Michiana Behavioral Health provides individualized psychiatric care and chemical dependency treatment for adolescents and adults. Menu of care options include assessment, detoxification, residential treatment, family counseling, addiction education, discharge planning and aftercare. The program adheres to the 12-Steps. and twice-weekly AA meetings are held onsite.
ABOUT MICHIANA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Located in a serene, wooded setting in Plymouth, Ind., Michiana Behavioral Health is a substance abuse and mental health treatment center for adults, adolescents, and children. The facility offers short-term detox and related inpatient services primarily for adults and longer-term residential care for children and teens. Those with co-occurring mental health conditions are treated here.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
At Michiana Behavioral Health, all patients undergo a comprehensive assessment upon intake to ensure they receive the proper level of care.
Adult CD/Detox Services provides inpatient medically monitored detoxification for individuals addicted to alcohol, opioids, and prescription drugs. Treatment incorporates group therapy, psychoeducational sessions, family involvement, and on-site Alcohol Anonymous (AA) meetings twice weekly. The process can take one to seven days and is covered by most insurance. The same range of services is offered to adults in Inpatient Services who are struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Inpatient Services also treats children and adolescents on a short-term basis. Patients receive daily visits with a psychiatrist, group psychotherapy, expressive and family therapy, 24-hour nursing, and comprehensive discharge planning.
For longer-term care, children ages six to 12 and adolescents ages 13 to 17 may be admitted to the age-specific Residential Treatment program. Both age groups attend appropriate developmental workshops on anger management, social engagement, and communication, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and expressive arts therapy sessions. School components are fully accredited with licensed teachers.
Michiana Behavioral Health’s treatment team includes board-certified physicians and psychiatrists, as well master’s-level therapists and clinicians.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The facility is tobacco-free and does not have private rooms. Patients may not bring electronic devices and are given a confidential code to receive phone calls at scheduled times.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com about Michiana Behavioral Health offered polarized feedback split between highly positive and extremely negative. Many rated treatment effectiveness perfect five out of five stars and remarked about “terrific counselors,” “affordable treatment,” “support and caring,” and “nice food.” Comments included: “I came out a changed woman,” “They gave me the stability I needed mentally to stay clean,” and “Give this place a try. The staff is friendly and caring and understand why you are there.” Another agreed: “They gave me the tools to move forward on my own and set my outpatient appointment up for me to make sure I remain on the right path.” Randall, who attended for co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders, reported: “It was everything I needed but could have had better aftercare. It was not easy but it opened my eyes, taught me more about myself, and gave me hope for change.”
Former clients who rated treatment effectiveness one star complained about “stripped down” rooms, “unhealthy meals,” and “a one-size-fits-all model.” Their comments included: “They do not treat everyone as individuals – they treat everyone exactly the same and people are not the same nor are their problems the same.” Alumni E.E.S. and B.M. went into further detail, each citing they spent most of their time “sitting in a room all day.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Loved ones surveyed by Best-rehabs.com reflected the same pattern of highly positive and highly negative feedback. Among those who awarded treatment effectiveness perfect five stars, a loved one wrote about her daughter’s experience: “She felt safe there and had a positive time there. But most of all from me and my husbands view is that we see a change in her from when she went in there.” Another commented: “We had a good experience…. Our 17 year old son had 3 acute stays and a 7 month residential stay. He is doing better than he has been in a year.”
Among those who rated treatment effectiveness one star, a reviewer called the rehab a “terrible place.” Another wrote: “I strongly do not recommend this place…They released my daughter after I begged them not to. They put her on meds without contacting me.” Yet another commented: “My daughter has been going 12-13 years off and on and is getting no better.”
Michiana Behavioral Health accepts most commercial insurance plans, as well as Medicare, Managed Medicaid (Indiana), HIP (Healthy Indiana Plan), and Tricare.