Addiction Resource Guide

Fairwinds Treatment Center

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Dedicated to excellence, Fairwinds has been awarded accreditation by JCAHO. As a dually licensed substance abuse and psychiatric center, Fairwinds reaches far beyond standard treatment to offer medical services for: Alcohol/Drug Abuse, Emotional/Mental Health Issues, Anorexia/Bulimia."

Treatment Philosophy:

"The philosophy of Fairwinds is to offer a source of strength and support to facilitate change within the individual."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Fairwinds clinical programs include intensive evaluation of both emotional and chemical use patterns. The program balances a medical psychiatric model with a 12 Step approach."

Family Program:

"Family involvement is a significant factor in the patient's progress which may include family and marital therapy and regular visits."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Fairwinds utilizes the 12 Step model with nightly meetings of AA and NA and step work during the inpatient program."

Position on Confrontation:

"Fairwinds does not use the 'hot seat' confrontational method for treatment."

Additional Characteristics:

"A unique residential program that provides treatment in a warm homelike environment."


    Number of Beds: 32
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 70
    Total Adult Admits: 410
    Average Length of Stay 28 days
    Percent of Women 50%
    Percent under 25 25%
    Percent with College Education: 42%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:72%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Anorexia/Bulminia
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Eating Disorders

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Anger Management
  • Activity Therapy
  • Community Groups
  • Grief & Loss
  • Leisure Counseling
  • Life Skills
  • Multi-Family
  • Obsessive/Comuplsive Dirorders
  • Pain Management
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Relapse Prevention


    Self-pay Cost: Varies
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of Florida DCF
    Type of License: Residential, psychiatric, substance abuse, detox
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 226-0301
    General Information: (727) 449-0300
    Address: 1569 South Fort Harrison
    Clearwater, FL 33756