What To Expect On The First Day Of Rehab

On behalf of the staff of Singer Island Health – welcome! We are excited to partner with you as you begin your recovery journey. We know that arriving for treatment can be overwhelming and stressful, and we strive to make you feel welcomed and provide a streamlined intake to begin your treatment.

When You Arrive

Upon arrival, one of our behavioral health technicians (BHT) will greet you and help with your belongings. Following this, you will be taken to a private room so you can sign a consent for treatment. This document is essential as it allows us to treat your alcohol or substance use disorder.

If you’d like us to share any information regarding your treatment with your family members, a therapist, or other supports, you’ll be asked to sign a release of information (ROI) for each person. Because your treatment is confidential and protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), we can only share information with your approval. You also have the right to limit the information shared, decline information sharing, and revoke your authorization at any time.

Your Admission

Your admission will include a tour of Singer Island Health, and you will have a chance to meet several of the people who will be on your treatment team, including:

  • Your clinical team – including therapist and case manager.
  • Medical staff who will manage any medical needs.

Our clinical and medical staff will ask a lot of questions during your intake. These will focus on:

Your path to recovery is waiting
and we’re here to help.

Our admissions specialist are available 24/7 to listen to your story
and get you started with next steps.

Why call us?

  • Drug/Alcohol use history
  • Family
  • Work/School
  • Mental health history
  • Physical health history

It may seem as though you’ve answered all these questions before arriving. However, the answers you share with us during this time will allow us to start building your individualized recovery plan. Please let our staff know during this time if you need any special accommodations or need to take a break at any time.

Your Orientation

As part of your orientation, you’ll receive a facility handbook, which a staff member will review with you. . You’ll also receive information including your rights while in treatment, group schedule, grievance procedures, and Covid-19 policies. Please feel free to ask any questions at any time, and we will do our best to provide you with answers.


Our medical staff will meet with you during your admission to Singer Island. It is our goal that you are ready for success at Singer Island and many people start treatment in our detox program. Our medical staff will discuss this with you and answer any questions you have on the detox process, including length of detox and any symptoms that you may have.

Our detox is medically supervised and you may be you may be prescribed medications to ease physical withdrawal symptoms. You will start building relationships with our treatment staff, and they will support you each step of the way. We know that detox can be challenging. Our expert medical staff will treat you with kindness and compassion to overcome the physical and emotional challenges of starting life without drugs or alcohol.

Peer Support

At Singer Island Health, we believe in the power of a recovery community and peer support. Once you have completed, you will be paired with a peer mentor. As you transition into our residential program, they will show you where groups are, answer any questions, and introduce you to your community. As you progress through your treatment, you will also have the opportunity to be a peer support.

Residential Residences

Singer Island Health’s residences are newly renovated and designed to provide a serene environment for you. Our beautiful pool and landscaped property give you plenty of options for socializing or quiet reflection. All of our luxury rooms have memory foam mattresses and 55″ televisions.

Once you’ve arrived, one of our BHT’s will show you to your assigned room, review the housing rules with you, and give you a tour of our property. You’ll be able to unpack your belongings and will have some free time to get to know the community. We are excited to be your partner on this journey!