Harbor Village Detox’s Clinical Director Is Quoted as an Addiction Expert by The Fix

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Dr. Holly Vasquez-Cortella from Harbor Village Detox’s drug and alcohol rehabilitation center is quoted as an expert for The Fix in a recent article.

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Dr. Vasquez-Cortella works together with staff to first allay the physical ailments of drug and alcohol withdrawal symptoms to then combat the latent source of addiction.

Harbor Village Detox is a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center specializing in affordable addiction care in Florida on June 12th. Holly Vasquez-Cortella was recently quoted as an expert in the addiction and recovery field by The Fix - a website dedicated to reporting on trending addiction news and treatment innovations. The article highlights Florida governor Rick Scott’s recent approval of the Emergency Treatment for Opioid Overdose Act. The new legislation grants first responders, health care providers, and law enforcement with the right to carry naloxone, an opiate reversal medication used to remediate the symptoms of overdose. Naloxone unrestricts the airways of those suffering from overdoses, and allows them to breathe again.

Dr. Vasquez-Cortella is a licensed clinical psychologist and Harbor Village Detox’s clinical director. She works directly with recovering drug and alcohol addicts, guiding them through the process of drug and alcohol detoxification, maintenance therapy, and drug counseling. During treatment the addiction specialists of Harbor VIllage Detox work tirelessly to redress the underlying causes of addiction. Dr. Vasquez-Cortella works together with staff to first allay the physical ailments of drug and alcohol withdrawal symptoms to then combat the latent source of addiction. Harbor Village Detox is among few Miami-Dade drug rehab centers offering daily group therapy as early as inpatient medical detox enrollment.

Dr. Vasquez Cortella weighs in on The Fix to applaud the passage of the new Emergency Treatment for Opioid Overdose Act: “Let’s say on average I have approximately ten psychiatric or psychological evaluations to administer daily, eight out of ten are detoxing from opiates.

“Any attempt at saving lives is worth passing. One of my favorite re-admit clients died in January from an overdose when he was visiting his family up in New jersey. They found him says later frozen outside. It was heartbreaking.”

For additional commentary from Dr. Vasquez-Cortella or other Harbor Village Detox experts, including clinical psychologists and utilization review physicians, contact jpulveradell(at)harborvillage(dot)com.

Harbor Village Detox provides the pinnacle of drug and alcohol addiction treatment, to ensure clients alleviate the underlying causes of drug and alcohol addiction to decrease their chances of relapsing. The Florida drug and alcohol rehab center accepts most major insurances and provides tuition assistance and complete coverage in some instances. The treatment facility provides 24 hour medical and psychiatric monitoring and provides the full spectrum of addiction treatment beginning with drug and alcohol detox.

For information about getting the pinnacle of drug and alcohol addiction treatment in Florida call (855)767-8285 or visit harborvillageflorida.com.

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