ABOUT FAIRVIEW TREATMENT CENTER IN BAYOU VISTA, LA
Fairview Treatment Center, located in Bayou Vista, La., offers medically assisted detoxification treatment to men and women struggling with drug and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. The facility is one of ten detoxification facilities in the state affiliated with the Louisiana Department of Health Office of Behavioral Health.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The method of treatment used at Fairview Treatment Center is substitution of a long-acting medication for short-acting drugs of addiction. To be admitted, clients must meet critera for “uncomplicated detoxification,” meaning the client does not haveor medical conditions that could require acute care. The facility can care for up to five men or women at a time.
Throughout treatment, clients receive medication to ease withdrawal symptoms. The medication is tapered gradually, no more than 10-20% per day. The rate of tapering depends on the substance abused by the client. Fairview Treatment Center is ultimately designed to stabilize individuals before they are referred to an appropriate rehabilitation facility.
The treatment team at Fairview Treatment Center includes a Medical Doctor, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Licensed Addiction Counselors, and Psychiatric aides.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there have been five alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com. Most reviewers said they found treatment to be effective, but expressed dissatisfaction with other aspects of the facility. Three of the five reviewers said they would recommend Fairview Treatment Center to friends or family members seeking treatment. The anonymous clients gave the facility an average of 4.3 out of five stars for staff experience, three stars for cleanliness, 4.5 stars for family participation, and three stars for counseling options. The facility received an average of 2.5 stars out of five for holistic offerings, 2.3 stars for exercise and leisure, and four stars for affordability. When asked about strengths of the facility, three of the five alumni commented that the counselors were excellent. When asked to comment on facility weaknesses, four of the five alumni complained about the facility, saying it was old and out of date. One reviewer added additional commentary, saying, “The conseling i recieved was great The facility is old and somewhat out of date. The food was average overall I got what I needed which was tools to stay clean.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there have been four friends and family members of clients polled by Best-rehabs.com. Three of the four reviewers said they would recommend Fairview Treatment Center to others. The anonymous loved ones gave the facility an average of 4.5 out of five stars for staff experience, 3.5 stars for connectivity and visitor policies, and four stars for counseling options. The facility received an average of 2.3 stars out of five for holistic offerings and three stars for exercise and leisure. Several loved ones of clients felt that the counselors were a great strength of the facility, and another reviewer mentioned staff were “strict but effective.” When asked to comment on facility weaknesses, one respondent said the facility was old, and another said the program was “useless” for her son. Another loved one added additional commentary, saying, “Over all the treatment was good they know what there doing and have a good success rate.”
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its costs. However, five alumni of Fairview Treatment Center who were polled by Best-rehabs.com gave the facility an average rating of four out of five stars for affordability.