WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa
Drug Rehab Center in Tampa, Florida
About This Florida Facility
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WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa is an addiction rehab center in Tampa, FL that treats people suffering from alcoholism, opioid addiction, dual diagnosis, drug addiction, and substance abuse. They offer aftercare support, dual diagnosis, intensive outpatient, outpatient, inpatient, partial-hospitalization, detox, intervention, and residential levels of care. This rehab is accredited by LegitScript, JCAHO, SAMHSA, NAATP. They accept 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 is defined by the continued use of drugs or alcohol despite negative consequences, such as legal or work problems. It can be treated using a variety of services, including therapy and medication.
Substance abuse treatment is beneficial for:
- People who have been using drugs or alcohol for a long time.
- People who have been using drugs or alcohol to cope with stress, anxiety, or depression.
- People who have a mental health disorder in conjunction with substance abuse.
- People who continue to use drugs or alcohol despite the harmful effects they cause on their own life and the lives of others.
- People who have had multiple failed attempts at recovery without medical assistance.
If you believe that addiction treatment is right for you or a loved one, you can contact your primary care physician, or search for addiction treatment centers in your area. Treatment is beneficial to people who are motivated towards recovery, and who understand the benefits of professional care.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Tampa, FL
Opioid addiction is the result of repeated use, or abuse, of opioid drugs. It is recommended for people who are dependent on opioids, or who have a high risk for dangerous health concerns, to seek professional treatment. Treatment plans usually include behavioral therapy and medication-assisted treatment.
Opioid drugs include: fentanyl, heroin, methadone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone.
Opioid addiction treatment is beneficial for:
- People who have a history of severe withdrawal.
- People with a high risk for dangerous health concerns.
- People having difficulty overcoming opioid addiction on their own.
There are different kinds of Dual Diagnosis:. A person who simultaneously experiences both a mental illness and an addiction disorder. Or, a person who experiences one or more coexisting (simultaneous) mental health conditions in addition to a primary substance use disorder.
The treatment requires a multi-disciplinary approach, it’s crucial for individuals to partner up with a healthcare provider who understands all the recovery components.
Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Benzodiazapines, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Heroin Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Oxy, Relapse, Social Anxiety, Stress, Substance Abuse
Levels of Care Offered at WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa
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, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, 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.
Inpatient Rehab in Tampa, FL
Inpatient treatment is the most intensive level of care, and it’s necessary for those who aren’t able to control their addiction. These patients also must be drug-free before attending inpatient programs .
During inpatient treatment, addicts live at an inpatient facility 24 hours a day while receiving help. This type of program is generally recommended for those who need to go through detoxification or who are struggling with serious addiction-related issues.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a form of drug treatment that allows individuals to receive the therapy they need while remaining in their homes and community.
An IOP is typically 3-5 days per week, at least 4 hours each day of treatment. Treatment can last for a few months or longer, depending on the situation.
An IOP is a step down from an inpatient treatment center and can be used as a step down from an inpatient stay or as a more intense form of outpatient treatment. IOPs allow for the flexibility to continue working and living at home while still meeting treatment demands.
Tampa, FL Outpatient Program
The outpatient programs in Tampa, FL are for those addicted drugs or alcohol. The goal of the outpatient rehabilitation program is to make them stop abusing drugs or alcohol, reduce drug use or addictive behaviors, and become entirely sober. It is generally required to attend the outpatient program for 10-12 hours every week.
Patients can be administered on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
A Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), also known as an Aftercare Program, is a short-term intensive treatment program usually consisting of five (5) days a week. A PHP can be an effective alternative for those who cannot commit to living in a rehab facility 24/7 but require daily medical supervision. A PHP provides comprehensive addiction services seven (7) days a week and is usually attended by the addict every day.
This allows addicts to continue working, stay close to their family and friends, and minimize disruptions to their daily routines. Upon entering a PHP, patients are assessed by Addiction Psychiatrists, Medical Doctors (MD), Nurses, Psychologists, and Therapists. This assessment will determine the appropriate level of care.
Although PHP’s are similar to residential programs, they lack 24-hour supervision. This is because aftercare patients are still expected to follow the rules of their recovery and meet specific goals. This will allow them to assimilate back into society without relapse.
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.
The main goal of an intervention is for the addict to go to rehabilitation and address their addiction.
Interventions are meetings organized by friends and family of an individual with addiction. A specialist is present to lead the discussion and motivate the addict to seek external support. Intervention services help family members to open up about their feelings and concern for the addict. This expressiveness usually results in the addict seeking treatment at a rehabilitation facility.
Aftercare support is a service many addicts need to ensure their success at recovery. This service usually includes one-on-one or group therapies, assistance from a sponsor and other types of help designed to make sure the patient continues living a life free from drugs.
Patients also may require medication to help them battle addiction. Some people have been able to successfully recover without additional medications, but others have found that they need help during their transition. Long-term, the patient must take the initiative to attend meetings and receive help from other addicts in recovery.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa.
People in addiction recovery can benefit from individual therapy. This type of therapy involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one. This allows for a personal and trusting relationship to be built so that the patient can be truly themselves and express any emotions they feel. Individual therapy leads to greater understanding and peace about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a type of group problem-solving that aims to improve communication and relationships between the patient, their family, and sometimes friends. The main goal of family therapy for drug addiction is to create an environment where communication can occur without judgment, hostility, or blame. The therapist is with the family as they learn to communicate with each other differently, especially with the addict when s/he is using.
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.
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.
Addicts often experience intense cravings for sugary foods during recovery. By teaching addicts how to eat well and stay healthy, therapists can help them manage their cravings over the course of treatment.During these sessions, Tampa, Florida dietitians and therapists will offer advice about healthy eating options and teach addicts how to make specific changes in their diet that can help reduce the effects of cravings during recovery.
This type of therapy is often used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying specific triggers and developing strategies to help addicts avoid relapse, most individuals can overcome their cravings and stay sober for good after they finish rehab.
Life Skills Services offered at WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa assists addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.
Benefits of Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers in Florida:
- Restores hope and empowerment — Helps addicts believe that recovery is possible and instills a new confidence in their ability to achieve a positive, drug-free future
- Enhances family involvement — Encourages families to get involved in the recovery process and supports their understanding and encouragement of healthy behavior.
- Increases patient’s compliance — Helps patients take responsibility for and ownership of their recovery and encourages continued progress
- Reduces relapse rates — Encourages long-term abstinence and emphasizes the importance of establishing sober support systems.
Aftercare, Buprenorphine, Creative Arts Therapy, Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Fitness Therapy, Group Therapy, Holistic, Individual Therapy, Individualized Treatment, Inpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Life Skills, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Methadone, Motivational Interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Naltrexon, Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Recreational Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Suboxone Therapy, Yoga Therapy
Learn what to expect with experiential treatments, setting, and amenities.
Creative ArtsCreative Arts Therapy is a treatment method for patients of WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa in Tampa, Florida who are victims of addiction to drugs, alcohol, or other substances. Group Creative Arts Therapy sessions help addicts get sober by allowing them to meet and talk with peers who are going through the same problems. This builds trust and helps addicts understand that they are not alone. Depending on the severity of the patient’s drug or alcohol problem, they may attend group creative art therapy sessions or individual sessions.
Experiential Therapy at WhiteSands Treatment - Tampa
Experiential Therapy allows addicts to release emotions in a safe environment. The process involves addicts painting their feelings and releasing them on a canvas. LPE – Love, Peace, and Equilibrium is one of the most popular forms of experiential therapy.
Fitness therapy is beneficial in drug treatment programs. It provides an alternate coping mechanism for stress, a new outlook on life, and a sense of community and involvement (NIDA, 2002). It is especially useful for those who were formerly involved in organized sports.
Additional benefits of fitness therapy are enhanced physical appearance, an improved body image, and socialization with like-minded individuals. Due to fitness therapy, patients are less likely to relapse into drug addiction. Fitness therapy leads to a reduction in depression, anxiety, and stress. It can even help to improve memory and concentration.
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Tampa, Florida 33625 Phone Number(813) 285-5113 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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7620 Gunn Highway Unit #110
Tampa, Florida 33625
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, 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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