The Walter B. Jones Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center provides inpatient care, psychiatric stabilization and medical detoxification to adult men and women suffering from addiction. The rehab serves 38 counties in North Carolina, with treatment designed to prepare clients for ongoing community based recovery once they graduate from the program. Priority admission is given to pregnant women and HIV-positive individuals.
ABOUT WALTER B. JONES ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER
Located in Greenville, N.C., the Walter B. Jones Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (ADATC) is a state-operated facility that provides medication-assisted opioid, perinatal, and residential treatment services. Detox services are also available on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Clients must be 18 years or older to receive treatment, according to the Walter B. Jones ADATC website. Voluntary and involuntary admissions are accepted and priority is given to pregnant women, individuals who use drugs intravenously, and those living with HIV/AIDS or other communicable diseases.
Specialized detox support is provided for individuals who have relapsed while involved in another methadone or acute treatment program. Clients can also receive medical and social support for detox from other addictive substances.
Treat modalities at Walter B. Jones fit in a Recovery Oriented Systems of Care approach, which emphasizes client decision-making. Psychiatric, psychotherapeutic, and recreational therapies are provided, along with family services. Each client also participates in extensive discharge planning for continuing care and the state requires follow-up contact from the facility within seven days of each client completing treatment.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff. However, the 10 individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com to date indicated strong satisfaction, awarding an average of four out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There also is no information currently provided by Walter B. Jones ADATC regarding its living arrangements and related offerings, beyond its tobacco-free policy and 66-bed capacity. Again, however, former clients and loved ones shared positive ratings with Best-rehabs.com for all related metrics measured. The facility’s cleanliness and upkeep received an exceptionally high average rating of 4.5 stars from 11 individuals. Meals and nutrition fared nearly as well, despite two individuals citing meals as a weakness, with 4.3 stars. Exercise and leisure activities and policies regarding visitors and outside communication received average ratings of 3.4 and 3.3 stars, respectively. One reviewer characterized the program as overly restrictive. Another described the grounds as “gorgeous.”
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
In addition to favorable reviews of staff and accommodations, five former clients surveyed by Best-rehabs.com praised the overall effectiveness of treatment. Two alumni polled on opportunities for family involvement and holistic therapy offerings submitted contrasting positive and negative perspectives, with ratings of four and one or two stars. One reported insufficient resources.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Feedback from nine loved ones was also split. Eight contributed to an average rating of just 2.6 out of five stars for treatment effectiveness. They tended to agree that family participation was comparatively more satisfying (with a rating of 3.7 from eight individuals). Two loved ones described positive communications with the center. Under-staffing was cited as an area for improvement and eight loved ones concurred with alumni’s opposing perspectives on holistic offerings, awarding an average rating of 2.7 stars, ranging from 1 to four.
Treatment is provided regardless of an individual’s insurance coverage or ability to pay and a sliding fee scale is available. The ten individuals surveyed rated the affordability or fairness of costs positively, with an average of 3.7 stars.