ABOUT CARSON TAHOE HEALTH- BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES- CARSON CITY, NV
Carson Tahoe Health- Behavioral Health Services, located in Carson City, Nev., offers inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment to adults and aging adults struggling with struggling with mental illness and substance abuse.
The Behavioral Health Services are a part of the larger Carson Tahoe Health system which includes two hospitals, three urgent care facilities, and other medical support facilities. The health system has been in existence since 1949 providing comprehensive healthcare to the Carson City and surround areas.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The facility’s treatment program accepts patients 24 hours per day following confidential assessments that are available free of charge. The assessments are completed over the phone or in person and determine the best treatment approach for each individual as they begin recovery.
The treatment program at the facility utilizes individual and group therapy, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and support groups throughout the program. The addictive disorders inpatient rehabilitation program typically lasts 14 days. Medical model detox services are also available.
The facility’s adult inpatient unit provides intensive around the clock care for patients in need of psychiatric and substance abuse treatment. Outpatient services incorporate both individual and group counseling sessions. The Intensive Outpatient Treatment program (IOP) is a step-down treatment program from the more intensive inpatient care.
Child and family services are offered on an outpatient basis through the assistance of mental health and substance abuse evaluations and treatment; the services are available for adolescents, adults, and seniors.
The Senior Pathways program is an inpatient treatment option for the geriatric population facing psychiatric concerns. Crisis interventions services are available through the Mallory Behavioral Health Crisis Center for this dealing with mental health or substance abuse crises.
The treatment team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, chemical dependency counselors and psychiatric nurses.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings.
At the time of this writing there has been one staff member polled by Best-rehabs.com. The anonymous staff member provided mixed reviews of the city including, two out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, three stars for accommodations & amenities, and four stars for meals & nutrition.
She agreed that the facility was adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems in addition to substance use disorders and that the facility staff were experienced and well-trained. However, she disagreed when asked if there were many counseling options to choose from depending on the client’s preference and was neutral regarding whether the treatment and services offered at the facility were affordable or worth the cost.
The staff member felt that a strength of the facility was availability for those seeking treatment She also added additional commentary writing, “Staff is focused on helping patients to achieve goals. Overall, she agreed that she would recommend this facility to a friend or loved one who was considering rehab.
On the facility’s Yelp page, there is an overall rating of three out of five stars based on two total reviews. The reviews were polarized. One family member, C.H., who gave five stars, indicated that her daughter had a lot of success while going through treatment at this facility. She wrote, “This was the perfect place for my daughter. She was very bad off emotionally and needed therapy along with having her medications reevaluated… She received great care there and came out feeling much better. I would highly recommend this hospital…”
F.G., another family member, did not agree that viewpoint. He gave one star and wrote, “You are better off elsewhere. Called there for my wife, she was having a mental breakdown. Her parents made an appointment to talk with one of the counselors, very nice and accommodating, said she could just walk in. Several days later I tried to follow up with the lady they spoke with and she was very rude, acted like she didn’t have time for my questions, cutting me off before I could finish the question…” The loved one went on to describe how he could never get a hold of the facility to make arrangements.
At the time of this writing, there are no third party reviews available from alumni of the facility.
The cost of treatment at the facility is not published. The facility accepts a variety of insurance plans. Those without insurance will receive a discount of 30 percent off services. Financial Assistance is offered for those who qualify. Clients are encouraged to contact the facility directly for additional information regarding insurance and financing.