Overview of Brentwood Springs
Located in the town of Newburgh, Indiana and not far from Evansville, Brentwood Springs is a recently built behavioral hospital which is part of the Springstone network of facilities that began in 2010. The hospital offers adults struggling with substance dependency and mental health problems the chance to recover in a safe and comfortable environment with a patient-centric approach to treatment. Additionally, the hospital provides an individualized form of care whereby a patient’s treatment and plan and their length of stay at the hospital depends on needs and goals. The facility offers a short-term inpatient, partial hospitalization, and an intensive outpatient program which may include holistic (yoga, music, art, and pet therapy are very encouraged) and solution-focused forms of therapy. Medically-assisted detoxification and dual diagnosis treatment for individuals battling co-occurring disorders are also made available. The hospital offers alumni support programs which seek provide support for individuals who have completed their personalized recovery treatment but still need help transitioning back into their communities. Brentwood provides behavioral health care with the help of a multidisciplinary team of medical staff which consists of nurses, physicians, psychiatrists, expressive and recreational therapists, and Patient Care Assistants (PCA’s). The hospital believes in involving the family and friends of patients on their path to recovery and offers a family support program during treatment.
Housing and Food at Brentwood Springs
The hospital is located a few miles from Evansville and has the capacity to accommodate up to 48 residents. Patients in the residential program are accommodated in semi-private rooms with a two-person capacity. Each room has two twin-sized beds, a private bathroom and patients are given their own desks and closet space. The hospital has a theater-style classroom, a thoroughly handicap-accessible environment, fitness and activity centers, and snack stations. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in the hospital cafeteria three times a day and drinks and snacks are available to all clients before, during, and after meals. The hospital’s dietary program is well planned, meals are balanced and required to meet dietary requirements, and a certified dietician provides consultation for meal planning. Special diets are accommodated for at the facility.
Residents are provided with toiletries but are not prohibited from bringing their own as long as they are alcohol-free. Residents are also encouraged to bring about five sets of clothes which should include a sweater, comfortable shoes, and sleepwear. Alcohol, offensive or inappropriate clothing, and products in aerosol cans are prohibited. There are outdoor smoking areas and patients with outdoor privileges may be allowed to use them.
The hospital offers various therapy options depending on the unique needs of the client. Some of these are:
The hospital offers an inpatient program for adults between the ages of 18 and above suffering from psychiatric, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders. In this form of treatment, residents receive a combination of therapies, behavioral and holistic, and may also receive medically-assisted detoxification if necessary. Recreational activities, educational programs, mediation, and dual diagnosis support are also offered here.
Partial Hospitalization Program
This is a recovery-focused, daytime or evening program which offers adults the chance to continue with their work or school schedules while still receiving treatment for addiction and mental or behavioral problems. Treatment may consist of group and holistic therapy, counseling, and medication management.
Intensive Outpatient Treatment
The hospital offers an intensive outpatient program near Evansville for individuals who need treatment for mental health and addiction afflictions but not require intensive care. The program has a special track for mental health and another for substance abuse. Therapy, relapse prevention, and skill acquisition may be offered at this stage.
The following are a list of problems treated at the facility:
- Substance abuse (alcohol, illicit and prescription drugs etc.)
- Co-occurring disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
The facility offers various options of therapy which include:
- Family therapy
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Holistic therapy
- Dual diagnosis support
It costs around $26,800 (this is only a rough estimate) for a 30-day inpatient program at Brentwood Springs. The payment does not include doctor consultations and other fees that might be required. The payment made only covers feeding and housing and is for only 5 to 10 days as the facility does not offer a longer stay. The duration of stay is mostly on a basis of case-by-case. The facility offers programs for clients that are done with the inpatient program or clients not willing to stay in the treatment center such as; the partial hospitalization which costs $360 for an average stay of 10 days and the intensive outpatient program which costs $270 for an average stay of 10 days as well. Payments for both exclude doctor consultation fees and other charges that may apply. The facility only takes insurance from those they’re in-network with. Some of these insurance providers are:
- CareSource Mycare (dual plan)
- UHC (United Healthcare Inc.)
- Medical Mutual
- Aetna (Aetna Better Health (dual plan))
Brentwood Springs Advantages
The facility uses Art and Music therapy as recreational activities for all programs, inpatient, PHP, and outpatient programs. The treatment center also offers pet therapy as it is believed that this therapy helps to aid the recovery process.
After the completion of a program, the facility provides aftercare or a discharge plan which is offered online on a platform for clients to monitor their progress and be self-aware so as to prevent relapse
Although the facility is just between 7 – 8 years old, it is a subsidiary of Springwood Hospitals which has a very good reputation. The facility offers a comprehensive program both in the group and individualized treatment, for mental health and substance abuse disorders while incorporating the 12-step programs as well. However, the cost of treatment is relatively expensive as it is a hospital; clients buoyant enough to afford it will experience a very comprehensive and attentive approach to complete recovery.