ABOUT HENRY FORD ALLEGIANCE HEALTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
Allegiance Health is a local healthcare network offering a full continuum of behavioral health services to individuals struggling from chemical dependency, mental health issues, and. Located in Jackson, Mich., the hospital and its Addiction Recovery Center offer short-term residential treatment for adults and partial hospitalization and outpatient programs for clients 12 and up. The facility also provides acute detoxification.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
To determine an appropriate level of care, clients participate in an initial substance abuse and psychiatric evaluation. The facility also operates a 24/7 crisis help line.
Designed to promote long-term sobriety, Allegiance Health’s residential residents participate in individual, group, and family counseling sessions, attend nightly on-site 12-step meetings, and participate in holistic therapies such as art expression. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Cocaine Anonymous (CA) and Al-Anon meetings are available for the community to attend for no charge.
To better address specific issues, the program holds age-relevant sessions for adolescents and senior citizens as well as specialized groups for dual diagnosis clients. Allegiance Health treats a range of mental health disorders and maladaptive behaviors, including depression, eating disorders, anxiety, phobias, bipolar disorders, and schizophrenia. Medication may be prescribed for these disorders, as could Suboxone for opioid addiction.
For those who do not require 24-hour care, the partial hospitalization program (PHP) has daily programming for those with depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the facility sponsors transportation to programming for Jackson County residents.
The outpatient program focuses on group therapy,, and educational presentations, offering three-hour sessions in the morning and evening. Tobacco treatment services are available as a free service for individuals, couples, and non-smokers.
Allegiance Health’s treatment staff is comprised of psychiatrists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, substance abuse counselors, mental health psychologists, social workers, and physician assistants. Psychiatrists that specialize in children and geriatric practice are available.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information available on the facility’s website regarding the number of beds or amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, four alumni have submitted reviews to Best-rehabs.com about Allegiance Health, and feedback is mostly positive. The alumni gave five out of five stars for the facility’s counseling options and exercise and leisure provisions. Out of five stars, all alumni gave four-star ratings for family participation, cleanliness, and affordability. All alumni surveyed would recommend the facility to others who need it.
Many alumni praised the staff and the facility itself. Alum Amy claimed that it’s “perfect for every addict because of the surroundings, staff, and atmosphere as well as the actual classes and treatment received.” She added: “They really make you want to end your wreckless lifestyle and return to the person you once were.”
Allegiance Health as an organization has received mixed feedback, much of which is negative, elsewhere online to date. The feedback is not specific to the substance abuse services programming. On Google, the facility earned 2.7 out of five stars from 91 reviewers to date. On Facebook, the facility as a whole earned 3.4 out of five stars from over a thousand reviews.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Three loved ones submitted a review to Best-rehabs.com about Allegiance Health. While many loved ones agreed that the treatment was exemplary and that meals were sufficient, there were polarizing opinions of the accommodations.
Of the three loved ones, one gave the facility mostly one out of five-star reviews, and two gave the facility almost entirely five out of five stars. One anonymous loved one described the hospital as “comfortable and clean,” while another respondent referred to the accommodations as “very bad.”
Despite differing opinions, most loved ones agreed that family inclusion and counseling were highlights of treatment. Citing program strengths, S.D., a mother of a client, said: “Counseling advice saved my daughter.”
Allegiance Health accepts a range of private insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid. The healthcare provider can also arrange private payment plans and works with employee assistance programs.