The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health

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Our Facilities

The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health is comprised of neighboring inpatient and outpatient facilities with a combined mission to help clients recover from substance use disorder. These centers work together to provide compassionate care and an exceptional patient experience from medical detox to outpatient care.

Inpatient Center

The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health’s main campus inpatient center provides evidence-based care for people seeking treatment for substance use and co-occurring mental health conditions. With a focus on long-term healing, The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health’s inpatient center provides medical detox and residential levels of care.

Outpatient Centers

To better serve the South Florida community, The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health has two outpatient rehab centers. One center is located just minutes away from the main campus and the other is located in Miami. The outpatient center offers private treatment options for patients who have already completed higher levels of care or who may only require outpatient services. Levels of care available at the outpatient center include partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient.

Amenities and Activities

With a wide range of amenities and recreational activities, The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health encourages clients to heal from the inside out. By exploring and finding new hobbies and passions, clients can begin and end treatment with a renewed sense of self for long-term recovery. Depending on the individual level of care, amenities and activities may include:
  • Two fully equipped exercise gyms
  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball court
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Frisbee golf
  • Computer lab (coming soon for outpatient use)
  • Swimming pool (coming soon)

Why Choose The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health?

Whether you’re living local or traveling for rehab, The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health’s South Florida location makes world-class treatment accessible and convenient. The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health offers a full range of treatment options, including medical detox, inpatient care and several outpatient options. Treatment plans are customized to fit each client’s needs. These plans are overseen by a dedicated care team with experience in addiction and mental health treatment. When you choose The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health, you choose compassionate, personalized care that prepares you for a lifetime of recovery.

Levels of Care

A comprehensive continuum of care is available to each patient through The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health’s inpatient and outpatient centers. While some clients may require each level of care from detox to outpatient treatment, others may have different needs. The experienced staff at The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health evaluate each client to determine the best care plan. Whether you need inpatient care, outpatient treatment, or a combination, The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health has the programming necessary to kickstart your recovery. ...

Medical Detox

Often the first step in the recovery journey, medical detox is a key process to discontinue regular substance use safely. Under the supervision of medical professionals, clients safely transition away from regular substance use while managing withdrawal and detox symptoms that could be dangerous without medical care. ...

Inpatient Treatment

One of the most involved levels of care, inpatient treatment provides clients with regular individual and group therapy sessions, along with medical supervision. By combining medical and clinical efforts, clients in inpatient treatment can begin healing while living on-site at The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health. ...

Partial Hospitalization

Most clients in partial hospitalization programming at The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health live on site. This level of care involves fewer programming hours than inpatient treatment but still includes regular clinical and medical care. ...

Intensive Outpatient

Intensive outpatient care is common for clients who have completed inpatient and partial hospitalization treatment. During this level of care, clients often participate in treatment during the day and return home or to a sober living environment at night. ...

Outpatient Programming

For clients who have graduated from higher levels of care, or who require less frequent medical and clinical contact, outpatient care provides structured support while offering regular opportunities to practice life skills learned during treatment. ...

Aftercare Planning

Each client at The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health is provided with a comprehensive aftercare plan. Aftercare planning starts at the very beginning of treatment so that clients can outline clear recovery goals and understand their next steps after they leave The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health.

Types of Therapy Provided

The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health believes in the importance of well-rounded treatment, which typically includes a variety of therapy options. Addiction is often accompanied by co-occurring mental health conditions or other mental or emotional concerns. By treating addiction and mental health together, clients can address the root of their substance use to find lasting healing. A dedicated clinical team organizes both group and individual therapy sessions to help patients work through past trauma, experiences and negative emotions. Depending on the level of care, types of therapy may include:
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Recreational therapies
meditation garden

Where We’re Located


The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health

4905 Lantana Rd. Lake Worth, FL, 33463 Contact Us Contact Us

Meet the Team

Tony Santa, Executive Director

Tony A. Santa has been a part of the South Florida behavioral health community for over 30 years. He is dedicated to engaging with community resources to ensure every individual receives the help they need to sustain recovery. Tony believes in holistic treatment for patients living with mental health conditions and substance use disorders. He is an advocate for effective care, wellness and support for all. Tony A. Santa is a foreign medical graduate with a master’s degree in business administration. He is certified in Quality Management and has a background in mental health and substance abuse treatment. He brings his medical, clinical and leadership expertise to The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health to lead a skilled staff in providing excellent patient care.

Dr. Denise M. Josey, Medical Director

Dr. Denise Josey has dedicated her career to social justice, studying mental health and chronic pain and mitigating the opioid crisis in suburban and urban areas. She holds board certifications in public health, preventative medicine and addiction medicine. As an active member of the medical community, Dr. Josey represented the International Society of Doctors for the Environment at the United Nations for the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. She also serves as a board member for the Hillsborough County FACT Team that addresses mental health issues in the community and is a faculty member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Pain and Addiction Planning Committee. Dr. Josey holds multiple degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Atlantic Union College, a Master of Science in human nutrition from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a Master of Public Health from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ School of Public Health — now Rutgers University. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine.

David Sloan, Clinical Director

As an integral part of the leadership team at The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health, David Sloan draws on his experience as a clinical director for various treatment facilities since 2014. As a manager, he is responsible for leading therapists, counselors and behavioral health technicians. His experience spans different levels of care, including intensive outpatient care, partial hospitalization and residential treatment. In addition to his leadership roles, David has taken on responsibilities such as providing individual and group counseling sessions, running therapy groups and auditing charts for the Department of Children and Families and insurance company compliance. David holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from North Carolina State University, along with a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Walden University. He has dedicated his career to helping people find long-term recovery and lasting health.

Angela Thackery, Director of Nursing

Before serving at The Recovery Village Palm Beach at Baptist Health, Angela Thackery was the director of nursing at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake in Colorado. She is responsible for overseeing the nursing team at The Recovery Village Palm Beach to provide excellent care for each patient. As a nursing professional, Angela is committed to helping patients heal through evidence-based treatment. With over 12 years of experience in nursing and the mental health field, Angela brings advanced knowledge and skills to serve those struggling with addiction in the state of Florida and beyond. Angela has a degree in health and human services and nursing from Ivy Tech College in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. She enjoys making a positive difference in the lives of people seeking treatment.

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