ABOUT EAGLE RIDGE INSTITUTE FAMILY TREATMENT CENTER
The Eagle Ridge Institute (ERI) provides residential and outpatient treatment and prevention services for substance use disorders, as well as foster services for children. The Family Treatment Center (FTC), located in a quiet residential neighborhood on the outskirts of Guthrie, 35 miles northeast of Oklahoma City, is a long-term residential substance use and mental health treatment center for adult women, including pregnant women, mothers, and women working towards reunification with their children.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
At its core, FTC aims to provide therapeutic interventions for addiction andand enable women to parent their children successfully once they’ve left residential treatment.
Women participate in at least 24 hours of psychoeducational groups each week, focusing on topics like trauma in addiction, parenting, co-occurring disorders, and women specific issues. They also attend five or more 12-step meetings each week. Individual interventions include counseling and case management services.
The center also offers a Seeking Safety program, a criminal conduct group, relapse prevention training, and a medication clinic. Holistic options include meditation, exercise, and a group that focuses on health, wellness, and nutrition.
Other than the fact that the organization’s CEO is a licensed professional counselor, there is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff. The two loved ones surveyed by Best-rehabs.com as of this writing gave one- and five-star ratings on the staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
According to the facility’s website, children under the age of 12 may reside with their mothers during treatment. The three individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com to date all gave four out of five-star ratings for the facility’s overall cleanliness. According to a, the facility was also only one of nine facilities in the state to offer residential beds to children of clients.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
While Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from the center’s alumni, FTC does have two five-star reviews on Google, but no additional commentary.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave FTC mixed reviews. While both appreciated that mothers could be with their children during treatment, one told Best-rehabs.com that the “the staff is terrible at their jobs,” adding: “They’re unprofessional and poorly equipped, albeit nice.” Disagreeing with this opinion, the other alum gave a perfect five-star rating for the staff’s level of experience and training.
WHAT STAFF SAY
The one staffer surveyed by Best-rehabs.com to date gave a mostly positive review, awarding four or five out of five stars for the level of family participation, the facility’s ability to treat co-occurring disorders, and the staff’s level of treatment and experience. “Therapist, case managers, opportunity to be reunified with children and it is a Therapuric community,” they wrote.
While there is currently no information provided on the facility’s website regarding its costs, the three Best-rehabs.com survey respondents gave the facility at least four stars for its affordability.