Atishwin Institute

Atishwin Institute


Located in Wichita, Kan., Atishwin Institute provides sober living treatment to people who are suffering from alcohol or drug addiction to adult clients. Detox services are not available. According to the facility’s website, Atishwin is the Chumash Indian word for dream helper.


Information on Atishwin’s treatment methods is limited. During their stay at Atishwin, clients attend one mandatory house meeting and two mandatory 12-step meetings per week. Clients must keep their living spaces clean and complete their assigned house chores as scheduled.


There is currently no information provided by Atishwin regarding its treatment staff. One alum polled by rated staff’s level of experience and training a perfect five stars.


According to Atishwin’s website, the sober living house has a washer and dryer on site, shared or private rooms, a house television, and internet. The alum polled by rated the facility’s accommodations and amenities and meals and nutrition a perfect five stars, and the facility’s cleanliness three stars.


The one alum that was surveyed by at the time of this writing had a positive experience with Atishwin. The alum gave the center five out of five stars when asked they recommended the center. They also gave the facility top marks for treatment effectiveness, accommodations, affordability, and the use of the 12-Steps. The alum wrote: “It helped alot of addicts and saved alot of people who needed their help.”

On third-party sites to date, reviewers also gave Atishwin Institute positive responses. On the facility’s Facebook page, which may be curated, 15 reviewers rated the facility an average 4.7 out of five stars, all four- and five-star reviews.[1] On Google, two reviewers each rated the facility a perfect five stars,[2] and one reviewer on CiteHealth also rated the facility a perfect five stars.[3]

In general, alumni praised the facility for its compassionate staff and effective 12-step work. Alum Danny wrote: “I was there for 2months and three weeks good place.”


A $75 deposit fee is required upon entry. Shared rooms are $75 per week, and private rooms are $130 per week.


Reviews about Atishwin Institute

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  • Accommodations & Amenities
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  • Strong recovery program. Based on 12 step program.excellent counseling and follow up. Not really sure. It helped alot of addicts and saved alot of people who needed their help.