Camden Clark Medical Center

Camden Clark Medical Center

ABOUT CAMDEN CLARK MEDICAL CENTER

Camden Clark Medical Center is a 327-bed general hospital located in Parkersburg, WV. The acute care facility operates a supportive behavioral health department, which offers short-term inpatient care that may address addiction along with psychiatric crises. However, no mention of treatment for chemical dependency or a dual diagnosis of substance use and other mental health disorders is included on the West Virginia University-affiliated (WVU) center’s website.

Another WVU medical school facility, Chestnut Ridge Center in Morgantown, offers a range of substance use treatment from detoxification services to intensive outpatient programming, and specializes in opioid addiction treatment.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Behavioral health services at Camden Clark Medical Center involve 24-hour medical monitoring. Treatment modalities include medication management, individual and group therapy, recreational therapy, and planning for each patient’s discharge and ongoing aftercare. Families are also incorporated in individualized treatment plans, through educational and family therapy sessions. Substance abuse treatment is not specifically listed on the facility’s website as a specialization of this facility.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

This facility is located within a medical center and offers support of medical staff. There is currently no more detailed information provided by the facility regarding its behavioral health treatment staff.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, the one anonymous friend/family member polled by Best-rehabs.com to date granted the facility four out of five stars each for general accommodations and meals and nutrition. A metric measuring exercise and leisure activity fared poorly, with just a two-star rating, suggesting the inpatient program does not emphasize holistic treatment in the early recovery or stabilization process.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

At the time of this writing, Best-rehabs.com has received feedback from one friend or family member of a former Camden Clark Medical Center patient. The anonymous reviewer tended to express satisfaction with most aspects of treatment. The reviewer gave high four- out of five-star ratings for the facility’s overall treatment effectiveness and counseling options. Additionally, the loved one gave a perfect five-star rating for the facility’s afforability. However, the loved one rated the facility’s exercise and leisure options and its holistic offerings more poorly, awarding both categories two-star ratings.

WHAT STAFF SAY

One former mental health staff member awarded the hospital three out of five stars on Indeed, reporting that at the time of their employment, the behavioral health services department was relatively new and disorganized.[1]

FINANCING

According to the Camden Clark Medical Center website, private insurance is accepted and staff members will assist eligible assistants in obtaining Medicaid coverage. Charity and discounted fees are also available. The sole individual polled by Best-rehabs.com rated the affordability of treatment a maximum five stars.

[1]https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Camden-Clark-Memorial-Hospital/reviews

Reviews about Camden Clark Medical Center

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • Good services, good staff. The facility was helpful with the process.