Caron Renaissance

Detailed report on the substance abuse treatment rehabilitation center located in Boca Raton, Florida (FL).

Caron Renaissance is a drug or alcohol rehabilitation center with a primary focus on substance abuse treatment based at 7789 Northwest Beacon Square Boulevard in Boca Raton, FL.

The facility provides detoxification and halfway house services to the public. The treatment center provides outpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential long-term treatment care. There are no special groups or programs offered at this facility. Special language services provided include assistance for hearing impaired. Payment assistance is not offered for program costs.

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Rated 2.69 out of 5 from 36 User Reviews
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Rated 2.86 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Primary Focus

Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Address

7789 Northwest Beacon Square Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Phone Number

(561) 241-7977

Geographic Coordinates

26.418952, -80.097437
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Website

Services

Charts

Substance Abuse Treatment

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers substance abuse treatment services. Substance abuse is viewed by the medical community as a long term illness and most treatment services are often designed specifically for the patient. Since physical changes occur within the brain when a person becomes addicted, overcoming the illness can be a long and up hill battle.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
48 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
438 (97.55%) Offer this Service
United States
11,192 (98.34%) Offer this Service

Detoxification

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers detoxification services. Detoxification is the process of removing drugs and the effects of drugs from the body. There are numerous types of approaches to accomplish this.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
17 (35.42%) Offer this Service
Florida
106 (23.61%) Offer this Service
United States
2,190 (19.24%) Offer this Service

Buprenorphine

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers buprenorphine services, for use in substance dependence treatment. Buprenorphine services can be used to manage opioid dependence and is generally viewed to have a lower dependence-liability than methadone.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
14 (29.17%) Offer this Service
Florida
74 (16.48%) Offer this Service
United States
1,783 (15.67%) Offer this Service

Halfway House

Status

Indicates whether the facility has half way house facilities. A half way house can provide a person with monitoring and support upon reintegration into society when recovering from a dependency.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
7 (14.58%) Offer this Service
Florida
32 (7.13%) Offer this Service
United States
1,088 (9.56%) Offer this Service

Methadone Maintenance

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers methadone maintenance, for use in substance dependence treatment. Methadone can be used, much like Buprenorphine, to manage opioid addiction. Use of the drug can be used for both short and long term substance management.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
2 (4.17%) Offer this Service
Florida
34 (7.57%) Offer this Service
United States
1,068 (9.38%) Offer this Service

Methadone Detoxification

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers methadone detoxification services. Since Methadone can take the place of opioids, it is sometimes used to ease patients off drugs.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
5 (10.42%) Offer this Service
Florida
40 (8.91%) Offer this Service
United States
847 (7.44%) Offer this Service

Type of Care

Charts

Outpatient

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers outpatient services on site. When used in context of substance abuse treatment, outpatient means that the patients do not live at the facility but rather come for classes, visits, or group meetings.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
4 (66.67%) Offer this Care
Palm Beach County
40 (83.33%) Offer this Care
Florida
375 (83.52%) Offer this Care
United States
9,332 (82.00%) Offer this Care

Partial Hospitalization or Day Treatment

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers partial hospitalization or day treatment services on site. With this type of care, patients still live at home but commute to the facility to receive treatment. Frequency of visits vary but can be up to seven days per week, if needed.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
3 (50.00%) Offer this Care
Palm Beach County
22 (45.83%) Offer this Care
Florida
82 (18.26%) Offer this Care
United States
1,455 (12.78%) Offer this Care

Residential Short-Term Treatment

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers residential short-term treatment services on site. This type of care lasts 30 days or less. Typically, services are provided to residents in the form of a 24 hour residential, non-medical, substance free environment to promote recovery.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
2 (33.33%) Offer this Care
Palm Beach County
12 (25.00%) Offer this Care
Florida
85 (18.93%) Offer this Care
United States
1,573 (13.82%) Offer this Care

Residential Long-Term Treatment

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers residential long-term treatment services on site. This type of care lasts more than 30 days. Typically, services are provided to residents in the form of a 24 hour residential, non-medical, substance free environment to promote recovery.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
4 (66.67%) Offer this Care
Palm Beach County
21 (43.75%) Offer this Care
Florida
105 (23.39%) Offer this Care
United States
2,204 (19.37%) Offer this Care

Hospital Inpatient

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hospital inpatient treatment services on site. This type of care is given to patients in a medical facility. The patient will be monitored and treated 24 hours a day by medical staff for the duration of their stay.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Care
Palm Beach County
5 (10.42%) Offer this Care
Florida
26 (5.79%) Offer this Care
United States
597 (5.25%) Offer this Care

Special Programs and Groups

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Adolescents

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for adolescents.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
9 (18.75%) Offer this Program
Florida
123 (27.39%) Offer this Program
United States
3,452 (30.33%) Offer this Program

Persons with Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups for specifically persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
2 (33.33%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
23 (47.92%) Offer this Program
Florida
184 (40.98%) Offer this Program
United States
4,097 (36.00%) Offer this Program

Persons with HIV or AIDS

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups for specifically persons with HIV or AIDS.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
5 (10.42%) Offer this Program
Florida
42 (9.35%) Offer this Program
United States
1,017 (8.94%) Offer this Program

DUI and DWI Offenders

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for DUI and DWI offenders.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
10 (20.83%) Offer this Program
Florida
145 (32.29%) Offer this Program
United States
3,548 (31.17%) Offer this Program

Criminal Justice Groups

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for criminal justice groups.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
7 (14.58%) Offer this Program
Florida
123 (27.39%) Offer this Program
United States
3,089 (27.14%) Offer this Program

Gays and Lesbians

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for gays and lesbians.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
4 (8.33%) Offer this Program
Florida
39 (8.69%) Offer this Program
United States
654 (5.75%) Offer this Program

Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for pregnant and postpartum women.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
2 (4.17%) Offer this Program
Florida
45 (10.02%) Offer this Program
United States
1,561 (13.72%) Offer this Program

Seniors and Older Adults

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for seniors and older adults.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
5 (10.42%) Offer this Program
Florida
28 (6.24%) Offer this Program
United States
734 (6.45%) Offer this Program

Women

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for women.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
21 (43.75%) Offer this Program
Florida
113 (25.17%) Offer this Program
United States
3,691 (32.43%) Offer this Program

Men

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers special programs or groups specifically for men.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Program
Palm Beach County
17 (35.42%) Offer this Program
Florida
86 (19.15%) Offer this Program
United States
2,844 (24.99%) Offer this Program

Forms of Payment

Charts

Medicaid

Status

Indicates whether the facility accepts Medicaid as a form of payment.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Form
Palm Beach County
7 (14.58%) Offer this Form
Florida
152 (33.85%) Offer this Form
United States
6,124 (53.81%) Offer this Form

State Financed Insurance

Status

Indicates whether the facility accepts state financed insurance as a form of payment. This does not include Medicaid programs.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Form
Palm Beach County
5 (10.42%) Offer this Form
Florida
79 (17.59%) Offer this Form
United States
4,336 (38.10%) Offer this Form

Medicare

Status

Indicates whether the facility accepts Medicare as a form of payment.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
1 (16.67%) Offer this Form
Palm Beach County
3 (6.25%) Offer this Form
Florida
105 (23.39%) Offer this Form
United States
3,598 (31.61%) Offer this Form

Private Health Insurance

Status

Indicates whether the facility accepts private health insurance as a form of payment.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
5 (83.33%) Offer this Form
Palm Beach County
36 (75.00%) Offer this Form
Florida
268 (59.69%) Offer this Form
United States
7,232 (63.54%) Offer this Form

Military Insurance

Status

Indicates whether the facility accepts military insurance as a form of payment. Examples are VA and TRICARE.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
3 (50.00%) Offer this Form
Palm Beach County
7 (14.58%) Offer this Form
Florida
113 (25.17%) Offer this Form
United States
1,068 (9.38%) Offer this Form

Access to Recovery Voucher

Status

Indicates whether the facility accepts access to recovery vouchers as a form of payment. ATR is a program that provides vouchers for clients for purchase. They can be used for substance abuse treatment and recovery services.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Form
Palm Beach County
6 (12.50%) Offer this Form
Florida
39 (8.69%) Offer this Form
United States
1,534 (13.48%) Offer this Form

Payment Assistance

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Sliding Fee Scale

Status

Indicates whether the facility has payment assistance in the form of a sliding free scale. Fees are typically based upon income and other factors.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Assistance
Palm Beach County
14 (29.17%) Offer this Assistance
Florida
176 (39.20%) Offer this Assistance
United States
4,762 (41.84%) Offer this Assistance

Payment Assistance

Status

Indicates whether the facility has payment assistance. Check with the facility for details.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Assistance
Palm Beach County
2 (4.17%) Offer this Assistance
Florida
73 (16.26%) Offer this Assistance
United States
2,725 (23.94%) Offer this Assistance

Special Language Services

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Assistance for Hearing Impaired

Status

Indicates whether the facility has language services for assistance for the hearing impaired.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Boca Raton
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
7 (14.58%) Offer this Service
Florida
115 (25.61%) Offer this Service
United States
3,104 (27.27%) Offer this Service

American Indian and Alaska Native Languages

Status

Indicates whether the facility has language services for American Indian and Alaska native languages.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
United States
78 (0.69%) Offer this Service

Spanish

Status

Indicates whether the facility has language services for Spanish.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
16 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Florida
202 (44.99%) Offer this Service
United States
3,054 (26.83%) Offer this Service

Foreign Languages Other Than Spanish

Status

Indicates whether the facility has language services for foreign language services other than Spanish.

This Provider This Provider
No
Boca Raton
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Palm Beach County
4 (8.33%) Offer this Service
Florida
47 (10.47%) Offer this Service
United States
786 (6.91%) Offer this Service

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Most dangerous place on the planet, Any 5 star reviews are made from staff members, by that is just not possible. WORST PLACE ON THE PLANET, and I completed the 3 months

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It has been three years since my family member was there. Still makes me sick to think about the “treatment” much less the money spent. Unprofessional, unethical, money driven. Your addict will be well served at even a free treatment center once they are ready and you let them hit bottom. Until then nothing will work. Don’t spend your money on high priced rehab!

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I give Caron Renaissance the highest possible rating. I am a parent. My son went to CR a number of years ago after years of substance abuse and multiple rehabs. It took quite a few months for them to break through with him, but the change that eventually took place was dramatic. CR emphasizes the fact that substance abuse is a family disease. I had to make major changes in my life. I too am a very different person today because of CR. Those changes most likely saved my marriage and probably contributed importantly to the significant progress that my son has made. The therapists whom we dealt with were excellent. They were tough, but so is the disease of substance abuse. I might add that many of the people who were in my son’s primary group are still in the South Florida area and are doing very well.

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Caron Renaissance uses intense, interdependent means to tackle the underlying issues of addiction and addiction-related behaviors. The inpatient work is thorough, consistent and interactive. Family "restructuring" is a huge part of the work; each patient has a primary AND family therapist, and families get support this way, too. A big part of treatment at Renaissance is reintegration into the world: work, recovery life, everyday stresses and successes, and finally transitioning from a life of chaos in to a life of integrity and managing recovery. I realize all of this sounds pretty academic, but make no mistake: I am a former patient, and one thing that Renaissance really embodies is the great demonizing democratization of addiction-- anyone from any walk of life might be touched, and my wit, smarts or degrees or cunning couldn't keep me from getting in my own way and destroying my beautiful life over and over. Renaissance did.

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How has nobody roasted this place yet ? I attended this facility in 2014. The aggressive and compassionless treatment model utilized at Caron Renaissance is built shamelessly and overtly on a foundation of gaslighting and victim-blaming. Pursuing wellness and sobriety in this facility was indisputably the single most toxic and soul-crushing endeavor I have ever undertaken. It is worth noting that this facility is not dual-diagnosis; I bring this up because I find the way Renaissance advertises its services to be incredibly deceptive, and I find it very reprehensible to advertise mental health services deceptively to individuals seeking (and paying large sums of money for) life-saving treatment. I rarely saw my psychiatrist. I did see her enough times to glean that she was an inept diagnostician and a generally below par psychiatrist. I forget her name, but I remember that she was French and had an assortment of loud, tasteless paintings in her office. Surprisingly, unlike virtually every other individual working here, I knew nothing about her personal life. I knew a lot about my primary therapist's personal life. She had recently been involved in a messy divorce and she seemingly had no reservations carrying the surrounding melodrama and her resulting petulance to work with her. Primarily assigned trauma patients, she ironically harbored extremely toxic and regressive attitudes about gender and sexuality. She did not seem to believe that women had sexual agency and her opinions regarding sexual politics were across-the-board adolescent and ill-informed. I also found it extremely unprofessional that she spoke so openly and so frequently about her diet around so many patients with eating disorder histories. I can really see the deep-seated internalized misogyny this therapist carries with her in every word she says and every piece of advice she imparts to a patient in her care deeply harming vulnerable young women. She seemed intent on establishing herself in this career yet minimally interested in the well-being of her patients. I am not saying Renaissance is completely ineffective. The career criminals I went through with seemed to benefit immensely from this particular brand of confrontational therapy. I can even think of a couple seemingly hopeless cases who stayed sober. I would not, however, recommend this program to anyone experiencing addiction compounded by a major mental illness, anyone with a history of eating disorders who struggles with self-worth and/or worthiness, anyone whose addiction has not expanded to other criminal activity such as violence and drug trafficking, anyone under the age of 21, or - depending on your therapist - members of the LGBT community. I am very grateful to be doing well in spite of my five month tenure at a rehabilitation facility that felt more like a large scale reenactment of the Standford Prison Experiment than a means of actualizing self-betterment. It took a lot of therapy to rebuild after this immensely traumatic and - speaking personally - comprehensively ineffective experience. I have a lot of people to thank for breaking the self-destructive habits I chose to engage with in my past, but no kind regards to pass along to anyone working (and airing their dirty laundry, and fucking their subordinates) within these walls.

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Do not go here or send your loved one here. It's basically a very expensive halfway house with one size fits all treatment. Staff are abusive, lie, and manipulate.

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Caron Renaissance did extremely difficult, extensive work with both me and my family; the clinicians made me realize and recognize the kind of life I want to lead--moreover, am capable of leading. I owe my therapists there my life.

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I was perplexed when I read a few of the former reviews that gave Caron Renaissance anything less than 5 stars. The overarching goal of a behavioral / drug & alcohol treatment center is not to provide comfort for its patients; it is to force both them and the families to recognize what actual responsibility and ownership means. This process is acutely and extremely painful; there were few times that I felt happy--but with a year of sobriety, in retrospect, I owe everything to Caron. My therapists and clinicians there truly emphasized the idea of tough love: I was emotionally exhausted after every day--but THAT is what keeps you sober. No one stays sober through consistent positive reinforcement and everyone co-signing their actions. The patients who end up at Renaissance need an extremely critical eye to tell them, and their parents/families, that the stealing, lying, and manipulation was NOT okay. In my experience, the only way to regain trust is through acknowledgement, acceptance, and amends. I cannot emphasize how important this place is, if you know someone who is suffering from addiction and/or severe behavioral disorder. I now have a family that trusts me, who also did extensive work through Renaissance--as the focus is on the entire family network. The entire clinical team is brilliant. I HIGHLY recommend this facility.

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The only part that got three stars was the "Facility" as the living conditions are adequate. The treatment was brutal and ineffective. I read here that addicts need to be confronted about the damage they have done to other people. Fair enough. But do they need to be told they are failures? Told that they are stupid? Get ridiculed for having been the target of bullying in the past. Caron Ren crosses the line by miles. At some point they reached they conclusion that the best way to treat addiction is to insult the patient in front of a large group of people. How they ever reached the demented conclusion is anybody's guess but that is the way things are done there. Needless to say, I would not recommend this place to anybody.

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Believe the reviews here that are negative and take 5 star reviews with a grain of salt as they are likely staff implants. Highly, highly abusive staff. Seeks to break down the patients through humiliation, intimidation and verbal assaults. 2 people commit suicide while I was there. Patients will be cut off from family for months and will be put out on street if they are not compliant. This place should be shut down based on the number of suicides that it is responsible for alone.

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This place is a money pit. My nephew has been there for 5 months and they manipulate him and the family. Horrible counselors who are rude and do not try and work on family values. He needs to leave but with no cell phone and only able to write letters that are read by the staff how do you speak with your child.

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I was a patient at CR, and am still dealing with the emotional trauma the "therapists" dealt to me daily. I have a mood disorder, not an addiction issue, but was assured the facility was the best there was for what my concerns were. This was simply not the case, and I would strongly recommend you to look seriously into this program by reading ALL the reviews on sites like this before you decide to send yourself or your loved one here. The confrontational, degrading manner in which you're spoken to at almost every junction of your day is demeaning and demoralizing--the vocational program is a joke, as well. I have a college degree and ended up working for a retail store at the mall, which certainly did not improve my self esteem or my ability to stand on my own two feet, so to speak. The residential facility itself is more than adequate, and there are some staff members whose care and attention shine through, but I assure you they are the exception, not the rule. If you're not dealing with addiction, this is not the place for you, and even if you are, it still most likely won't be very helpful, based on what I saw other patients experiencing. People succeed in their recovery from here in spite of the program, not because of it. The only thing I left with was a thicker skin, nothing else, and I have had to work hard with a counselor since my time ended in order to deal with the degrading treatment and self esteem issues that I've had. I'm not saying it doesn't work for some people, but for the majority, I'd be very wary of this place.

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Our son has been at afar for 90 days following Caron PA. The complaints about staff that have been posted here are ridiculous. We've been in group therapy as a family twice at CR. these people know what they are doing. The face is, they are trying to teach "kids" whose growth was stunted by early drug use to become adults. This includes being tough on them and forcing them to face the hard reality of who they've hurt. They hold them accountable, teach them the value of being trust worthy. Yes this is tough stuff. They don't sugar coat anything. But yeaching hard core addicts new behaviors isn't easy and calls for honest and sometimes painful truth telling. I would highly recommend Caron to any parent of an addict.

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Holds patients accountable in a supportive environment. Tremendous family support services. Excellent medical/psychiatric care

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Although they deny this on all levels, this facility is a business and it is all about money/profit. As long as you do exactly what they tell you to do (does not matter is you agree with the intervention or not), you will have a good relationship with the counselors. If you disagree, you may find yourself on the curb. Once they know you disagree, you become a problem family and they will dump you without a thought or explanation. If you disagree with a treatment, you become more trouble than you are worth. If you do not go for the visits, clinical days, restructuring when they ask, you are no longer a money source and no longer fit under the Caron Renaissance philosophy of profit above all, you are nothing to them. Their treatment is driven by fear and dependence. Most parents willing to use Caron Renaissance have good incomes and are willing to do anything to help their addicts. Counselors encourage dependence and instill fear in families so they are afraid to question the sometimes-ridiculous methods of the counselors. Some counselors are truly talented but some are cold, critical, and incompetent and can be dangerous to vulnerable addicts. Confrontational therapy is no longer looked at as appropriate treatment of addicted individuals. Addicts and their families deserve evidence-based and compassionate care. Addicts can stress a family beyond description and in my opinion, Caron Renaissance does nothing except contribute to that stress and more. Please look carefully at rehabs for your loved ones. There are many facilities out there that will care for your family member with good, evidenced-base treatment and the dignity to provide treatment that helps rebuild their lives versus tearing down the entire family structure. The entire family can be damaged by this toxic treatment.

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To start off my experience, the most common thing I heard was "no one wants you." I understand most of these reviews are by drug addicts or families of drug addicts. Well, I am neither of the two. I was told it was "the best trauma center in the country." I have an eating disorder, but I have no addictions (although they will tell you this is an addiction.. I agree, but it is much differently handled than substance addiction). I have never been so abused. I went to the mental hospital to escape this place because when I tried to leave they convinced my parents to leave me on the streets and turn off my phone. I was only 18 when I went and I don't think I'll ever recover. I have been through some traumatizing things that I went there to have handled and ended up with more and more trauma. I just wish I had done more research before agreeing to go.

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I agree with all of the negative comments posted on this site. Yes, I agree that addiction is an ugly desease and can tear families apart, and no. addicts shouldn't expect hand holding durinng treatment. HOwever, there is a very distinct line between treatment programs and abusive, inhumane treatment of addicts/alcoholics. Caron Renaissance crosses this line and can leave life long traumatic injury to its residents. Counselors use heavy handed itimidation as well as humiliation. Counselors also use profanity and engage in an awful lot of yelling to keep residents in line. There were convicts mixed with non-convicts. Criminals mixed with victimes of crime can be the most damaging, and this is absolutely what Caron Renaissance does. I, too, have asked myself if this treatment facillity was justified in their use of draconian methods of treatment because of the burden addicts place on families. Is it truly justified to treat human beings as sub-human and animals? Yes, addicts/alcoholics place a burden on their familiies and should be confronted. But NOT confronted by counselors who engage in stripping dignity and instilling fear into the psyche of those seaking treatment.

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Caron Renassaince is not Caron, Pa, and please be advised that most if not all of the very poor ratings of this facility are quite true. They do mix criminals with non-criminals, sexual offenders with victims of sexual abuse, young with old - and then use a cookie cutter approach in treatment philosophy to treat everyone - which lends itself to be very ineffective to say the least. Yes, the counselors do use very vulgar language, do a lot of screaming, and do their very best to humiliate, intimidate, and treat those seeking treatment as sub-humans. I witnessed a young girl being badgered for days because she wanted to leave after her 84 days were up - Most of the abuse was from her home group counselor who also led the "trauma" group that met weekly. After days of this the parking lot was lit up one night with an abulance and police cars - the girl attempted suicide and was taken to a hospital. Even more amazing was that after the young girl was returned to cr after her hospital stay, she was abused even more for attempting suicide. A mother had taken her life in the unit I stayed before I arrived (by hanging), another mother went home and took her life. Families are literally torn apart. Drug and alcohol abuse takes its toll on family members, but to abuse and traumatize those in treatment is simply inhumane. I left after 84 days, and entered another 30 day treatment facility that was Christian based, not because I was struggling with my addiction, but due to trauma inflicted at Caron Ren. If your loved one is a victim of crime and suffering from PTSD please research very carefully where you send them. CR is not for them. I'm not sure in the end, that any human being deserves this. I've been sober for three (3) years and doing very well, but the horrors of caron ren will be with me for a lifetime.

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Caron PA assured me that Caron Rennaisance was qualified to treat my son for his mood disorder, anxiety, and paranoia. So after spending more than $50,000, and placing my faith in this treatment ctr, the first time my son had an emotional episode the Caron staff had him arrested and brought up on criminal charges rather than sending him to an emergency room for evaluation by a psychiatrist. Needless to say, I was very disappointed. And it ruined any chances of my son agreeing to any other type of help.

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I had a difficult experience that saved my life. All of the emotional abuse that is spoken of, though difficult to hear, was true. This was my first rehab and God willing will be my only. It was life changing and I am beyond grateful.

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Caron Renaissance gave my son the tools to save his life. 16 months sober, this program is a blessing. Yes, the counselors are extremely tough and completely take you out of your comfort zone. But our families life was already a mess, as our son is an addict. The counselors work on the character defects that contribute to the drug and alcohol use and need to be tough as these flaws are major. My son was entitled, spoiled, manipulative and a major charmer. He could talk his way into anything. They needed to break him of those things and stop my husband and I from enabling, our codependent relationship with him and the spoiling we were doing. They pulled no punches and it was often hard to hear. But it was so necessary and in the end, I so appreciated their strong approach. Than you Caron Renaissance. My son is living in Boca, has an amazing job, is continuing his college education. Our families relationship is stronger than ever. I will forever be grateful to your amazing staff!!!

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I only wish we could have found reviews by actual clients before sending our son to Caron Renaissance. I could go on and on. Go to the blog at Life after Sobriety and you will see over 100 reviews. Extremely unprofessional and abusive staff. If only they did what they claim to do it would be great. Careful what you tell them, they will twist it to torture your loved one. They lie. Clients will be there until they can no longer pay. Do your research, check the credentials of their "counselors" and "psychiatrist". Here is what we learned after 5 rehabs and $300,000 and lots of tears and frustration. Don't send your loved one anywhere nice. All treatment centers are basically the same. When your loved one wants to stop using they will. Until that point, don't make it comfortable for them to use by providing support in any way. Not a dime, not a cell phone for emergency calls, not a meal, not an attorney, or a place to live. I wish we would have let ours have his "experience" much sooner. We just refused to let him hit bottom for so long. Good luck, get in a group for yourself! CR is the worst of the places we experienced by FAR. I think it is great that the CR counselor is posting here and on other sites about how he/she knows it is bad there.

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This place ruined my college education, kicked me out on the curb and convinced my parents not to give me a penny for food so I was left to fend for myself in ways that have damaged my self esteem. Vicky called me a nasty junky bitch and I was often referred to as a bitch by the staff this place is abusive. One kid tried to hang himself while I was there. Caron pa is wonderful but this place does way more harm than good.

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Verbally and emotionally abusive. I had attended Caron PA and felt tricked into going to their program in Florida which was nothing like they promised. I ended up leaving after 2 weeks and had started engaging in self-injury which I hadn't done since I was 13. This is not a place you want to send your child or partner especially if it's their first time in treatment.

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My son is currently a patient. Each week that goes by, he is improving and making genuine progress. My son says Caron "saved his life." We went for the three day family workshop, and were deeply impressed by both the primary and family therapist. We didn't feel constantly verbally or mentally abused as others here state. They were very upfront with us about the costs, as well as what it will be when he enters vocation this month The bottom line is that our son is learning to be independent, self-reliant and is taking accountability for his addictions. We are learning to detach and let him grow up. He has repeatedly apologized to us for so much pain he has caused our family and is truly trying to make amends. He has explained that Caron is slowly but surely getting him to understand his negative coping mechanisms and the reasons for his unwillingness to grow up and take responsibility for his actions. Yes, this hasn't been a "comfy" experience for him, and he will admit that as well. It has not been easy for him to accept his destructive selfishness, but that's exactly what he was while in the throes of addiction. He readily admits that now. We love our son dearly, and that’s part of the problem --we consistently rescued him and we tried to move heaven and earth to get him sober. We saw firsthand in a group setting how Caron gets the patients to understand these defeating personality traits which are prevalent among addicts, and it was done skillfully and with the proper balance of empathy, and directness. Our son has confirmed this in his letters as well. He needed to confront these traits in order to learn what it means to live a life of sobriety as a mature self-reliant adult. We needed to learn that we can’t fix him; he has to make the choice on his own. In turn, through a series of written assignments and phone sessions, we have learned how we contributed to the enabling dynamic between parent and son. Some of the Caron's philosophy is like getting a hot cup of coffee poured on you. It’s painful and scalding to learn the truth. However, for me, it has been time consuming and cathartic to examine what Caron describes as our "family of origin," to understand inter-generational patterns, and to really get a sense of the chronic sense of entitlement that my addict son has used to manipulate his or her surroundings. The therapists have helped us to understand what unhealthy rescuing and enabling is and how addiction distorts natural parenting. The other painful truth we have learned is we are not ultimately responsible for the self-destructive choices our son has made and to that end, the twelve steps, which are the underpinning for Caron’s treatment both in PA and FL, are no different than going to any AA or Alanon meeting. The 12 steps are very much part of our son’s treatment there and supplemented by his attendance at local recovery meetings. In fact, at the three day workshop, we had a group session with an FA (family anonymous) leader. I have written a more in depth review on another blog; however, if anyone wants to email me, please do so : bcd.2012@yahoo.com There are different opinions, but I can only say that Caron Renaissance in Boca Raton has been a very good experience for our son

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There are a few reviews that have all five stars. They look like plants by the staff, very much not to be believed. While treating addiction is tricky business, it is also dangerous to place criminals with people who are drinking to much and have no background of other issues. To put this clearly, the staff treats every person like an animal to be emotionally beaten. This may be the only way to reach hardened addicts, because they do not wish to be sober - I am not sure on the criminal approach. If your loved on has no experience in prison, they would not be able to adjust to the abuse. Read the other reviewers mention suicide, and the abuse. I was there and tried to get this program to work, I wanted to get sober... but when the Psychiatrist started to verbally abuse me I made direct contact with Sid Goodman who runs the place... and he did nothing. So I left immediately as I was worse off than when I arrived and learned nothing but that criminals should not be mixed with the general population. Just so you know, if your loved one does not get sober it is often better to to to Al-anon this is the place to start. For the alcoholic, I am now 5 years sober and never been happier. I have a support group, meet weekly, have not had the urge to drink. AA worked for me because I was ready too stop drinking and develop new healthy behaviors voluntarily and it has been the greatest experience of my life - avoid this place if your loved one is precious to you.

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I am a 40 year old attorney who is a “graduate” of Caron Renaissance. There are a few items I would like to address. The money issue. I bankrupted my family by my actions. We did not have the resources to fully pay for treatment. Caron Foundation covered, through a grant, a significant portion of the costs. That is the only reason we were able to afford the treatment. For that I am eternally grateful. The “abusive” treatment. As someone who was there for 3 1/2 months, I can comprehend some of the statements that are being made regarding the therapy. I would’ve agreed with them during the first couple weeks of my stay. No one likes to be confronted with the truth. The truth is that as addicts/alcoholics (same in my book) have done a great deal of damage to ourselves and others before we ever step into any treatment program. We have lied, stolen, cheated, manipulated and emotionally and/or physically abused those we are supposed to care about. Who would like to explore that aspect of their behavior? No one. It is painful. It is also the truth. Without acknowledging and accepting the responsibility for our own actions, how do we get better? Holding my hand and repeating what a great guy I was and not to concern myself with my prior actions would not have resolved a thing for me. Family. I can only report as to what my spouse and our daughter experienced. My wife was quite put out by the initial contact. Yes there is a black out period. Thank god! I would have told her that the place was horrible, was a cult, that they were cruel, etc. I did in fact. In my own journal. I look at that now and fortunately can laugh at my misconceptions. After my wife spoke with her own therapist at home, she realized just how sick our family was because of my disease. We were dysfunctional as a family unit. She recognized her own behaviors and began working fully with the staff at Renaissance who she says always were attentive. This culminated in a week long family restructuring at Renaissance for both of us. It was a wonderful experience. And, again, my thanks to Caron Foundation for covering the entire costs of that program for both of us. What happened? When I left for Caron, my daughter hadn’t spoken to me in quite a while without using certain words not suitable for publication. Now, one year later, we have begun rebuilding what was once a wonderful father/daughter relationship. She has invited me back into her life. My wife was preparing to file divorce. She, understandably, could no longer put up with the roller coaster ride that is the addicts life. We now have a wonderful reconnected relationship based in honesty, integrity and intimacy. My experience in recovery has been so life changing that I am temporarily leaving the practice of law and returning to school for my Master’s degree and certification as an alcohol and drug counselor. What will the future hold? I do not know. I do know now that I have plenty of tools at my disposal thanks to Caron Renaissance, their staff and the others that have helped me along the way. It is up to me to use them. I hope this is helpful to someone.

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I am the parent of a Renaissance patient. Our .son is coming home to visit this week after seven months at Caron. The amazing turn around is not what we would have thought possible even one or two months ago. The change in our son is not only a result of the hard , uncomfortable, almost to the point of quitting pressure put on him, but changes we as a family have made. Our son is not the only one recovering from this terrible disease but the entire family is as well. My wife and i put in several weeks of family restructuring learning the tools of how to deal with our son as well as working on our own issues. The staff at Caron was tough on us. We thought of leaving during the middle of our stay but stuck it out. We were very glad we did as looking back on the experience we know it really changed us and the way we will live our lives forever. The experience reminds me of the sports adage, "no pain , no gain", if you don't work hard you wont improve. The Caron staff can be very tough at times but they have they know what they are doing. Our son recently said "although this is something I really didn't want to do I knew in my heart it was the right thing". We know this disease will be something we will be fighting for the rest of our lives for the first time we really think we can win. I cant say enough about the professionalism of the staff, their experience with addiction, their willingness to be tough and caring at the same time, Not an easy thing to do. I recommend their program , hope that newcomers can get through it as we have, and continue to use what they learned forever,

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As another parent of a Renaissance patient, my experience was also excellent. The staff was able to reach my son when another more famous and well known program threw up their hands. The program was tough (for patient and family), but if the plan is worked by everybody involved, the results can be wonderful. It may sound cliche, but they gave me my son back. I support Caron 100% and would recommend them to anyone.

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I am the Mom of a young adult who successfully completed long term residential treatment at Caron Renaissance. My daughter is now working full time, and is in their outpatient program. She secured a great job after she transitioned to their vocational track during treatment. I have been on this journey with my daughter for almost 5 years. I wish that I had sent her to Renaissance initially, instead of to a traditional 30 day program! She had relapsed 3 times before going to Renaissance, and her previous treatment also included a “TC” (Therapeutic Community) and halfway houses. The biggest difference for me at Renaissance is the family component. Through weekly phone meetings with her primary therapist, and separate weekly phone meetings with MY family therapist, I have learned so much about my daughter’s addiction, and as importantly, I have learned a great deal about myself. For me this includes taking better care of myself, separate from my daughter, and learning about my “relapse behavior.” As a Mom, who loves my daughter deeply, I had in the past rescued her, and enabled her, which in many ways allowed her to continue to use drugs without necessary consequences. My natural caretaking as a Mom, made things worse. I know now that I did not cause my daughter’s addiction, and that I can’t control whether she stays sober, and I have tools and strategies that I learned from the Renaissance Program, to stay on track. The Renaissance staff were direct with me about some of my behaviors. They did this very professionally, without “sugar coating” what I needed to hear. I needed this from them! Finally, with their support I am proceeding in a different direction, and I know that my daughter’s recovery is in her hands, not mine. The staff there has guided me in this every step of the way, and has also encouraged me to utilize support in my community which has made a big difference too. In previous treatment programs my daughter was able to “fly under the radar” and use her charm, and manipulative behavior to get through and “complete” the programs. She has not been able to do this at Renaissance, and yes she has been confronted, and has had to work very hard on herself. I see the Renaissance Clinical Philosophy as a big factor in my daughter’s growth and mine. My daughter too is very grateful that she came to Renaissance, and we are both more optimistic about her foundation now in recovery, and continued sobriety.

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I am the parent of a Renaissance patient. Our experience was excellent and our child is nearly one year in to his recovery. The Caron team is professional, caring and talented. They provide a place for the patient and his\her family to see the reality of their situation and to see the solutions available, IF the family and the patient are willing to do the work. Are they direct? yes. Are they tough? yes. Do they make you feel uncomfortable at times? yes. Do they challenge? yes. I would not have that they change one thing. Addicts and their families have already spent way too much time deluding themselves and not facing reality. Caron cuts through all the self deception and helps you identify the path to recovery - not only for the patient but for the familiy as well. I will be forever thankful that our team of Caron professionals cared about our familiy enough to bring to bear all their expertise, experience and empathy to create an opportunity of real recovery for all of us. I recommend Caron Renaissance - well worth our investment for an opportunity of a lifetime of recovery.

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My name is Dave S. and my clean date is April 15th, 2004, the day I checked into Caron/Renaissance. At the time I checked into treatment, I wasn’t talking to my father and my mother had just asked me if I was trying to kill her (emotionally); not the best of family relations. Can you imagine that your life was so messed up that you had to check into treatment and still think you don’t really have a problem? My first conversation with most is how they don’t understand the way they are treated and they want to run. I share with them that I felt the same way, at first, but I have come to believe the staff there knows what they are doing and of that, I and countless others are living proof. Unfortunately, many of their clients allow their sometimes unique treatment methodologies to scare them away. I have heard many say “they are turning my family against me”. I tell them the folks there have seen many John/Jane Doe’s and they know how to help you even if you don’t understand why they do what they do. I tell them I felt the same way, but today, my relationship with my parents/family is better than I could ever have imagined. I have come to accept that just because I believe/think something, that doesn’t mean I am right! How many of you have made a decision with all the conviction in your soul that it was the right decision, only later to find, you were wrong. Does a 50% divorce rate in this country ring a bell? Through my years in recovery I consistently hear the same things from those who have been able to put together lengths of recovery time and that is, “I am grateful for having had the gift of desperation”. Some times in order to get that gift of desperation, desperate measures must be taken. Caron/Renaissance understands this and incorporates this in their individually designed treatment plans. They do not coddle all their clients (some they feel that is needed), but in my opinion they try and get them to a mental state that they surrender to their disease and become willing to try a different way. Let’s face it, if you want to have something you have never had (comfort in your own skin), you have to do things you have never done! I am eternally grateful for the ways they challenged me and educated my family in how to carry themselves as to assist me in my recovery rather than enabling my poor behavior. Did I like the way they did things, not so much at first. Let me share with you a little story. I had a relative go through treatment many years before and he was instrumental in my being admitted to Caron/Renaissance. There was a point in my third week of recovery where I had the opportunity to speak with him. I told him in no uncertain terms, when I get out of here (which I could have done at any time) you better look over your shoulder because I am going to kick your ass. Three weeks later after gaining some perspective, I ran into him again and kissed him on the cheek and thanked him. That my friends’ is how it works!

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I would definitely not recommend this facility. We were totally misled when we sent our loved one there. All they care about is MONEY. They will not let you talk to your loved one on the phone. They are verbally abusive to patients in group therapy. When our loved one was there 8 people walked out the door and signed themselves out in one week, our loved one did not last more than 4 days. We are very upset and have to get alternative treatment. They treat the patients like sub-humans. The counselers were rude on the phone and yelled at us. They make patients show them the letters you write to them, and sometimes make them read them in group therapy. Our loved one went their for help not to be verbally abused. We are VERY upset and disheartened. It is all about MONEY,MONEY, MONEY. We signed our loved one up for the 90 day program and they started telling us 90 days is only the tip of the ice berg, not enough time. We were told that they keep telling patients you are not ready to leave and keep them there for up to a year. Please do not go there. Find a better place, they are not truthful and do more harm than good. They lie to the patient telling them things that the parent never told them. Do your research and find a different place.

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Stayed at Caron in PA for 30 days and had a fantastic experience, then came here for the "extended living" program. This place is a cross between reform school, the Army, and hell. They lie - don't believe the website. I can't believe this place is an offshoot of the real Caron in PA. Residents here are abused and demeaned; this is not good therapy. All they care about is money. Be warned.

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A Review by Anonymous

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Staff is mentally, emotionally and verbally abusive. Untrustworthy and cause more harm than good. If you do not want to use again, this program is NOT suggested. Their "clinical philosophy" methods are being phased out by other programs because they have been proven time and time again to be ineffective and instead of helping patients want to stop using and teach coping skills to prevent relapse - the Renaissance methods often are triggers for relapse. Program was tramatic, I would NEVER suggest anyone to waste their time or money because you WILL be enrolling into another program after you leave, are kicked out, or are one of the few whom are actually discharged from the program (that is never only 3 months-fyi). Hope this helps someone else. I am in a new program, after leaving renaissance (stayed about 7-8 weeks) and am doing better than ever.

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Extreme vulgarity used by "counselors". Lack of respect for human dignity of residents. Medication mismanagement. Questionable financial practices.

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Caron Renaissance

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I think it is important to complain but no gives input as to where to go instead. You know I left Caron R. And went to !!! And had great results

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Anonymous
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Monday, August 17, 2015 6:24 AM MST

Can we get a civil action suit on this place.

Can we get a civil action suit on this place.
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After reading these comments. I started crying, how much trauma and pain this place put me through. It's been 3 years and I still have reocurring nightmares.

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013 9:48 AM MST

Response from Caron Renaissance

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Thank you for posting about your experiences with Caron Renaissance and for asking important questions about our program and the treatment that we offer. It’s important that families who trust us to treat their loved ones fully understand our recovery philosophy and methodology. Treatment is a process but we see many patients and their families go on to live long, happy and fulfilling lives in recovery. I encourage you to contact me directly if you have questions about our treatment continuum for individuals and families. Best, Sid Goodman Executive Director Caron Renaissance sgoodman@caron.org 561-241-7977

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Monday, November 21, 2011 8:14 AM MST
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Median Age:
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Males:
36,445 (48.7%)
Female:
38,319 (51.3%)
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14,135 (18.9%)
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African American:
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Pacific Islander:
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