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Specialty Program

Impaired Professionals Treatment Track

Focused on providing guidance and care for impaired professionals working toward reentering the professional workspace with a recovery-focused mindset.

Overview

Individuals struggling with addiction who also have concerns about damaging personal and professional statues and licensures face a unique set of challenges in recovery. River Oaks has a designated Impaired Professionals Treatment Program that offers treatment for substance use and co-occurring disorders for people working credentialed professions.

Who We Treat

River Oaks’ Impaired Professionals Treatment Program welcomes people who work in a licensed professional role. This includes, among others:

  • Doctors.
  • Lawyers.
  • Social workers.
  • Pharmacists.
  • Pilots.
  • Dentists.
  • Physician assistants.
  • Nurse Practitioners.
  • Nurses.

Our Approach

We understand that certified professionals with substance abuse disorders have a lot at stake. We help you manage and create strategies for a range of concerns, including:

  • Vicarious trauma.
  • Work/life balance.
  • Compassion fatigue.
  • Workplace cultures.
  • Practice in recovery.

River Oaks is equipped with EarlySense technology during detox to help monitor patients’ vitals when medically necessary. From education on the neurobiology of addiction to trauma informed care and reentry planning for a return to your professional life, River Oaks has the right tools for you.

Travis Pantiel

Travis Pantiel is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Board-Certified Counselor who is the Professionals Program Coordinator at River Oaks. Travis has experience working with a wide variety of professional populations and utilization of evidence-based treatment approaches.

He has specialized training and expertise in the treatment of substance use disorders as well as complex trauma disorders. Travis holds advanced certifications as a Master Level Certified Addiction Professional as well as Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.

The rest of our professional staff will assist with your needs, providing:

  • PRN/IPN/FLA assistance.
  • Physician-led groups.
  • Focused treatment plans.
  • Psychological testing.
  • Aftercare development.

River Oaks Treatment Center

River Oaks Treatment Center provides outcome-based treatment in a serene environment for adults struggling with drug addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. On top of our evidence-based treatments and therapies, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive evaluations upon admission to aid in our medical and clinical professionals’ creation of your individualized treatment plan.
  • Alternative therapies such as yoga sessions, nutrition assessments, and spirituality groups that can lead to longer treatment engagement and better outcomes.
  • A beautiful, luxurious setting near Tampa, Florida for your recovery.

Full Spectrum of Treatment Options

River Oaks Treatment Center has treatment across the entire continuum of addiction to ensure that you can access the right services at the right time. Our full continuum of care allows you to step down to less intensive programs as you meet treatment goals.

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    Withdrawal Management and Intensive Rehabilitation (IR)

    As our two highest level of care, our medical detox programs provide a safe environment with 24/7 medical supervision where we can effectively manage withdrawal symptoms.

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    Residential Treatment (RT)

    Residential treatment allows you to focus on recovery, away from the stressors of daily life.

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    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    Our structured day treatment program supports your initial transition out of residential treatment by providing comprehensive treatment.

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    Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

    Transitioning into the next phase of care to focus on issues prevalent to relapse prevention, returning to their home environment, and reengagement in your profession.

Treatment & Therapies

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You’ll find personalized, evidence-based addiction treatment at River Oaks.

A Luxurious Option for Recovery

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The 24 landscaped acres at River Oaks are a peaceful setting for recovery. See what else the property can offer you in your down time.