Cedar Mountain Center Philosophy
Cedar Mountain Center inspires hope in recovery through professional care by providing compassionate recovery services for addictions and mental illness and restoring people's faith on the journey to wellness.
Areas of Specialization
Animal therapy (also called animal-assisted therapy and pet therapy) supports recovery and emotional well-being by helping people develop relationships with animals. Animal therapy can be a one-time or ongoing experience. Anyone with allergies will be accommodated.
Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
Meet the Staff
Daniel Gallegos, M.S., LPC, ACS
Attended Casper College and University of Wyoming. Daniel worked on a new theoretical approach to addictions with the Wyoming Department of Corrections. He was Clinical Director for the DOC Therapeutic Community for 6 years before coming to Cedar Mountain Center.
Terri Moran, B.A., CAP
Attended Chadron State College. Certified Addiction Practitioner since 2008. Has worked in the addiction field for 15 years, with experience in case management and counseling in treatment center and drug court settings. Terri is the Regional Chair for NA, with 19+ years of recovery.
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ABOUT CEDAR MOUNTAIN CENTER
Located just 52 miles east of Yellowstone National Park, Cedar Mountain Center (CMC) provides residential treatment to adults and seniors struggling with substance abuse. A division of West Park Hospital in Cody, Wyo., the 16-bed residential facility runs specialized treatment services to address co-occurring mental health disorders, educational programming for loved ones, as well as on-site medically monitored detox.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Cedar Mountain Center takes a holistic approach - clients engage in programming that addresses the mind, body, and spirit. Through its “Planetree” philosophy, the center aims to build upon each client’s strengths.
All clients undergo an intake assessment, the results of which form the basis of treatment and goal planning. Treatment length varies from client to client, but most can expect to remain on-site for 30 to 40 days. In this time, they’ll receive individual and group therapy, attend 12-step meetings, and take part in educational programs and recreational activities.
For those seeking less intensive treatment, CMC offers intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment and a partial hospitalization program (PHP). To promote ongoing sobriety, the center affords successful program graduates weekly aftercare sessions.
The center’s program for families, intended to “begin their healing process,” is a structured, three-day program for any family member who has been impacted by their loved one’s substance abuse. Some sessions are designated for clients and family members; others are for loved ones only.
At full capacity, CMC offers a staff-to-client ratio of 1:3. Led by a medical director, the staff includes master’s level counselors, registered nurses, licensed and certified addiction counselors, and case managers.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
CMC’s 16-bed campus is situated in the picturesque Absaroka Mountains, providing a serene, nature-filled environment for recovery. The center’s webpage depicts a simple, modern residence.
Clients have access to 24/7 nursing care and an on-site fitness facility, and weather permitting, weekly field trips to nearby scenic attractions also take place. Cigarettes and other tobacco products are not permitted.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
As of this writing, Rehabs.com has received seven overwhelmingly positive reviews from facility alumni. On average, former clients shared ratings of 4.86 out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, and 4.71 for its accommodations. One client, named Freedom, wrote that the center saved her life. “I was horribly addicted for over a decade and the knowledgeable staff were able to teach me a new way of life,” she wrote.
J.H. described the facility as “awesome,” and V.F. reported what they considered to be the center’s many strengths: “Staff is knowledgeable and respectful. Setting was great. Good curriculum. food was good. I'm still clean over 17 years later!” Others found relief in a considerate and sensitive staff. “I wasn't shamed for the things I'd done when using or told I was going to be punished for my thoughts feelings or the urge to use,” R.E.B. wrote.
In their survey responses, where they had access to additional survey questions, two alumni indicated that they would recommend the facility to others. They also provided five-star ratings in several other categories, such as the overall quality of individual and group counseling and the staff’s level of training.
The residential program fee is $913.25 a day. Those who opt for PHP pay $739.30 per day, and boarded intensive outpatient care costs $565.40 a day. Per the facility’s webpage, the cost of treatment includes lodging, food, and counseling; any medical or psychological evaluations incur an additional fee.
Cedar Mountain Center accepts private insurance, Medicare, and Wyoming state assistance. Financial assistance is not available for inpatient services, but state residents who meet income criteria may be eligible for state-funded beds.
Updated April 2017
Published on June 2016
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