ABOUT LIBERATION PROGRAMS INC- FAMILIES IN RECOVERY- NORWALK, CT
Liberation Programs Inc – Families in Recovery Program (FIRP), located in Norwalk, Conn., offers short and long term residential treatment to pregnant and parenting women struggling with substance abuse. The program has been in existence since 1994 and is the only program available in Connecticut where mothers can bring up to children as old as age ten to the program with them.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The mission of the facility is to empower those they work with to become free of addiction through providing targeted solutions to restore lives and strengthen the community. The facility reports on their website that 94 percent of clients treated through their inpatient services report satisfaction upon completion of the program which is 3 percent higher than the state’s average. The organization’s Facebook page indicates that they offer individualized counseling and medication services for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
There is otherwise no further information available at this time regarding the facility’s treatment and assessment methods. One friend or family member polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness. However, the respondent disagreed when asked if if there were many counseling options to choose from depending on the client’s preference and if the facility was adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems in addition to substance use disorders.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff. However, one friend or family member polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing was neutral when asked if the facility staff were experienced and well-trained.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, one friend or family member polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility four out of five stars for accommodations & amenities and two stars for meals & nutrition. She also strongly agreed that the facility was clean and well maintained.
At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member polled by Best-rehabs.com. The anonymous loved one had mixed opinions of the facility. She gave four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, four stars for accommodations & amenities, and two stars for meals & nutrition.
She strongly agreed that the treatment plan was affordable and/or payment plans, scholarships, or financial assistance were made available but disagreed when asked if the treatment and services offered at the facility were worth the cost. The loved one also indicated that family and loved ones were not able to participate in treatment through facility programming. She felt that a strength of the facility was that it is low cost and clients may bring children with them. She felt that the facility could improve upon the friendliness of the staff.
Overall, she indicated that she would not recommend this facility to a friend or loved one who was considering rehab and wrote, “there are better facilities around but if you would like to bring your child with you might be only choice.”
On the facility’s Facebook page, which it can manage, there is an overall rating of 4.6 out of five stars based on seven total reviews. The reviews were mostly positive, consisting of six individual giving five stars and only one individual giving two stars. However, the ratings are regarding Liberation Programs, Inc. as a whole and not specifically regarding the FIRP program.
The cost of treatment at the facility is not published. The facility accepts insurance and offers assistance to individuals to secure coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Services are rendered on a self-pay sliding scale basis and occasionally scholarships may be available.