Wellmore Behavioral Health – Morris Recovery House

Wellmore Behavioral Health - Morris Recovery House Waterbury Connecticut

Morris Recovery specializes in residential care for adult men struggling with substance abuse issues and/or co-occurring mental health disorders. Residents are provided with around-the-clock care and support in a structured, recovery-based environment. The 90-program provides counseling services, self-help groups, educational programs and vocational training designed to help clients develop the life skills necessary to maintain long-term sobriety.


Wellmore Behavioral Health serves the northwestern Connecticut region with numerous locations offering a variety of mental and behavioral health services. This facility in downtown Waterbury, Conn., offers residential care for adult men struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. Medical detox is not available on-site.


Although Wellmore’s Morris Recovery House is billed as a residential facility, the description provided on the facility’s website paints a picture more akin to a sober-living home. It seems that most treatment programming occurs off-site.

Patents may stay for up to 90 days. During their stay, they receive case management services, referrals to off-site behavioral health services, random drug and alcohol screenings, vocational and job-search support, and transport to supportive services — though transport is available on a limited basis only.

Family involvement is strongly encouraged by the facility — but there are no details regarding the provisions for family therapy. In addition, educational groups, relapse prevention work, and self-help groups are offered.


There is currently no information provided on the facility’s website or otherwise regarding the treatment staff at Morris Recovery House. Yet Wellmore Behavioral Health’s management team includes an MD, a licensed clinical social worker, and a licensed marriage and family therapist.


Residential patients live in a four-story building in the city center. A staff member polled by Best-rehabs.com gave three out of five star ratings for both the quality and the cleanliness of the accommodations.


Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any alumni reviews regarding Wellmore Behavioral Health’s Morris Recovery House.

On CiteHealth, the four alumni reviews, at time of writing, were mostly negative, with an average 2.5- out of five-star rating.[1] One anonymous reviewer posted: “Nothing good to say about this place.” The other wrote: “This is the worst house to stay sober in a lot of drug use goes on here so i wouldnt recommend it and staff is just horrible 1 star because i would never come back here for tell some one about this place.”


The only staff member who submitted a review to Best-rehabs.com at time of writing had lukewarm feelings about Morris Recovery House. The anonymous reviewer gave the center four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and affordability, but only three out of five stars in most other categories such as family participation, cleanliness, meals and nutrition, treatment of co-occurring disorders, admin and discharge procedures, and whether treatment is worth the cost. Two out of five star reviews were given to Wellmore’s counseling options, connectivity, and holistic treatment offerings. The reviewer wrote: “Program Manager and 2nd shift staff were strengths of the facility. Inexperience was a weakness. Take an active part in seeking additional treatment.”


There’s currently no specific information available on pricing via the facility’s website. Wellmore accepts most types of insurance, including Medicaid. For those without insurance payment is offered on a sliding scale.

[1] http://citehealth.com/rehab-centers/connecticut/cities/waterbury-city-in-new-haven-county/morris-house

Reviews about Wellmore Behavioral Health – Morris Recovery House

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • Program Manager and 2nd shift staff were strengths of the facility. Inexperience was a weakness. Take an active part in seeking additional treatment.