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We Level Up Fort Lauderdale Mental Health Center

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The Fort Lauderdale Mental Health Rehab Center in Tamarac Offers Premier Behavioral Health Treatment Programs.

Nationally renowned We Level Up Tamarac / Fort Lauderdale rehab center client testimonial. See for yourself why we’re different.

This facility was amazing for me and it helped me in ways i couldn’t have imagined. The staff here is great and the psychiatrists really care about the clients. The staff made sure we were all taken care of and comfortable. One of the best parts about this facility, in my opinion, was that some of the staff are in recovery as well so it brings a certain energy and understanding to the environment. This place changed my life for the better and i highly recommended coming here for your mental health and substance abuse issues. We Level Up saved my life. thank you so so much. — Jay Cox

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Co-occurring Dual Diagnosis Mental Health Center

Clients suffering from mental health pain often self-medicate that emotional pain by abusing drugs and alcohol. When these two conditions are both present they are referred to as dual diagnoses or co-occurring disorders.

Treatment here goes beyond your typical Fort Lauderdale hospital detox with a truly comprehensive treatment approach. Clients with both mental health and addiction illnesses can be better treated in Dual diagnosis treatment centers. Dual-diagnosis centers are staffed with trained teams that know how to treat both illnesses together.

Treatment centers providing mental health and substance abuse services are specialized. They already understand that drug addiction might be a result of an underlying mental health issue. And incorporate this understanding in their co-occurring secondary drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment.

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We Level Up specialists are well trained to identify these underlying conditions and attempt to correct them. Mental health and substance abuse are complicated issues. Because they often interact with and impact each other. If you have a mental health issue and you leave it untreated, then your drug and alcohol addiction might also get worse.

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Fort Lauderdale rehab center for behavioral treatment
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What’s Our Mental Health Tamarac area Fort Lauderdale Rehab Location Like?

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End Your Emotional Pain

Mental health programs do not come in a one-size-fits-all treatment plan. We Level Up FL can accommodate your personalized recovery therapy. Your treatment should vary based on your needs and take into account the primary mental health diagnosis along with secondary disorders including any substances you’re abusing. Offering comprehensive co-occuring diagnosis care along with personalized mental health treatment. We’re able to treat clients even with the most severe mental health cases that may suffer from secondary addiction and other disorders. 

Address in Fort Lauderdale area at Tamarac

The We Level Up FL mental health center organization owns and operates Tamarac Detox LLC, DBA We Level Up FL at the below address.

Address: 8290 N University Drive Tamarac, FL 33321 

The We Level Up South Florida Fort Lauderdale Mental Health Rehab Center is owned and operated by Tamarac Detox LLC

What is Psychology Today?

Psychology Today is a nationally recognized Behavioral Therapy Magazine that provides a prestigious directory membership.

The Fort Lauderdale Mental Health Rehab Center is a Psychology Today Verified Provider

Why is membership in the NAATP important?

NAATP’s leadership is essential. Membership in the NAATP aids in quality control. [2]

The Fort Lauderdale Mental Health Rehab Center is a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

Does We Level Up have a JCAHO Gold Seal?

Yes! We Level Up FL has earned an impressive record of Nationally Recognized accreditation maintained solely by the highest quality treatment centers in America.

We Level Up FL Mental Health Center Joint Commission Accreditation

Renowned Fort Lauderdale Rehab Center for Inpatient Mental Health, offering:

Clinical Programs

Our clinical programs are offered 7 days a week and at minimum 5 hours a day of varied clinical services based on specific client needs.

Meditation Therapy 6x Week

Meditation therapy is a method of relaxation and consciousness expansion by focusing on a mantra or a keyword, sound, or image while eliminating outside stimuli from one’s awareness.

Family Dynamics 1x Week

Family therapy is a branch of psychology that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development. It tends to view change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members.

Psychoeducation Therapy 4x Week

Psychoeducation is an evidence-based therapeutic intervention for patients and their loved ones that provide information and support to better understand and cope with illness.

Education on Coping Skills, Self-Esteem, Understanding Mental Illness

Trauma-Informed Group Therapy 1x Week

Trauma-informed therapy is not about a specific intervention but rather tailoring interventions in the context of the individual’s trauma history, triggers, and specific needs. It is a lens through which the therapist views their clients, taking into account the impact of trauma on emotions, regulation, and behavior.

Anger Management 2x Week

Anger management is a psycho-therapeutic program for anger prevention and control. It has been described as deploying anger successfully. Anger is frequently a result of frustration, or of feeling blocked or thwarted from something the subject feels is important.

DBT Therapy 1x Week

Dialectical behavior therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy that began with efforts to treat personality disorders and interpersonal conflicts. There is evidence that DBT can be useful in treating mood disorders, suicidal ideation, and change in behavioral patterns such as self-harm and substance use. 

We’re a Tamarac, Florida rehab center. Tamarac is an adjoining area to the Fort Lauderdale rehab operated by Tamarac Detox LLC, DBA We Level Up FL. Located at 8290 N University Drive Tamarac, FL. Serving Fort Lauderdale rehab communities & beyond.


Primary Mental Health & Secondary Substance Abuse Services

People with both mental health and substance abuse issues take varying routes to complete recovery. Your prescribed mental health and substance abuse treatments should cater to you. With special attention focused on your particular mental health condition and drug addiction. Ensure your treatment plan is set up to address your unique needs by asking for the details.

If you have a behavioral health problem, generally the most ideal approach may be to introduce a combination of medication, counseling, and therapy. Additional supportive treatments like therapy and case management may also be important in promoting your recovery and long-term health by effectively treating your mental health issue and, concurrently, dissipating your secondary drug and alcohol addiction and dependence.

Clinical Team Members – We Level Up Fort Lauderdale Rehab Center for Behaviral Health
Dr. Albert Castellon
MD, Medical Director

Dr. Castellon earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology at The University of Miami. After, he studied Escuela Autonoma de Ciencias Medicas in Costa Rica where he received his Doctorate in Medicine. He then returned to the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he completed his Residency in Psychiatry.  Dr. Castellon was employed as an attending physician at Memorial Regional Hospital, Broward Health Medical Center, and Broward Health Imperial Point as well as overseeing a successful outpatient practice. Dr. Castellon specialized in emergency psychiatry, psychiatric consultation-liaison, inpatient psychiatry, and addiction medicine. He was the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Broward Health Medical Center from 2008 – 2014. Dr. Castellon is an active member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, American Association of Psychiatric Medicine, Association for Convulsive Therapy, and American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Shana Deniro-Pipher
Director of Nursing

Shana DeNiro-Pipher brings 10 years of nursing experience to We Level Up. She began her healthcare career in Women's Health and has been the Director of Nursing at We Level Up since 2021. Her dedication to the field of nursing includes a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Florida Atlantic University and her nursing degree from Palm Beach State College. Shana has a passion for educating and training our caregivers and nurses to ensure they are providing the highest quality of care for our patients. She is dedicated and committed to giving hope to individuals and families of the diverse communities that we serve.

Jonathan Stiglich
LMFT, Assistant Clinical Director

Jonathan Stiglich is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT).  Jonathan has been providing therapy since 2010 and is experienced working with addiction and mental illness via groups, individual, and family therapy. Jonathan is versed in multiple therapeutic models.  He also specializes and focuses on CBT, DBT, and Solution-focused therapies and is EMDR trained. Jonathan helps patients with learning communication skills, setting boundaries, and improving self-worth & mood regulation.  His therapies include trauma, major life changes, and gaining a healthier mental health perspective.

Griffin Leoni
Operations Manager

I joined Level Up as a behavioral health technician, with a purpose to help individuals find a healthy solution to everyday challenges. One of my motivating factors for joining this field, was to give back what was given to me. I too, suffered with similar battles that our clients face daily. I knew when I came on board to LU, we had a similar goal in mind. To help those find a better meaning in life and to live up to their fullest potential. Through hard work, determination, and client care, I was able to step into multiple leadership roles that eventually led me to Operations Manager. In my time with the company, I have seen individuals transform their lives, smile for the first time in years and above all, become the true version of themselves through our program.

Jannina Sanchez
Recovery and Wellness Program Director

Jannina Sanchez is the Recovery and Wellness Program Director for We Level Up facilities. Before stepping into this role, Jannina’s belief has been that her mission in life is to positively impact those who come across her path and help create a better world. As the originator of our Recovery Coach Program, she has initiated a way, for not only herself, but those within her department to do the same, by passing a message of hope to those struggling with substance use and co-occurring disorders, so that they may come to know what she calls a “freedom from self”. The recovery Coach Department is a positive reinforcement to provide our clients with a better understanding of the disease of addiction/alcoholism, an introduction to the twelve steps of recovery, as well as personal growth & development to increase a healthier lifestyle of recovery. We Level Up Recovery Coaches offer consistent motivational support, with an approach that encourages self-love, self-awareness, and a positive mindset to help ease anxiety, fear, and doubt during and after treatment. Recovery Coaches provide our clients with lifelong tools, creating a foundation to secure a strong, stable, and healthy recovery program so that our clients may utilize this in their daily lives.

Do you have more questions about our Fort Lauderdale Mental Health Treatment Center and whether travel to it is worth it?

An airport near your Mental Health Treatment Center?

Yes! The Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Aiport (FLL) is the closest airport sitting just a 20-minute drive away.

The West Palm Beach Airport (PBI) and Miami International Airport are both 1-hour drives from our Facility.

Tri-Rail Station near your mental health treatment center?

Yes! The Pompano Tri-Rail Station is a 20-minute drive from our Mental Health treatment center.

Pompano Tri-Rail Station: Northwest 8th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL

Amtrak Station near your mental health treatment center?

Yes! The Amtrak Station – FTL is a short 30-minute drive from our center.

Amtrak Station – FTL Address: Southwest 21st Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Brightline Station near your mental health center?

Yes! The Brightline Fort Lauderdale Station is a 30-minute drive from our center.

Brightline Fort Lauderdale Station Address: Northwest 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Can someone pick me up from the airport?

Yes! Our drivers are some of the best in the industry. Call us to learn more about how we schedule this out!

Florida counties near your mental health treatment center?

We Level Up Tamarac is a mental health treatment center located in Broward County, Florida.

Other counties close by are:

  • Miami Dade County, Florida
  • Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Monroe County, Florida
  • Collier County, Florida
  • Hendry County, Florida
Florida cities near your mental health treatment center?

We Level Up Tamarac is located in Tamarac which is neighboring many other cities.

These cities include:

  • Broadview Park
  • Broward Estates
  • Coconut Creek
  • Cooper City
  • Dania Beach
  • Deerfield Beach
  • Hollywood
  • Lighthouse Point
  • Miami Gardens
  • Oakland Park
  • Parkland
  • Plantation
  • Pompano Beach
  • Rock Island
  • Weston
  • Wilton Manors

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First Class Fort-Lauderdale area center

The renovated Tamarac area Fort Lauderdale Rehab mental health center in Florida provides a comprehensive co-occurring dual-diagnosis treatment that treats both the primary mental health illness and any secondary substance abuse illness that clients suffer from. When treating for co-occurring diagnoses clients are better able to achieve sustainable long-term recovery. In many instances, it is the emotional trauma, stress, depression, and other behavioral issues that bring about drug and alcohol abuse to cover the mental health distress. Clients often over-medicate to reduce their feelings and emotional suffering through secondary drug and alcohol use.

At We Level Up’s Fort Lauderdale rehab mental health center, we treat more than secondary drug or alcohol addiction but provide primary and stand-alone mental health care as well. Our programs are comprehensive treating the entire client from depression to anxiety to secondary addiction illness. The private and tranquil Tamarac / Fort Lauderdale rehab mental health center environment along with a deeply committed treatment team will help diminish one’s insecurities in going to behavioral rehab. Make this your opportunity to get help now. Come tour We Level Up FL in the Fort Lauderdale area. See why We Level Up FL can be your best choice for long-term recovery.

Does My Insurance Cover Treatment?

Behavioral health treatment is likely to be partially or fully covered by most major insurance providers.

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Programs, services, and treatments vary. Offering well-rounded therapy, beyond typical Fort Lauderdale hospital detox programs. The rehab in Fort Lauderdale Florida is a primary behavioral health center offering co-occurring treatments. We treat the entirety of behavioral health disorders including their secondary corresponding illnesses to improve long-term recovery outcomes. Get a free behavioral health assessment and find out what treatment options are most suitable for you. Call to learn more.

We Level Up Florida can help with inpatient primary behavioral health therapy. While the rehab in Fort Lauderdale Florida can help with secondary behavioral disorders such as addiction, we first begin with an assessment of one’s condition. Only thereafter can we guide you to suitable treatment options.

Exclusive drug rehab services may be best provided by affiliate rehab treatment centers. Inpatient medical detox and residential primary addiction treatment may be available at our affiliated facility at Level Up West Palm Beach rehab. For some primary behavioral health treatment clients, medical detox and or addiction rehab may be required first.  If you have a co-occurring severe substance abuse diagnosis, please contact us prior to beginning inpatient mental health therapy. Treatment services may vary. Please call us to learn which treatment options are most suited for your individual needs.

Sources:

Top-Rated We Level Up FL Behavioral Health Center – We Level Up FL Dual-Diagnosis Center

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers – www.naatp.org/about-us