ABOUT EASTSIDE MEDICAL CENTER – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
The behavioral health services offered at Snellville, Georgia’s Eastside Medical Center are holistic and include both short-term inpatient care and outpatient programming. Eastside focuses on emotional and psychiatric diagnosis and crisis stabilization while also offering dual diagnosis treatment for individuals struggling with co-occurring substance use and other mental health disorders.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
This facility’s website does not specifically discuss therapeutic modalities for substance abuse or any of the serious mental illnesses (SMI) treated, including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression. Eastside prioritizes support for clients’ families and planning for longterm recovery. No details are provided regarding the outpatient program referenced.
Among the treatment team members employed are psychiatrists, chemical dependency counselors, social workers, chaplains, dietcicians, and certified recreation, art, and music therapists.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Eastside is a full-service hospital located east of Atlanta. There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings within the behavioral health programs. However, two individuals provided feedback to Best-rehabs.com, agreeing on high ratings for the facility’s cleanliness and upkeep while differing on other aspects of accommodations. One alum awarded perfect five-star ratings both for meals and nutrition and for exercise and leisure activities, while the loved one polled gave just two stars for each.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Feedback from former clients of this facility’s addiction and mental health treatment services is scare at the time of this writing. However, the sole alum polled by Best-rehabs.com provided strong recommendations for Eastside. These were represented in ratings of five stars for the effectiveness of treatment and for options in counseling approaches and four stars each for the the facility’s ability to treat co-occurring disorders and for family participation.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The one review from a loved one generally supported the alum’s perspectives, rating each of the aspects listed above four or five stars. One weakness identified was the “impersonal” approach the reviewer experienced.
WHAT STAFF SAY
Eleven former or current employees submitted reviews to Indeed, split between five positive and four negative, with two in between. Reviewer trends included reporting under-staffing but complimenting the staff as experienced.
Treatment at this facility is covered by many insurance plans, according to the Eastside Medical Center website.