Lifeskills South Florida is a dually licensed treatment facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. We are a true dual diagnosis treatment center, offering comprehensive and customized care for addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders for over 25 years.

Mission and Values

We strongly believe that all people have the ability to make lasting change in their lives given the right support. This belief propels us in our work of helping our clients transform their lives.

At Lifeskills South Florida, our compassionate staff believes in treating all clients with respect and care. Using evidence-based modalities, we guide clients to recovery using their intrinsic ability for self-healing. We are committed to innovation and craft customized treatment plans for each client that comes through our doors.

What We Treat

At our South Florida behavioral health center, we treat the full spectrum of mental health disorders, including the following:

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline personality disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Thought Disorder

While we can effectively treat clients with a sole mental health disorder diagnosis, our expertise lies in those with co-occurring mental illnesses and addictions. This dual diagnosis approach is the best way to help those with substance use disorders, as most people that abuse drugs or alcohol also have a mental illness. For this reason, our treatment program gives each disorder specific attention to heal the whole person.

How We Treat

We use a three-pronged plan to treatment at Lifeskills South Florida. This broad approach allows clients to address their issues and build skills that lead to healing and recovery.

Evidence-Based Modalities

The staff at our South Florida behavioral health center use five clinical pathways to treat mental illnesses and substance use disorders. These include the following:

  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Gender-specific trauma therapy
  • Substance use disorder therapy
  • Cognitive remediation

Our treatment professionals incorporate these methodologies into individual and group counseling as well as family therapy sessions.

Integrated Primary Care

Lifeskills South Florida makes sure to incorporate physical wellness into our treatment plans. In addition to 24/7 nursing oversight, clients have access to yoga classes, mindfulness training, weekly sessions with a dietitian and nutritionist, fitness classes led by a personal trainer, and a gym membership.

Vocational Skills Training

Clients build skills like cleanliness, budgeting, meal planning, and grocery shopping during their time in treatment. They also receive vocational guidance to help plan for life in recovery.

Care Continuum

The continuum of care at Lifeskills South Florida includes residential treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient, as well as transitional living. Clients move through these programs as they progress toward recovery.

Starting in residential treatment, the staff schedules almost every part of the day. In this highly-structured environment, clients work hard to address their issues and form healthier habits.

Once they make sufficient progress, they gain more independence in the partial hospitalization program, and eventually the intensive outpatient program. These programs allow clients the opportunity to use the skills they gained in treatment outside the structure of the facility, either at home or in transitional living.

Our transitional living location, Osceola House, features a convenient location close to our main facility. It offers gender-specific housing as well as access to care around the clock. There, clients learn to live independently while incorporating aspects of their personal lives. Clients may return to school or work while in transitional living to make the shift from treatment to real life easier. How long clients remain at Osceola House is flexible, and depends on their needs.

Find Healing at Lifeskills South Florida

Lifeskills is a South Florida behavioral health center that provides comprehensive treatment in a comfortable setting. As one of the best inpatient mental health facilities in South Florida, our caring staff helps clients focus on self-healing and recovery, leading to true transformations.

If you or a loved one is suffering from a combination of mental illness and substance abuse, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. To find out more about Lifeskills South Florida or any of the other treatment options Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare provides, contact us today.