ABOUT QUIET CREEK FARM, INC.
Located on 100 acres of farmland in Irvine, Ky., Quiet Creek Farm, Inc. provides residential treatment for men struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. The center describes its treatment as long-term, but also emphasizes that programming is “progress driven” versus “calendar driven;” participants are encouraged to stay on-site for as long as they need to.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Quiet Creek Farm combines 12-step principles and the, an experience-based treatment approach that emphasizes teamwork and incorporates regular interaction with horses. Clients can expect to spend a significant amount of time working on the farm and with the horses, which are believed to provide insight regarding humans’ behavior patterns and nonverbal communication.
When not working on the farm, clients engage in group discussions and therapy with their fellow residents. They also attend off-site 12-step meetings in the community.
According to its website, the center employs a farm manager and a licensed professional counselor who is also a licensed certified alcohol and drug counselor.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
According to its website, the farm can house up to eight men at a time. Few details regarding the residential facilities are available, but clients should expect fairly straightforward accommodations. Residents are required to bring their own work boots and clothing that’s appropriate for farm work. The farm provides bath towels, laundry detergent, and twin-sized bedding. No cell phones, laptops, or Wi-Fi enabled devices are allowed on-site.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from this facility’s alumni, but the one loved one surveyed by Best-rehabs.com provided an overall score of four stars and noted that they would recommend the program to others. “This is a farm location using horses and their care to help people learn skills to cope,” they wrote.
Reviews submitted to the center’s Facebook page, which the farm can manage, were also positive. Based on feedback from 15 users, the program received an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars to date. Dana, one of the few users to provide commentary, noted the “Awesome support not only for the addict but the family too.” She wrote: “My husband not only got sober, and learned to stay sober, I found myself again and learned how to take care of me.”
A $350 deposit for emergencies and medical expenses is due upon admission. Tuition for the program is priced at $4,900 a month. Clients are also required to arrange for a monthly stipend of $250 to cover any personal expenses.
Published January 2017