Recovery Works Georgetown drug and alcohol treatment center is located in Georgetown, KY– North of Lexington, KY and a short distance from Cincinnati, OH. Recovery Works of Georgetown provides Medical Detoxification, Residential, Full day programs and Intensive Outpatient programs. The programs are individualized based on the needs of each client. Short and long term stays are offered for each program.
ABOUT RECOVERY WORKS – GEORGETOWN
Recovery Works is a substance abuse treatment facility with three locations in the state of Kentucky. The Georgetown facility offers residential treatment and outpatient care for adult men and women suffering from substance abuse issues in a heavily wooded area just eight miles north of downtown Georgetown.medical detox is available on site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment plans are individualized, and length of stay varies depending upon the client’s needs, though residential treatment tends to last at least 30 days. Clinical services at Recovery Works include individual and group therapy, addiction education, art and music therapy, medication management, and 12-step work. Residents attend 12-step meetings both on and off-site. The facility’s website also advertises “cinema therapy.” However, the term “therapy” is used loosely in this instance, as it refers to watching commercial films such as The Blind Side and Braveheart. Community plays a significant role in treatment at Recovery Works. Residents are required to assist with daily chores and work together to keep their living environment clean. Time for recreation is set aside each day, and options include working out or playing team games such as basketball, corn hole, or pool.
The medical director is board certified in addiction psychiatry, and a nursing staff — including one advanced registered nurse practitioner — provides medical assistance 24 hours per day.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Residents live and receive treatment in simple, freestanding redbrick houses. Provisions for leisure activities include a pool table and a basketball court.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The three alumni reviews submitted to Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing are fairly negative. The two alumni polled on the following metrics both provided one-star ratings for exercise and leisure, holistic treatment offerings, the connectivity/visitor policy, counseling options, and whether they would recommend treatment at Recovery Works to others. Regarding treatment effectiveness, one alum provided a one-star rating while the other remained moderate with a three-star rating.
R.B. praised the strength of the 12-step program and gave the accommodations and family participation four out of five stars, but wrote: “however, there are too many weaknesses to list… wouldn’t recommend this place.”
On secondary user review sites, however, Recovery Works – Georgetown fared much better. On the center’s Facebook page, which it can manage, Recovery Works received an average rating of 4.4 out of five stars based on 45 reviews to date. While many alumni praised the programming at Recovery Works for saving their lives and providing them with the tools and education necessary to achieve sobriety, reviewer J.F. advised: “They are not dual diagnosis. This is not a review or a slight, but if you’re at the end of your rope and that’s who you have or who you are, call elsewhere.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Reviews from the three loved ones of former clients polled by Best-rehabs.com to date tended to be more positive. The three loved ones provided ratings of three and four out of five stars for Recovery Works’s exercise and leisure, holistic treatment offerings, connectivity/visitor policy, and family participation. Higher ratings of four and five stars were given to the cleanliness, the affordability, the counseling options, the staff’s level of training and experience, and whether they would recommend the facility to others.
Recovery Works accepts Medicaid and is in-network with most major private insurance providers, and works directly with insurance companies to maximize coverage. It also accepts full and partial self-payment from uninsured and under-insured clients, and has a relationship with American HealthCare Lending, so that those who need financial assistance can take out a loan.