Questions about Sober Living in Delray Beach
At RECO Institute, we want you to feel at home.
The structure set in place by RECO Institute’s Residential Housing Facilities aims to enable your transition toward fully independent living. To provide you with an idea of what to expect, we have compiled the most commonly asked questions regarding our policies and best practices.
Is RECO Institute a 12-step based program?
Yes. We incorporate the traditional 12-step approach, while including alternative and holistic treatment options.
What is the minimum length of stay at RECO Institute?
In order to ensure the best possible chances of long-term sobriety, it is our recommendation that clients stay a minimum of 30 days.
What is the average length of stay at RECO Institute?
Clients whom excel in our program and with their recovery often stay anywhere between 45 and 90 days.
What is the average age of your clientele?
The average age is approximately 28 years old. However, we accept all clients who are 18 years and older. It is not uncommon for many of our clients to be 40 or 50+.
What happens when someone at your facility relapses?
First and foremost, the safety of the client is our number one priority. If the client requires medical attention, they will be transported to the Delray Medical Center. If medical attention is not needed, we will work on placing the client into a detox facility for observation. Admission back into our program will be assessed on an individual basis.
Do clients need to be actively involved in an outpatient program while staying at RECO Institute?
Yes. In order to maximize success in recovery, we require that residents of RECO Institute be participants in our intensive outpatient program, RECO Intensive.
Do you provide job placement assistance?
Yes. RECO Professional, a facet of our outpatient program, provides guidance in pursuing purpose. From basic résumé writing to career assessment, RECO Professional provides individuals with the skills necessary to pursue dreams and plan for the future. Whether that future includes completing a GED, enrolling in college, or finding employment, we will serve as your trusted guide throughout the process.
Are clients allowed to take medications?
Yes, however all medications must be approved by our medical director.
Is smoking or tobacco use allowed?
Smoking and tobacco use is only allowed in designated areas. There is absolutely no smoking or tobacco allowed inside the residences.
What about transportation?
Clients are permitted to have cars at RECO Institute, pending clinical approval. If a client does not have access to a car, many other options are available. RECO will provide transportation to and from appointments, and will also take clients to the grocery store and other necessary destinations. The Palm Tran, Palm Beach County’s public bus system, runs throughout the county and has various stops within walking distance of our properties. A bicycle is also a popular alternative mode of transportation and works well with our properties’ centralized locations.