Drug Abuse Prevention Center – Pregnant / Postpartum Women’s Residential program provides substance abuse treatment services for pregnant, postpartum, and parenting women of children up to age six. Residential treatment is individualized, and varies in duration, but lasts a maximum of six months. Child care services include play therapy, individual counseling, behavioral modification and activities to build self-esteem.
ABOUT FAMILY HEALTH CENTER – BROADWAY CAMPUS
In Longview, Wash., the Family Health Center’s Broadway Campus offers residential substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women as well as women with dependent children under six years of age. The facility also offers childcare and outpatient (OP) services. Previously operated by the Drug Abuse Prevention Center (DAPC), this facility became a division of Family Health Center in 2015.
Family Health Center is a nonprofit community health center with a few clinics throughout Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, and Pacific counties. In addition to offering behavioral health, Family Health Center has family planning, prenatal care, dental services, health insurance, and specialty hospital care.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Services offered at the Broadway Campus include brief counseling, treatment, and medication management. The adult residential program provides access to health care and community services.
The pregnant and postpartum women’s residential program takes clients with dependent children up to the age of six. The program addresses issues pertinent to women in relation to substance use disorder and their children. Child care services are provided.
The OP program involves individual and group counseling during treatment. Other programs include a parent-child assistance program that addresses risky behaviors in mothers with issues with substance use and the Phoenix House, a housing project providing affordable living for formerly homeless women and their children.
The Family Health Center employs on-site psychiatric nursing counselors, counselors, and mental health specialists. They coordinate with primary care providers to enhance patient care and provide brief intervention to support behavioral health.
There currently is no information provided on the facility’s website or otherwise regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. Two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com rated the center’s accommodations and amenities four out of five stars and its meals and nutrition an average four stars.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Feedback for the Broadway Campus is limited but generally positive. The two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date rated the facility highest for its staff’s level of experience and training at an average 4.5 out of five stars. They rated the center lowest in its connectivity/visitor policy at just two stars and family participation at 2.5 stars.
Former client Felicia wrote: “It was a great place with very caring and understanding staff. Thought me lot of skills I did not have.” An anonymous reviewer thought that the center’s strength was its structure. They also mentioned: “This facility focuses on behavioral modification rather than focusing solely on addiction.”
On Google, one reviewer to date rated the Broadway Campus four out of five stars.
WHAT STAFF SAY
Staff members also reported positive experiences. On Indeed, four former and current employees to date rated the facility an average 3.3 out of five stars, with 3.3 stars for company culture and management.
Three employees commented the work environment was difficult and included long hours but work was rewarding and co-workers were friendly. An intake specialist wrote: “Very busy, fast paced environment. I work with women and children. Every day is different. Work can be stressful and chaotic yet rewarding.”
Family Health Center accepts Medicare, Washington Apple Health – Medicaid, TRICARE, state insurance, and most private health insurance plans. It also offers a sliding fee scale for clients without insurance and whose gross family income is at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.