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Kristin Miller LCSW

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Braulio Mariano-Mejia MD

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A Dog-Friendly Destination for Detox

At Palm Beach Recovery Center, we’re passionate about helping our clients achieve lasting recovery from addiction. But we recognize that the journey can be difficult, and sometimes the support of a furry friend is just what someone needs to make it through the day. That’s why we’re proud to offer one of the few dog-friendly detox centers in the nation.

We understand that pets can be an important part of our clients’ lives and their support system. Studies have shown that spending time with dogs can help to reduce stress and anxiety, improve mood, and even lower blood pressure. With this in mind, we developed our dog-friendly detox program to provide our clients with a safe and supportive environment that includes their beloved furry friends.

Here are some of the benefits of our dog-friendly detox program:

Improved Mood and Well-Being

The unconditional love and support of a pet can be a powerful tool in the recovery process. Spending time with a dog can help to increase the levels of the “feel-good” hormone oxytocin in the brain, leading to a greater sense of calm and well-being.

Reduced Anxiety and Stress

Detox is a challenging process, and it’s common for individuals to experience anxiety and stress during this time. Having a dog by their side can help to alleviate these symptoms and provide comfort and support.

Increase in Social Interaction

Dogs are great ice-breakers and can help to facilitate social interaction between clients and staff members. When clients bring their pets to our center, they become a part of our community, building relationships and forming connections with others in recovery.

Sense of Responsibility and Purpose

Taking care of a pet can provide a sense of purpose and responsibility, especially during a time when clients may be feeling lost or directionless. Caring for a dog requires feeding them, taking them for walks, and providing them with love and attention – all of which can be incredibly beneficial to our clients in recovery.

At Palm Beach Recovery Center, we believe that recovery is about more than just getting sober – it’s about building a new and fulfilling life. Our dog-friendly detox program is just one of the many ways we help our clients achieve that goal. If you’re looking for a supportive and compassionate environment for detox, we invite you to contact us to learn more about our services and how we can help.

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About the Author:

Kristin completed her Master’s in Social Work from Colorado State University and is a qualified supervisor in the state of Florida. Kristin has dedicated her entire career to the study and treatment of substance use and mental health issues affecting people of all ages for over 15 years. Kristin is passionate about impacting the field of addiction and mental health disorders. She provides ethical, evidence-based treatment and is passionate about providing education to the families and loved ones, on the disease of addiction.

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To guarantee that all of our information is accurate, we ensure that all our sources are reputable. That means every source is authenticated and verified to be backed only by medical science.

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