ABOUT CHANGES TREATMENT AND RECOVERY CENTER IN POMPANO BEACH, FL
Changes Treatment and Recovery Center, located in Pompano Beach, Fla. offers residential, detoxification, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment to adults struggling with substance abuse. The organization is family owned and operated, and several members of the management team are in long-term recovery.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The facility’s treatment program uses a variety of evidence-based treatment methods including 12-step programming. To be admitted, clients begin by calling the facility’s 24 hour recovery hotline. Most clients remain in treatment for at least 30 days.
Throughout treatment, clients receive individual and group therapy as well as nutritional counseling, holistic healing practices, peer support groups, medical monitoring, daily meetings, and educational lectures. Participants who are detoxing may receive medication including Suboxone. Families are included in the treatment program through family therapy sessions, and are encouraged to participate in treatment with their loved one to provide them with a strong support system. Changes Treatment and Recovery Center offers unique treatments and therapy including yoga and meditation.
The treatment team at Changes Treatment and Recovery Center includes a medical doctor, licensed mental health counselor, and an employee with a master’s degree in psychology.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Changes Treatment and Recovery Center offers residential treatment in a home-like setting. Photos on the facility website show shared rooms, comfortable group and individual therapy rooms, modern kitchens and bathrooms, an outdoor picnic area, and a barbeque grill.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com. The reviewer expressed that her experience at Changes Treatment and Recovery Center was positive, and said she would recommend the facility to others. The anonymous client gave the facility five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, five stars for accommodations and amenities, and five stars for meals and nutrition. She strongly agreed that there are many counseling options to choose from, strongly agreed that the facility is adequately equipped and staffed to treat, and agreed that facility staff are experienced and well-trained. She felt that a strength of the facility was the group therapy. She felt that the facility could improve by separating men and women in treatment. She also added, “Great facility the staff you can count on. The group’s are very helpful and fulfilling ..outside meetings were great. Overall a wonderful environment.”
On the facility’s Google page, there is an overall rating of three out of five stars based on four total reviews.  The reviews are mixed, with two alum leaving five-star reviews, and two alum leaving one-star reviews. Alum B.J., who gave one star, indicated that she had negative experiences with staff members at the facility. She wrote, “Place is a scam run by… old drug addict men that feed off of young drug addicts insurance.” M.H., an alum, did not agree with that viewpoint. He gave five stars and wrote, “They showed me the tools to save my own life. The owner and workers truly care and make you feel like family, not just a number. I recommend this facility to anyone struggling with the disease of addiction.”
WHAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member of a client polled by Best-rehabs.com. The daughter of a client said they would recommend Changes Treatment and Recovery Center to others. They gave the facility five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, five stars for accommodations and amenities, and five stars for meals nutrition. The loved one was involved in helping the client pay for treatment. She did not visit the client during treatment, but stayed in regular contact with the client, and said the facility appeared to match up with how it was described on the website or other marketing materials.
The loved one added that she felt the client benefited from the care they received at the facility. She added additional commentary stating, “The psychologist Michelle was so involved she was terrific. The impact letters that the family and patient had to write were tremendously helpful to all.”
There is currently no information provided by Changes Treatment and Recovery Center regarding its costs. The facility accepts insurance including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Magellan, Optum, and United Healthcare. Clients are encouraged to contact the facility directly for additional information regarding the cost of treatment.