Presence St. Mary’s Hospital - Adult Addiction Services in Kankakee, IL

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500 West Court Street
Kankakee IL 60901

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ABOUT PRESENCE ST. MARY’S HOSPITAL — SUBSTANCE ABUSE CENTER

Located blocks from the Kankakee River, in the center of the small city of Kankakee in northeastern Illinois, Presence St. Mary’s Hospital is part of the Presence Health network, which runs 11 hospitals and many other healthcare locations in Illinois. A private, nonprofit facility, St. Mary’s Hospital offers outpatient treatment for adults and adolescents struggling with addiction, behavioral health disorders, and dual diagnosis. It's one of 168 treatment facilities in Illinois (just 26.5 percent of all facilities in the state) to offer groups tailored to adolescents.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

St. Mary’s Hospital provides two separate outpatient programs: Adult Addiction Services, which is designed to treat issues of substance abuse, and Adult & Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, which is appropriate for dually diagnosed clients and clients struggling with a variety of emotional and psychiatric concerns, including schizophrenia, eating disorders, grief, anxiety, and a host of others. Before admission into Addiction Services, clients undergo a substance abuse assessment to help treatment teams determine an individualized care plan.

The Adult Addiction Services department lists assessments, counseling, therapy, and risk education among its services. Rehabs.com reviews also indicated that clients participate in individual and group counseling. The behavioral services department also offers medication management and family counseling.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

According to the facility’s website, staff includes substance abuse counselors, psychiatrists, and therapists.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The two former clients polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing had opposing opinions of the facility. One anonymous alum, a male between the ages of 18 and 25, gave the facility positive feedback and awarded it five out of five stars for its cleanliness, its counseling options, its connectivity, its administrative and discharge procedures, and its staff's level of training and experience. "Everything about this facility was very good," they wrote.

The other alum, an anonymous reviewer over the age of 60, indicated to Rehabs.com that the treatment wasn't worth its cost, and that they wouldn't recommend the program to others. "It was terrible," they wrote.

The facility fared well on secondary sites, though the comments were focused on Presence St. Mary’s Hospital as a whole. It earned an average rating of 3.2 out of five stars based on 36 Google reviews[1], and a four out of five-star rating based on the opinions of 503 individuals on Facebook[2].

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

The two loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date also gave the rehab mixed feedback. One was mostly pleased with its treatment and reported that it was effective, while the other claimed that there was a lack of compassionate, individualized treatment. "Felt very much like a prison instead of treatment," they wrote.

FINANCING

According to the hospital’s website, the programs accept most private insurances. It is also one of the 154 (24.3 percent) of Illinois facilities) that accepts Medicare and one of the 330 (52.1 percent) of Illinois facilities that accepts Medicaid.

[1]GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.facebook.com/pg/presencestmarys/reviews/

Published on June 2019

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Art therapy was nice. Not enough one on one therapy. They didn't care about their patients on an individual basis. Felt very much like a prison instead of treatment.

Anonymous

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It was overall a decent facility.

Anonymous

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Everything about this facility was very good.

Anonymous

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It was terrible. I received outpatient treatment for three months afterwards at a different facility.

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