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

 

Substance Abuse in Older Adults – Topic Overview

Many people think alcohol and drug abuse happen only to teens and younger adults. But all ages can have problems with drugs and alcohol, including older adults. Older adults may use illegal drugs, use prescription or over-the-counter medicines in harmful ways, drink too much alcohol, or mix alcohol and medicines. Doing any of these can […]

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Florida governor signs major bill to combat opioid epidemic

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed Florida’s opioid legislation into law, a move seen by many as a good first step in combating a crisis that has claimed at least 16 lives a day in the Sunshine State. “What it does take is a pretty comprehensive approach to addressing the epidemic,” said Mark […]

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