Retreat Behavioral Health Designated as a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Substance Use Therapy and Recovery

Press Release ( - LAKE WORTH, Fla. - Oct 16, 2019 - ​​​​​​​Retreat Behavioral Health has recently been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Substance Use Therapy and Recovery on behalf of Blue Cross Blue Shield. This accomplishment stands as an abounding step towards their ever-present mission to provide the highest quality substance abuse treatment care, as well as, a safe and compassionate environment for each one of our patients.

Blue Cross Blue Shield makes readily available to their members the services that best suit their health care needs. Due to these exemplary standards, Blue Cross Blue Shield gives recognition to those facilities which are dedicated to the highest quality care in assisting their patients. Facilities are selected accordingly by:

  • meeting Quality Criteria

    • access to timely, multi-disciplinary, coordinated substance use treatment;

    • commitment to providing safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care;

    • commitment to measuring and improving the quality of substance use treatment; and 

    • patient experience and patient engagement in shared decision-making 

  • meeting Business Criteria

  • meeting Value Criteria 

  • meeting Local Plan Criteria, if applicable 

Retreat’s CEO and President Peter Schorr remarked in a statement, “We are extremely proud to be included in Blue Cross Blue Shield’s premier designation. It really goes to show the level of exemplary care, compassion, and hard work that we as a company provide to our patients day in and day out.”

“We believe that the best kind of recovery occurs on a mental, emotional, and physical level. With our highly trained staff, we provide quality care that prepares our patients for the outside world post-treatment and guiding them into a safe recovery. We also work to receive consistent accreditation on behalf of both The Joint Commission (Florida facility) and CARF (Pennsylvania facility).”

Retreat Behavioral Health is a fully accredited alcohol and drug rehabilitation center, which provides a compassionate and spiritual environment where those suffering from the disease of addiction can begin the journey to recovery through enlightenment and education to individuals and their families. To meet the diverse treatment needs of patients, Retreat offers inpatient detox, rehabilitation, family education, holistic therapy, a partial hospitalization program (PHP), an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and specialized programs for pregnant women, veterans and college students.

With its headquarters in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and treatment centers in Palm Beach County, Florida, Retreat helps patients throughout the United States and accepts most insurance plans. It offers high-end accommodations, modern amenities, a recreational facility, and compassionate, safe environment. Retreat hosts educational events regularly for public service officials and private sector professionals seeking continuing educational opportunities to facilitate awareness, encourage community involvement, and increase engagement.

For more information, please call 855.859.8810, visit or live chat at, or connect with Retreat Behavioral Health on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram.

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Retreat Behavioral Health is a healthcare provider based in Palm Beach County, FL, operating large residential and outpatient treatment sites throughout Florida and Pennsylvania, with additional forthcoming sites opening in the coming months. Retreat specializes in substance abuse and mental health care.

For media inquiries or more information, please contact:

Marissa Hayes – Corporate Director of Communications

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