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What Is an Opioid?

Our country is currently dealing with a drug overdose epidemic, with one drug making headlines due to its addictive and lethal qualities. Of the 67,367 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2018, nearly 70 percent involved an opioid. But just what is an opioid? And how can people struggling with addiction get the […]

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Health Insurance and Its Role in Addiction Treatment

At Phoenix House Florida, we strongly believe that nothing should get in the way of a person seeking substance use treatment, including treatment costs. Too often, addiction sufferers forgo potentially life-saving treatment thinking that it’s outside of their budget or insurance coverage.  Below, we discuss your rights under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity […]

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The Florida Messenger – March 2020

COVID 19 SUPPORT DURING DIFFICULT TIMES As a leading provider of behavioral health services, Phoenix House Florida has taken and will continue to take, steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Our top priority is keeping our patients and employees healthy and safe… Download Newsletter

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A message from our CEO

As we face a time of unprecedented health challenges in our communities, I want to ensure you that Phoenix House Florida is dedicated to continuing our mission of healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Our top priority is for our patients, families, loved ones and staff […]

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The Florida Messenger – February 2020

Program Spotlight QUILTING IN RECOVERY The Women’s program began a project in December 2019, with each one of them decorating and personalizing their own quilting square!! By the generosity of a local supporter, a nice sewing machine with all the accessories, was donated for the women to use to put… Download Newsletter

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The Florida Messenger – January 2020

Company Spotlight WE ARE IN NETWORK!! Phoenix House Florida is in network with most insurance providers, including those listed below. Call or email our Welcome Center today to schedule your appointment at FLAdmissions@PhoenixFL.org or (813) 881-1000, option 1. In addition, we accept Medicaid for our outpatient program: Medicaid (Outpatient Services Only) Medicaid MMA’s (Outpatient Services […]

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Do Gateway Drugs Lead to Harder Drugs?

Our country is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Regardless of their age, race, or income level, people across the nation are turning to this family of addictive, dangerous substances. And with this increase in use comes an increase in heroin-related overdoses. In 2017 alone, over 15,000 Americans died as a result of a […]

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The Florida Messenger – December 2019

A Message from the CEO In this holiday season, I wish you and your families joy, warm memories and peace. At Phoenix House Florida, the holidays are a special time. Our staff and patients come together in celebration of another year of overcoming obstacles, learning new skills and broadening horizons. We host holiday parties in […]

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The Florida Messenger – November 2019

Program Spotlight The Derek Jeter Center Did you know that baseball great, Derek Jeter has donated over 1 million dollars to Phoenix House Florida for over 10 years? Through his Turn 2 Foundation Derek has helped thousands of teens across the country. The Derek Jeter Center Adolescent Program at Phoenix House Florida provides outpatient care […]

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Phoenix House Florida’s Annual Celebration of Recovery

Phoenix House Florida’s Annual Celebration of Recovery set for Thursday, September 12, 2019, in Citra, Florida. Tampa, FL — September 8, 2019 — On September 12, 2019, Phoenix House Florida (PHFL) will host their Annual Celebration of Recovery. The celebration is held each year to recognize patients’ hard work and success in recovery. Phoenix House Florida […]

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5 Reasons to Seek Substance Abuse Treatment in Tampa

Alcohol use disorder is a debilitating condition that affects 15 millions adults and over 600,000 teens in the United States. Struggling to control their addiction, sufferers sacrifice their mental and physical health as they attempt to stop their lives from spinning out of control. Watching someone go through this ordeal is painful in its own […]

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Where Can I Turn for Addiction Treatment in Tampa?

In 2017, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that 19.7 million American adults struggle with a substance use disorder. In this survey, it was revealed that approximately 74 percent of adults abuse alcohol, with another 38 percent relying on illicit drugs to feed their addiction. Furthermore, many of these adults battled […]

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The Path to Recovery: Opioid Abuse Treatment in Tampa

Our country is in the midst of the most dire addiction epidemic in American history. The opioid crisis claims 130 lives every day. The misuse of opioids, including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl can quickly turn to addiction. What was intended to help an individual cope with pain can become […]

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