Westbrook Health Services Amity Treatment Center in Parkersburg, WV

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1011 Mission Drive
Parkersburg WV 26101

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ABOUT WESTBROOK HEALTH SERVICES AMITY TREATMENT CENTER

Westbrook Health Services operates nine treatment facilities in West Virginia. Amity Treatment Center, in the northwest area of the state, offers detox and residential treatment for adult men and women struggling with substance abuse, as well co-occurring mental health concerns. The center is among 24 substance abuse treatment centers in the state that offers short-term residential, non-hospital care.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Amity Treatment Center’s program is traditional, largely based on group therapy and educational sessions, which cover topics such as stages of recovery, relapse prevention, anger management, coping skills, and building a sober network. If necessary, treatment may start with detox and crisis stabilization.

Group therapy is supplemented by individual therapy and family education, 12-step support groups, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT), as well as case management services, and discharge planning. The program typically lasts 28 days.

Additional services include psychiatric and nursing care, specialized mental health therapy, and peer support. Medication management may also be incorporated as necessary.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

Westbrook Health Services is licensed by the state of West Virginia. Its multidisciplinary team includes psychiatrists, physicians, psychologists, nurses, professional counselors, social workers, and addiction counselors. The four individuals polled by Rehabs.com to date on the matter felt the staff was very experience and well-trained.

Staff's Level of Experience and Training: 4.75/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Amity Treatment Center is located in a tree-lined neighborhood in the small city of Parkersburg. The facility provides transportation to appointments. The four individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter also praised the facility's overall cleanliness.

Facility's Cleanliness and Upkeep: 5/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The two alumni polled by Rehabs.com to date provided mixed opinions: one was highly positive, the other mainly negative.
The positive reviewer, who rated most metrics five and four stars, including its counseling options and discharge planning, wrote: “They help meet the needs of patients. They are a very helpful and respectful.” The other, who gave mostly one- and two-star ratings, wrote: “There was drug use occurring within the facility.”

On Amity Treatment Center's unofficial Facebook page, all nine reviewers to date rated the facility perfect five stars. [1] Several praised the program and credited it with saving their life, such as Adam, who noted: “As long as you’re willing to change for the better the program can help you.”

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

The three loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date offered mixed feedback skewed to the positive: one review was highly favorable, another moderately favorable, the other negative.
Offering perfect five-star ratings for the level of family participation, loved one Amanda described the staff as caring and educated, and indicated that nobody was sent home before they were ready.

Another listed “they listen” as a strength, but added: “They just repeat the same thing,if you have to go back a second time they don`t change the program.” However, the anonymous loved one also awarded a perfect five-star rating for the level of family participation. The unsatisfied loved one was critical of the facility's administrative processes and lack of communication.

WHAT STAFF SAY

On secondary review sites, Westbrook Health Services in general rather than Amity Treatment Center specifically received mixed feedback: 2.9 out of five stars based on 14 reviews on Glassdoor, and 2.8 stars based on 35 reviews on Indeed. [2] [3] Positive employee feedback tended to report meaningful employment, as well as a caring and collaborative environment.

FINANCING

Westbrook Health Services’ website does not provide details about its fees and insurance coverage at this time. However, the four individuals polled on the matter felt the facility was overall affordable.

Affordability: 4.5/5

[1] https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amity-Center-for-Alcoholism-Addiction/156127487761041

[2] https://www.glassdoor.co.in/Reviews/Westbrook-Health-Services-Reviews-E622493.htm

[3] https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Westbrook-Health-Services/reviews

Published on May 2018

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Anonymous

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They help meet the needs of patients. They are a very helpful and respectful.

Anonymous

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they just repeat the same thing,if you have to go back a second time they don`t change the program. They don't communicate with each other. They listen to clients.

Anonymous

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they try to work with everyone.they do alot of different treatments for alot of different problems. they don`t do thourgh drug tests.because people go in drunk and they still pass them. they have good hours.but they don`t even answer the phone half the time.it takes them 2 days to call you back.4 people in 1 office,but 1 doesn`t know what the other 1 is doing.my friend needed paperwork so he could go back to work.he had to talk to all 4 people because they didn`t even know what he was there for.but he told them from get go that he was there so he could get his job back

Amanda

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They are based on a 12- step recovery foundation. Almost all of the employees are recovering addicts as well as the counselors! Not enough beds for the number of addicts wanting the help they deserve. There is a high success rate with this treatment. If they feel you need longer term help for you addiction they seek it for you. They make sure you do not go home when you feel you are not ready! They are very caring and also very educated on addicition and the disease.

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There was drug use occurring within the facility.

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