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Do you wake up in the morning, and the first thing that you think of is the next time you can have the drink of your choice? Have you realized that your personal and professional life has been adversely impacted due to your drug consumption? If the answer is yes, then it is time that you consider enrolling in one of the alcohol or drug addiction treatment programs at Legacy Healing Center in South Florida.
The Legacy Healing Center team takes a unique approach to recovery because we realize that every person has different reasons for struggling with addiction. We take the time to work with you and discover what may have led you to turn toward addiction and what you can do to avoid that temptation going forward. Our team can help you craft a plan together that will help you heal not only physically but spiritually and emotionally as well.
Before you begin your recovery journey, we always remind our clients that they need to keep an open mind and an open heart throughout the process. You will undoubtedly hear things from staff or other clients that you may not always agree with. You may also feel uncomfortable discussing certain topics associated with addiction. It’s important to remember that our team will continue to work with you through these emotions to achieve lifelong sobriety.
Sadly, there is often a negative stigma that is associated with drug treatment centers. Many people think every treatment center looks like a dark and scary hospital with bars on the window. However, when you come to Legacy Healing in South Florida, you will never see this type of atmosphere. We pride ourselves on keeping our facility bright and vibrant to continue to encourage and inspire you as you enter this new stage in your life.
We focus on providing you with a luxury type setting that will help you focus on working through your addiction’s different facets. If there is ever anything our team can do to make your stay at Legacy Healing, let us know immediately.
Absolutely beautiful! Staff is so caring and welcoming. Highly recommend to anyone who is struggling and looking to heal. This is the place for you!
Legacy really changed my life for the better. I was down and out, my life in shambles and didn’t know what to do. Legacy showed me there was a light at the end of the tunnel and gave me the tools to get there. The staff at this facility are genuine and truly care and it shows.
Kaleb was well on his way to being another death sta-tistic victim to Heroin addiction. God led us to Legacy Healing Center. They treated him with love and respect. Showing true concern and patience. Kaleb is a life saved. He is thriving and making positive life choices. His potential is unlimited!
Wonderful staff, the treatment program was excellent. They really treat you like family here and genuinely care about you. The 4 months I’ve spent here have been great, I’ve learned a lot about myself and ways to cope with my struggles.
I’ve been to a few treatment centers and this one is by far the best from the living quarters to the clinical and therapeutic experience. 5/5 would recommend. They continue to reach out and stay in contact.
Legacy Healing Center saved my life. The entire staff focuses on every individual as a separate case. No one is left behind. I wouldn’t be here without the staff at Legacy.
Honestly, it’s not what you imagine when thinking “detox.” Legacy made my experience so comfortable from beds, food, staff and such a clean facility. Besides all that they literally gave me life back. Forever thankful.
When you decide to come to our alcohol treatment center, you are taking the first step in overcoming your addiction. Although any addiction is difficult to overcome, alcohol addiction can be particularly challenging simply because alcohol is readily available. You can walk into a liquor store in most places at 9 AM, or you can go to a bar in the late morning and begin to drink.
When you realize that you have an alcohol addiction, you must commit yourself to a comprehensive treatment plan that will allow you to focus on overcoming your addiction. Legacy Healing Center provides you with that type of environment.
From the moment that you walk through the doors at Legacy Healing, you will instantly feel as though you are walking into a home away from home type setting. You will be met with the smiling yet caring faces of our team, who are there to help guide you along in your recovery.
Your time at Legacy will be made up of a combination of therapy and activities that will help reinforce your newfound sobriety. We utilize different therapeutic techniques in every recovery plan. One of the main forms of therapy that you will take part in at Legacy Healing is group therapy. If you have ever been to a 12-step meeting before, you will notice that group therapy follows the same model type. You will have the opportunity to share your opinions about certain topics associated with addiction and recovery. In turn, your fellow group members will be given a chance to share their feelings.
Another important form of therapy that we offer is individual therapy. These sessions consist of meeting in a personalized setting with our counselors to talk about various topics. This time allows you to speak more in-depth with a team member about important events in your life that may have impacted your decision to begin using drugs or alcohol. One-on-one therapy is the ideal environment to dig into these issues more simply because you may not always feel comfortable speaking about them in a group setting.
As addiction experts, we also realize that addiction tends to affect every family member, which is also why we offer family therapy. This process allows you and your family to speak with you and a member of the Legacy team in a neutral setting. Taking part in family therapy gives you the chance to speak about your addiction’s ramifications and begin to work together toward healing.
When you are not participating in therapy, there are countless activities that you can take part in that will also aid in your recovery. For example, did you know that regular exercise can help to reduce your anxiety and stress? We offer every client the opportunity to work out with one of our personal trainers to get into a healthy routine that will physically and emotionally affect you.
You can also opt to pick up a book at our library or take the time to speak with one of our spiritual advisors. Our staff gives you an abundance of opportunities to pursue different sober friendly activities that will only help to further your overall recovery. If there is anything in particular that interests you, let us know, and we can put together a list of activity options for you.
When considering the cost associated with care, you should always keep in mind that your treatment program is personalized to your needs. Therefore, the cost of your program will be based on your individual recovery needs. Legacy Healing Center does work with and accept a wide variety of insurance carriers. One of our intake specialists can go over those details when you first reach out to us.
We believe that every person that truly wants to recover from addiction should have the flexibility to do so. Our team will always do everything we can to work with you when it comes to your care cost, so never let that be a hindrance when it comes to reaching out to us.
When you are ready to remove the influence of drugs in your life, it’s important that you first go through the detox process. When your body no longer consumes its drug of choice, you will have a physical and emotional reaction to the event, referred to as withdrawal.
Going through the withdrawal process can be extremely dangerous, which is why it’s not suggested that you try to attempt it unless you are under the watchful eye of an addiction expert. Drug withdrawal symptoms can appear anywhere between eight and 48 hours after the last time you consumed your drug of choice and can last for over a week in some cases. Examples of withdrawal symptoms include diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, excessive sweating, and muscle cramps.
There is not a significant difference between drug detox and alcohol detox. The science behind your withdrawal works the same way. Once your body realizes that it will no longer consume your drink or drug of choice, you will begin to experience withdrawal symptoms. Similar to withdrawing from drugs, alcohol withdrawal can also present severe symptoms.
Alcohol withdrawal symptoms typically manifest themselves a few hours after your last drink and usually last for a few days. Although it’s nearly impossible to predict what symptoms you will experience during this timeframe, common withdrawal symptoms include insomnia, an increase in anxiety, nausea and shakiness. In more severe cases, you may experience a seizure or delirium.
Like detoxing from drugs, it’s never advisable for you to attempt to detox from alcohol unless you are under the care of a trained medical professional who can monitor your symptoms closely during the important hours and days.
An advantage of coordinating with the Legacy Healing Center team when it comes to putting together a recovery plan is that we provide you with the flexibility to choose the length of your treatment plan. At Legacy, we offer treatment programs that last as little as 30 days and up to 90 days. Before you finalize your decision, we strongly recommend that you take the time to speak about your options with our team, so you understand the benefits of each duration.
Regardless of the length of your program, there are important advantages of coming to Legacy for treatment. First and foremost, by enrolling in a treatment plan, you are breaking the cycle of addiction. When you change the people, places and things around you that may contribute to your addiction, you take the first step toward overcoming it.
When possible, we will suggest that you take advantage of our 90-day treatment plan. This format gives you the best opportunity to achieve long-term sobriety and truly address the events in your life that may have triggered your addiction. You will still take part in the same form of therapy and activities that clients that opt to go through our 30 or 60-day program do, but you will give yourself more time to heal and truly feel the benefits of going through the recovery process.
Remember, you can always start with a 30-day program if you don’t yet feel comfortable committing to a 60 or 90-day program. If you would like to change your treatment plan at any time, you can always request to speak to a member of our staff to discuss your options.
One of the common questions that we field from clients interested in coming to Legacy Healing is connected with insurance coverage. Legacy Healing Center accepts a number of insurance carriers that may help cover your program’s cost. Today, many of the leading insurance companies will offer some type of coverage since addiction has become such a serious issue in our country.
However, it’s important to keep in mind that some insurance companies may only cover certain aspects of treatment. For example, many insurance companies will cover the costs of a residential program. However, they may not be willing to cover a detox program. Additionally, suppose you recently went through a program at another facility. In that case, your insurance company may require you to wait a certain amount of time before you can enroll in another one.
If you need help determining what is covered by your insurance company, a member of our team is always happy to help. We will work with you to help you cut through the red tape to ensure that you get the most benefit through one of our programs.
After your time at Legacy Healing Center in South Florida, returning home to Washington, D.C. is something that you should always look forward to. During the last 30, 60, or 90 days, you have worked hard to overcome your addiction and learn certain tools that will help you to maintain your sobriety.
Remember, if you ever feel uncertain about your path going forward, the Legacy Healing Center team is always here to provide you with the reassurances you need through our Addiction Aftercare Program.
Addiction Aftercare allows you to remain in contact with our team if you ever need any additional support as you continue on your journey. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the various alumni events that we host throughout the year. This care program is an excellent way to contact people you may have gone through your program with or connect with other alumni with their own addiction experiences.
Once you get home, it’s critical that you establish healthy patterns and routines that will help keep you focused on your overall goal of remaining sober. One of the first things that you should do when you return home is to find a 12-step meeting in your area that you can plan on attending regularly. This setting will help you remain focused on your recovery goals while allowing you to grow your support system.
As soon as you have a healthy routine in place, you can begin to expand your focus and think about visiting some of the numerous sober friendly attractions in the area. There are multiple venues in and around the Washington, D.C. area that may pique your interests now that you are sober.
Here are a few suggestions of places that you may want to consider seeing:
Without question, one of the most distinguished and recognizable landmarks in Washington, D.C., is the White House. The White House has been the official home to the presidents since John Adams. The iconic landmark was set on fire during the War of 1812 and has gone through extensive renovations throughout the year to make it the center of the free world that it is today. Visitors have the opportunity to take guided tours through the mansion to learn more about the development of our country and what the president experiences on a daily basis.
The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20500.
Throughout its history, Washington, D.C. has seen its fair share of tragedies in the form of various deaths. One of the most notable deaths in the city was April 14, 1865, at Ford’s Theatre. Sadly, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated while watching a play after the theatre. The death shook the nation to its core, specifically because the Civil War has just recently ended. Today, visitors can walk through Ford’s Theatre and receive a first-hand understanding of the final moments of Lincoln’s life.
You can visit Ford’s Theatre at 511 10th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004.
West Potomac Park
West Potomac Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the Washington, D.C. area. Located close to the National Mall, the park is known for hosting the National Cherry Blossom Festival each year, so if you plan to visit during this time of year, be sure to bring your camera with you. Visitors to the park can walk or run around the exterior or sit back and enjoy the incredible view. The park is only a few minutes from many of the city’s major historical attractions.
West Potomac Park is located at 2912 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20418.
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery is one of the more unique venues in Washington, D.C. The gallery first opened to the public in 1968 and currently features a collection of over 20,000 portraits of influential Americans since the country’s founding. The portraits include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Mary Cassatt, with the recent addition of Barack Obama. The National Portrait Gallery is open seven days a week between 11:30 AM and 7 PM.
You can visit the National Portrait Gallery at 8th Street NW & F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Are you interested in exploring more of your spiritual or Christian side? If so, a trip to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception should be on your list of places to visit. This incredible structure is the largest basilica in the United States and is large enough to hold 10,000 faithful followers. Although regular mass is held at the basilica, many people visit this location to take in the sheer beauty of the inside of the structure. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is open to the public every day of the week between 7 AM and 7 PM.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is located at 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20017.
Arlington Cemetery is known worldwide as the final resting place for men and women that served in our armed forces. However, many people are unaware that Arlington House, a Greek revival style mansion connected to the property, was once the home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The Lee family fled the property once it became clear that there was no way to fight off the oncoming Union troops. Visitors to Arlington House can learn more about the Lee family and develop the land from a private residence into a national cemetery.
Arlington House is located at 321 Sherman Drive, Fort Myer, Virginia 22211.
The addiction experts at Legacy Healing Center are here to provide you with the support you need to manage your addiction’s various aspects. We have a unique understanding of the struggles that are often associated with addiction because numerous members of our team have either personally dealt with addiction or have a friend or family member who has gone through their recovery process. When you are ready to focus on overcoming your addiction and leading a healthier life, please reach out to one of our intake specialists. They can answer any of your questions and begin to work on enrolling you in one of our treatment programs. We look forward to helping you through this new part of your life.