ABOUT BAPTIST HOSPITALS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS
Serving the southeastern region of Texas, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas provides “quality health services in a Christian environment”, according to its website, at seven different locations that include hospitals, cancer centers, and family medicine centers.
The organization’s behavioral health center, located on the campus of Beaumont Hospital, provides inpatient and outpatient treatment for individuals struggling with substance use and co-occurring disorders. Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas also offers medically managed detox services on-site,to offer this service.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The detox program provides 24-hour nursing care with medical interventions whenever necessary, as well as an introduction to the 12-step model of recovery. Patients also participate in individual, group, and family therapy, as well as attend educational sessions on any relevant medications and substance use.
Once stable, staff help patients to find appropriate venues for, which may include inpatient or outpatient-based treatment. Candidates for medical detox must admit themselves voluntarily, and pregnant women cannot be accommodated for detoxification.
The center’s inpatient program combines individual, group, and family therapy with activity therapies designed to improve concentration and help patients deal with stress. Planning for discharge and aftercare is another integral part of the inpatient program.
The behavioral health unit also offers a six-week intensive outpatient program (IOP) that consists of three-hour sessions, thee times per week, all of them offered in the evening. The IOP combines individual, group, and family therapy with 12-step participation and education about substance dependency. There is also a continuing care component to the program. Relapse prevention training is included in the six-week program, and clients may attend up to a year of aftercare services, as well as receive a discharge plan and alumni support.
The facility’s treatment team consists of psychiatrists, physicians, therapists, counselors, nurses, social workers, and technicians. The single individual polled by Best-rehabs.com to date, an employee, gave the facility four out of five stars for its staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings, however, the single individual polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility five out of five stars for the facility’s cleanliness.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews directly from alumni of this facility or their loved ones. However, reviews sourced from secondary sites were lukewarm. Google reviews yielded an average rating of 3.1 stars, based on 17 reviews. On its unofficial Facebook page, three reviewers gave the facility polarized ratings of one, two and five out of five stars.
Several negative reviewers noted finding their loved ones in a questionable state: either dirty or with minor injuries. However, several other reviewers described good, effective care. “The entire staff is caring and attentive. This is a top notch facility. They respect each individual as a human being,” M.M. wrote in a representative positive review.
WHAT STAFF SAY
The single staffer polled by Best-rehabs.com to date would recommend this facility. “The facility and the staff are top notch,” the anonymous reviewer wrote, giving four stars for most evaluated treatment metrics, including the level of family participation and its treatment for co-occurring disorders. They gave a lower two-star rating for facility’s holistic offerings.
Baptist Hospitals accepts insurance, and according to the facility’s website, IOP treatment is covered by most insurance companies. The organization’s website indicates that Medicare and Medicaid are accepted on certain programs, though it’s not clear whether this includes behavioral health treatment. The single individual polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility three out of five stars for its affordability.