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ABOUT ST. LAWRENCE ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER
Located on the Canadian border in upstate New York, St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center offers inpatient treatment to adults struggling with substance use disorder. It's one of the 42 (five percent) of state-run substance abuse treatment facilities in New York, and serves the uninsured, underinsured, and working poor residents of New York's northernmost counties. The rehab also provides treatment for gambling addiction, which is offered by 24 percent of all treatment facilities in the state.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment is abstinence-based, and each client receives an individualized treatment plan, discharge plan, and relapse prevention plan. Evidence-based treatment methods include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing (MI). Group and individual counseling, recovery workshops and seminars, self-help meetings, and family counseling are also used. Individual and group counseling is provided for those receiving treatment for gambling addiction.
The two- to four-week long inpatient program involves 12 hours of treatment five days per week and eight hours on the weekend. There are daily group counseling sessions for women only that focus on self-esteem, self-acceptance, specific health care issues, trust, and assertiveness.
Treatment programs for both genders also make use of complementary therapies including meditation and journaling. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including Suboxone maintenance for clients battling opioid use disorder, is also offered.
According to the facility’s website, staff includes physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselors, a social worker, recreation therapists, a dietitian, and a pastoral counselor.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center is a 40-bed rehab located on the campus of a psychiatric facility. Smoking is prohibited, as are cell phones and laptops.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The majority of alumni surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing (four out of five) gave the facility positive feedback. Former clients described the rehab as a caring, well-run facility with highly capable staff, varied treatment programming, and effective counseling for both addiction and mental health problems. "Great counseling sessions one on one and some groups counseling, friendly helpful staff, exercise programing and day plans" wrote an anonymous 26-to-39-year-old female alum in a representative review.
The one alum who offered a more mixed review indicated that the facility could improve its holistic offerings and its inclusion of alternative approaches, but nonetheless noted that they would recommend the rehab to friends and family.
On Google, St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center received two five-star reviews from happy alumni, including Carrie who wrote: "The classes themselves a very beneficial and the meal plans and structure is exactly what is needed for an addict early in recovery." The facility also earned an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars from five individuals on Facebook. "I would give this entire staff and program a great rating and thank them for helping me to become sober," James wrote in a representative review.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The four friends & family members polled by Rehabs.com to date all gave favorable feedback. The loved ones indicated that the facility was clean and well-maintained, and that the program offered good opportunities for family involvement.
Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4.3/5
Family Participation: 4.3/5
Connectivity/Visitor Policy: 4.3/5
Reviewers also praised St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center's caring and competent staff, and one even described the facility as "life saving."
Staff Experience and Training: 3.8/5
The one complaint was that the majority of clients were court-ordered to attend treatment.
According to the facility’s website, fees are based on an individual’s ability to pay. St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center is one of 360 (42.8 percent) of New York facilities to not deny treatment because of an inability to pay. The four loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date indicated that St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center was affordable.
Published on December 2018
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