At Blue Sky Treatment Center, we strive to provide the best quality care to our clients and their families in hopes that they are successful in maintaining long-term sobriety. We are located in sunny Lighthouse Point, just north of Ft. Lauderdale on Florida’s southeast coast. Blue Sky Treatment Center provides a tranquil, healing environment that enhances the recovery process and promotes emotional and physical well-being. Our dedicated team of experienced and professional staff treat only a small number of individuals at a time. This allows us to understand each individual’s unique journey through addiction, so we can create a tailored treatment program to ensure lasting recovery.
ABOUT BLUE SKY TREATMENT
Located in the beachside community of Lighthouse Point, Fla., 15 miles north of Fort Lauderdale, Blue Sky Treatment offers high-quality, comprehensive partial hospitalization and outpatient programs for adult men and women struggling with chemical dependency or. The facility does not offer on-site detoxification.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Upon admission, clients undergo an initial assessment to determine the appropriate level of care. Unlike other partial hospitalization programs (PHP), which have more independence than a residential program, Blue Sky Treatment’s PHP requires clients to reside in specified sober housing. Blue Sky Treatment Center provides transportation to on-site programming and community 12-step meetings, and clients receive six to eight hours of daily programming five days per week.
To promote long-term recovery, clients participate in psychoeducational classes and weekly individual, group, and family therapy. If necessary, the facility provides medication consultation and management.
Along with traditional treatment methods, Blue Sky Treatment Center also incorporates a range of recreational activities into treatment. Known as wellness activities, these activities may include group sports, nature walks, equine therapy, movie outings, trips to the gym, guided yoga, and therapeutic gardening.
PHP typically lasts anywhere from one week to one month. Upon discharge, clients are encouraged to utilize Blue Sky Treatment’s intensive or regular outpatient programs as. There are day and evening sessions. While receiving outpatient care, clients begin the Life Skills Program which helps them rebuild a resume, practice interviewing, and manage their money and time. While regular treatment only requires two sessions each week, the more intensive tack allows for three to 10 weeks of increased attention.
Led by medical and clinical directors, Blue Sky Treatment employs a multidisciplinary team of certified substance abuse counselors, nurses, and licensed clinical therapists.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Blue Sky Treatment operates a complex of 10 sober living townhouses for up to 60 of its clients. Located in Deerfield Beach, the residency has furnished, up-scale accommodations with separate residences for men and women. Each house consists of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a full-sized kitchen, and clients share spacious and well-furnished communal areas. Supervised 24 hours a day, the facilities feature an on-site pool, clubhouse, and cable TV.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Reviews from former clients of this facility are mostly negative. Out of six former client to leave feedback, four gave low ratings. The five alumni who rated treatment effectiveness gave a collective rating of 2.8 out of five stars.
G.D. gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and four out of five stars for accommodations and amenities. The same respondent wrote: “They provided me with the tools necessary to live a sober and happy life again, and helped me pinpoint the underlying causes of my addiction. I recommend Blue Sky to all who are in need of outside help. I wouldn’t be where I am today without them.”
Comments by other alumni, however, are very critical. A.B. awarded just one out of five stars overall and reported: “Very rude staff, unfair treatment of clients.” Alice gave the same low rating and warned: “I highly suggest anyone who wants help does not step foot in that facility.” Blue Sky Treatment responded to Alice’s comment and questioned the motives, writing: “Generic comments clearly not made out of fist hand experience or made by a disgruntle client.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
To date, three friends or family members have provided feedback about Blue Sky Treatment. Loved ones awarded five-star ratings for many aspects of the program, including family involvement, cost, and the staff’s level of training and experience. “Great therapists. Family is constantly involved in treatment,” commented B.N. in their Best-rehabs.com survey. M.F. added: “They are a no nonsense facility, if anyone really wants to get sober and are willing to go to any lengths, Bluesky is the place!”
Additionally, family member G.T., who indicated that their sibling benefitted from treatment and stopped abusing, told Best-rehabs.com: “A breath of fresh air in the rehab community. very proffesional and serious about recovery.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
To date, three staff member reviews on Best-rehabs.com echoed the positive opinions of friends and family. Reporting excellent exercise and recreational opportunities, employee T.Y. wrote: “Great program, great place to get in shape during your recovery. They keep you busy.”
Along with T.Y., another staffer gave high scores across several categories but, conversely, only awarded two and three stars for counselors’ ability to treat co-occurring disorders and offer faith-based and 12-step treatment. B.T. wrote: “Team works well together to provide best quality care to clients,” adding, “Highly recommended treatment center that provides best quality care to clients to meet their individual need.”
Blue Sky Treatment’s PHP costs are $15,000 per month, and $45,000 for 90 days of treatment. The facility accepts a range of private insurance providers to cover program costs.