Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 21, 2013
While pop culture has turned drug and alcohol rehabilitation into entertainment with celebrity reality shows such as Dr. Drew, treatment for substance abuse is serious business. With the addiction epidemic on the rise experts agree that the only solution is more access to treatment. Detoxification, which is the first step in overcoming addiction, is a medically supervised process in which the substance being abused is slowly tapered from patient’s body. Though a length of stay averages a short five days, the cost of drug detox and alcohol treatment often puts these necessary medical services out of reach for many. But all of that is about to change, due to Florida's newest detox facility, Harbor Village.
“Millions of Americans are suffering from the crippling disease of drug and alcohol addiction and are unable to seek help due to high medical costs” stated Harbor Village CEO, Robert Niznik, “our approach at Harbor Village is to provide a safe and effective detox, in a luxurious facility, at rates people can actually afford to pay.”
A state-of-the-art facility, offering a staff that has a combined experience of over 150 years in the field of addiction, private and semi-private suites, an acre of land, on premise spa and salon, and other amenities you would expect to find in a luxury hotel, Harbor Village takes a new approach to recovery. The comfort and plush amenities afforded to patients provide an extra buffer to reduce discomfort often associated with withdrawel. By accepting insurance and competitively pricing self-pay daily rates, Harbor Village has made treatment more accessible.
Addressing the issue of addiction, and the financial stumbling block which prevents access to treatment for many, Director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), Pamela S. Hyde, states that, "We must continue to promote robust prevention, treatment and recovery programs throughout our country."
As more and more Americans become addicted to drugs and alcohol the need for access to detox treatment facilities grows. A report released by the White House acknowledged the drug abuse epidemic and lack of access to treatment, declaring, “expanding effective drug abuse treatment is critical to reducing prescription drug abuse, as only a small fraction of drug users are currently undergoing treatment."
Addiction rates will continue to climb if those who are already addicted do not have access to detoxification. This first necessary step is truly the stepping-stone to a life free of drug and alcohol addiction. Whether a person’s decision to seek treatment is their own, or family and loved ones get them to treatment, affordability, comfort, and effective detoxification are the keys to recovery.
For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/ or call the 24/7 hotline 1855-338-6900