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Substance Abuse Treatment

Pride Recovery Center in Delray Beach, Florida is at the forefront of addiction treatment, offering cutting-edge approaches that integrate the medical, psychiatric, and clinical components of treatment. Program offerings include Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs, as well as Alumni Support Services to help you maintain lasting sobriety.

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Decide To Stop

The first step to living a life free from drugs and alcohol is to decide you want a better life. It's that simple. Once you find the strength and determination to change your life for the better, anything is possible.

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Contact our Admission Department to discuss which treatment option is right for you. Whether you are considering a Partial Hospitalization Program, or our looking to continue your recovery in an Outpatient Program, we can help.

Begin Your Treatment

At Pride Recovery Center, you are not a number. A licensed and experienced Therapist will perform a complete evaluation of your unique needs and create an individualized treatment plan to help you reach your goal.

Maintain Your Sobriety

Upon completion of our program, you will possess valuable addiction management skills that will help you maintain a sober lifestyle. We maintain contact with you over time to ensure you stay on the right path.
Which Program Is Right For You?

Addiction Treatment Programs

Our Addiction Specialists Can Help You Choose The Right Path To Recovery

Outpatient Program

Our Outpatient Treatment Program (OP) is an addiction counseling service that does not require individuals to enter a residential program. The person seeking treatment can live their day-to-day lives while making time for their treatment. While in outpatient treatment, individuals can continue living at home, or reside in a sober house. People find this method of addiction treatment favorable since it allows them to receive the care, support, and therapy they need maintain a sober lifestyle, but also maintain their daily responsibilities. To be a candidate for Outpatient Therapy, the person needs to be in good overall physical health, have a stable support structure, and a safe home free of negative influences.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

We recommend our Intensive Outpatient Program for individuals suffering from a mild to moderate substance use disorder and are continuing their recovery after successful completion of a residential, inpatient, or PHP addiction treatment program. Since these individuals have undergone previous life skill and relapse prevention training and therapies, they have the skills, responsibility, and aptitude to make it through IOP.

Research shows that IOP models are proven to be as effective as residential treatment programs for those managing a moderate substance abuse addiction.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

This type of addiction treatment program provides an intensive level of non-residential and non-inpatient care that is available by Pride Recovery Center. People suffering from substance abuse disorder that require more intensive care than Outpatient Treatment may benefit from this level of treatment service. This level of care is best suited for individuals who have completed inpatient, or residential treatment, for substance use disorder and would benefit from the structure provided within a PHP program. The structure allows a person to obtain the necessary support before transitioning to a more independent sober lifestyle. This is especially beneficial for those without a traditional support system they can integrate back into after treatment. Individuals whose behavioral, mental, or substance abuse care needs that do not meet the criteria for a more intensive program, such as traditional inpatient or residential treatment levels, are best suited for PHP.

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Types of Therapy We Offer

Therapy Services Designed To Allow You To Successfully Manage Your Addiction

12-Step Therapy

Our 12 Step Therapy program is based on the steps and principles of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

This type of therapy involves a series of individual and group sessions based on the concepts of the 12-step program. This helps our clients accept their disease of addiction and enables the them develop a willingness to engage in treatment. This useful therapy helps to build a number of life skills that can help the participant maintain sobriety after they complete their treatment.

Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy method developed in the late 1908s to treat trauma and PTSD by minimizing the effect of traumatic memories.

EMDR is a type of psychotherapy designed to help clients relieve depression, anxiety, and stress induced by past trauma. Our Clinical Director Dr. Joseph Milisitz, Ph.D., LCSW is a leading expert in EMDR therapy. He leads sessions where patients are involved in repetitive eye and movement exercises designed to help minimize our clients traumatic memories.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Drug or alcohol abuse can affect the thought process of the user’s mind. Substance abuse can allow negative thoughts and unstable emotional patterns to emerge within the user.

CBT is a method of talk therapy designed to help our clients deal with negative thoughts and behaviors. The goal is to modify their behavior in an effort to prevent future negative behavior. We utilize this therapy to help clients learn to manage stress, emotions, or to cope with loss, grief, and other negative and traumatic experiences.

Neurofeedback Therapy

Neurofeedback is a treatment that has been utilized for over 60 years and is considered a safe and effective way to repair irregular brain patterns. Irregular brain patterns are known to cause ADHD, anxiety, and other challenging conditions.

Neurofeedback utilizes EEG biofeedback to identify irregular brain patterns using qEEG Brain Mapping. A computer system optimizes the irregularity by guiding the brain back into a healthy pattern. Repetition of this process over time causes the brain to learn how to stay in healthy ranges without the aid of the computer. Neurofeedback techniques train the brain to function more efficiently, helping the person being treated manage stress more effectively.

Adventure Therapy

This type of therapy enables our guests to utilize both their bodies and their minds for therapeutic activity in the great outdoors.

Adventure Therapy is a specific form of psychotherapy that incorporates various physical and mental challenges designed to treat the participant’s emotional health while providing beneficial physical activity. This therapy often involves outdoor activities that are physically demanding or require problem solving skills.

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A Caring Staff Makes A Tremendous Difference.

Dr. Peter Merkle, MD

Owner & Physician

Dr. Merkle graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and has over 36 years experience as an Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Doctor. He has seen the opioid epidemic take a horrible toll on Florida residents. In an effort to help people affected from substance abuse disorders, Dr. Merkle acquired Pride Recovery Center and now specializes in providing high quality addiction treatment services for those in need.

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