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Detox of South Florida

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LAST UPDATED: June 27th, 2019
Detox of South Florida is a Florida-based, JCAHO-accredited treatment organization focused on detoxification services and individual counseling. There are several centers located in Southern Florida. JCAHO or The Joint Commission, the oldest and largest accrediting organization in domestic health care. The medical detox center is open 24/7/365, and is staffed by a team of medical professionals specializing in substance abuse and rehabilitation; however, the company discloses no pricing information online, nor does it sponsor any aftercare for program graduates.

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The Good

  • Aftercare
  • Medically Monitored Detox
  • Insurance
  • Individualized Counseling

Aftercare Program

Rehabilitation centers often provide aftercare programs to aid clients into their transition back into their normal lives and to provide accountability. Detox of South Florida has an aftercare program available.

Medically Monitored Detox

Detox of South Florida offers detox services that include physical and mental health evaluations, medical detox, and individual therapy. Medical detox involves using medication to help clients through the pain and discomfort of withdrawal symptoms and cravings. Detox services at Detox of South Florida takes place over a minimum of 30 days.


Detox of South Florida can check insurance compatibility and inform the patient of any accept personal plans in less than an hour. An online form can be filled out for information given by a member of the 24-hour helpline. The following is an available, but not exhaustive list provided by the center of insurance that is accepted for treatment: Humana, Cigna, BCBS, Tufts, CoreSource, Amerihealth, Hartford Neighborhood, Harvard Pilgrim.

Individualized Counseling

Detox of South Florida provides individual therapy to complement detox services. The therapy includes planning for future sobriety and success in the program. Counseling occurs in groups and individually. The center focuses on targeting patterns of abuse and relapse prevention.


The Bad

  • Undisclosed Costs
  • Few Program Options
  • No Alumni Program

Undisclosed Costs

Detox of South Florida does not disclose rates for treatment or discuss payment methods. The center reports that costs vary according to services provided, and that costs include professional fees, food, facilities, and utilities. The center does accept most major insurance providers to reduce or eliminate cost depending on the nature of your plan. Detox of South Florida encourages potential clients to fill out a form online to discover how much of the treatment is covered through insurance. The center agrees to contact you within 60 minutes with information about insurance verification.

Few Program Options

Detox of South Florida does not offer a 12-step program, or an alternative to the 12-step program for treatment. Outpatient treatments are often provided in client's homes or in a facility in order to accommodate a client's busy schedule and rigid responsibilities. At Detox of SF, Inpatient treatment is the only option. The center does not tailor to specific groups such as gender-specific therapy, youth or young adult therapy, Christian-based groups, or health professionals. The only services disclosed involve individual or group therapy and detox.

No Alumni Program

Some centers create a network of alumni that can connect with each other and offer support after their time at a rehabilitation facility has passed. Despite the continuing care provided after a client's regular stay, Detox of South Florida has no alumni program to connect individuals after completing their time at one of their rehabilitation centers.


The Bottom Line

While Detox of South Florida boasts an undefined, but high detox success rate, it is clear that the center specializes in detox services and does not concern itself with much else in alcohol rehab. After detox, clients are provided with individual and group therapy, but few options are offered in addition to and as an alternative for detox and therapy. The medically monitored detox process is conducted by a full staff of experienced and specialized medical professionals, and insurance is easy to verify. Because of the inclusivity of insurance acceptance, it may be a good option for those seeking aid to pay for costs through insurance. Those who seek variety in treatment may need to look elsewhere.
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Very good service provided here. One of the best detox and rehab centers in Florida. I agree with the above that they rely heavily on insurance but I guess they provide the best care.

5 years ago