ABOUT LAKE GEAUGA RECOVERY CENTERS – OAK HOUSE- PAINESVILLE, OH
Oak House, located in Painesville, Ohio, offers residential treatment to women struggling with substance abuse. The facility operates as a location of Lake Geauga Recovery Centers, which also offers detoxification services, medication assisted treatment, and outpatient treatment programs as well as a grief support group, help with problem gambling, and a a state-certified driver intervention program. Oak House was designed for pregnant women, women of child-bearing age, and women with dependent children.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
To be admitted, clients must contact the organization’s Mentor or Chardon offices (both located in Ohio) to schedule an intake appointment. After residency, health, and income information have been gathered, the client will schedule an assessment appointment. Treatment services at Oak House are focused on assisting with a wide range of residents’ needs, including housing, relationships, vocational training, child care, education, mental health and physical health.
The facility’s treatment program uses the 12-Step method. Throughout treatment, clients receive individual and group therapy, physical evaluations, prenatal care, financial assessments, money management tools, behavioral health services, independent living skills, and participate in topical group meetings and community 12-step meetings.
Families are included in the treatment program through family group meetings, outpatient family services, and family assessments.is available for all clients who successfully complete the program.
The management team at Lake Geauga Recovery Centers includes four licensed independent chemical dependency counselors, a licensed professional counselor, and two professional clinical counselors.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The facility offers 16 beds for female clients in a home-like setting. Photos on the Lake Geauga Recovery Centers website show shared bedrooms, a modern shared living space, and a children’s playroom. Children under three years of age are able to stay with their mothers at Oak House while they are in treatment. The facility is located close to public transportation, churches, the local YMCA, community 12 step meetings, and social services agencies.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at time of writing gave the facility generally positive feedback. The anonymous clients gave the facility four out of five stars for the facility’s affordability, cleanliness, and exercise options. When asked about strengths of the facility, the alumni said that the staff at Oak House were “very nice and helpful,” that they offers payment plans, and that the facility was clean and comfortable. When asked about weaknesses of the facility, the reviewers said that there were too many residents for staff to keep an eye on, and several clients did not take the program seriously. One of the clients added, “The overall is that is a good place to go when you need help.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member of a client polled by Best-rehabs.com. The reviewer said they would recommend Oak House to others. The anonymous loved one gave the facility five out of five stars for affordability, four stars for cleanliness, and four stars for exercise options. When asked about strengths of the facility, the reviewer said their loved one had bonded with others as a result of the program and was constantly working toward a sober life. They felt that the facility could improve by offering a stronger aftercare program. The loved one also added, “Well structured tried and trued, little wiggle room, which an addict needs, learned to respect and follow rules.”
The cost of treatment and services at Lake Geauga Recovery Centers is not published. However, the facility accepts insurance, including Medicaid and private insurance. Oak House does not accept Medicare.