ABOUT ETERNAL AWAKENINGS
Located in Gonzales, Texas, Eternal Awakenings offers residential Christian recovery services to adults struggling with drug and/or alcohol addiction. The center’s cornerstone of treatment is Christianity, scripture, and prayer.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to the center’s website, treatment at Eternal Awakenings includes the 12-steps, counseling, and education. Christian family counseling is also available. The center believes by applying faith-based principles to the recovery process, people are empowered to overcome alcoholism and addiction.
The center’s staff believes that exercise is important to recovery and serenity. Clients at Eternal Awakenings have free access to exercise equipment at Revival Fitness, which is a short walk from the recovery center. Other services at the fitness center include massage, tanning, physical training, and daily CrossFit classes.
Treatment staff includes Christian counselors.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Pictures on Eternal Awakenings website indicate the center is a historic mansion with shared bedrooms, and a large yard. Clients at the center also have access to a fitness center.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The two alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing had positive experiences with Eternal Awakening. Both alumni gave the center five out of five stars when asked if they would recommend the residential treatment. They also each gave the center five stars for its exercise and leisure provisions, visitor policy, family participation, affordability, and the staff’s level of training and experience.
One alum wrote: “Spirituality is a blessing. The piano, exercise and other activities provided are a blessing. Those who are leaders there are a blessing. The family atmosphere is a blessing.”
Another alum, Paul, wrote: “I owe 5 years of sobriety to God first and Eternal Awakenings second…They treat you like you are human, give you freedom and the rest is on you.”
Elsewhere online at the time of this writing, 10 people left ratings on Google for this facility that averaged 4.6 out of five stars. Most wrote glowingly positive things about Eternal Awakening, except Kiraann who gave two stars and said: “Felt like I left out of it, but I also felt lost in the mix…They did not do anything to make me feel like I was as important as others.”
On the other hand, multiple alumni credited the center with saving their lives, and others praised the staff. One alum wrote on Google: “These guys are a god sent. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, call them now.” Another alum, Peter, wrote the center was “Nothing short of a miracle!”
There is currently no information provided on the facility’s website regarding its costs. However, some residents see consulting doctors, and doctor visits are not included in treatment cost. According to the center’s website, initial evaluations with consulting doctors are $300, and each visit after is $150.