ABOUT HEALTHCARE CONNECTION OF TAMPA
HealthCare Connection of Tampa offers long-term residential treatment for men and women struggling with substance abuse. Most treatment plans last between 60 and 90 days. Programs treatsuch as anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Specialized programming for young adults, women, healthcare professionals, and attorneys is available, and detox services are provided on-site. The center also offers evening outpatient sessions.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to HealthCare Connection of Tampa’s website, upon intake, clients undergo an assessment, which is used to create an individualized treatment plan. Programming varies from person to person, but most treatment plans are divided into three phases: acclimation and detoxification, concentration on core issues, and reintegration into daily adult life.
The center utilizes a variety of therapies and treatment techniques. As they progress through the phases, clients can expect to participate in 12-step meetings, group therapy, individual counseling, and neurobiofeedback. Loved ones of clients are encouraged to participate in the center’s support groups, therapy sessions, and intensive family weekends.
HealthCare Connection of Tampa’s website notes the treatment team is led by a medical director and includes an addictionologist, master’s level counselors, a psychologist, and a certified biofeedback practitioner. some staff members have personal experience with addiction and recovery.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. The 12 individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided three out of five stars for accommodations and amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Of the eight former clients to submit reviews to Best-rehabs.com at time of writing, three gave Healthcare Connection of Tampa negative reviews, three gave the facility mixed reviews, and two gave the rehab positive reviews. Complaints included run-down facilities, disorganized and unprofessional staff, and a “cookie cutter” approach to treatment, despite the rehab’s claims of individualized treatment plans.
The three alumni who gave mixed feedback all noted that staff were caring and helpful, however they also pointed out that the facilities were dingy and in need of repair. “Overall, caring attitude from most staff but living situation is depressing and no coping skills taught. Most clients are disgruntled but play the treatment game,” wrote one alum in a representative mixed review.
Charles, one of the two positive reviewers, credited the facility with saving his life. “It was a good facility with effective treatment,” the other satisfied alum wrote.
To date, the 10 individuals who left Google Reviews for
HealthCare Connection of Tampa gave an average of 4.4 out of five stars. Almost all of the reviewers praised the staff, environment, and program. “Excellent program of recovery,”Michelle wrote in a representative review. “Staff very knowledgable and supportive! Life changing!!!” 
The 173 people who left reviews on the facility’s Facebook page, which the facility can manage, provided an average of 4.9 out of five stars. Only six individuals didn’t provide a five star rating. 
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
All five loved ones to leave user reviews on Best-rehabs.com to date gave HeathCare Connection of Tampa positive reviews. They praised the center’s staff and noted the facility saved their child’s life. “Tough, committed staff, good spirituality program, excellent family programs & support,” wrote J.D. in a representative review.
According to the facility’s website, HealthCare Connection of Tampa is in network with several major insurance providers, including Beacon Health Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Emblem, Humana, and more.