ABOUT FHE HEALTH
A mile from South Florida’s renowned "Blue Wave" beach in Broward County, FHE Health, formally known as the Florida House Experience, offers residential and outpatient treatment to adults struggling with substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders.
The facility also offers medical detox, which is available in just 10.9 percent of residential treatment facilities in Florida. Additionally, treatment is provided for process addictions such as gambling disorder, which is only offered by 25.3 percent of facilities in Florida.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at FHE begins with a full medical and psychiatric evaluation. The program is evidence-based and utilizes treatment modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), the latter of which is offered by 56.1 percent of treatment facilities in Florida.
In addition, there are 12-step meetings, gender-specific focus groups, comprehensive psychiatric services, and spirituality workshops. FHE also offers a wide variety of holistic services and activities such as yoga, mindfulness meditation, and acupuncture, the latter of which is available in just 11.4 percent of treatment facilities in Florida.
The treatment team includes doctors, registered nurses, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, licensed clinical social workers, master's-level therapists, and health and wellness professionals. FHE has a 1:1 staff-to-client ratio. To date, the 17 individuals who were surveyed about the staff by Rehabs.com gave them high ratings.
Staff Experience and Training: 4.4/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
FHE's five-acre campus is flanked by palm trees and within walking distance of a beach. The modern 200-bed facility provides shared bedrooms, a fitness room, swimming pool, and an on-site cafe.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The 12 alumni polled by Rehabs.com to date gave FHE mostly positive feedback. They indicated that the facility was clean and comfortable, and that there were ample opportunities for leisure activities and exercise. "Very clean facility, food was excellent as well. I thank the Florida House for saving my life and for helping me get my life straightened out," N.E. wrote in a representative review.
Exercise and Leisure Activities: 4.1/5
Holistic Offerings: 4.1/5
Former clients gave lower ratings to the rehab for its connectivity policy (with specific criticism of their strict phone policy,) but ultimately indicated they would recommend the FHE to others.
Likelihood to Recommend: 4.6/5
"I've sent four different people there since I've been there and they are all still clean today," Emily wrote in a representative review.
On Google, FHE earned an average rating of 4.1 out of five stars based on 82 reviews. The majority of alumni who left comments described the rehab as effective and well-run. "You can tell they put a great effort into things running properly & smoothly. Everyone was so friendly to me & such a big help," Jeffrey wrote in a representative review.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The five loved ones polled by Rehabs.com also gave FHE mostly positive feedback, though ratings were slightly lower for family activities and affordability. "Great structure, but needs more family involvement," Lisa noted in a representative review.
Exercise and Leisure Activities: 4.2/5
Family Participation: 3.6/5
Ultimately, loved ones indicated that the treatment was helpful and that they would recommend the rehab to others. "Very nice environment and qualified people working there," an anonymous loved one wrote in a representative review.
Would Recommend: 4/5
Information provided by FHE includes the following costs for treatment: $750 per day, $30,000 per month, and $60,000 for 90 days. The facility’s website indicates that most major insurance plans are accepted. To date, the 17 individuals polled by Rehabs.com regarding cost felt that the facility was moderately affordable.
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