The Benefits of Inpatient Treatment for Addiction

Last Updated: Apr 2nd 2019

Reviewed by Brittany Polansky

Depending on what you need rehab for, there are a few options available for your treatment program. However, the most effective type of rehab in South Florida is inpatient treatment. Inpatient treatment is when the patient stays at the rehab center while he or she receives care for the substance abuse. Today, we will discuss some of the strongest benefits for going through inpatient treatment in South Florida.

 

No Way to Get Alcohol or Drugs

Unlike outpatient rehab where you leave the site whenever you don’t have a scheduled meeting or appointment, inpatient treatment blocks much of the risk of relapse by simply keeping drugs and alcohol out of the facility. And to make sure you’re not sneaking in substances, you and a staff member will go through your belongings when you first check in for inpatient care.

 

Around-the-Clock Access to Professional Help

If you wake up in the middle of the night craving the substance(s) you’re addicted to, you’ll be able to talk about it and receive care from the facility’s staff of trained addiction professionals no matter what time it might be.

 

Supervision When You Need it Most

Especially important for people going through drug or alcohol addiction detox, the on-site staff will be there to help you with the multitude of withdrawal symptoms that many substances are notorious for.

 

Time Away from Triggers for Drug Use

No matter what might be the reasons you started using drugs or the things that made you keep abusing them, going through inpatient rehab in South Florida will keep you away from all of those situations, places, and people while you get better.

 

Meet New People Dealing with a Similar Situation

During inpatient rehab, you will meet all sorts of people who are themselves working on ending their own  addiction to drugs or alcohol. Interacting with them will help your own efforts as you learn from their mistakes and get emotional support from people who truly understand what you’re going through.

 

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Brittany Polansky

Brittany PolanskyBrittany has been working in behavioral health since 2012 and is a Primary Clinician at our facility. She is an LCSW and holds a master’s degree in social work. She has great experience with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health diagnoses as well as various therapeutic techniques. Brittany is passionate about treating all clients with dignity and respect, and providing a safe environment where clients can begin their healing journey in recovery.