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5 Reasons Why Traveling for Rehab Can Help Your Recovery

There are quality and effective drug & alcohol treatment centers all over the country, and likely several even in your home town. However, for some, deciding to go to out of state rehab is the best case scenario to jump-start your recovery. We know that everyone’s needs are different when it comes to treatment, but we know that there are a few benefits of choosing an out-of-state rehab:

5 Reasons to Travel Out-Of-State for Rehab:

1. Remove yourself or your loved one from the normal routine

People may need a dramatic change of scenery to help break bad habits. Being in close proximity to the same people, places and activities that were a part of your life during addiction may increase temptations and not allow you to create the break through you need during treatment. It is important create new experiences, and get out of your comfort zone, through a holistic set of therapies & activities focused on healing your mind, body & spirit.

2. Commitment to Completing a Program

By leaving your comfort zone and traveling out of state to seek drug or alcohol treatment, you are making it harder to leave, which is of course a good thing. Yes, checking into an addiction rehab program is typically voluntary so you can leave at any time. So, if a person wants to leave they are welcome to walk out at any time. When friends or family are close by, the idea of leaving doesn’t seem so bad. For some, one of the main reasons to go to rehab is to get some time away from any negative influences that are contributing to an addiction. Adding the extra challenge of a long trip or plane ticket, may cause an addict to think twice and consider completing an addiction treatment program, which dramatically increases their chances of long-term sobriety.

3. Eliminating Distractions

When deciding if out-of-state rehab is the right choice, remember that an addict can remove themselves from the distractions of home. They can focus on taking control of their own life, and more easily eliminate the distractions & drama going on at home. Focus on understanding your own problems and getting better, focus on sobriety.

4. Confidentiality & Privacy

Seeking rehabilitation from your addiction is a seriously personal decision. Patients often feel more willing to talk about their problems to medical staff & even peers if they know there is no connection to home. You can have peace of mind that while you are recovering, you will not bump into anybody at the grocery store or in the park. Sure, it will be challenging to explain where you are your loved one is going and why, but Footprints Beachside Recovery is here to help with those tough conversations & decisions.

5. Get a Fresh Start

One of the top reasons to go to rehab is getting a new start at  life. When you find an out-of-state rehab center, you can get that fresh beginning you are looking for. Footprints Beachside Recovery is full of success stories and a truly compassionate staff, committed to your sobriety. Rediscover yourself and make a change!

Traveling for Rehab to Treasure Island, FL

Treasure Island, FL is a picturesque community located just west of St. Petersburg that can act as a resort from your everyday life, but what does that mean for you during treatment? For many, it means choosing a beautiful place to begin the recovery process. 

Watch our founders speak about the city of  Treasure Island, and learn about why it is important to Footprints and our program:

Areas We Serve near Treasure Island, Florida

We have many clients that come from around the US, but we also have a number of local clients that come from around the area. Some of the surrounding areas that we serve consist of the following:

Footprints Beachside Recovery is small and we like it that way. With a limited number of beds, 8 beds for men and 7 beds for women, we can focus on each individual and your needs will not be overlooked. We are just steps from the healing waters of the Gulf of Mexico, giving you the natural and beautiful change of scenery you desperately need to begin your addiction recovery.

Talk to our team for a confidential conversation about how we can help you travel to Treasure Island, FL for rehab:  877-954-3908