ABOUT RS EDEN
Located in Minneapolis, Minn., RS EDEN offers gender-separate residential and outpatient treatment, as well as sober living facilities, for adult men and women struggling with substance use and. RS EDEN specializes in treating individuals involved in the criminal justice system, the homeless, and parents of young children. According to a , the facility is part of the 24.3 percent of facilities in the state to offer specialized treatment for criminal justice clients.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Upon admission, clients participate in an initial assessment to determine individual needs. The length of stay and specific program depend on the individual’s progress in treatment and level of need.
RS EDEN’s programming includes individual counseling, case management, group counseling (including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) groups), education about substance use, relapse prevention training, and life skills training.
The center also offers recreational and social activities, helps in setting up healthcare benefits, as well as facilitates connections to community-based resources. Psychological care is also available. The sole staff member polled by Best-rehabs.com to date also indicated that 12-step involvement plays a large role in overall programming. Bi-weekly health education is also incorporated into the women’s program, which may focus on childcare, HIV/STD prevention, and setting boundaries.
Outpatient services range in intensity, from one hour per month to 30 hours a week, and offers similar treatment methods as the residential program. Some outpatient clients live in the organization’s sober living facilities.
The organization also provides continuing care, which includes group and individual counseling, housing location assistance, and support for employment, legal, and financial issues. Continuing care is available for three to six months, depending on the needs of the client. There are also services to assist with family reunification.
There is currently no information provided by the facility on its treatment staff. The sole alum polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility one out of five stars for the staff’s level of experience, while the staff member polled offered this aspect of treatment a perfect five-star rating.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
RS EDEN runs three residential facilities serving individuals released from Minnesota Department of Corrections on Work Release. This includes two men’s facilities and one women’s facility. Reentry Ashland staff members provide transportation to treatment and appointments as well as sober social activities. Children may stay with their mothers in apartments at the women’s sober facility. There is a preschool on-site and play areas available for the children.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The sole alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com gave a largely negative review, offering one-star ratings for most metrics, including the facility’s counseling options, discharge planning, and family involvement. “Punitive approach, clients are given power and responsibilities over others, no individual treatment approaches, and no family programming,” alum Ian wrote.
Ten individuals on Google reviews held better opinions, giving the facility an average rating of four out of five stars. Many alumni praised the facility’s staff and cleanliness of the facility. “Almost all the staff members here are very supportive and helpful. On top of that, the facility is great as well,” Seth, a representative reviewer, wrote.
WHAT STAFF SAY
The one staff member polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility five out of five stars for its counseling options, discharge planning, and ability to treat co-occurring disorders. However, they offered a lower three-star rating for family participation.
Although citing nutritional meals as a weakness, the survey respondent wrote: “Very effective. Fantastic welcoming staff. Caring.”
No information is available regarding cost of treatment. The two individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com gave the facility three and four stars for its affordability. RS EDEN accepts both insurance and private payment, according to its website.