With VizOwn, one of the most successful alcohol and substance abuse treatment centers for men and women in Oklahoma, change is possible. We offer an individualized and evidence-based program that focuses on the twelve-step program, as well as addiction, co-occurring issues, and possible trauma.
VizOwn provides a fully integrated program for men and women suffering from drug or alcohol abuse. We use numerous therapy techniques, tools, and strategies to help promote a holistic and successful recovery.
Our individualized approach helps identify the root cause of your addiction. At your time of admission, we assess your addiction, as well as the trauma and psychiatric issues that come with it. Because our program is evidence-based, it’s easy to follow.
Located in the Oklahoma countryside, in the community of Tecumseh, VizOwn is a residential treatment program that treats adults struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health concerns. In operation as a gender-specific facility for women since 2014, VizOwn began treating both men and women in 2017. The facility does not provide detoxification services on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Before admission, clients participate in an initial phone interview followed by an in-person substance abuse assessment and psychiatric evaluation. The assessments assist clinicians in developing an individualized treatment plan. Unique to VizOwn, the facility also conducts metabolic testing for individuals struggling with. Metabolic testing helps clinicians determine how an individual may metabolize specific medications, which may dictate the specific medication and its dosage. Throughout treatment, dually diagnosed clients receive ongoing medication management, as indicated.
To treat its clientele, VizOwn’s programming blends 12-step participation, evidence-based treatment approaches, and holistic treatment methods. Utilizing a range of therapeutic modalities, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), clinicians help clients to identify the faulty thinking pattern and/or emotional issues that may contribute to addictive behavior. To identify these underlying contributors, residents participate in group, individual, and family counseling sessions. Clients also attend psychoeducational classes, which may address coping skills training, addiction education, and relapse prevention.
According to the facility’s website, clients are introduced to the principles of 12-Step through group lectures and attending 12-step meetings in the evenings. Residents also receive athat guides the client through the 12-step process. Along with evidence-based treatments and 12-step participation, VizOwn also incorporates a number of holistic treatment methods, including equine therapy, ropes course challenges, exercise routines, and art therapy. In addition, clients participate in regular outings, such as trips to museums, bowling, movies, and special events in the community.
A typical residential stay lasts been 60 to 90 days, depending on the client’s individual needs. Upon discharge, clinicians help clients to form a comprehensive discharge plan. The plan may include referrals to sober housing, employment opportunities, and family resources. VizOwn also facilitates regular alumni events.
VizOwn’s treatment staff includes consulting psychologists, nurses, and licensed professional counselors.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Set on 135 acres of rolling hills, VizOwn’s residential facility sits adjacent to Thunderbird State Park, offering residents access to miles of hiking trails and other outdoor activities. Images sourced from the facility’s website indicated a homelike facility in a pastoral setting. VizOwn does provide airport pick-up and drop-off.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The seven alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided polarized opinions of the facility. While most survey respondents praised the facility’s staff and treatment effectiveness, some alumni were critical of the administration and felt the facility was understaffed. “I couldn’t be more appreciative of the staff at VIzown. I was treated with respect and dignity,” alum C.S. wrote. Alum Lea supporting this opinion, writing: “I completed the 90 day program and it was the best decision I have ever made.” However, alum K.M. wrote: “Not impressed. Needs a lot of improvement starting with the Directors.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date also offered mixed opinions. John, a parent of a client, reported excellent communication with the facility’s staff. Offering a perfect five-star rating for the facility’s overall effectiveness, John wrote: “We as parents had great contact with the staff including joint discussions with him and his counselor.” However, George, a spouse of client gave the facility’s effectiveness a one-star rating, writing: “I would not waste my time sending anyone there if you are serious about recovery.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
The four employees polled by Best-rehabs.com to date praised the facility. The four employees all gave perfect five-star ratings for the facility’s cleanliness, the level of family participation, and the treatment staff’s level of experience and training. In addition, the four survey respondents gave a 4.75-star rating for the facility’s counseling options. “Staff are experienced and work well together,” one employee wrote. Another employee added: “VizOwn has changed so many lives and their families.”
VizOwn accepts private insurance and self-payment.