Drug Abuse Prevention Center – Toutle River Campus provides substance abuse treatment for adults, including long-term residential rehabilitation and intensive inpatient care. Treatment at Toutle River is based on the Therapeutic Communities model, and includes assessments, evaluations and relapse prevention programs. DAPC treatment options promote personal responsibility and contribution to the community of fellow patients.
ABOUT FAMILY HEALTH CENTER – TOUTLE RIVER CAMPUS
Located in a secluded and pristine area of Kelso, Wash., the Family Health Center’s Toutle River Campus is an addiction treatment center that provides an intensive residential inpatient program for adult men and women. The Family Health Center is a nonprofit community health organization 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
Very little information is provided on the facility’s website regarding the treatment program. Treatment is heavily based on community contributions and personal responsibility. The facility has relationships with community-based resources that they may refer to. According to its website, Family Health Center clients are encouraged to act as positive role models for future clients.
Family Health Center is staffed by a variety of different medical practitioners. These include Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners with Master-level degrees, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Mental health Counselors, and Chemical Dependency Professionals and Trainees. Each professional holds advanced training and degrees in their respective fields.
Currently, the facility’s website lists four members of the behavioral health team at the Toutle River Campus. Three are chemical dependency professionals (CDP) and one is a chemical dependency professional trainee (CDP-T).Short biographies for two of the CDP’s show they have a total of 12 years of direct experience in the field of chemical dependency.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is little information provided about the The Toutle River Campus other than its location. It is located nine miles from the nearest city and four miles from the closest highway, secluding it from the surrounding population.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, Best-rehabs.com has received only one review from an alum of Family Health Center’s Toutle River Campus. The review was mixed.
The alum gave the facility five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and nutrition, as well as four out of five stars for its accommodations, counseling options, experienced staff, and treatment for co-occurring disorders. However, the alum gave one out of five stars for its holistic offerings and two out of five stars for family participation.
WHAT STAFF SAY
To date, only one staff member has provided feedback about the facility to Best-rehabs.com. The review was extremely positive, with five out of five stars given for the facility’s level of privacy, experience, honest, credentials, and staff loyalty. The staff member, Frank, noted “Great Counselors and caring.”
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 patients who do not have insurance and whose gross family income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Applicants will be encouraged to apply for public and third party insurance programs if they qualify for them. Fee discounts may apply to those on publicly-funded insurance programs. All co-pays and deductibles are due at service and can be made using any of the standard payment methods.