Home | Laws | Print Page | Contact Us | Report Abuse | Sign In | Register
Industry Professional Resources - Florida

Frequently Asked Questions

Overview

1. What is the “Florida Model” and how does it differ from the “Social Model”?

Both medical and non-medical social model programs offer services designed to promote detoxification, treatment and maintenance of recovery from alcohol or drug problems....
View More

2. Which addiction treatment facilities are required to be licensed and what kind of services can they provide?

Any provider that offers substance abuse services needs to be licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families. The services are: View More

3. Which service providers are not required to be licensed by the Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office?

Type of Provider

Reason

A hospital, or hospital-based component

Licensed under ch. 395, F.S

View More

4. What does it mean to be ‘licensed’, ‘certified’ or ‘accredited’ in this industry?

Licensing means that a particular type of facility or professional may only operate or a certain set of services may only be delivered with the advance and continuous authorization (“license”) of a designated government agency, to ensure protection of public health, safety, and welfare. View More

Licensing

5. Which body licenses primary substance abuse/ drug rehabilitation facilities in the State of Florida?

Information is maintained in a centralized statewide licensing system: The Substance Abuse Automated Licensure Information System (SALIS). View More

6. What kinds of license are there?

There are three kinds of licenses. View More

7. What information must be provided in my initial application for licensure?

Licenses must be applied for both initially and annually thereafter, using this form: View More

Contact Us

AATA
11835 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90064
888.958.2282

  

Terms, Conditions & Refunds

About AATA

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) delivers reliable information and resources on compliance and best practices to enable recovery industry professionals, owners, and operators to navigate the evolving clinical and regulatory landscapes.

Connect With Us


Disclaimer of Liability: ATAA presents the information on this web site as a service to our members & other Internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not legal advice. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law & our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or any sites to which we link.