Welcome to Palm Beach Outpatient Detox.

We specialize in personal and direct treatments for the detox from opiates, alcohol and benzodiazepines. Dr. Steven Scanlan takes a one on one approach throughout the entire process and is available at all times during the detoxification period. It is very important to us that the client feels that they are receiving personal care from a highly trained doctor. Dr. Scanlan is Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine (ASAM). He has done over 1,000 detoxes just in the last 2+ years alone. Medical detoxification takes place at Palm Beach Outpatient Detox (P.B.O.D) and most clients can begin detox within hours after contacting us.

Addiction: The Basics

Find out how to recognize the signs and symptoms of drug abuse or addiction in yourself or someone you care about. When these problems are faced and thoughtfully addressed, there is hope for overcoming drug abuse and addiction. Recovery from addiction is possible for anyone, and begins by asking for help. There are also a number of helpful links to help yourself or your loved one become more informed about the disease of addiction. Read More….

South Florida Detox Areas Served

We service all of South Florida including Palm Beach, Broward and Dade Counties.

COMMON OPIATE/BENZODIAZEPINE DETOXES

 

New IHME study finds health risks for any level of alcohol consumption

A new scientific study from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol. This conclusion is due to the study team’s findings of clear and convincing correlations between drinking and premature death, cancer and cardiovascular problems. The study, which is part of the annual […]

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Women and Alcohol The Hidden Risks of Drinking

Women are more vulnerable than men to alcohol’s effects, even after drinking smaller amounts. Heavy drinking can lead to increased risk of health problems such as liver disease, brain damage, and breast cancer. Women are as likely as men to recover from alcohol dependence, but women may have more difficulty gaining access to treatment. Particular […]

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