Frequently Asked Questions

And Our Answers

  • What federal, state and local licenses and accreditation do you hold?

    • We are licensed by the State of Florida in accordance with Chapter 397, Florida Statutes, to provide substance abuse services.
    • We are also accredited by The Joint Commission.

  • Do you have certified addiction physicians, nurses and therapists?

    • Our medical director is licensed as an M.D.
    • Our nurse is an R.N. and is on staff at the Center Monday through Friday.
    • Our clinical staff consists of two LCSWs, one LMHC, and two Certified Addiction Counselors.

  • How many clients does the facility treat on-site at one time?

    Up to 27 PHP and up to 30 IOP, Outpatient, and Aftercare.

  • How long is the program?

    • Treatment could be 90 days or longer ranging over PHP, IOP, and Outpatient. There is also an Aftercare option (see below) that lasts up to a year.
    • You can learn more about our Levels of Care here.

  • How much one-on-one therapy will you provide?

    We have an open door policy at Cornerstone. Each client will receive at least one hour of individual therapy and may have other individual time as needed and as available.

  • How many hours of group therapy occur daily?

    Typically there are five hours of group therapy and scheduled events daily.

  • Do you offer evidence-based treatment and what options do you offer?

    We offer personalized healing paths to fit your specific situation. This is why we create a treatment plan for each client based on his or her individual needs and circumstances. Learn more about our evidence-based treatments here.

  • How much does rehab cost?

    We get this question often and it’s difficult to answer. The cost of treatment depends on each person’s treatment needs and the length of stay. Regardless, we do everything we can to customize a payment plan that works.

  • What payment options do you accept?

    Private insurance, check, debit card, or credit card.

  • What insurance do you accept?

    We accept most private insurance policies. You can learn more about the types of insurance we accept here.

  • Is treatment available for clients with co-occurring disorders?

    Our Co-occurring program is designed for client’s who have both a substance use disorder and a mental health diagnosis. We are one of the only drug rehabilitation centers in South Florida with full-time, licensed professionals properly trained to treat individuals suffering from a co-occurring or dual diagnosis disorder. You can learn more about our co-occurring program here.

  • Do you have a formal aftercare program? If so, tell me about it. If not, do you help clients arrange for aftercare before discharge?

    Yes – Our aftercare program includes motivational interventions for ongoing recovery. There is no charge for our Aftercare participants, other than a commitment to attend at least once monthly and maintain an open and honest relationship with our aftercare counselor. You can get more information about our aftercare program here.

  • Are there relapse prevention groups available to clients?

    Yes – relapse prevention is covered during a variety of scheduled groups including our Recovery Skills. It is also a key component of our caseload groups, trauma groups, and Seeking Safety.

  • Does your facility have an active alumni program?

    Yes – our Alumni Program is a way for former clients to remain engaged in fellowship with peers and staff. We are very proud of our Alumni. You can learn more about it here.

  • Do you offer a family support program?

    Yes – Family support happens on an individual basis with the therapeutic relationship and during our twice-monthly Family Night. Family members are encouraged to attend in person. If this is not available we encourage family support through the telephone. Learn more about our Family Support services here.

  • Do you require clients to enter rehab voluntarily?

    We are a voluntary program. For those facing criminal charges for a drug-related case, we work with courts, judges, and probation officers. You can learn more about our alternative sentencing program here.

  • What is your visitation policy?

    After the initial “safe call” there is a three-day blackout period so that new clients can get acclimated to the community. After that we encourage family visitation, especially in conjunction with Family Night. Please be aware that approval for “outside passes” is issued on a case-by-case basis.

  • Do you discharge clients who relapse during treatment?

    This is always considered on a case-by-case basis. One cause for immediate discharge would be to bring drugs onto Cornerstone Recovery Center premises and especially to involve other clients in drug or alcohol use.

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