The Recovery Village Umatilla

Overcome your substance use, mental health or eating disorder with help from our caring professionals.

100% confidential. Most insurance accepted.

Your Stay at The Recovery Village Umatilla

Our staff works with you to make your time at The Recovery Village Umatilla as comfortable as possible. Additionally, our dedicated professionals will assist you with any legal issues or case management needs.


Robert Fishman of Advanced Recovery Systems describes how intake coordinators at The Recovery Village Umatilla guide potential clients through the admissions process.

Average Patient Age

The Recovery Village Umatilla is a rehab facility that treats adults 18 years and older. The average age of our patient population varies depending on the individuals receiving treatment at any given time.

Average Length of Treatment

The amount of time you spend in treatment with us depends on the type and severity of your disorder and other individual factors. Throughout your treatment process, our medical staff will consult you regarding the duration of your treatment program.

Patient Policies and Procedures

Policies at The Recovery Village Umatilla are instituted to create an environment that promotes healthy living and gives you the opportunity to focus on recovery.

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Phone Policy

While receiving treatment at The Recovery Village Umatilla, patients are prohibited from having cellphones. Upon admission, patients are placed on a 72-hour “blackout” period to allow them to adjust to their time in treatment. Individuals with special circumstances can discuss using the phone before the blackout period is over with their therapist. Following the blackout period, patients are permitted to use a facility phone during nonclinical hours.

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Smoking Policy

Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas only. Smoking during therapeutic sessions or wellness activities is prohibited.

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Laundry Procedures

All laundry services are handled on-site. During detox, laundry is handled by our staff. Once patients transition into residential or PHP treatment, our support staff supervisor coordinates a laundry schedule for patients to follow on their own.

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Housekeeping and Chores

During detox, all housekeeping is handled by our staff. During PHP and residential treatment, patients are encouraged to participate in their own housekeeping and to keep their personal areas clean.

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Front entrance
Courtyard area
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Music room
Group area
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Amenities and Activities

In addition to providing exceptional treatment, The Recovery Village Umatilla promotes an active and healthy lifestyle in a number of ways.

Facility Activities

Our facility offers many on-site recreational activities, including:
  • Exercise gym
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Basketball court
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fire pits
  • Yoga

Wellness Program

Through our wellness program, we offer a wide variety of special interest and physical activities. The majority of these activities are held at a local park nearby. Wellness program activities include:
  • Beach volleyball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Bowling
  • Hiking and canoeing or kayaking in the Ocala National Forest
  • Laser tag
  • Miniature golf

Daily Schedule

While all treatment programs and daily schedules are based on an individual’s specific needs, a typical daily routine at The Recovery Village Umatilla may look like the following:

Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
Morning Medication and chores 8:15 a.m.
Goals group/daily intention 9:20 a.m.
Primary caseload group 10:00 a.m.
Lunch with therapist 12:00 p.m.
Nutrition & wellness group 1:15 p.m.
Back to basics 2:45 p.m.
Gym & structured recreation time 4:00 p.m.
Dinner 5:00 p.m.
Reflection time 6:00 p.m.
AA or NA meeting 7:00 p.m.
End of day 10:00 p.m.

Evidence-Based Rehab Treatment

Our staff delivers proven medical treatments to help you overcome your addiction. Each client’s treatment plan is individualized to address their specific needs.


Nanci Stockwell of Advanced Recovery Systems explains how The Recovery Village provides individualized treatment based on a client’s medical history.

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Our approach is client centered, humanistic, motivational and strength-based. It is built on core principles of compassion and the most effective practices in addiction and mental health disorder treatment. We use evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), along with conventional treatment to assess your needs and help you develop the skills necessary to reach recovery.

Psychiatric Evaluations

Upon your admission to The Recovery Village Umatilla, our medical director and staff psychiatrist meet with you to assess the severity of your disorder. Once you have been evaluated, our experts create an individualized treatment plan to give you the greatest chance of overcoming your disorder.

Back to Basics

In addition to evidence-based treatments, we incorporate the 12-step program. Our patients receive a comprehensive overview of all 12 steps while in treatment and learn to rely on the program for support after treatment.

Psycho-Educational Groups

Group therapy at The Recovery Village Umatilla focuses on treating your disorder and developing skills for sustaining a healthy and happy lifestyle. Therapy includes the topics of addiction, relapse prevention skills, anger and stress management, self-esteem development, coping skills, family dynamics, life management skills, CBT and more.

Integrated Therapy

Creative expression therapies are integrated into every individual treatment plan at The Recovery Village Umatilla to give you additional outlets to cope with emotions, fears and trauma that may be difficult to process through conventional techniques. This affords our patients the opportunity to explore healthy activities that they can continue after they have completed treatment. Our creative expression therapies include:

  • Music therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Equine therapy
  • Yoga therapy
  • Meditation
  • Canine therapy
  • Massage therapy

Nutrition Services

Our registered and licensed dietitians provide nutritional meals throughout your recovery. Our nutritionists assess every patient at The Recovery Village Umatilla and create individualized meal plans based on their needs. Our dietitians also provide education, skill development and support to teach patients healthy diet habits. All of our meals are highly nutritious and prepared fresh daily.

Food Menu

Our dietitians prepare specialized meals that are as appetizing as they are nutritional to ensure you develop healthy eating habits during your stay with us.

What We Treat

At The Recovery Village Umatilla, we offer top-quality treatment for a substance use and mental health disorders and will walk you through the different stages of recovery.

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Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Treatment for substance abuse at The Recovery Village Umatilla provides you with professional care and proven therapies that foster the greatest chance of reaching recovery. Our alcohol and drug addiction treatment professionals guide you through every step of recovery, from detox to sobriety.

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Mental Health Disorders

The Recovery Village Umatilla offers treatment for mood disorders, personality disorders and other mental health afflictions when they co-occur with addiction.


Our Treatment Services

The Recovery Village Umatilla offers a full continuum of care tailored to the needs of individual patients.

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Acute Medical Detox

The first step along the road to recovery, acute medical detox allows you to safely eliminate the drugs or alcohol from your system. During detox, you will be evaluated by a medical provider daily and receive constant supervision from our caring nursing staff until you are ready to move on to the next phase of the recovery process. Correctly managing this stage is crucial for recovery because the detox process lays the foundation for your entire treatment program.

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Residential Treatment

For the greatest chance at reaching long-term sobriety, residential treatment may be your solution. Residential treatment at our center offers 24-hour nursing care and therapeutic supervision from our treatment specialist. Our medical providers create an individualized treatment plan to address your specific recovery needs and provide the best therapeutic approach and support for you.

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Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Our partial hospitalization program aims to help you reach a state of mental and physical stability with a structured treatment plan and decreased level of monitoring. PHP offers comprehensive therapy and treatment in a medical setting and is most commonly made up of patients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. PHP treatment can also be incorporated into inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, depending on your condition.

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Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

The Recovery Village Umatilla’s intensive outpatient program offers you the opportunity to receive treatment while living in sober housing or at home with the proper support system. Most IOP patients have completed the intense phases of the treatment process and take advantage of the IOP to help transition back into their normal day-to-day lives. IOP patients meet three hours a day, three to five days a week for group or individual therapy sessions.

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Intensive Inpatient Treatment

Our facility offers concentrated inpatient treatment to help you overcome your addiction. Under 24-hour supervision, you will receive the care necessary to reach good health while simultaneously treating the underlying cause of your disorder. Individuals with co-occurring mental health disorders can also receive proper treatment in our intensive inpatient treatment program to reach medical stabilization before transitioning to the next level of care.

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Sober Housing

After completing treatment, you may not be ready to immediately return to your daily life. In this case, our sober housing program could be the ideal option. Sober housing gives you the chance to continue your recovery after treatment in a substance-free environment with support from your peers. You and your housemates will share the responsibility of maintaining your house and attending to other chores while learning to go through life addiction free.

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Family Program

The family program at The Recovery Village Umatilla brings families together to help mend relationships damaged by substance abuse or other disorders and establishes a support system for you during your recovery. Throughout your treatment, our specialists will keep your family informed of your progress and advise them on helping you through recovery. This is done through face-to-face family sessions, as well as via telephone.


Assistance Services

Our staff is here to help you with your daily obligations and responsibilities during treatment.

Legal Issues

We can refer you specialists to assist with any legal issues you may have. Our staff will work closely with legal aids, courts and probation officers to make sure you are in compliance with court-ordered or probationary requirements during or after treatment.

Transportation for New Patients

Traveling to an unfamiliar place for recovery can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Our staff can assist with the coordination of travel arrangements to ensure safe arrival and departure to and from The Recovery Village Umatilla. The nearest airports are Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Sanford/Orlando International Airport (SFB).

Licensing and Qualifications

The Recovery Village Umatilla is licensed by the state of Florida and the Florida Department of Children and Families. It is accredited by the Joint Commission.

Therapist Licensing

All therapists at The Recovery Village Umatilla are licensed therapists or hold master’s degrees.

Admissions and Insurance Coverage

Patients can be admitted to The Recovery Village Umatilla 24 hours a day. Our medical staff assesses all new patients to determine their eligibility and the appropriate level of treatment.

The cost of rehab will depend on the type of treatment needed. Most insurance plan are accepted and billed on your behalf. Medicare and Medicaid are not accepted at The Recovery Village Umatilla.


Our Location

The Recovery Village

633 Umatilla Blvd.
Umatilla, Florida 32784

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Our Staff

Jodi Russo

Jodi Russo (Director of Operations)

Jodi Russo holds more than a decade of medical and substance abuse treatment experience and has done work in phlebotomy, processing, lab work, treatment admissions, facility management and patient care. Russo now works diligently at The Recovery Village to ensure that daily operations are conducted up to DCF and JCAHO standards to provide the best care available to our patients. Jodi also works to create a supportive work environment for all employees and to assist them with providing elite care to our patients.

Dana Giblock, LCSW Clinical Director at The Recovery Village

Dana Giblock, LCSW (Clinical Director)

Dana Giblock earned a master’s degree in social work from Barry University and shortly after achieved LCSW status before starting her career at an advocacy center in Daytona Beach, FL. She continued her career as an individual and family therapist and was instrumental in the creation of the CBHA assessment process in Volusia and Flagler Counties while she served as the unit’s supervisor. Throughout her career, she has held multiple managerial positions at other treatment organizations. As clinical director of The Recovery Village, Dana brings a wealth of experience and expertise that allows her and her team to promote the best treatment for our patients.

Holly Demelo, Director of Admissions at The Recovery Village

Holly Demelo (Director of Admissions)

As Director of Admissions, Holly assists patients in taking their first steps in recovery. Holly coordinates the entrance of all clients into The Recovery Village Umatilla programming, verifying benefits and transportation arrangements and facilitating communication between clients and family members. She also manages the internal communication between the facility’s medical director, associate director of operations, and clinical director to ensure the continual success of The Recovery Village Umatilla. After finding recovery at 19 years old, Holly has made it her life’s work to compassionately help others work through their struggles with addiction and substance abuse.

Jodi Russo, Director of Operations at The Recovery Village

Jodi Russo

Director of Operations

Dana Giblock, LCSW Clinical Director at The Recovery Village

Dana Giblock, LCSW

Clinical Director

Holly Demelo, Director of Admissions at The Recovery Village

Holly Demelo

Director of Admissions

Jodi Russo, Director of Operations at The Recovery Village

Jodi Russo

Director of Operations

Dana Giblock, LCSW Clinical Director at The Recovery Village

Dana Giblock, LCSW

Clinical Director

Holly Demelo, Director of Admissions at The Recovery Village

Holly Demelo

Director of Admissions

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