ABOUT DOT CARING CENTERS, INC.
Operating in three Michigan locations, DOT (Dynamic Outpatient Treatment) Caring Centers offer multiple forms of treatment to adults struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders. The Freeland site provides detox and short-term inpatient services, and medication-assisted therapy is available in Saginaw and Owosso. DOT centers also offer life skills coaching in support of the recovery process.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
No details are provided by this organization regarding its detox or inpatient services.
Among several specialized treatment tracks available at these facilities are drug-specific ones (focused on such substances as alcohol, crystal meth, and prescription opiates); domestic violence offender programming; and Suboxone maintenance combined with counseling. Medication-assisted treatment includes regular monitoring by a doctor and individualized planning.
Most treatment is based in group counseling, building on strengths and incorporating 12-step concepts. Clients who havecan receive integrated treatment for addiction and co-occurring conditions such as anxiety and depression, addressing grief, loss, and anger management.
Additional programming includes intervention services, family counseling, life skills training, and evaluations and education for first offenders within the court system.
While most treatment plans involve mainly group therapy sessions, clients who are on waiting lists for more structured programming are encouraged to consider one-on-one coaching while in transition.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff, but the one individual polled by Best-rehabs.com to date rated the staff’s level of training and experience five stars out of five and praised the “great doctor and staff.”
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There also is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
One former client submitted survey responses to Best-rehabs.com, including a perfect five-star rating for the facility’s cleanliness and upkeep. Nathan, the alum, also indicated strong satisfaction with the effectiveness of his treatment. He rated the availability of counseling options and the ability of the facility to treat co-occurring disorders each four stars. “You will learn a lot about your addiction and the tools to manage it,” he wrote.
On the other hand, Nathan identified “not enough one on one time” as a facility weakness, also indicating that his experience did not match the facility’s communication about emphasizing the 12-Steps. Nevertheless, he rated his likelihood to recommend the program to others five stars.
Likewise, seven Google reviewers all gave DOT Caring Centers five stars out of five. Commentary reveals a clear trend toward respecting the staff; two reviews mentioned the reception staff particularly in their compliments. Two also emphasized the counselors’ knowledge level, supporting Nathan’s praise.
WHAT STAFF SAY
On the employment data site Indeed, three out of four reviewers reported enjoying working with fellow staff members and clients. Two cited issues with scheduling and under-staffing.
Commercial insurance plans and Medicaid are accepted, according to the facility’s website.