Frequently Asked Questions at Riverside Recovery of Tampa

We often receive many questions about our treatment options, our facility, and our policies. Our admissions team has provided a few frequently asked questions and answers.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected].

We are licensed by the State of Florida through DCF/AHCA, accredited with the Joint Commission, and ASAM certified through CARF

There is no need for a referral. You can call one of our admissions counsellors directly to talk about how we can help you find freedom from addiction and begin your new life of recovery.

We accept and are in-network with most major commercial insurances. Our admissions team just needs to collect some additional information for verification of benefits.

No, you are welcome to private pay for your stay with us at Riverside Recovery of Tampa. Reach out to one of our admissions counselors for more information.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept Medicaid or Medicare. This does not disqualify you from receiving treatment. Please contact our admissions team to learn more about our additional options. 

We work very closely with Hillsborough County Marchman court and can provide additional details regarding the process. 

Visit our family resources section for more information. 

You will find a patient schedule rich with activities that promote recovery and nourish the mind, body, and spirit. You’ll start your day with a guided meditation and exercise, followed by therapeutic groups, a 12-step meeting, and a daily wrap-up of your accomplished goals for the day.
Our admissions team can provide a copy of a typical full schedule upon request. 
For the first 7 days, you will be on a “no contact” period. This will allow you to have some time to settle in and establish relationships with the team members who will be treating you. While you will be allowed to contact those on your approved phone list, you will not be able to visit in person for the first 7 days. 
For a loved one to be eligible for visits, they must attend either our Wednesday evening Zoom family meeting or our Sunday morning in-person family meeting.
Visitation is every Sunday from 1pm-4pm

 A good rule of thumb is to bring about two weeks’ worth of clothes. You will be able to do your laundry while at Riverside Recovery and laundry supplies are provided. Also, bring a one-piece bathing suit for aquatic activities in our pool and gym attire. 

Visit our What To Bring To Rehab to learn more.  

 Yes, you may bring unopened packs of cigarettes and vapes to be used in designated smoking areas during designated times. 

You will connect with your primary therapist at least once a week for one hour of individual sessions. Additionally, two family sessions are included while in Residential Treatment. Our clinical team may make an exception if you need more individual therapy than this. 
You’ll also receive daily dedicated care by master’s level clinicians during your group sessions.
We believe in individualized treatment for each patient. We will offer a variety of fellowships in which you can get involved such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) Recovery, or Celebrate Recovery. It’s important to develop a new network of healthy and supportive friends in recovery. The choice of the program to join is up to you. 
We will use a variety of treatment modalities including: Cognitive-Based Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing and Engagement, Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention, Experiential Therapy, Family-Based Methods (Gottman Method, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Attachment Theory), Trauma Resolution Therapy, and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
You’ll enjoy a ½ court basketball gym, an exercise room with weight machines, ellipticals, and treadmills, and a swimming pool. Click here to learn more.

You should bring any prescription medications that you’re currently taking so our medical team can review them and make any adjustments if needed. You may also bring your inhalers, C-paps, nebulizer, Accu-check machines, and apparatuses such as these.

Our clients’ stay is based upon clinical recommendations and your treatment team’s decision. We do not provide “cookie cutter” treatment plans. Each treatment plan is specifically tailored to meet each individual client’s needs. 

Yes, at Riverside Recovery of Tampa we promote healing the mind, body, and soul and offer daily physical activities. We regularly offer yoga, cross-training, and access to a waterfront pool. Additionally, we have an indoor half-court basketball gymnasium that’s used for a wide range of exercises. 

Yes. While we will use a variety of medication-assisted therapies to help you with detoxification, our goal is to get you substance-free before you complete your stay with us.

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Riverside Recovery of Tampa understands all of the emotional challenges of addiction recovery and is here to support you or your loved one. Contact us today for more information.