ABOUT TRANSITIONS, INC. IN COVINGTON, KY
Transitions, Inc., located in Covington, Ky., offers residential and outpatient treatment to men and women struggling with substance abuse. Founded in 1969, Transitions, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to providing individualized, recovery-focused services. In addition to residential and outpatient programs, the facility also operates halfway houses, a long-term sober living facility, vocational support services, and a Drug Aftercare Program for federal offenders in northern and eastern Kentucky.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
To be admitted, clients must contact the facility directly by phone, email, or by completing the Transitions online contact form. Outpatient treatment occurs three days a week for three hours at a time either in the morning or in the evening, and residential treatment usually lasts between three and six months.
The facility’s treatment program follows evidence-based practices and incorporates the 12-Step method. Throughout treatment, clients receive individual and group therapy, substance use disorder education, exposure to self-help groups, the opportunity to participate in community service projects, andcounseling. Participants do not receive medication, but supervised non-medical detoxification services are available.
Transitions places an emphasis on family care, and allows residents of the Women’s Residential Addiction Program (WRAP) to bring their children ages 12 and under to live with them in the home. The facility also has a Healthy Newborns program, which aims to help pregnant women maintain sobriety and give birth to minimally drug affected children.
There is currently no information provided by Transitions regarding its treatment staff. However, three alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com reported that staff were experienced and well trained.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The Transitions Women’s Residential Addiction Program (WRAP) facility offers 46 beds for female clients in a 17-bedroom house. There is currently no further information provided by Transitions regarding its other treatment facilities or living arrangements and related offerings.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The three alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at time of writing gave generally mixed feedback. While alumni ratings for treatment effectiveness varied, they gave an average 2.7 stars (out of five) for accommodations and amenities and meals and nutrition. The alumni were more positive about the program’s mission, and the fact that mothers were permitted to bring the children to live with them while in treatment. ” I do believe the intention of the Wrap House is to help people,” one anonymous alum wrote. The same alum also commented: “Not enough resources and/or help with all the issues dealing with addiction.”
Alumni also gave notably low scores to the facility’s holistic offerings and cleanliness, but rated the staff’s level of training and experience with two four and one five star ratings.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com at time of writing gave Transitions, Inc. mixed reviews. The loved ones gave averages of 3 out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and meals and nutrition, and 2.5 out of five stars for the facility’s accommodations and amenities and the staff’s level of training and experience. Both loved ones found the holistic offerings lacking.
“The provide adequate services in a high needs area,” one anonymous loved one said, but also noted that the facility was “very busy,” and that “more staff would be helpful.” The other loved one echoed these sentiments, and said: “staff not trained for the type of work…lack of control.”
There is currently no information provided by Transitions regarding its costs. However, one alum surveyed by Best-rehabs.com gave the facility four out of five stars for affordability, and two alumni said they believed treatment at Transitions was worth the cost. Clients are encouraged to contact the facility directly for additional information regarding the cost of treatment.