The Willows Reviews, Cost, Complaints

The Willows

1
Share.

inexpensive rehabs in syracuse californiaThe Basics

A subsidiary of Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare, one of the largest behavioral health providers in New York, The Willows is an inpatient drug and alcohol treatment program open to men and women offering a range of treatment methods to choose from.

Accommodations and Food

Equipped with a total of 60 beds—40 for treatment and 25 for detox—clients stay in mini-suites with attached bathrooms generally shared among three roommates. Detox is in a medical unit with 13 beds reserved for traditional medically-supervised detox and the other 12 for those receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) via Suboxone. While the facility is more clinical than luxurious, it still offers a comfortable atmosphere comparable to that of a mid-range hotel. On-site laundry, exercise facilities and three daily meals are provided.

Treatment and Staff

After an initial psychiatric assessment, detox or stabilization phase if necessary, clients begin one of three treatment tracks: co-occurring disorders, criminal justice or relapse prevention. Within these tracks, each client’s program is individualized to fit their specific needs. During individual and group therapy, staff therapists employ a wide-range of evidence-based treatment modalities including CBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Gorski Relapse Prevention Therapy and Seeking Safety. The The Hazelden Model is used for clients with a dual diagnosis.

Each day treatment combines a range of services and activities including educational sessions, PTSD support, recreational therapy focused on developing social skills, stress and anger management and 12-step meetings. Holistic methods are also available, including acupuncture and yoga.

Staff consists of CASACs, RNs, LPNs, LCSWs and Master’s-level counselors.

Extras

The Willows is the only treatment program in New York that admits postpartum women with newborn children up to three months old. On-site childcare is available, enabling clients to participate in treatment while bonding with their infants. It also offers a smoking cessation program using nicotine replacement therapy.

In addition to residential treatment, outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) are also offered through Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare.

In Summary

The Willows is a co-ed and affordable comprehensive inpatient program that uses a wide range of evidence-based therapies to treat substance abuse. An especially valuable resource for new mothers and clients with co-occurring disorders, The Willows offers a full continuum of care from detox to outpatient, making it a solid choice for locals and beyond.

The Willows
847 James St
Syracuse, NY 13203

The Willows Cost: Sliding scale, Medicaid accepted. Reach The Willows at (315) 474-5506. Find The Willows on Facebook and Twitter

Do you have a complaint or review of The Willows to add? Use the comments area below to add your The Willows review.

Share.

1 Comment

  1. The Willows is in partnership with Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare. SBH is a horrible place for detoxing. I received no food the entire first day I was there. Also the Doctor never sent my prescription order in so the entire first day until 4am (when I checked myself out) my medication never even came. I was even given gloves and Lysol and told to clean my own mattress and desk etc. I was told I would be put on suboxen for a year due to my opiate abuse disorder. I did not agree with the length of time (too long) and was completely ignored and basically told I’m not the Doctor. I was also dependent on benzos and was given nothing for helping to treat that. The facility is completely unsanitary as well. Laundry overflowing all over the bathrooms, no hand soap in the bath rooms, just endless complaints. I was also told by three women there that they do have drug problems, but where only staying there because they live on the street and it is winter. They got a bed, 3 meals, medication and heat so they go there in the winter months. I was looking for help and treatment, and these girls thought it was a dorm for junkies to get out of the cold. The clients, I felt; were treated poorly by the entire staff as well. The list just goes on and on. I wouldn’t recommend this facility to anyone.

Leave A Reply

About Author

The largest and most trusted rehab review site in the world.