Welcome to Wayside House – the historic and innovative addiction recovery program for women, by women. Wayside House was founded in 1974 by Dr. Susan B. Anthony, great niece and namesake of the women’s rights activist, and Phyllis Michelfelder. I feel very lucky to follow these two pioneers of women’s recovery.
We are so proud of the professional programs and services offered here and believe you will be amazed at our beautiful tropical setting. Our serene campus is complete with gazebo, brick walkways, gardens of flowers, herbs, vegetables and fruit trees, all tucked away with privacy from bustling downtown Delray Beach.
Drug detoxification, or detox, is the first step in a rehabilitation program. Detox can prevent unpleasant or fatal consequences resulting from sudden cessation of use and can aid the patient in becoming abstinent from drugs. Detox are programs to monitor withdrawing off substances. Detox usually lasts a few days – two weeks.
A residential treatment center (RTC), sometimes called a rehab, is a live-in health care facility providing therapy for substance abuse, mental illness, or other behavioral problems. Residential treatment may be considered the “last-ditch” approach to treating abnormal psychology or psychopathology.
Short-Term Residential Treatment
Characteristics of 30 Day Drug and Alcohol Treatment. Short-term drug treatment can last 30 days or 4 weeks and it means that the patient spends continuous drug treatment in an inpatient or residential facility.
Long-Term Residential Treatment
In Patient, or Residential, drug treatment requires that the person receiving treatment for addictions or substance abuse, residing in a facility longer than 4 weeks usually 90 days to a year.
Intensive Outpatient Services
Also known as IOP, it is a primary treatment program recommended in some circumstances by a clinical and medical assessment. IOP may be recommended for those who do not need medically-supervised detox. IOP can also enable people in recovery to continue their recovery therapies following successful detox, on a part-time yet intensive schedule, designed to accommodate work and family life. People do not reside in a facility.
Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Dual Diagnosis patients are those who find themselves battling two very distinct and two very different challenges simultaneously. On one hand there is the challenge of chemical or alcohol dependence, itself a very serious condition, and on the other, a severe mental disorder which, more often than not, is being fed and further complicated by the addiction. Unsurprisingly, these patients respond differently to treatment than those with a single diagnosis, and may be considered high-risk depending on the situation.
12 Step Recovery
A twelve-step program is a set of guiding principles outlining a course of action for recovery from addiction, compulsion, or other behavioral problems. Originally proposed by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) as a method of recovery from alcoholism, the Twelve Steps were first published in the 1939 book Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism. The method was adapted and became the foundation of other twelve-step programs.
Sober Living Residence
Sober living homes are group homes for people who are recovering from addiction issues. People who live in sober homes have to follow certain rules and contribute to the home by doing chores. Most importantly, residents must stay sober throughout their stay in the home.
These programs accept pregnant women and sometimes accept young children.
Some treatment centers affiliate with a certain religion or incorporate the 12- step approach. Even though the most well known spiritual approach to recovery is the 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), spirituality is not limited to a belief in a power greater than oneself. Spirituality might also include a belief that life has purpose or meaning.
Delray Beach, FL 33483
Treatment Center Settings
- Residential Neighborhood
- 24hr Nurse on-site
- Women Only
- Less than 5 Miles to Beach
7500$ / Month
- In network insurance accepted
- Out of network insurance accepted
In network insurances
Out of network insurances
- Florida Blue
- Managed Health Network (MHN)
- New Directions
- United Healthcare
- Value Options
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