The Joint Commission (JCAHO)

JointCommFairwinds Treatment Center is proud to have been licensed by the Joint Commission since our doors opened in 1989. Each year we strive towards excellence in our medical care, and the stamp of approval from the Joint Commission solidifies our commitment to our patients.

Because of our expertise and success in treating eating disorders and drug and alcohol addiction, our residential treatment center in Clearwater, Florida welcomes families from across the nation. For over 23 years, Fairwinds has been highly aware of the importance of being a licensed facility and offers exceptional care to individual’s entering our treatment process.

dual diagnosisAs one of only a few dually licensed psychiatric and substance abuse rehabilitation centers in the nation to earn accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), we have a unique appreciation for the complex and often heartbreaking issues surrounding our clients and their families.

“The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.”

Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration

AHCAAHCAThe AHCA was statutorily created by Chapter 20, Florida Statutes as the chief health policy and planning entity for the state. They are primarily responsible for the state’s the licensure of the state’s 45,000 health care facilities and the sharing of health care data through the Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis.

Florida Department of Children & Families

DCF-logoDCF-logoThe SAMH Program is the legislatively appointed state authority for substance abuse, mental health, and methadone designation. The program is governed by Chapters 394 and 397 of the Florida Statutes and is responsible for the oversight of a statewide system of care for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of children and adults with serious mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders.

The Department provides treatment for substance abuse through a community-based provider system that offers detoxification, treatment and recovery support for adolescents and adults affected by substance misuse, abuse or dependence. View Fairwinds Treatment Center profile here.


 LegitScript provides the only certification services for drug and alcohol addiction treatment providers that is relied on by Google and Facebook to vet advertisers for eligibility. LegitScript has reviewed Fairwinds Treatment Center as part of their certification program, and has determined that it meets the LegitScript standards for legality, safety and transparency. This means Fairwinds Treatment Center is monitored regularly. 


If you are ready to discuss treatment for yourself or a loved one, the Fairwinds admissions team is here to help.

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