Drug & Alcohol Detox in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale
(954) 869-9759

How To Begin Inpatient Alcohol Or Drug Detox near Fort Lauderdale

We streamlined the admissions procedure at Sunrise Detox Fort Lauderdale , so you are able to commence inpatient drug and alcohol detox immediately. Simply call (954) 869-9759 to talk to a member of our admissions team. Then, we'll assist you with transportation, insurance, and other matters related to admissions.

Upon your arrival, you’ll be given a thorough evaluation from a licensed clinician. We’ll design a treatment plan based on your individual history, what substances are in your system and any current medical conditions you might have. Then, we'll escort you to your room and help you prepare for the detox process.


Those We Serve

Our detoxification process is centered on your specific circumstances and personalized treatment approach. We use authorized medications to mitigate withdrawal symptoms, so this process is as comfortable as possible. We also offer behavioral services like individual and group therapy and peer mentoring to help find the reasons behind your addiction.

Sunrise Detox Fort Lauderdale provides services for adults ages 18 and older who want a safe way to clear the body of drugs or alcohol. Our licensed clinicians handle various types of substance use, like:

  • Alcohol
  • Amphetamines
  • Ativan
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Codeine
  • Fentanyl
  • Heroin
  • Hydrocodone
  • Klonopin
  • Methadone
  • Opiates
  • OxyContin
  • Percocet
  • Roxicodone
  • Valium
  • Xanax

Read These Tips Before Coming To Detox near Fort Lauderdale

While we generally admit those in need to Sunrise Detox quickly, there are some steps you should take to make your stay with us as pleasant as possible.

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Packing List

A usual inpatient detox at Sunrise lasts 5-10 days, but it could be extended depending on the kinds of substances that are in your body. As an inpatient residential facility, we take care of your basic necessities, but you’ll need to pack a few personal articles:

  • Comfortable Clothes, comfortable slippers and shoes, and weather appropriate jackets or coats
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Something to read
  • Portable music device
  • Over-the-counter and prescription medications
  • Unopened cigarettes, E-cigarettes, vaping devices, and pods

Some personal belongings, like shaving implements or flat irons, are approved but have to be turned over to staff during intake and asked for when required. All prescriptions are must stay in the original packaging with the correct labeling and is looked over during the intake process and stored at the nursing station. Our skilled nurses will distribute approved medicines at appropriate times.

Service animals are welcome. When you are bringing a service animal with you, you will simply need to inform us before you arrive and have authorized certification for each animal.

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Your safety is our top priority. If you need someone to transport you to our detox facility, just ask, and we will be happy to schedule a way to get here any time of day or night.

What To Anticipate When Arriving At Sunrise

Sunrise Detox works hard to give you personalized care. We can do this best when you work with us honestly during the intake process. Shortly after you arrive, we will:

  • Provide a comprehensive medical/psychological appraisal
  • Check your bags for any controlled substances or prohibited items
  • Conduct a urine drug test
  • Get you settled into your room to relax

What Families Should Expect

We assist countless families like your own to get those close to you the help they need. Following the admissions phase is complete, we’ll reach out to you to give updates on the patient’s progress and how family members may be there for them during their stay. Families can be a reassuring piece in recovery, we encourage our patients to join family therapy sessions and to support each other to have a greater chance at long-lasting recovery.

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Guidance Regarding Costs And Insurance

Sunrise Detox is happy to work with numerous commercial insurance policies. Before you arrive, we confirm your plan with your insurance provider and work with them to pay for the bulk of your treatment.

If you don’t have an insurance policy or your benefits don’t cover detox, we have affordable self-pay rates we can show you and your family.

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We Are Able To Advise You On Work-Related Concerns

Detox necessitates stopping your regular routine for a short time to focus on recovering -- and that includes work. Throughout your stay, we can aid you in completing any documents you need and speak with your employer about authorizing your time away from the job. We help with:

  • FMLA paperwork
  • Short-term disability benefits
  • Doctor’s notes
  • Engagement with your EAP
  • Coordinating with your union rep
  • Court-ordered paperwork

Reach out to us day or night for more information if you have specific questions in relation to taking a break from your employment for inpatient detox in Fort Lauderdale.

Call Today To Find Out More About Inpatient Drug Or Alcohol Detox near Fort Lauderdale

To learn more about detox, call or text (954) 869-9759 or fill out the following form. We will generally admit you and commence treatment the same day!