ABOUT CAMBRIDGE BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL
Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital provides residential treatment for substance abuse, mental illness, andfor adults. Patients may be admitted voluntarily or involuntarily, and crisis care services are also available. Detox is not available on site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Cambridge Behavioral Hospital begins with an admissions assessment. Clients can be referred involuntarily or voluntarily. Clients meet with the intake team for a diagnosis and to develop an individualized treatment plan.
During their stay, clients participate in individual counseling, group therapy, family programming, and educational workshops. When necessary, medication management is provided. Clients may also participate in 12-step meetings and activity therapy.
A specialized program for seniors is available. The program addresses the specific needs of the 55+ age group including preventive measures to maintain normal function.
The Eclipse Dual Diagnosis Program provides assessment and services to clients that need treatment for co-occurring disorders. Clients can receive treatment through the program if they have substance abuse concerns as well. Clients are referred to the program through an evaluation by clinical specialists.
Family participation is encouraged throughout treatment. Family counseling is available as needed to facilitate the rebuilding of family relationships. Clients are also encouraged to pursue family treatment in the community whenever possible.
The treatment team at Cambridge Behavioral Hospital includes physicians, licensed therapists, case managers, nurses, and mental health technicians. The facility is accredited by the Joint Commission.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by Cambridge Behavioral Hospital regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. The seven individuals surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided an average rating of four out of five stars for the hospital’s accommodations.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
When asked how likely they were to recommend the facility to others, the four alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date provided an average rating of 3.5 out of five stars.
The facility’s cleanliness and the staff’s level of training and experience received the highest ratings of 4.25 and four stars, respectively. “The doctors know their stuff and will not let you go until they feel you are ready,” H.J. wrote. Additionally, multiple survey respondents commented on the food, which was described as “excellent” and “great.” “Watch your waistline!” L.F. wrote.
The categories that received the lowest ratings include the program’s holistic offerings, family participation, and connectivity/visitor policy, which received respective ratings of 1.33, two, and 2.5 stars. When asked about the program’s weaknesses, alum Traci listed “family education.”
Some reviewers who were dissatisfied with their treatment felt that the facility focused too much on mental health concerns and not enough on substance abuse treatment. “Although everything about the facility was nice and welcoming, I did not feel that addiction was the focal point,” Kristina wrote. Danielle advised that those in need of treatment for addiction “go elsewhere.”
On Google, Cambridge Hospital earned an average of 3.6 out of five stars from 11 reviews.  The more recent reviews are more positive. Alumni frequently praised the staff. In a representative review, alum Jeremy wrote: “Excellent staff.Saved my life.A good stepping stone to help create a path of recovery.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The single loved polled by Best-rehabs.com provided a five out of five star rating for their overall experience but noted that they would recommend the facility to others. Despite the lack of a recommendation, the loved one gave five out of five stars for its accommodations, meals and nutrition, exercise options, holistic offerings, leadership, and cleanliness.
The four alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date provided a rating of 4.25 out of five stars for the hospital’s affordability. Cambridge Behavioral Hospital accepts Medicare and most private insurance plans, including those from Aetna, Cigna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.