Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, The Serenity Center of Louisiana is an upscale residential treatment facility for male and female clients struggling with alcohol and substance use disorders. Founded in 2013, this CARF-accredited organization offers 12-step facilitation, psychoeducation, relapse prevention and nutritional guidance. Medication management is also available for those in need of dual diagnosis support.
Accommodations and Food
The Serenity Center offers dormitory style accommodations with a large kitchen, several therapy rooms, a common area and dual occupancy bedrooms equipped with twin beds and furniture. There is a patio area with picnic tables for socializing. Residents are asked to bring all hygiene products, a week’s worth of clothing and athletic wear. Smoking is permitted in certain areas. As nutrition is an integral part of the programming, clients eat healthy meals with their peers each day.
Treatment and Staff
Before entering treatment, clients are encouraged to call for a preliminary consultation and evaluation. During intake, residents undergo a more comprehensive assessment to help the team determine the most effective treatment strategy customized to the individual’s unique needs. Family is contacted shortly after intake to discuss treatment expectations and goals. While the Serenity Center does not offer detox, clients in need can be referred to a local hospital or detox center before entering the residential program.
The facility offers a 30 day comprehensive residential program. Clients engage in daily individual and group therapy as well as frequent family therapy. Serenity Center also provides psychoeducation courses that focus on relapse prevention and addiction as a disease. In addition, residents are required to participate in a 12-step support group each day.
The multidisciplinary team at the Serenity Center is comprised of a medical director, psychologist, MFT and a nursing team.
The Serenity Center offers aftercare for clients that have completed the residential program. Groups meet on Wednesday nights at the St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Serenity Center of Louisiana provides a 30 day residential program, an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and aftercare services for adult clients struggling with addiction and chemical dependency. While the 12-step method is the cornerstone of the programming, residents also engage in individual, group and family therapy, psychoeducation, relapse prevention and nutritional education, which all make for a well rounded treatment experience. For clients in the area seeking a solid residential program, Serenity Center is a great option.
The Serenity Center of Louisiana
2325 Weymouth Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
The Serenity Center of Louisiana Cost: Accepts most private insurance. Reach The Serenity Center of Louisiana by phone at (225) 361-0899. Find The Serenity Center of Louisiana on Facebook
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