ABOUT GATEWAY TO PREVENTION & RECOVERY
Gateway To Prevention & Recovery is a community-based treatment provider that provides a range of outpatient-based treatment services for adults and adolescents struggling with substance abuse, as well as. With its headquarters in Shawnee, Okla., 38 miles east of Oklahoma City, GTPR operates through four facilities located in the communities of Shawnee, Seminole, Chandler, and Stillwater. In 2016, Gateway was designated as a CCARC (Comprehensive Community Addiction Recovery Center), allowing the treatment provider to offer medication-assisted therapy (MAT) and ambulatory detoxification services.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Upon admission into the program, clients undergo an initial screening and assessment to determine individual client needs. Along with medication-assisted therapy, which may include Suboxone and Vivitrol, Gateway provides a range of evidence-based treatment approaches to identify and treat contributing factors of addictive behavior. To do so, Gateway facilitates both individual and group counseling sessions.
Specialized group counseling sessions are also available that focus on co-occurring disorders commonly linked to addiction. Gateway holds group counseling sessions focused on depression, anxiety, and trauma. If necessary, Gateway provides referrals for clients who require psychiatric evaluations and medication management to diagnose and treat co-occurring mental health disorders.
Along with substance abuse, Gateway also holds group sessions on other compulsive behaviors, such as problem gambling, eating disorders, shopping addiction, and sex addiction. In addition, Gateway offers an employee assistance program (EAP) and student assistance program that address the effects of substance abuse on work or school performance. Program tracks for DUI offenders are also available.
According to the facility’s website, volunteers also regularly donate their time to provide clients with alternative treatment sessions. In the past, these group sessions have focused on nutrition, physical fitness, art therapy, job searching techniques, volunteerism, and money management. Family and marriage counseling is also offered to involve loved ones in the recovery process. In addition, loved ones are encouraged to participate in case management, assisting clinicians to form comprehensive discharge plans. To promote sustained recovery, Gateway provides specialized aftercare groups for program alumni.
CARF-accredited, Gateway To Prevention & Recovery employs a multidisciplinary team comprised of licensed substance abuse and mental health counselors, case managers, family therapists, and social workers. Volunteers also assist in educational lectures.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Although Best-rehabs.com has yet to receive alumni feedback at the time of this writing, secondary sources revealed overall alumni approval.
On its Facebook page, which Gateway To Prevention & Recovery can manage, it earned 4.9 out of five stars from 15 reviews to date. Alumni praised the kind staff members and the long term effectiveness of treatment. In a representative review, alum Charitie wrote: “I know I would not be clean and sober today without the Withdrawal Management Clinic they provide. The staff are caring, compassionate, and tolerant. They have always had time to listen to me, to help me work through any issue regardless if they were busy or not. I love this place and owe my new life to it.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The single loved one polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing also praised the staff, offering a maximum five-star rating for the staff’s level of experience and training.
In addition, the loved one gave five out of five stars for the facility’s counseling options, as well as four out of five stars for the level of family participation and its discharge planning. “Able to help someone cope with an addiction whether it be alcohol or drugs. it helps you help yourself which you have to want to,” the loved one wrote.
According to the facility’s website, Gateway provides its services regardless of the client’s ability to pay. Gateway accepts some private insurance plans and offers monthly payment plans and a sliding fee scale based on the client’s ability to pay. Subsidized services and scholarships are also available to help people that need financial assistance.