FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What determines the quality of a drug and alcohol rehab? Here are some program basics that are offered by Behavioral Wellness & Recovery that allows us to provide quality treatment?
- BWR is licensed by the State of PA for the levels of care that are provided
- We employ licensed staff and our physician is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- We supersede the PA state requirements by being accredited by The Joint Commission.
- The care provided is outcome-based and performance improvement activities are ongoing
- Dual diagnosis care is provided and the program is overseen by a physician.
- Psychiatric and medical care is provided
- BWR, a quality drug and alcohol treatment center, ensures that the physical structure meets the needs of the patients who are being served
- Individualized treatment programs are developed for each patient and include traditional and nontraditional therapeutic modalities, and fitness, wellness, and spirituality
- A strong family program is at the center of our drug and alcohol rehab
- Confidentiality is always given the utmost importance by BWR staff
What is a phased treatment approach and why does Behavioral Wellness and Recovery incorporate it into our drug and alcohol rehab program?
What is dual diagnosis and how do I get help for my dual diagnosis disorder?
What other types of treatment are available other than 12 step based treatment?
Will my family be involved in my treatment?
I don’t want my job to find out. How is my information protected?
- Crimes against program personnel or on program premises
- Medical emergencies
- Mandated reports of child abuse or neglect
- Elderly abuse or neglect
- Threats to harm self or others
- Court orders
Will my job fire me if I go to treatment? What is FMLA?
Since drug and alcohol addiction are considered a medical disease and if you have been at your full-time job for at least 12 months, you are likely eligible for Family and Medical Leave. The Family and Medical Leave Act provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, and applies to public agencies, public and private educational institutions, and companies with more than 50 employees. The FMLA also requires that health insurance benefits be maintained during the leave. The employee must have worked for their employer for at least 12 months and for at least 1,250 hours over the past 12 months.
I have lost my job. Will I have coverage?
Is Behavioral Wellness and Recovery a residential drug and alcohol treatment program?
How long will I have to stay in treatment?
Does Behavioral Wellness and Recovery provide medical detox from alcohol and drugs?
I have medical problems and must take medications. How will this affect my treatment?
You will be able to receive required medical medications that are not mood-altering and medical treatment while participating in our program. Our physician will also prescribe any needed medications and will seek outside consultation when necessary. Should you acquire a medical condition while participating in BWR’s drug and alcohol treatment program, it will be addressed by our clinical team and our physician.
Can I make/receive phone calls and send/receive mail while I’m in treatment?
All mail should be directed to BWR, Patient’s Name, 704 W. Nields St., Unit 9, West Chester, PA 19382. Mail is only received during business hours, M – F. Items such as non-prepackaged food, open containers, products containing ethyl alcohol, aerosol cans, and sharp objects are prohibited.
What should and shouldn’t I bring to treatment?
How much does drug and alcohol treatment cost?
What type of therapy will I receive while in drug and alcohol treatment?
BWR uses therapeutic techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavior therapy, seeking-safety, and motivational interviewing. The therapy will be provided in group, individual, and family activities. Psychoeducation, recreation, and wellness activities also routinely occur. You can view a sample schedule here.
What is Behavioral Wellness and Recovery’s success rate?
Will I see a psychiatrist during treatment?
I have insurance will it cover my treatment?
How can I receive treatment at Behavioral Wellness and Recovery if I don’t live in Pennsylvania?
Can I smoke during treatment?
I am on probation. Can I still go to treatment?
I have been arrested and have a pending court date. Will this affect my ability to go to treatment?
My wife/husband also needs substance abuse treatment. Can he/she go to treatment with me?
Will my insurance cover my pharmacy costs?
Which recreation activities can I participate in while receiving treatment?
Can I work out during treatment?
When I leave treatment how will Behavioral Wellness and Recovery assist me in transitioning home?
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