Our Drug & Alcohol Addiction Center

The journey towards sobriety and long-term recovery can bring forth uncertainty and doubt. For many men and women who start that journey, they may feel they are alone and have nowhere to turn to get the help, support and encouragement they need in order to break the cycle of drug addiction and abuse. At New River Wellness Center, we welcome any man or woman who is seeking treatment for an addiction and help in making those healthy changes that will help them realize a life of recovery. As one of the premier recovery centers in South Florida, New River Wellness offers a treatment program that is individually designed to treat the various addictions and co-occurring diagnoses that are common in men and women.

Addiction is a Disease

At New River Wellness Center, we understand that addiction is a disease that is both progressive and complex in nature. Dr. Wilson Compton, Director of Epidemiology at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), states the following:

” Addiction is a disease. It’s a brain condition that involves compulsive use of a substance. Addiction is characterized by: (1) loss of control of substance use, (2) continued substance use despite adverse consequences, (3) tolerance and withdrawal, and (4) chronicity and relapse. “

With this is mind, our treatment philosophy addresses the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of the individual in regards to treatment. We provide the emotional and medical support that is needed in order to treat the underlying genetic and environmental factors that influenced the development and manifestation of the addiction. Most importantly, our highly experienced staff help you and your family realize that addiction is not a moral problem or a choice. As stated earlier, drug and alcohol addiction is a disease  which can be treated. Through each stage of your recovery, our treatment team will help create an individualized treatment plan that will help you succeed in overcoming your addiction

Our Multidisciplinary Approach in Treating Addicted Men and Women

The primary focus of the staff at New River Wellness Center is providing you with the most comprehensive and compassionate care that is available. In addition to providing treatment programming of the highest quality, we also place the utmost importance in helping you find acceptance, discovery, empowerment, and ultimately hope. We address recovery issues in all areas of your life and treat you as a complete person and not as a mere problem or another number. We focus on providing an environment which is nurturing, accepting, and allows full and total support of your peers who are sharing common experiences. Our multidisciplinary treatment includes a variety of tools to help you find physical, emotional and spiritual healing.

Full Medical and Psychiatric Evaluation

Depending on the length of time you have abused substances and the types of substances used, you can experience withdrawal symptoms that can have severe impacts on your physical and mental health. Your psychiatrist will provide medical stabilization and assessment services in order to minimize any withdrawal symptoms. Your psychiatrist will also perform a comprehensive evaluation for any co-occurring mental disorders that may lie at the root of your addiction issues.

Receive Assistance from Our Healthcare Team

Our treatment facility is one of the few that utilizes healthcare professionals from a wide variety of disciplines. Our team includes internal medicine physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of physical health issues. Our staff also includes behavioral health technicians who assist our psychiatrists and help monitor the physical and emotional well-being of all of our clients. Additionally, New River Wellness Center employs registered dietitians who can help clients create overall nutrition plans that will help their bodies heal and recover from the damaging effects of substance abuse.

Holistic Treatment Approaches and Other Amenities

In addition to counseling and therapy, those who enter treatment at New River Wellness Center can take full advantage of the holistic treatment services that we provide, such as:

  • Acupuncture
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Spiritual-based Therapies
  • Expressive Arts Therapy

Resources for Individuals and Families

The core of our treatment services is your relationship with your Primary Therapist. Your primary therapist will guide you through the challenges you may face in your recovery. At our  recovery centerwe recognize that your full recovery includes your relationships. That is why we offer the following tools to help you build a new life:

  • Family counseling
  • Group and Individual therapy
  • Life skills training
  • Transportation services to and from our facility
  • 12-Step meetings
  • On-site Supervision
  • Relapse prevention coaching

Begin Your Journey to Recovery at Our Wellness Center

Addiction to drugs and alcohol is an overwhelming problem; however, addiction is usually on the surface of a deeper, more difficult issue. At New River Wellness Center, we focus on both treating your addiction and addressing the underlying issues that are at the root of your addiction. With our comprehensive treatment services, we provide the full continuum of care to meet our clients ongoing needs. New River Wellness Center can help you fully experience the freedom of recovery. Call New River Wellness Center today and begin the process of discovery of your true self.

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