Treatment Center Setting
Banyan Treatment Center Stuart Philosophy
At Banyan Detox, we offer a safe medically-monitored detox for clients that are withdrawing from drugs and alcohol. Substances like opioids, alcohol, heroin, benzodiazepines, and methadone all cause withdrawal symptoms that require 24-hour medical supervision and care. We ensure that you will have a safe and secure detoxification process at our facility with some of the best professionals in the industry.
Areas of Specialization
Client & Family Support Groups
Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.
Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
Though not all rehab facilities offer “medical detoxification,” all people with an addiction to drugs or alcohol will experience intense physical and emotional changes and discomfort as their bodies react to withdrawal of the addictive substance. Many people use the term “detox” to refer to the period of time (ranging from a few days to a week) when the body is reacting to an addict’s decision to stop using.
Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.
This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.
Animal therapy (also called animal-assisted therapy and pet therapy) supports recovery and emotional wellbeing by helping people develop relationships with animals. Animal therapy can be a one-time or ongoing experience.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.
Trauma & Associative Awareness Therapy (AAT)
Associative Awareness Therapy (AAT) uses the brain’s innate ability to adapt to change in a healing way, essentially “retraining” the brain to respond differently to familiar memories of trauma or pain.
The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.
Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
Outpatient treatment describes all addiction treatment that is not residential. Patients live at home while undergoing rehab.
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ABOUT BANYAN TREATMENT CENTER STUART
Banyan Treatment Center’s campus in Stuart, Flor., provides residential treatment for adults dealing with substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders. It is one of the 73 (10.9 percent) of Florida treatment facilities that provide detoxification.
Banyan Treatment Center operates seven locations across the United States, including Boca Raton in Florida.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Clients entering treatment at Banyan Treatment Center will undergo an evaluation and be assigned a therapist prior to admission.
Banyan Treatment Center in Stuart offers three levels of care: medically managed detoxification, intensive inpatient programming, and residential services.
Following detoxification treatment, which generally lasts 7-10 days, clients are encouraged to enroll in intensive inpatient services. Inpatient care includes 24-hour supervision, daily counseling sessions, and access to support groups. Residential care offers similar services, but lasts two weeks. Clients will have an individualized treatment plan and are subject to random urine drug screens.
Addiction treatment is based on the 12-Steps and incorporates evidence-based therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and SMART Recovery. It is one of the 366 (54.8 percent) of Florida treatment facilities that use rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT).
Holistic offerings include exercise and recreational activities, pet therapy, yoga, and meditation.
Alumni will receive phone calls from an alumni team and have the opportunity to attend a bi-weekly alumni meeting and monthly event.
The treatment team at Banyan Treatment Center in Stuart includes a clinical director, a residential therapist, a registered nurse, and an intake coordinator. A medical team, led by a medical practitioner who is on-site daily, is available 24/7.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Official photographs of the Stuart location show a 30-bed facility equipped with a kitchen, living room, and backyard patio. Clients will share bedrooms featuring a TV and views overlooking the St. Lucie River. Meals are provided by a certified chef.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Two alumni of Banyan Treatment Center gave positive feedback. "Highly recommend Banyan treatment center to anyone who needs help obtaining sobriety," wrote Kyle in a representative review.
Reviews left on secondary sites are mostly positive. On Google, the Stuart location has a 4.3-star average rating based on 22 reviews. The facility's official Facebook page, which covers all locations managed by Banyan Treatment Center, has a 4.8-star average rating based on 98 reviews. The center has the ability to manage the page.   Praise on both sites generally focused on the staff and accommodations.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The sole loved one to provide feedback about Banyan Treatment Center to date provided a negative review. J.H. wrote: "My daughter died from OD the day she was discharged from Banyan, Stuart FL after a month inpatient there."
WHAT STAFF SAY
Though Rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from current or former employees to date, 17 individuals gave Banyan Treatment Center an average rating of 4.1 out of five stars on Glassdoor. The reviews, which encompassed other locations, generally praised staff members. 
Banyan Treatment Center is one of 68 percent of facilities nationwide that accept private health insurance. The center accepts Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and more.
Published on December 2018
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