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Alcohol, Drug, and Other Rehab Centers in Fort Myers, Florida


The 2 Best Rehab Facilities in Fort Myers

Alcohol, Drug, and Other Rehab Centers in Fort Myers, FL BadgeTo be sure we are recommending the best facilities, our team of researchers developed five core metrics to determine the quality of each treatment center. These metrics cover key aspects such as cost, treatment approaches, and rehab services provided. For more information, read the full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

The 2 best rehab facilities in Fort Myers, FL are:



3763 Evans Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901

SalusCare offers mental health treatment as well as drug addiction services to adults and adolescents in Lee County. It provides both outpatient and residential treatment options. Residential care includes a 16-bed co-ed program for substance users focusing on educational and therapeutic opportunities. Those who complete the program successfully, move on to a 16-bed women’s halfway house or a 14-bed men’s house, with no limit on how long residents can stay. A detoxification program is available, and medication-assisted detox is available for those who need it.

What patients are saying:

Patients feel safe and protected at SalusCare. As one program alumnus states, “Everyone was so nice and helpful… Anyone (who) is struggling I recommend SalusCare.”


  • 3.50 stars
  • 2 reviews

Whitesands Treatment

Whitesands Treatment

1820 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Whitesands Treatment prides itself on a lower than average patient to therapist ratio, resulting in more one-on-one time to inspire better outcomes. A psychiatrist and medical director are always on-site, and all patients receive their own rooms, taking away the stress of shared facilities and providing a comfortable, clean environment in which to focus on sobriety. Patients also have access to amenities like a pool, basketball courts, and a full-size gym to guide in overall health and wellness.

What patients are saying:

Patients feel well cared for at Whitesands Treatment. As one former patient stated, “I couldn’t have asked for a better place to get help at. The staff and accommodations are second to none. Thank you Whitesands for getting me back on the path to living instead of just existing.”


  • 4.80 stars
  • 145 reviews


According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 12 substance abuse treatment centers in the Fort Myers area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

the five core metrics for Rehab evaluation

For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

Getting Help in Fort Myers

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in Florida.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of Florida recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.

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    Fort Myers Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. Common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

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    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.