ABOUT L.E. PHILLIPS LIBERTAS TREATMENT CENTER
Founded in 1977, the L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center offers detox, residential, and outpatient treatment for adults struggling with substance use disorder and mental health disorders. It is one of the 87 private for-profit facilities in the state of Wisconsin,
which make of nearly . Adolescent treatment is available for those struggling with mental health disorders only. The center is located on the site of St. Joseph’s Hospital, on the northeastern outskirts of Chippewa Falls, near Lake Wissota.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Detox services are for adults only. After detox, clients are referred to a residential or outpatient program.
Treatment primarily follows the 12-Steps, along withand motivational interviewing (MI). Clients participate in individual and group therapy, educational sessions, assignments, and leisure activities. A family program offers loved ones the opportunity to develop an improved understanding of addiction and recovery.
The residential program lasts 28 days, and the center also offers a three-part partial hospitalization program (PHP) that runs 16 weeks, half of which is focused on relapse prevention. Family sessions are available once a week, in the evenings. General outpatient treatment is also available.
According to the facility’s website, the treatment team includes counselors, physicians, psychiatrists, licensed and registered nurses, psychologists, social workers, and clergy.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The L.E. Phillips center is a tobacco-free environment. Clients can make phone calls and can bring a prepaid long distance calling card with them. The five individuals polled to date on the center’s cleanliness gave it an average rating of four out of five stars.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, five former clients have provided ratings for this treatment center, most of which were positive, though some were more mixed. Alumni generally approved of treatment, indicating that it was a good program.
Four ratings for exercise and leisure options averaged 2.75 out of five stars to date.
Elsewhere online, seven ratings appeared on Google for 3.9 out of five stars. Most gave positive ratings and no feedback, while two alumni gave one star and complained. One was displeased with the amount of medications she was prescribed and the other was concerned about high costs.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
All three of the loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave positive feedback. Two of the reviewers described the staff as supportive, and two noted that the program had been helpful for their loved one. “The staff was friendly and supportive. It greatly benefited my father,” an anonymous reviewer wrote, and David added: “Very individual focused. Caring & supportive.”
In addition, mother Debbie praised the center’s treatment for young people, writing: “They work very hard with the youth in becoming clean and helping the entire family deal with drug addiction.”
In the only less-than-stellar comment submitted to Best-rehabs.com by a loved one to date, Debbie wrote that longer-term treatment would have benefitted her son.
According to the organization’s website, the center accepts private insurance policies, including HMOS, as well as Medicare or Medicaid.
According to this, Libertas Treatment Center became a member of the Hazelden Betty Ford patient care network in 2017.