ABOUT EDGEWATER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES – THE TURNING POINT CENTER
Edgewater Behavioral Health Services (EBHS) has been providing cost-effective mental health and addiction services in Gary, Ind., for more than 40 years. The Turning Point Center, EBHS’s substance abuse program, offers abstinence-based treatment for individuals struggling with addiction. All care is offered on an outpatient basis and is appropriate for those with.
Clients who require methadone maintenance may also find support through The New Life Center, which is located within The Turning Point Center. The facility also offers detox treatment through the New Life Center.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Outpatient care is offered at both standard and intensive outpatient (IOP) levels. The Turning Point Center aims to provide a path to lasting recovery by engaging family members and addressing any underlying mental health disorders. Enrolled clients can expect to participate in a mix of individual therapy, family counseling, and group therapy. DUI programing is also available.
The center strives to offer services at times that are convenient for those who must continue to work or fulfill family obligations while undergoing treatment. Both the general addiction treatment center and methadone maintenance facility are open seven days a week. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 6 to 9 a.m. weekends for the general center and 5:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. weekdays and 6 to 9 a.m. weekends for the methadone facility.
According to the facility’s website, the center employs psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, social workers, and case managers.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At this time, Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from this facility’s alumni, but a single anonymous reviewer submitted a rating of five out of five stars and a glowing testimonial on CiteHealth. “I quit substance abuse and my mental state nd emotions improved tremendously! Thank all of you,” they wrote.
The positivity continued on the facility’s Facebook page, which it has the ability to manage, where nine ratings averaged 3.9 out of five stars. Two reviewers who left commentary wrote: “Great folkks” and “Turning Point has saved my life.”
Conversely, there are four ratings on Google to date for this facility all for one out of five stars. “Everyone there seems that they can’t wait till quitting time,” wrote Philip. Another disgruntled former client noted issues with appointments being rescheduled often.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
To date, Best-rehabs.com has received three ratings from loved ones of former clients. When asked if they would recommend the facility, two reviewers gave two out of five stars while the other gave fours stars, though all three gave four stars or higher for treatment effectiveness.
“This is a good facility to go to. It will help you with your problems. Motivated workers who like to help people get through struggles. Clean and nice environment,” wrote an anonymous loved one, giving five stars for accommodations and amenities. Another commented: “Good doctors/therapists but No organization. Wait time is long. Company is mismanagement.”
According to the facility’s website, Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance are accepted, and sliding scale fees are available to meet the needs of low-income and uninsured clients. Each intake at the methadone facility costs $12.