Questions and Answers
Will there be staff available around the clock to make sure you or your loved one has all the support they need? How qualified is the medical staff on the team? Ridgeview Ranch has licensed and certified counselors, therapists, and clinical professionals. Our clinical team have master’s level and above credentials equipped to help our patient’s to long-term sobriety and recovery.
Patients should receive at least three hours of therapy daily, five days a week, as required for licensed rehabilitation facilities. Our patients receive 3–5 hours of therapy daily. Our treatment program also includes alternative therapy to include yoga, equine therapy, art therapy and more.
Ask how the center you are looking into creates their treatment plans. Are they copy and pasted from other facilities? Have they been tested and what is their success rate? Our treatment program is created for each individual and determined according to each patient’s personal treatment needs.
Often time many rehab programs are 28 days long, which as you can imagine is not enough time to truly recover from addiction. Addiction is a complex problem involving both physical and mental damage. Most people need considerably longer than 28 days to become stably sober. Ridgeview Ranch offers 30, 60, 90 day and longer treatment programs. 28 days is not enough time to establish sobriety and recovery.
Many patients when they first arrive at a treatment facility are malnourished or have developed bad eating habits. Sometimes patients haven’t eaten at all. Making sure that the rehab center provides a meal plan or has an onsite personal chef to cater to your specific diet or allergies is very important. Ridgeview Ranch provides healthy, nutritional meals provided by our on-site chef. Our patients rave about our delicious meals.
Making sure that the program you are choosing is well balanced on all sides not just treatment is crucial. Some programs believe in a simple “fill the bed” approach. Making sure that you are choosing a program that truly values you and understands your situation is the key to a successful rehabilitation. Anyone who has truly dealt with addiction knows that past temptations are always around the corner, literally. Old drug-using friends or drug dealers will try to come and contact you again. In regards to the unforeseeable future, there could be minor or major setback such as a job loss, divorce or other stress factors. These stress factors are what we call triggers. Being part of a drug rehab program that provide life skills training that transition to a new life of sobriety to reality is crucial. Ridgeview Ranch prides itself for teaching life skills to give you the foundation and tools that you need for long term sobriety and your new life.
Certain programs believe in a no contact approach while others encourage family participation. Ask yourself which approach is best for you. Ridgeview Ranch highly recommend family participation for success. We offer family programs on the weekend to help families understand what their loved one is dealing with and how to support their loved one when they return home.
Not all rehabs offer the same type of environment. And we aren’t just talking about a beach get away vs. a nature based facility. Does the facility believe in a warm family approach or a more independent type of program? Ridgeview Ranch not only offers affordable, beautiful facilities, excellent treatment, nutritional meals, activities, etc.; however, we provide the treatment foundation and tools to help our clients have long term success.