Maryville believes strongly in abstinence as the single most important element of recovery. Maryville advocates the use of 12-step programs, but understands that not every patient believes in the more spiritual aspects of the programs, and works to develop individualized treatment options for each clients based on their own unique needs and belief systems, as well as age and gender considerations. Each client at Maryville learns the life skills necessary to avoid relapse and create a healthy, hopeful life of sobriety.
ABOUT MARYVILLE ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER- WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ
Maryville Addiction Treatment Center (MATC), located on 40 wooded acres in Williamstown, N.J., offers residential treatment services and medically monitored detox to adult men and women struggling with substance abuse. The organization also offers outpatient treatment services at their other locations throughout New Jersey. According to the facility’s website, Maryville was founded in 1949 and is the oldest residential treatment center in the state of New Jersey.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to Maryville’s website, the average length of treatment is 20 days, sufficient to begin the recovery process, but with the expectation that clients will continue treatment in an outpatient setting.
The facility’s treatment program follows the 12-Steps including Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings along with traditional group therapy. Residential treatment also incorporates work therapy into treatment as all clients are assigned various housekeeping and maintenance chores to build accountability and enhance their daily living skills. The treatment program includes individual counseling, lectures, addiction education, family education, and reading groups.
Outpatient options offered at the facility’s Turnersville and Vineland locations include an intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a standard outpatient program. The IOP includes nine to 15 hours of treatment per week and can include a combination of individual, group, and family therapy. Clients are also expected to attend AA and/or NA meetings. Standard outpatient treatment is much less intensive and consists of one to eight hours of treatment per week, depending upon each client’s need.
The treatment team includes a medical director, a staff of registered nurses, certified alcohol and drug counselors, certified social workers, an admissions coordinator, and other various administrators.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Maryville has 76 beds and plenty of outdoor space. At the time of this writing, four alumni gave an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars for the facility’s cleanliness and 3.5 stars for exercise & leisure activities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there have been nine alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com. Overall, the alumni gave generally positive ratings of the facility. On average, the group gave the highest rating of five out of five stars for the affordability of the facility’s treatment program. The group gave another high rating of 4.75 stars for the experience and training level of the facility’s staff and 4.5 stars for the cleanliness of the facility. The lowest average ratings given were 3.25 stars for the variety counseling options to choose from depending on the client’s preference and an average of 2.75 stars for the quality of holistic offerings at the facility.
One alum, C.C., felt that a strength of the facility was, “Very informative program. Up to date learning information. Wonderful qualified staff.” Multiple alumni felt that the facility could improve upon the size of the women’s facility and quality of treatment offered for women. A male alum, J.H., commented, “I have been to previous treatment centers and this is without doubt the very best. The staff is very professional and totally committed to helping you. The food is excellent and abundant and the accommodations clean and safe.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there have been three friends or family members polled by Best-rehabs.com. The loved ones had very mixed opinions regarding the facility. One anonymous female loved one gave the facility four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, accommodations & amenities, and meals & nutrition. The other loved ones gave one and two stars for treatment effectiveness, three stars for accommodations & amenities, and three and four stars for meals & nutrition.
Two out of the three loved ones agreed that the facility was clean and well maintained while the third was neutral. The same two loved ones also agreed that there were many counseling options to choose from depending on the client’s preference and that the facility staff were experienced and well-trained but the third loved one disagreed with these statements.
One family member of a client felt that a strength of the facility was “The counselors on the premises and group settings” but felt that the facility could improve upon the exercise equipment available and the overall cost. Another loved one felt that the facility did not allow enough time in treatment for the program to be effective. Overall, when asked if the loved ones would recommend this facility to a friend or loved one who was considering rehab, one agreed, one was neutral, and one disagreed.
According to the facility’s website, fees start at $7,000 for 30 days. The fee for sub acute detox is $600 per day, and the daily treatment rate is $450. The facility is also in-network with Aetna, Horizon, Value Options, Magellan, Amerihealth, Philadelphia Iron Workers, NJ Carpenters Fund (union), and Medicaid.