ABOUT FRANCISCAN HEALTH DYER
Franciscan Health Dyer is part of Franciscan Health, a faith-affiliated health network that operates 14 hospitals and many medical practices in Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan. Franciscan Health Dyer is one of the largest acute-care facilities in northwestern Indiana. Alongside a full array of medical services, it offers a behavioral health unit that treats psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional disorders including substance abuse. Substance abuse offerings consist of medical detox, partial hospitalization (PHP), residential, intensive outpatient (IOP), and outpatient programming for adults and adolescents. Treatments forare also available.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Franciscan Health Dyer begins with a comprehensive medical and behavioral health assessment to determine each client’s treatment needs. A team of certified medical and behavioral health specialists meet with the client in person to complete an evaluation. The results are used to determine the best method of treatment. Clients in need of immediate intervention may enroll in the detox program.
Treatments consist of traditional therapies including counseling and group therapy sessions, coupled with medical interventions as needed. Clients participate in a range of therapy sessions and educational courses focused on identifying and addressing problem behaviors that contribute to addiction.
A residential program is available for adolescents as well. The program is tailored to address the needs of younger substance abuse clients while addressingsimultaneously. These can include anxiety, grief, personality disorders, and PTSD to name a few.
Spiritual care is also an important part of the hospital’s operations. The hospital is linked to a specific faith, but treatment options are not. Spiritual care can accommodate many different faiths. However, Christian Spiritual Services are held on-site daily and are open to everyone.
Family participation is encouraged throughout the treatment process, and family support is available. Family members can participate in family counseling and other services to help clients advance through their rehabilitation.
The treatment team at Franciscan Health Dyer consists of board-certified psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, registered nurses, social workers, psychiatric therapists, occupational and recreational therapists, and behavioral health advisors. The six individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave a 4.7- out of five-star average rating for the staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The information provided by Franciscan Health Dyer does not provide details about the accommodations and amenities of its residential program. The facility is clinical throughout, but clear signs of religious influence including scripture readings and artwork are present in much of the facility. There is also a large chapel on site where services are held daily. The five reviewers polled by Best-rehabs.com on the facility’s cleanliness gave it an average rating of 4.8 out of five stars; the six reviewers polled on the quality of the accommodations gave it 3.5 out of five stars.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, Best-rehabs.com has not received any alumni feedback for Franciscan Health Dyer. However, on Google, Franciscan Health Dyer as a whole earned an average of 4.4 out of five stars from seven reviews. 
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing, six loved ones provided feedback about Franciscan Health Dyer to Best-rehabs.com. Of the six loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing, all but one said they would recommend treatment here.
The reviewers gave the facility average ratings of 4.5 out of five stars for its counseling options and family participation and 4.7 stars for its exercise and leisure offerings. Holistic offerings received only 3.2 out of five stars.
Loved ones frequently praised the staff, who they gave an average of 4.67 out of five stars.“Awesome staff all the way around! Very flexible and caring about patients,” an anonymous loved one wrote. More than one reviewer could think of no program or facility weaknesses, although others felt the program needed to be longer.
Franciscan Health Dyer will accept any insurance plan, public or private. However, services may not be covered by all insurance plans. Regardless, Franciscan Health Dyer will accept the client’s insurance and file claims to attempt to get services covered. Financial assistance and self-pay are also available. Payments can be made using the major credit cards, and payment plans can be arranged.