Impaired Professionals Program, Palm Beach, FL

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The effects of chronic, progressive diseases such as drug and alcohol addiction are debilitating. We specialize in helping successful individuals just like you regain their professional lives. We collaborate closely with national licensing boards, healthcare-specific attorneys, and employers of all types. Confidential, evidence-based alcohol and drug rehabilitation through Headwaters’ Impaired Professionals Program can assist a successful return to your esteemed career.

Some impaired professionals we work with include:

  • Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Pilots
  • Medical first-responders
  • Police officers
  • Firefighters
  • Attorneys
  • Executives
  • Pilots
  • Entrepreneurs
  • And many more

Assessment and Treatment Options

Our skilled multidisciplinary approach begins with thorough medical, psychiatric, social, and psychological assessments to determine if therapy is needed to address addiction. As well as looking closely at your substance use history, we will work with you to understand your situation and formulate your individualized treatment plan. Together, you and your team will discuss the services that best fit your individual clinical and medical needs. Respecting your privacy is always a priority.
Our treatment services include:

  • Supervised medical detox
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Co-occurring/dual diagnosis care
  • Gender-specific programming
  • Psychological and psychiatric care
  • Trauma therapies
  • Bio-psycho-social assessment
  • Measurement-based cared
  • Ongoing assessments
  • Family educational sessions
  • Wellness and spiritual care
  • Continuing care planning
  • Alumni services

We Take Time to Understand Your Private Challenges and Professional Strengths

The same strengths that successful leaders and caring professionals like you have, such as handling extreme stress and taking personal risks, can be stumbling blocks to recovery from addiction. In industries that revolve around serving, caring for, and inspiring others, professionals like you often experience long hours, heavy schedules, and high-stress that sometimes lead to unsafe decisions, unprofessional behavior, and allegations of impairment allegations.
Challenges to recovery impaired professionals may include:

  • Easy access to prescription medications, including narcotics
  • Excessive work hours that impact self-care and work/life balance
  • A workplace culture where alcohol and drug use is prevalent
  • Unique trauma and stressors specific to your occupation

Customized Headwaters Treatment Plans For Professionals Just Like You

Based on a detailed, comprehensive assessment of your specific goals and needs, our clinicians may expand your treatment plan to include more specialized care.

Specialized care to address:

  • Dual-diagnosis disorders, such as depression or anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Issues related to body image
  • Trauma
  • Chronic pain
  • Co-morbid medical conditions
  • Relapse prevention/recovery protection
  • Continuing Care


Dedicated to Confidential Collaboration from Day One

Because we communicate continuously with crucial entities such as medical, legal and professional licensing boards, our clinical staff ensures that you receive the tools you need to succeed from the start to the conclusion of your Headwaters experience. We stay in close contact with all referents and carefully chosen individuals involved in peer assistance in a way that is respectful of your privacy.

We can provide discharge planning and referral documentation about your specific mental health diagnoses while taking an integrated approach to your care. This collaborative approach allows us to treat all concerns, such as anxiety, trauma, depression, and other co-occurring mental health issues at the same time.

Through Headwaters’ Impaired Professionals Program, we also work to formulate continued care and monitoring to address issues after you return to work, such as:

  • The ongoing reputation of your medical or legal practice
  • Residual disciplinary matters associated with your professional license
  • Restoration of your professional career

Alcohol and other drug addictions are chronic, progressive diseases, and no one is immune to their effects.

Address: 933 45th Street,
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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