all the difference when it comes to getting loved ones to agree to treatment.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Fort Myers, FL. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    Fort Myers, FL Sober-Living / Half-Way House

    Sober living home provides a drug and alcohol-free environment for people in Fort Myers trying to stay sober. The atmosphere in SLH is less restrictive than in inpatient rehab. Members have to follow many rules, including not drinking and using drugs and paying rent and bills. There is no limit for the minimum or maximum period of stay, but as long as you stay in the house, you should follow the rules, as it’s the opportunity for individual and group sobriety.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers.

    Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nutrition Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Fort Myers, FL patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers in Fort Myers, FL learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information1820 Colonial Blvd
    Fort Myers, Florida 33907 Phone NumberNONAME Meta DetailsUpdated September 24, 2021
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    WhiteSands Treatment - Fort Myers Location and Directions
    Location

    1820 Colonial Blvd
    Fort Myers, Florida 33907

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

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