The Core Centers believe that individualized care and one-on-one therapy are integral components of a successful drug and alcohol treatment program. The holistic rehab utilizes a wide range of evidenced-based modalities and innovate approaches, including group psychotherapy, intensive individual therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to help clients undercover underlying issues, break free from addictive behaviors and maintain lifelong sobriety.
ABOUT THE CORE CENTERS
The Core Centers, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, provides a full sprectrum of treatment for adult men and women struggling with a substance abuse disorder and. Programs offered include detoxification, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), general outpatient, and sober living residencies programs.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Clients requiring detox are kept under 24-hour supervision for three to 10 days to aid the effects of withdraw. All clients receive an evaluation to identify anyand to develop an individualized treatment plan, which is formed by a medical and clinical director.
The Core Centers utilized evidence-based models and innovative approaches to aid recovery. The program promotes holistic treatment for the mind, body, and spirit and includes intensive individual therapy, family counseling, and group therapy, which may be gender-specific or focus on spiritualities. Treatment may also include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), medication management, trauma treatment, anger management, yoga, art and music therapy, and visits with a chiropractor. Clients may also choose to participate in 12-step meetings each evening.
Those unable to attend during the day may take advantage of any of the outpatient options. IOP treatment relies heavily on one-on-one counseling and takes place three evenings per week, while more general outpatient services are available once per week.
Clients develop life skills, learn about relapse prevention, and format this center. Aftercare may consist of continuing therapy sessions or sober living.
The treatment team is headed by a clinical director, and services are administered by substance abuse counselors, therapists, and nurses. There is also a dentist, case manager, and several coordinators for admission and outreach on site.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
According to images published on its website, the Core Centers is modern, bright, and open with many rooms. In addition to a dining hall, kitchen, and living room, there are also several cozy therapy rooms, a massage room, and a game room. Meals are catered five days per week, and clients stay in semi-private rooms equipped with cable and flat screen televisions. Clients may also participate in activities including beach outings, paddle boarding, movies, and bowling.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Of 12 alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date, nine reported positive experiences, some of whom had attempted to recover elsewhere prior. Most rated the Core Centers five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition, and praised the facility’s effective program and compassionate staff. In a representative review, alum Michael wrote: “I have litterally called these therapists at all hours of the night and they helped me get through tough times.”
Three alumni were not pleased with their treatment though. Both An and L. complained about the facility’s living conditions citing “thousands of cock roches all over the place, on the beds, kitchen and inside of the refrigerators” and the center being “in the hood.” Additionally, N.W. was upset that they did not receive handouts to aid their understanding of addiction.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date both rated the Core Centers only one out of five stars in every metric measured, suggesting negative responses. Loved one P.M.R. complained about dishonest staff, while loved one D.L. rated the facility only one out of five stars in treatment effectiveness because “My brother was at the Core Center three times in the last two months. He has emerged twice as sick as before he went there.”
According to its website, the Core Centers accepts all insurance, including Cigna, ValueOptions, and Humana.