IBH is a positive presence in the community that neither judges nor discriminates. We rekindle hope and goodness in people regardless of their circumstances. We offer a world-class addiction recovery framework grounded upon restoring the dignity of each person in our care. We strive to provide care grounded in research-driven techniques and in the time-tested traditions that have provided sober lives for millions who have gone before. We seek to meet each guest in the place we find them on their journey from addiction to recovery. We strive for professional and spiritual balance in individualized treatment plans provided in a healthy, home-like environment designed to encourage long-term recovery, growth and independence.
ABOUT IBH ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTER
Founded in 1970 and situated on 86 acres in the Portage Lakes area of Summit County, Ohio, IBH Addiction Recovery Center (previously known as Interval Brotherhood Home) offers residential and aftercare programs. Treatment for adults struggling with substance use disorders is gender-specific, holistic, and 12-Steps-based.for co-occurring mental health concerns and are available, but detoxification services are not.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Admission to IBH Addiction Recovery Center requires pre-scheduling and is dependent on available beds and funding for county-supported clients. Upon admission into the program, clients participate in an initial assessment to identify individual needs, including any psychiatric concerns. Residential clients typically remain in treatment for 60 to 90 days, according to the center’s website.
Residents participate in approximately 40 hours of weekly programming, which involves evidence-based individual and group counseling, education and life skills training. Residents attend 12-step meetings on-site. The IBH treatment approach is strongly grounded in Alcoholics Anonymous principles and practices, which include prioritizing spiritual recovery along with physical, psychological, and relational.
Educational sessions focus on a range of topics, including the disease of addiction, parenting, spirituality, and job readiness. Medication management and psychiatric evaluations are available to residents with co-occurring disorders.
IBH Addiction Recovery Center takes pride in its, which is available to clients who have completed residential rehab. The peer-based program features community meetings, spirituality support groups, and volunteer opportunities.
An educational, six-week course is also provided for loved ones, supporting the center’s commitment to reconnecting families.
Treatment team members at IBH Addiction Recovery Center include an addiction medicine specialist physician, licensed chemical dependency and mental health counselors, spiritual advisors, a dietitian, and additional medical staff. Many staff members are in long-term recovery themselves.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
IBH Addiction Recovery Center’s expansive campus, near Akron’s Eastern Reservoir, houses approximately 85 individuals, according to several local news outlets,story. The center’s website notes that private, semi-private, and dorm-style rooms are available in gender-separated settings.
On campus are walking trails, outdoor gathering spots, a pond, a chapel, and a recreation facility, which offers yoga and exercise classes. Smoking is permitted in designated areas. IBH provides transportation, clothing, and personal items to residents as needed.
Families may visit on weekends, subject to the resident’s approval and attendance at a weeky family education session.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
All 11 of the former clients who had submitted feedback to Best-rehabs.com to date would recommend IBH Addiction Recovery Center to others. Although two alumni offered moderate reviews with significant caveats, the average rating for the effectiveness of treatment was 4.6 out of five stars, from eight individuals polled.
More than half of the 11 alumni reviews characterized counseling and/or residential staff as caring. Alumni reviews highlighted the center’s treatment staff, with maximum five-star ratings for the staff’s level of training and experience from all seven polled on this metric. However, one alum, who did not submit a rating, reported concerns about the facility’s ability to treat co-occurring mental health disorders along with addiction. Three individuals were asked specifically about dual diagnosis treatment provided ratings of three, four, and five stars, respectively.
Opinions of IBHwere split two-to-one between five- and two-star ratings. Two alumni reported the need in particular for meditation or . Two alumni also noted that the center kept residents “busy,” with not much “down time,” which one emphasized was a good approach for individuals in recovery.
Alumni also approved of accommodations, rating the facility’s cleanliness and upkeep 4.7 stars on average and exercise and leisure activities 4.4. Four asked to rate campus safety also expressed high satisfaction.
The two former clients polled on family participation awarded four and five stars.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Feedback from three former clients polled by Best-rehabs.com tended to be mediocre. Two shared favorable opinions of the facility’s family programming and all three indicated that treatment was effective, albeit with two ratings of three stars and one of five. They agreed on two-star ratings for holistic offerings.
Accommodations, represented in ratings of three or more stars for meals and cleanliness, fared somewhat better. two reviewers expressed concern about the facility’s openness to outside visitors and poor consequences for clients.
WHAT STAFF SAY
The one employee polled by Best-rehabs.com to date was critical of the facility, mainly citing difficulties with management. They also suggested that treatment was unimpressive, writing: “One can just go to AA meetings and counseling and get better results.”
According to the IBH Addiction Recovery Center website, the cost of residential treatment is $216 per day for self-pay clients at the time of this writing. However, most residents are supported directly by Summit County, as reported in several local news outlets, including a November 2016 story in.