BRENTWOOD, Tennessee, Jan. 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare, a leading provider of mental health care, is pleased to announce its new Lifeskills South Florida facility conveniently located in Fort Lauderdale. The LifeSkills Fort Lauderdale campus will open in early 2023 and will provide more services including stabilization, assessment, detoxification and Level 1 Residential Treatment for people with chronic and acute mental health, substance use and complex comorbidities. Provides a high level of care.
Located six miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and 30 minutes from Lifeskills’ main campus, these additional levels of care expand Lifeskills’ comprehensive suite of nationally recognized services.
According to a recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation in Florida:
- In 2018-2019, 61.3% of adults with moderate mental illness and 34.6% of adults with severe mental illness did not receive the mental health care they needed.
- And as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates mental health and substance use disorders, 31.6% of adults reported symptoms of anxiety and depressive disorders in the fall of 2021.
Odyssey CEO Richard Clark said: “For more than 30 years, Lifeskills has been a leading provider of mental health services in residential care, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient level care in the South Florida market and nationwide.”
The Lifeskills Fort Lauderdale location offers a Level 1 Intensive Housing Program for individuals with high vision. The new campus treats individuals with content thinking, formal thinking, personality, mood, and substance use disorders.
“As the National Center of Clinical Excellence, we are pleased to expand our continuum of care to include detox and subacute residential services. We look forward to welcoming you to the Ft. Lauderdale campus,” said Klay Weaver, CEO of Lifeskills South Florida.
For more information, Life Skills Fort Lauderdale webpage.
About Odyssey Behavioral Medicine
OdysseyFounded in 2015, it has a diverse clinical network of services treating adults and adolescents for eating disorders, psychiatric disorders, dual diagnoses, and other addictive disorders. Odyssey provides continuous care in our psychiatric network When eating disorder networkinpatient, intensive housing, partial hospitalization, outpatient services, detoxification, and transitional living in over 20 locations, including partnerships Odyssey Foreign Network 9 state clinics totaling over 400 beds.
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