Cambridge Behavioral Hospital

Cambridge Behavioral Hospital

ABOUT CAMBRIDGE BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital provides residential treatment for substance abuse, mental illness, and co-occurring disorders for 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.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

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. [1] 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.

FINANCING

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.

[1] https://goo.gl/zpM6Cn

Reviews about Cambridge Behavioral Hospital

I've been to this facility four (4) times over the past four (4) years. The admissions department is like a sales team. They call you throughout the year to see how you're doing and if you need to check-in and get help. It's almost as if they hope you are struggling so they can get you in. They have three (3) cottages and you are extremely lucky if they place you in the Keller cCottage. You have alot more freedom and you are trusted alot more of you make it to Keller. The techs are great. They always try to help you in any way possible. The therapist is excellent. She really is one of the better therapiss i've been associated with. The nursing team were very helpful during my stay. The med nurses were always pleasant and respectful. The doctors know their stuff and will not let you go until they feel you are ready. It's really easy to get in to this facility and it's very hard to get out. Plan on being there between 14-28 days. The food was excellent. Overall, I would give CBH a 4 star rating. I would recommend my friends or family to this facility.
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  • This is an "acute psychiatric hospital. If you need treatment for addiction, go elsewhere
    DO Not check in to this facility. Incompetent staff.
    Totally mislead into going to this dump.Was sold on the "dual diagnosis anthem", which they had little to no drug/alcohol treatment. Every client/patient was a total "head case", the place in a nuthouse,and a nuthouse ONLY!The food was good,however. Kudos to the kitchen staff.
    Strong mental health focus. The most caring staff possible. One of the doctors is very abrupt and tends to know it all before you've even spoken to him, but he is a good clinician. Food is great, watch your waistline! The length of stay is on average 7- 21 days based on your insurance (first and foremost), two, if you were detoxing and , three, how you are responding to medication. If you need to switch your stay lenghtens as did mine.
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  • has a great classes to help understand addiction. deals with addiction and mental health issues. i would recommend this place for treatment. i learned alot alot about the diffrent addictions.how to deal with it. having meeting to go to.
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  • Mental health was a strength of the facility. However, there was a lack of programming and support for addiction. The facility was mostly aimed towards mental health. There was only 1 group a day for 12 step and sometimes they skipped it altogether. The weekends were downtime and did not have any groups or therapy. The therapists did not meet with me daily or weekly.
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  • Strengths: Dual diagnosis coordinate discharge. Weaknesses: Family education. They offer transportation to and from the facility.
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  • Strengths: Comfortable environment, friendly staff, nice facility, great food. Weaknesses: The program itself wasn't long enough. Although everything about the facility was nice and welcoming, I did not feel that addiction was the focal point. I completed the program and was released with a certificate of completion after two weeks, even though I was nowhere close to being ready to leave.
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  • Not my first attempt at sobriety, but this time it stuck. Good food and nutritional advice, caring staff. My individual counselor appreciated that I wanted to understand more about the underlying mental condition that contributed to my addiction. She provided me with 3rd party literature to assist me. As a smoker, I didn't want to tackle that at the same time. They let us take breaks and even provided cigarettes or alternatives such as the patch, for those in need. Although not created on site, I thought the food was excellent. I gained some much-needed weight. The staff allowed cliques to form and some individuals were left out, which, in my opinion, is a contributing factor in addiction.
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  • Really helped me out!