ABOUT SHORELINE TREATMENT CENTER
Located in the community of Taft, Texas, across the bay from Corpus Christi, Shoreline Treatment Center provides residential treatment for adolescents (ages 13 to 17) to address chemical dependency and. The facility also offers a special treatment program for pregnant teens. If necessary, are available on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Upon admission into the program at Shoreline Treatment Center, clients may undergo an initial evaluation to determine the most appropriate treatment approach. If necessary, the facility provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to minimize the discomfort of withdrawal. According to the facility’s website, the detoxification process may last between three and 10 days.
Treatment consists of structured activities, group activities, and counseling to address behavioral issues. Shoreline Treatment Center uses the Encouragement Model of treatment that focuses on accepting responsibility for and addressing key issues to change problem behaviors. 12-step principles are used as well to formulate treatment methods and guide clients through treatments.
Education also makes up a large component of treatment. Clients participate in educational and recreational courses to develop new sober living skills. Educational work consists of classes, lectures, and group activities designed to teach specific skills. These services can be provided in multiple languages if needed. Clients are expected to commit to at least 36 days of treatment.
A specialized program is available for pregnant teens that focuses on providing support and developing life skills related to sober living and parenting. Clients in the program receive 24-hour medical staff coverage and nursing services. Treatment for substance abuse follows the same methods as other programs.
To help ensure clients stay up-to-date with schooling, the facility features an on-site school, the Shoreline Academy, which offers residents TEA-accredited academic instruction. Before a resident completes the residential program, clinicians coordinate with the client and their families to form a.
Shoreline Treatment Center employs a multidisciplinary team comprised of consulting physicians and psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors, nurses, social workers, case managers, and a support staff. Shoreline Recovery is licensed by the state of Texas and maintains the appropriate credentials to remain licensed.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Programs are separated into gender-specific units. While information is scarce concerning its sleeping arrangements, the facility features an on-site gymnasium, a basketball court, a game room, and a library. As a client progresses in treatment, the client is eligible for off-site activities, which may include bowling nights, worship services, movie outings, trips to museums and aquariums, and attending sporting events.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The sole alum polled by Best-rehabs.com about Shoreline Treatment Center at the time of this writing was highly critical of the facility.
The alum gave one out of five star ratings for the facility’s counseling options and the inclusion of holistic treatments, as well as two out of five star ratings for the treatment staff’s level of experience and training. “Very few activities to do. Staff are rude and treat you like you are in trouble,” the alum wrote. However, the alum gave the facility three out of five stars for affordability.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com about Shoreline Treatment Center to date gave mildly positive reviews.
Both survey respondents offered four out of five star ratings for the treatment staff’s level of experience and training, its discharge planning, and the facility’s ability to treat co-occurring disorders. “My cousin went for behavior and drug problems and came out a completely different person,” a family member wrote. The two loved ones also gave ratings of three stars and four stars for the level of family participation.
On Citehealth, three reviewers gave an average rating of three out of five stars.  One reviewer felt supervisors were uncaring, while another loved one wrote: “I don’t know what we would have done with our son without the help of Shoreline… Thank you so much.”
Shoreline Treatment Center accepts major insurance plans. Teenagers on probation or in the TDFPS system also are accepted. It is unsure if self-pay is accepted.