ABOUT BOCA RECOVERY CENTER
Located one-half mile from the ocean in Boca Raton, Fla., Boca Recovery Center treats individuals struggling with substance abuse through several levels of care. These include a partial hospitalization program (PHP), intensive outpatient program (IOP), and sober living.
According to its website, the facility prioritizes support for young people, including college students. Detoxification services are not offered on-site, but the facility will make referrals to recommended detox programs. Within the state, Boca Recovery Center is among 24.6 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities that offer a PHP, 43 percent with an IOP, and among 29.2 percent with specially tailored programs for young adults.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
At Boca Recovery Center, the admissions process starts with an assessment, which includes both psychological and medical evaluations. Based on the findings, clients receive customized treatment plans, designed to build on their individual strengths.
As noted, the organization offers two main levels of treatment: PHP and IOP. PHP clients receive a primary therapist, with whom they work with one-on-one and in small groups. As part of the program, they engage in a range of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and trauma-oriented Associative Awareness treatment.
Separate gender-specific and dual diagnosis groups also are offered, along with 12-step facilitation, spirituality groups, life skills training, and case management services. Within the state, Boca Recovery Center is among 53.3 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities to treat clients with co-occurring disorders.
After completing the PHP, clients can step down to the IOP, which helps them transition back to home and community life, and provides treatment, structure, and accountability in the process. IOP clients participate in both individual and group therapy sessions, but for fewer hours than the PHP. This less-robust treatment tract enables clients to focus on securing employment and rebuilding relationships.
Sober living provided by Boca Recovery Center meets the requirements for a recovery residence through accreditation by the Florida Association of Recovery Residences and by the Department of Children and Families. The staff, many of whom are in recovery, provide guidance and support to residents, who continue building a life of sobriety.
Within the state, Boca Recovery Center is among 30.4 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities accredited by the Joint Commission. Treatment team members include certified addiction counselors and certified interventionists, a nurse practitioner, and a psychiatrist. According to information provided by the facility, all clinical therapists hold master's or doctoral degrees.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Boca Recovery Center provides comfortable, simply decorated living and therapy spaces. Residents are separated by gender and live in shared bedrooms with pillow-top mattresses and a flat screen television. Meals are catered, and residents receive gym memberships to LA Fitness. The center provides transportation to the gym, local 12-step meetings, doctor appointments, as well as between the residences and treatment center. Residents participate in weekly house meetings as well as activities that revolve around sober fun.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, 11 former clients submitted highly positive impressions to Rehabs.com about Boca Recovery Center with the exception of one, who had strictly negative views. Reviewers consistently awarded the top five stars across the major categories of the survey, from treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition.
They praised the quality of care, dedicated staff, and attractive surroundings, which combined to help clients achieve their goals. Alum T.C. wrote: “If I had a friend or family member that needed treatment I would send them here." Another reviewer, who echoed much of the same sentiment, underscored the feeling of family that prevails at the facility: “Man, the level of care provided here is phenomenal. It's super nice, super comfortable. Alot of healing. They connect with people on a deep level.”
On secondary sites, Boca Recovery received highly favorable feedback to date: four out of five stars based on 49 reviews on Google, and 4.5 stars based on 49 reviews on Facebook, which the organization may manage.   Reviewers repeatedly praised the staff, care they received, and the life-changing, life-saving results they achieved.
Five-star reviewer Brittany on Google wrote: "I have been to many treatment centers and this place is was different from all the others. I learned so much and was given so much support and love from everyone.” Another five-star reviewer on Google, Nicodemo, echoed this sentiment: “Going to Boca Recovery was the best decision I’ve ever made. With the help from BRC I completely changed my life. The staff is absolutely wonderful."
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
To date, the three loved ones who submitted reviews to Rehabs.com about Boca Recovery Center provided conflicting impressions. Positive reviewer E.L. awarded the facility the maximum five stars across all survey metrics, including affordability, counseling options, facility cleanliness and upkeep, family participation, likelihood to recommend, and staff experience and training. “Compassionate staff members with a strong focus on teaching the patient that it is okay to forgive themselves and to move forward,” E.L. wrote.
On the other end of the spectrum, a loved one wrote: “I would not recommend this facility to anyone. It seems like they want your money and don’t care about the actual patients there and being professional to their families.”
At the time of this writing, Boca Recovery Center accepts numerous private insurance plans, including those from Aetna, BlueCross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Healthcare. Staff members are available to assist clients in verifying insurance coverage. If needed, through the facility’s arrangement with Prosper Healthcare Lending, qualified clients may receive favorable terms to help pay for treatment.
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