Memorial Epworth Center

Memorial Epworth Center


Located in South Bend, Ind. Memorial Epworth Center provides residential and outpatient treatment for adults and adolescents with substance abuse and mental health disorders at two locations, the other being Elkhart General Hospital. The treatment center also has a specialized track for older adults.


According to Memorial Epworth Center’s website, clients are first stabilized, if needed, before being assessed. Treatment may include medication management, individual, group, and family therapy, case management, support for chemical dependency and behavioral problems, and referrals to community resources.

Co-occurring mental health disorders that are treatable at this facility include bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and psychosis, for which there is comprehensive testing and treatment. The facility may also restore wellbeing for those struggling with depression, anxiety, dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and post-traumatic tress disorder (PTSD).

Adolescents receive similar treatment with the addition of classroom education, and education for parents and guardians. Geriatric clients’ treatment plans utilize recreational therapy for physical wellness.

As aftercare treatment or a less intensive form of rehab, outpatient treatment may include electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), Ketamine therapy, and transcranial magnetic simulation for depression and related conditions.


Memorial Epworth Center’s website indicates a team of social workers, psychiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and psychiatric nurses administer treatment. To date, the one loved one polled by gave five out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.


To date, the facility’s website does not list details about its living arrangements and amenities. However, the one loved one polled by at the time of this writing gave five out of five stars for accommodations and amenities.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY has yet to receive any reviews from this facility’s former clients. However, the 25 people who left Google Reviews for Memorial Epworth Center at the time of this writing gave an average of 3.2 out of five stars. The individuals who left commentary provided mixed feedback.

The alumni who provided positive opinions of the center called the center a great place and praised the staff. “Everyone was amazing,” an alum wrote in a representative review. “The nurses were so kind. I ended up leaving what felt like family. They really helped narrow down my problem and give me ways to cope.”

The people who left negative feedback wrote the center felt like a prison and complained about the “rude” staff. “Epworth just made my depression feel worse,” another alum wrote. “I could not wait to get our of there.”

To date, the four people who left reviews on the facility’s Facebook page, which they have the ability to manage, gave an average of 4.8 out of five stars. “Was there with others for a 45 minutes evaluation, didn’t take long, a professional team of healthcare people on point to help folks in the community,” Traci, the only person who left commentary on Facebook, wrote.


The one loved one surveyed by to date provided positive feedback, and gave five out of five stars when asked if they would recommend Memorial Epworth Center. The also gave five stars for the center’s treatment of co-occurring disorders. “Quickly diagnosed her and began aggressive treatment,” the loved one wrote. “She has been hospitalized there twice.”


The facility’s website notes it works with each individual’s insurance in order to ensure coverage before treatment begins, and financial assistance is available for eligible persons. The loved one surveyed by at the time of this writing gave five out of five stars for affordability and when asked if treatment was worth the cost.


Memorial Epworth Center Reviews

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  • Detailed attention to my daughter's BiPolar 1 episodes. No physical activity. Quickly diagnosed her and began aggressive treatment. She has been hospitalized there twice.