Fontainebleau Treatment Center

Fontainebleau Treatment Center

ABOUT FONTAINEBLEAU TREATMENT CENTER

In a rural location five miles outside of the small town of Mandeville, La., and close to the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, Fontainebleau Treatment Center offers residential care for individuals struggling with substance abuse. The center is operated by the governmental board Florida Parishes Human Services Authority (FPHSA). The facility does not have its own online presence, but according to FPHSA’s website, the program at this rehab is for adult males and lasts three to four weeks.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Clients must be referred for treatment by an outpatient clinic operated by the FPHSA. FPHSA’s website indicates that group and family therapy are the primary modes of treatment at the rehab, and that individual therapy is also offered. The parish board doesn’t currently provide any further information about Fontainebleau Treatment Center, however, alumni reviews submitted to Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing indicated that the approach was quite traditional — based on the 12-Steps, with the capability to treat co-occurring disorders, but with no special emphasis on holistic care.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

There is currently no information provided on the FPHSA website regarding the Fontainebleau Treatment Center’s professional staff, but the site does display the seal of the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Of note, the seven individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave Fontainebleau Treatment Center a 4.29-star average rating for its staff’s level of training and experience.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

There currently is no information on the FPHSA website regarding living arrangements and related offerings at Fontainebleau Treatment Center, though minutes from a 2011 parish meeting indicated that at that time, the facility offered 40 or more beds. The seven individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com to date on the facility’s cleanliness gave it a 3.71-star average rating, and the six individuals polled on the center’s accommodations gave them an average of 4.17 stars.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

All four of the alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date would recommend the Fontainebleau Treatment Center, and three of them would recommend the center strongly. Two of the reviewers noted that although treatment had been successful for them, it was up to the individual to put the work in. “It worked for me but I worked the program to the best of my ability. I also followed my discharge plan abd changed people places and things as well as gaining a spiritual foundation in my Life,” one anonymous reviewer wrote. In addition, two reviewers praised the facility’s aftercare programming: “Has an excellent success record and offers post discharge follow-ups,” another anonymous alum wrote. The four reviewers gave the facility average ratings of four stars, 3.75 stars, and 2.75 stars respectively for its family participation, counseling options, and holistic offerings.

In the few notes of criticism, one reviewer wrote that the buildings were dated, and another that 30 days is not long enough for some clients.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

All three of the loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date also offered mostly positive feedback, with two of the reviewers indicating that they would recommend the facility and the third remaining neutral on this question but writing anonymously: “Was good bc made friendships people with same problems. Helped go back in society without addiction.” Another reviewer praised the center’s “friendly staff.” However, the reviewers gave the facility mixed ratings of one, three, and four stars for its family participation, and one reviewer echoed an alum complaint by recommending that the property be updated.

FINANCING

There is currently no information provided on the FPHSA website regarding costs at Fontainebleau Treatment Center, however, one alum told Best-rehabs.com that the facility accepted most insurances including Medicaid, and the seven individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com to date on the center’s affordability gave it an average rating of 4.14 stars.

Reviews about Fontainebleau Treatment Center

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  • Facility was clean and affordable.
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  • Was good bc made friendships people with same problems. Helped go back in society without addiction.
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  • Offers an affordable program but should improve the leisure activities.
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  • Closely located, has an excellent success record and offers post discharge follow-ups. The buildings are mid-60s bit are maintained quite well anyway You get out of it what you put into it. I am 3 years clean thanks to this facility. It has great staff, food, and in house recovery meetings. It's fair and covered by most insurances including Medicaid. I now go back once a month to give my testimony as a function of narcotics anonymous.
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  • Continual 12 step meetings and outpatient follow-ups 30 days is too short for some addicts. You get what you put into recovery. If you're truly serious you can well become better fairly quick, but the continuation once you're discharged is up to the individual. If you don't get a spiritual foundation and change people, places and things you're doomed to relapse. This' facility takes you through the withdrawals and points you in the right direction with our available resources.
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  • Nearby and helps you through the withdrawals. It worked for me but I worked the program to the best of my ability. I also followed my discharge plan abd changed people places and things as well as gaining a spiritual foundation in my Life
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  • Friendly staff but old, update the property