Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Boca Raton, FL
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Where Can You Find Addiction Treatment in Boca Raton?
Boca Raton is a Florida beach town that boasts 5 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline. Home to roughly 95,000 residents, Boca Raton features upscale living, a variety of golf courses, and varied cultural attractions.1 However, like many other U.S. cities, this beachy paradise is not immune to substance misuse issues. In fact, Palm Beach County, where Boca Raton is located, experienced more than 2,800 nonfatal overdose department visits in 2022, and the county suffered 602 overdose deaths in 2021 of which 525 involved opioids.2
Despite these tragic statistics, Florida is home to myriad drug and alcohol rehab facilities, which means help and hope are also nearby. The state boasts roughly 560 substance use disorder facilities, most of which are concentrated around major metropolitan areas such as Miami–Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Orlando-Kississmee-Sanford, and Jacksonville.3
Part of the larger Miami area, Boca Raton is situated within 25 miles of more than 100 substance use disorder treatment centers.3 As an example, Recovery First Treatment Center in Hollywood, FL, is a leading drug and alcohol rehab center roughly 25 miles from downtown Boca Raton. Offering various levels of care—including medically managed detox, inpatient rehab, outpatient services, telehealth services and co-occurring disorder treatment–Recovery First provides evidence-based care to those in the Boca Raton area as well as the entire state.
Types of Addiction Treatment in Boca Raton, Florida
Addiction treatment in Boca Raton and elsewhere isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Thus, treatment providers work with patients to identify the most effective levels of care to suit their unique needs. Levels of care include:4
- Detox: Supporting patients as they experience withdrawal from a host of substances, medically assisted detox ensures patient safety and keeps them as comfortable as possible during this phase of care.
- Inpatient treatment: Patients live at a facility 24/7 during inpatient care, receiving ongoing support, monitoring, services, and therapies.
- Outpatient treatment: With outpatient care patients live at home while attending treatment services. Outpatient options vary in intensity, from traditional outpatient care to intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) and partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) (aka day treatment).
- Aftercare. Most patients benefit from some type of aftercare following inpatient and outpatient treatment. Aftercare includes therapy, sober living, 12-Step programs, and more.
Along with these levels of care, some facilities also provide treatment tracks for unique populations. For example Recovery First Treatment Center offers specialty programs for:
How Much Does it Cost to Go to Rehab in Boca Raton, FL?
The cost of drug and alcohol rehab in Boca Raton and across the United States varies widely depending on various factors including:
- Level of care. Generally speaking, the more intense the care and the more services you receive, the more it will cost.
- Duration of treatment. Costs are related to the length of time you’re in treatment—whether that’s inpatient, outpatient, aftercare, etc.
- Location. The price of food, electricity, staff, and more differ by location. So facility fees vary according to where each rehab center is located geographically.
- Amenities. Access to services and amenities such as pools, private rooms, equestrian centers, etc. may help support treatment outcomes. But sometimes they also add to the cost.
- Payment type. Prices can vary based on payment types, which include health insurance, self pay, financing, sliding-fee scales, block grants, etc.
- Insurance. If you have insurance, plans vary considerably among private, Medicaid, Medicare, and Tricare providers. The amount you or a loved one will be responsible for depends upon the copays and caps set by your insurance provider, your plan benefits, deductibles, whether the facility is in-network with the provider, and more.
To determine exactly how much you’ll pay, contact each facility directly. For example, the free and confidential admissions navigators at Recovery First Treatment Center at can not only listen to your story and discuss treatment options but also verify insurance benefits and discuss other ways to pay for treatment. You can also verify insurance benefits at Recovery First via this online form.
Does Insurance Pay for Rehab in Boca Raton?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded access to substance use disorder treatment for millions of people and made it more difficult for insurance companies to deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions or previous substance use disorder treatment episodes.5 As such, almost all carriers provide at least partial coverage for substance use disorders. Keep in mind, however, that each plan’s coverage and limitations are unique.
Along with various types of private insurance, some facilities accept public insurance options as well such as Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, and Indian Health Service/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds. For example, Recovery First Treatment Center near Boca Raton accepts insurance from a host of companies and it’s in-network with many of them. Options include:
- First Health.
- Emblem, HMO & Non-HMO.
- Optum/United Healthcare.
- Tricare East.
How to Pay for Rehabs in Florida
While health insurance can significantly reduce the out-of-pocket costs for treatment, there are several other ways to pay including:
- Self-pay via cash, credit, loans, personal financing, etc.
- Payment plans, where you pay a fixed, income-based amount each month.
- Sliding scale and financial assistance options.
- SAMHSA funding or grants.
- Free or government-funded treatment centers.
To illustrate the number of funding types available, consider that roughly 70 Florida treatment centers offer sliding fee scales and/or payment assistance, and roughly 15 of these facilities can be found within 25 miles of Boca Raton.3
Additionally, you may be eligible for free community resources, accessible through the 211 helpline, which provides information and referrals to mental health and substance misuse services. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) also offers free AA meetings in Boca Raton, and Narcotics Anonymous offers local chapters that can help.
What Addictions Are Treated at Boca Raton Rehab Centers?
Boca Raton rehabilitation centers often treat both drug and alcohol addictions. For example, Recovery First Treatment Center treats disorders related to myriad substances such as:
The staff at Recovery First Treatment Center is also well trained to address co-occurring disorders, which is when a substance use disorder occurs alongside a mental health disorder such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc.
How to Find Rehab Centers in Boca Raton, Florida
Or, simply call American Addiction Centers at . The parent company of Recovery First Treatment Center, AAC has facilities nationwide, and admissions navigators can not only answer your confidential treatment questions but also provide in- and out-of-state options for treatment, discuss payment options, and more.
If you’re not sure which Boca Raton, FL, rehabilitation facility to choose, check out “How to Choose a Rehab Facility” for a list of several factors to consider. As you assess various facilities you might want to ask:
- How does your facility approach treatment for substance use? Finding a treatment program that aligns with who you are will likely help you adjust more quickly and gain more benefits from the program.
- Will my insurance cover treatment at your facility? While most facilities accept cash for services, insurance coverage can significantly reduce the out-of-pocket cost of treatment for drug and alcohol use disorders—possibly allowing for more time in treatment. Providers can also be in-network or out-of-network with various insurance plans. If you have insurance, in-network facilities will usually be less expensive than out-of-network options.
- What population does your facility treat? While some facilities take all types of patients, others specialize in specific genders or populations and/or offer treatment tracks for groups such as: members of the military and their families, Veterans, those with co-occurring disorders, Spanish speakers, LGBTQ+ community members, trauma survivors, and more.
If you or a loved one is ready to take the first step toward a life of sobriety, AAC’s admissions navigators at can walk you through the process. Why not begin your recovery today?