ABOUT ENDEAVOR HEALTH SERVICES- BUFFALO
Officially incorporated in 1972 as a not-for-profit, Endeavor Health Services (formerly known as Mid-Erie Counseling & Treatment Services) in Buffalo, N.Y. on Walden Avenue is a suburban residential clinic that offers chemical dependency services for adults and adolescents. Housed in a single-floor facility with patches of woods surrounding it, Endeavor offers residential care, intensive outpatient (IOP) services, and aftercare treatment. The facility also diagnoses co-occurring disorders and has additional locations in Rochester, Cheektowaga, and Bowmansville.
Additionally,states that the facility offers methadone detoxification.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Endeavor diagnosesand uses techniques including motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to aid recovery.
Adult clients can receive residential or outpatient treatment services consisting of individual, group, and family counseling; chemical dependency education;; and medical evaluation. The clinic also includes IOP services with clients attending three days a week for three hours each session.
Adolescents undergo evidence-based modalities in addition to evaluations that help staff learn about the individual’s history of substance abuse, physical health, risk behaviors, etc. Adolescents participate in a 12-week treatment session with individual and group counseling sessions. Groups start after 5:00 p.m. to accommodate school or work.
The administrative staff of Endeavor Health Services includes four licensed clinical social workers (LCSW), with three carrying Psychotherapy (R) designations.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Endeavor lists no information about its facilities’ accommodations & amenities, but the single Best-rehabs.com reviewer to date gave its accommodations & amenities five out of five stars.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Mid-Erie Counseling & Treatment Services has one review from an alum to date. The anonymous alum gave the Walden Avenue clinic a positive review: five three-star ratings, seven four-star ratings, and two five-star ratings in most metrics. They rated the facility three stars out of five for affordability and holistic treatment as well as four stars for cleanliness, staff’s level of training and experience, and family participation.
Elsewhere online, at the time of this writing, four ratings on CiteHealth averaged 2.5 out of five stars. “This is a poor treatment facility. Staff is under-qualified and poorly trained. The facility is also in poor condition,” an anonymous reviewer wrote in a representative review.
Endeavor Health Services’s website states it participates in most insurance plans and accepts Medicare and Medicaid.states the network also accepts military insurance and Access to Recovery (ATR) vouchers.