ABOUT QUALITY ADDICTION MANAGEMENT (QAM) IN RACINE, WI
Quality Addiction Management (QAM), located in Racine, Wis., offers outpatient detoxification treatment to adults struggling with addiction to narcotics. The facility was founded in 1984 by two medical doctors, and has offered treatment for narcotic addiction since 1997. Quality Addiction Management operates six other facilities throughout Wisconsin offering the same services. The other facilities are located in, , , Beloit, , and .
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
To be admitted, clients should call the QAM facility in their area. Before admission, clients must undergo a physical exam and must complete an initial intake history assessment. Most Quality Addiction Management facilities are open from 6 AM to 2:30 PM Monday through Friday and from 7 AM to 10 AM on Saturdays.
The facility’s treatment program centers on the use of methadone to eliminate cravings and physical withdrawal symptoms. Methadone is a synthetic opiate that is administered orally each day and distribution is supervised by medical doctors. According to the QAM website, methadone treatment may cause mild, easily managed side effects. In addition to receiving prescribed methadone, clients also participate in individual and group therapy, treatment planning, health counseling, a yearly physical exam, and urine drug testing.
Treatment is intended to keep clients as comfortable as possible while facilitating recovery, eliminating cravings and drug use, and improving life functioning such as employment, family relationships, physical and emotional health. Quality Addiction Management seeks to provide these services in a confidential environment similar to a private medical practice.
The treatment team at Quality Addiction Management includes two medical doctors. Both doctors on staff are certified by American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
At time of writing, the one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com gave positive feedback regarding the facility, and wrote that they would recommend QAM’s Racine facility to others. The anonymous client gave the facility perfect five star ratings for the facility’s affordability, cleanliness, and exercise options. When asked about strengths of the facility, the anonymous alum mentioned that the counseling staff and nurses were very nice. The alum added, “I am very grateful for the program. If it wasnt for the program I don’t no Where I would be.”
At the time of this writing there were no third party reviews available for Quality Addiction Management.
There is currently no information provided by Quality Addiction Management regarding its costs, but the facility describes itself as “low-cost”. QAM accepts Medicaid and T-19 coverage. Clients are encouraged to contact the facility directly for additional information regarding the cost of treatment.