At Health Resources of Arkansas – Wilbur Mills Center, individuals struggling from drug and alcohol dependency receive medically supervised addiction treatment in a secure, compassionate, clinical setting. At the Wilbur Mills Detoxification Center, individuals are provided with a full-time nursing staff and on-call physician to ease the withdrawal process and ensure safe detoxification. Upon successful completion of the detox program, clients are invited to participate in therapy-based residential treatment designed to suit the personal needs of each resident and foster lifelong recovery.
ABOUT HEALTH RESOURCES OF ARKANSAS – WILBUR D. MILLS TREATMENT CENTER
Located in Searcy, Ark., Wilbur D. Mills Center is the substance abuse treatment center at Health Resources of Arkansas, a comprehensive behavioral health facility. The center offers fairly traditional residential and outpatient treatment in a city with a small-town feel that’s surrounded by farmland and the Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to the facility’s website, the program draws upon the 12-Steps, medical, and behavioral science. Duration of treatment is determined by the individual’s needs, but all residents can expect to take part in individual, group, and family therapy.
Programming also includes life skill training, reproductive health sessions, education, and employment readiness training. Also, clients have access to a physician’s care when needed.
Additional treatment options include intensive outpatient (IOP) and day treatment, and the center runs a 24-hour crisis hotline. Medical detox is offered on-site.
The center’s website indicates key members of the treatment staff include a medical doctor, certified counselor, licensed social worker, and a registered nurse.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The facility’s website notes the center provides a variety of accommodations, including 20 medical detox beds in private rooms with private bathrooms, a 44-bed residential treatment facility, a 14-bed group home, and 14 apartments for women and their children.
Few details regarding living conditions are available, but the four individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided an average 3.5 out of five stars for accommodations and amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Of the four alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing, three provided positive feedback, while one alum left a negative review.
Three alumni gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, and indicated they would recommend the treatment center. “Helped me get sober,” alum A.W. wrote.
An anonymous alum praised the program and gave four stars for accommodations and amenities. “Good program but needs more counseling options,” they wrote.
“28 days in Mills Center in 2000. Learned the tools and humility to keep me clean since then (almost 16 years). It was a God send,” K.D. wrote.
The alum who left negative feedback gave three stars for treatment effectiveness, and two star when asked if they would recommend Wilbur D. Mills Treatment Center. “No gay counseling,” they wrote was a weakness.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The lone loved one surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided neutral feedback. They gave three out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, counseling options, its treatment of, and when asked if they would recommend Wilbur D. Mills Treatment Center.
According the facility’s website, the center accepts private insurance and issues some grant funding to individuals who qualify.