ABOUT SCOTTSDALE ADDICTION TREATMENT AND COUNSELING
Scottsdale Addiction Treatment and Counseling, also known as Scottsdale Behavioral Health, offers intensive outpatient treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. Ambulatory detoxification services are available, including medication assisted therapy for withdrawal from alcohol and opiates. This facility takes a nonjudgmental approach to treating chemical dependency and substance abuse, according to its website. The main psychiatrist also provides individual counseling for adolescent and adult clients.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
An initial psychiatric and substance abuse assessment is performed prior to intake to determine each client’s level of motivation and to create an individualized treatment plan. If a client’s desire for recovery is low, he or she will first receive motivational enhancement therapy before being admitted into the IOP.
An outpatient narcotics detox and maintenance program consists of three to four initial, daily therapy sessions, followed by two each month. Clients then have the choice to continue long-term medication-assisted treatment or wean off their this treatment.
The substance abuse IOP lasts for 16 weeks, with clients meeting at least three times a week for roughly two hours. Clients participate in cognitive behavioral therapy-based individual and group counseling, and they are encouraged to follow a 12-step recovery program and attend outside meetings. Group therapy topics include addiction education, relapse prevention techniques, anger management, and coping skills. According to the facility’s website, staff can also assist with legal help for possible drug related offenses, and the program utilizes random drug testing.
Family counseling and education are available.
Treatment team members include board certified psychiatrists and addiction medicine physicians.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Alumni reviews for Scottsdale Addiction Treatment and Counseling are limited at the time of this writing, but the two former clients polled by Best-rehabs.com to date both awarded five out of five stars for the effectiveness of treatment. One reported relapsing a year after treatment, but would still recommend the program. The other survey respondent rated several other aspects of the facility, including five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience, four for the facility’s cleanliness, and just two for.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com would also recommend the facility, rating treatment effectiveness four and five stars, respectively. While one complained of an excessively long admission process, both agreed that staff members were nice. They rated the staff’s experience three and four stars, giving the same evaluation for opportunities for family participation.
There is currently no information provided on the facility’s website regarding its costs. The one alum polled indicated they received no financial support, but that treatment was worth the cost. Loved ones rated affordability three and four stars.