ABOUT TALBERT HOUSE
Talbert House, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, was founded in 1965 as an experimental service for ex-offenders reintegrating back into the community. Today, the facility operates as part of a multi-pronged nonprofit organization to offer five core services in five local counties: adult behavioral health, community care, court and corrections, housing, and youth behavioral services.
Adults and adolescents seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction can find residential services, outpatient treatment, and transitional living facilities through Talbert House.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
While the facility’s website provides limited information regarding the program’s specific offerings approaches to treatment, they state: “Our team of behavioral health professionals focuses on the success of each individual through prevention, case management, and outpatient treatment delivered in the community, at Talbert House residential facilities, and through federally qualified health centers.”
Case Management services include symptom monitoring and assistance with benefit applications, housing, medication, budgeting, vocational, and other specialty services.
Services for youth include development of coping skills. Talbert House offers specialized treatment for youth with issues of arsonist behaviors, and for youth impacted by sexual or physical abuse and trauma. Talbert House isnationwide offering specialized treatment for clients who’ve experienced such abuse.
Alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing reported a mix of individual counseling, group therapy, (one reported eleven hours per week), and some exercise and leisure activities. Alumni also reported thatis available.
According to Talbert House’s website, all care is administered by a team of behavioral health professionals. Two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com reported that the facility employed counselors who were in recovery themselves. The 17 individuals polled on the matter gave moderately positive opinions concerning the staff.
Staff’s level of experience and training: 3.4/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Talbert House offers sober independent living, shelter housing, transitional housing, supportive housing services, and permanent supportive housing and referrals. There is currently no other information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The five alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave Talbert House mixed reviews. Points of praise included the effectiveness of both individual and group counseling, while criticism included the quality of food, a lack of free time and activities, and the ease of communication with loved ones. One anonymous alum wrote: “it gets boring and monotonous at times but the outcome is well worth it.”
Counseling options: 3.75/5
On Google reviews, seven reviewers to date rated Talbert House an average 3.4 out of five stars, with two negative and five positive reviews. Two reviewers complained of unnecessary rules and unprofessional staff, but alum Matt wrote: “The workers are pretty easy to work with if you’re on the up and up.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Of the 17 loved ones surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing, nine gave the Talbert House mostly positive reviews, four gave the facility mixed reviews, and four gave the facility negative reviews, indicating mostly positive reactions. The 13 reviewers polled on the matters rated its family participation and affordability highly, though felt holistic treatment offerings were subpar.
Family participation: 3.8/5
Inclusion Holistic treatment offerings: 2.8/5
Positive comments praised caring and well-trained staff, as well as the facility’s effective therapy. “Group therapy was a strength of the facility,” an anonymous alum wrote. “Qualified professionals, no real frills.” Negative feedback cited overcrowding, underfunding, the environment, and inconvenient appointment times as facility weaknesses.
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