Treatment Center Setting
Harmony Ridge Recovery Center Philosophy
Here at Harmony Ridge Recovery center our philosophy of treatment focuses on addressing the underlying factors of addiction, giving the patient the tools they need for a long and successful recovery. Each patient faces their own challenges in recovery, and we design a treatment plan for each client that is specific to there needs.
Areas of Specialization
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.
This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.
Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
Meet the Staff
Dr. Ryan Wakim
Dr. Ryan Wakim is a West Virginia board-certified licensed psychiatrist who joined the Harmony Ridge team at inception as Medical Director. Dr. Wakim brings his deep knowledge and experience in the fields of Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry to provide all Harmony Ridge clients with direct, high-quality medical consultations including psychiatric assessments and follow-up sessions, and medication management.
Laura Eagle, LICSW, MSW
Laura Eagle serves as Clinical Director of Harmony Ridge Recovery Center. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of West Virginia. Her approach to therapy and counseling is a collaborative and relational endeavor where her expertise is used in determining the patients' strengths, weaknesses and goals to create clinically-driven treatment plans and produce positive outcomes in treatment.
Tonya joined the Harmony Ridge team as Bio-Feedback Technician and Group Facilitator. She is passionate about recovery and believes in her work in confronting the addiction epidemic in the Mid-Ohio Valley head-on. Tonya uses a holistic approach that includes bio-sound technology, tai-chi, Qigong meditation and yoga to give our patients a new outlook on life, in addition to helping patients learn and use new positive coping skills that help with self-regulation. She attended West Virginia University of Parkersburg for her BAS in Criminal Justice and attends Capella University for her Masters in Addiction Studies which she will complete the Fall of 2018. In her spare time, Tonya is a KungFu instructor at Shaolin Martial Arts in Parkersburg.
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ABOUT HARMONY RIDGE RECOVERY CENTER
Founded in 2015 and located in Walker, W.V., Harmony Ridge Recovery Center provides inpatient medical detox, intensive outpatient treatment, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment. The treatment center also offers residential treatment, which about 26 percent of all treatment centers in West Virginia offer.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to Harmony Ridge Recovery Center's website, detox typically begins with a medical and psychiatric evaluations. Clients in the inpatient medical inpatient detox receive medications to reduce cravings and minimize withdrawal symptoms.
Following detox, clients can participate in the residential program. The residential program provides intense and comprehensive care to individuals who need around the clock care. Each individual receives an individualized treatment plan, which is evidence-based and outcome-focused.
During treatment, clients participate in a holistic daily schedule including life skills and education workshops, 12-step meetings, nutrition and wellness education, yoga and meditation, gym time, recreational time, case management services, yoga and meditation, aftercare preparations, along with leisure and rest time.
Programming may include a range of therapies including group therapy sessions, individual therapy, music and art therapy, adventure therapy, outdoor therapy, bio-feedback therapy, family and relationship counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma recovery therapy, and co-occurring disorder therapy.
Intensive outpatient treatment and outpatient treatment is available as a step-down level of care, and morning and evening classes are available.
Harmony Ridge Recovery Center's website indicates the treatment team includes nurses, case managers, and therapists.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Harmony Ridge Recovery Center's website notes clients live in cabins that overlook woods. Amenities include a lake, indoor heated pool, an arcade, full cafeteria, fitness room, basketball courts, hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, and yoga.
The one person surveyed by Rehabs.com to date gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition. "Great Facility would Highly recommend," they wrote.
The individual to leave a review on Harmony Ridge Recovery Center's Facebook page, which it has the ability to manage, gave five out of five stars. "Excellent place, staff truly cares about your wellbeing, excellent food, thanks to the 5 star chef, thank you for saving my life," Kris wrote on Facebook.
The four people to leave Google Reviews for the treatment center gave five out of five stars. The reviewers praised the staff and amazing facility. "Great facility! Beautiful campus with an amazing staff thay cares. Would highly recommend," Justin wrote in a representative review on Google. 
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its cost of treatment.
Published on July 2018
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