Hospital services performed by BoardPrep treatment experts include bedside evaluations, facilitating inpatient admissions for psychiatric care and inpatient medical detox

Bedside Evaluations

Upon request, BoardPrep’s treatment experts perform evaluations for addiction/dual-diagnosis treatment at area hospitals or detox centers. In such circumstances, experts prefer a direct transfer to BoardPrep, once the attending physician discharge the patient from the hospital. A BoardPrep expert will be there to support family members through each step of the process.

Psychiatric Stabilization

At times, substance use leads to destabilization of a mental illness, and for safety reasons, the person needs to be hospitalized on a psychiatric unit for stabilization. Mania, psychosis, depression or severe anxiety can easily become the primary issue in such circumstances. BoardPrep’s treatment experts will perform such admissions to our the local inpatient hospital unit where the patients BoardPrep Psychiatrist has privileges, for continuity of care. In such circumstances, a direct transfer to BoardPrep is preferred once the patient is discharged from the hospital. A BoardPrep expert will be there to support family members through each step of the process.

Medical Detox

                Private Room

BoardPrep Recovery offers a leading-edge detox center in beautiful South Tampa, Florida. BoardPrep experts specialize in detox and the treatment of serious addiction and complex dual disorders. Based on the successful physician health recovery model, BoardPrep improves long-term results through enhanced structure, coaching and ongoing recovery monitoring.

Through their 30 years of clinical experience, the clinician founders developed the very successful BoardPrep treatment method. BoardPrep’s evidence-based approach improves patient follow-through. Furthermore, BoardPrep customizes treatment plans to better address the complex personal and social challenges people face that often lead to relapse.

National Best Practice Provider in Tampa, Florida

The detox center at BoardPrep Recovery in Tampa, Florida meets the highest standards in the field. Our treatment program aligns with national best-practice guidelines, prescribed by leading researchers. At BoardPrep, a multi-disciplinary team of experts performs each assessment. BoardPrep offers all available levels of care, thus tailoring the treatment to the individual need.

BoardPrep’s detox center includes treatment for other mental health problems.  For instance, depression, anxiety and trauma often play a big role in substance use disorders. Therefore, BoardPrep’s addiction psychiatrists continue to see patients at least weekly for the first month of inpatient treatment, after detox. Also, treatment addresses family and environmental risk issues. A licensed and experienced therapist performs weekly webinars with the families and schedules family sessions as needed.

Why Physicians Refer to BoardPrep

BoardPrep’s detox center and treatment programs, based on recent advances in brain-science, offer same-day and next-day admissions, as well as private rooms. Additionally, when a patient is referred by their doctor, BoardPrep provides doctor to doctor communication, case management expertise and clinician to clinician handoff. As a Vivitrol Provider, BoardPrep distinguishes itself as a state-of-the-art detox center.

BoardPrep Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Services

BoardPrep services include inpatient rehab, outpatient treatment and licensed detox center with full psychiatric and psychological services. Additionally, BoardPrep experts perform in-hospital assessments, interventions and court services. Furthermore, all programs at BoardPrep Recovery in Tampa, Florida offer the 12-step recovery model, with a robust family program and available extended care options.

How to Refer

To refer a family member, colleague, employee, client or patient to BoardPrep, just call 813-600-7929. Most of our clients come to treatment through referral from a doctor, therapist, professional, family and alumni. If you are exploring treatment options for someone you care about, we will provide the support you need to get them into treatment. Please call us at 813-600-7929 to discuss any unique circumstances. BoardPrep offers same-day direct admissions, transfers from hospital or other detox programs, phone consultations, assessments by appointment, interventions and court services.

Professional referral sources

If you are a doctor, psychologist, therapist, attorney or pastor and wish to have ongoing communication with BoardPrep after admission, please advise us during the initial call. Also, if a letter or other documentation is needed, we are happy to accommodate.

How you can help

Most people who are in need of a detox center or who are suffering from dual-disorders are not going to call on their own. They often need support and guidance during this difficult time. BoardPrep’s clinical experts partner with family and friends to provide the help they need. To get started, whether for phone consultation or an immediate admission to treatment, call 813-600-7929.


These research links show the elements that improve outcomes in alcohol rehab and drug rehab, as well as the overall efficacy of addiction treatment: