What is medically managed detox?

Medically managed detox—the care offered at Lighthouse Detox at Jupiter Medical Center—is the system of providing prescription medication in order to safely and comfortably guide and support clients through the withdrawal process. Read more

What addictions does Lighthouse Detox address?

Lighthouse Detox customizes detox protocols for a various addictions: alcohol, benzodiazepines, opiates, polysubstance abuse, prescription drugs and stimulants/amphetamines.  While Lighthouse Detox does not medically manage detox from marijuana or cocaine, they provide a comfortable environment and safe observation by a clinical team for individuals experiencing withdrawal.  

How long does detox take?

The length of time it takes to detox varies according to the addiction, dual diagnosis conditions and the individual's specific physical and emotional needs. The length of stay at Jupiter Lighthouse Detox ranges from five to seven days.

Is a rehabilitation center the same as a detoxification center?

No. Detoxification is the first step toward recovering from substance dependency. Once a client’s body is physically cleansed of addictive substances, this will make it possible for them to work toward long-term recovery or therapy in a rehabilitation center. 


Should I choose a local facility or travel for care?

If you wish for your family to be involved in your recovery process, you may desire a detox program that is located within your geographic area. However, for many people, codependency issues can often complicate recovery. By choosing a facility that offers a full array of services designed to treat a variety of issues, your chances of recovery can be increased. Lighthouse Detox accepts clients from all over the U.S. and offers pickup from several South Florida airports, including the West Palm Beach International Airport and the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport.

Is insurance accepted?

Insurance and cash are accepted at Lighthouse Detox. We accept all major insurance plans and are in network with: Aetna, Value Options, ComPsych and Beacon Health Strategies. If there are any questions, please contact our Admissions Coordinator at 561-263-5085. 

Are pets allowed?

We are a pet-friendly facility. We do ask that you bring only well-behaved pets and that they are on a leash. Pets are not allowed in any dining area during mealtimes. If you would like your pet to accompany you during your stay there is an additional charge of $100 per pet per day. This service is available to private room/concierge patients only. Current vaccination records are required.