ABOUT SERENITY LANE – INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT TREATMENT AND DUII SERVICES – EUGENE
Part of a non-profit network of rehabilitation clinics, Serenity Lane in Eugene, Ore. is a facility that provides outpatient and intensive outpatient (IOP) to adult clients struggling with substance abuse in the Eugene area. Serenity Lane Eugene is equipped to treat clients with co-occurring disorders. The clinic is housed in a white, two-floor building with lawns and shrubbery surrounding it. Detox services are provided at Serenity Lane’s residential Coburg location eight miles away.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Outpatient services begin with a free initial consultation and assessment. Individual treatment it designed to be flexible with scheduling. Treatment includes evening and daytime options, specialized programs for clients with limited finances, and family involvement, among other programs listed on the website.
IOP clients meet three times per week, three hours per session, for ten weeks. Based on the 12-Steps, IOP treatment includes individual and group therapy and education about addiction. As treatment progresses, clients build a recovery plan with their counselors and present an autobiography on how addiction affected their lives. Serenity Lane also provides a weekly family education seminar and encourages clients to build community-based support.
During the year-long recovery support process, clients and their spouses or partners meet every week for 1.5-hour long sessions. Serenity Lane’s website states that clients learn to identify and manage stressful life events and to cope with the tumultuous process of recovery.
The Eugene clinic also offersclients help with earning DMV certification and, as their website states, “fast, effective reporting to agencies (courts).” Services include evening and daytime groups and DUII Education/Diversion classes.
Serenity Lane’s website states that its staff includes certified alcohol and drug counselors, and the residential campus in Coburg, Ore. employs a family nurse practitioner. Reviews for the Eugene clinic have mentioned that physicians and practitioners work here.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Alumni responses to Serenity Lane are generally positive. Of the five alumni polled on certain metrics, more gave high scores. The staff’s level of training and experience was especially praised, with an average rating of 4.5 stars, as was the family participation which averaged 4.8 stars. “Great family program, good relapse prevention treatment, caring counselors” wrote one anonymous alum.
Serenity Lane received an average 3.2 out of five stars from 11 Google reviewers to date. Three Google reviewers praised the facility’s programming, with reviewer Dan writing: “Serenity Lane’s training and counseling returned a focus for everything important in my life.” Reviewer Nicholas highlighted the co-ed treatment.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The twelve loved one polled by Best-rehabs.com at time of writing gave mixed feedback. When asked if they would recommend the facility, the loved ones gave a lukewarm average rating of 3.4 stars out of five. The facility’s family participation policies polled a bit more poorly, receiving an average rating of 3.25 stars.
“Facility was old and rundown, employees there were the same way” wrote one anonymous alumni who indicated that they would not recommend the facility. On the other hand, a loved one who would recommend the facility wrote that “Serenity lane had a good handle on how addiction is a family disease. They held my dad accountable for his role in everything.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
On Indeed, 12 employees rated Serenity Lane in Eugene an average of 3.5 out of five stars. One of the employees criticized higher management for caring more about money than clients but praised physicians and practitioners there. The other wrote: “Most are sensitive, unselfish caretakers that work under stressful conditions and in a difficult addiction medicine environment.”
Serenity Lane in Eugene is contracted with many insurance providers, including PacificSourde, Regence, Aetna, Moda Health, PacifiCare,Signa, Value options, and Lifewise, and accepts state insurance.