ABOUT SILVER SANDS RECOVERY
Located amidst an expansive desert plain near Prescott, Ariz., Silver Sands Recovery offers residential treatment and gender-separate living facilities for adults seeking recovery from substance use. The facility also offers medically-assisted detoxification services and treatment for co-occurring disorders.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Operating under the disease model of addiction, treatment at Silver Sands is a blend of 12-Step, holistic treatments, and evidence-based treatment modalities. On the first day of treatment, clients attend a 12-step meeting and every day thereafter to quickly immerse clients into the fellowship.
Residential treatment also includes individual and group therapy, psychotherapy, and holistic analysis to determine and minimize connections to clients' sources of misuse of substances. Co-occurring disorder treatment offers trauma resolution to help clients deal with traumatic experiences abetting their issues of substance use.
Family involvement is strongly encouraged, and Silver Sands allows loved ones to join clients' individual therapy sessions once per week via phone. Facetime is available at therapists' discretion.
Near the end of treatment, clients may plan for aftercare treatment and receive assistance with employment searches or college planning. Vocational assistance is only offered at 39% of facilities in the state.
Silver Sands also offers the Sports Division treatment program, a specialized program track for professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and amateur athletes struggling with substance use. While in treatment, clients can participate in sports leagues and other related activities to use sports as a means of promoting sobriety and connecting with the community.
Silver Sands employs therapists, house managers, and admissions coordinators. Staff supervision is available 24/7. The facility is part of the 19% of facilities across the country that are accredited by the Joint Commission. Of the 13 individuals polled to date by Rehabs.com, seven individuals surveyed on the matter praised the aptitude of staff.
Staff Experience and Training: 4.7/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Airport pick-up and transportation is available. Clients live in gender-specific facilities and follow a diet of healthy, clean eating to improve nutrition. Amenities include equine therapy, hiking, sports, and planned weekend activities. Photos depict a comfortably furnished facility with a kitchen and conference rooms.
According to an article published in September 2016 on App.com, Silver Sands can accommodate up to 40 clients. The individuals polled on the matter felt the facility was impeccably well-maintained.
Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 5/5
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, reaction to Silver Sands is extremely positive. Eight alumni provided positive reviews to Rehabs.com. The two alumni polled extensively by Rehabs.com gave Silver Sands five out of five star ratings for its holistic treatment offerings, counseling options, and ability to treat co-occurring disorders.
Alumni praised the facility for its compassionate staff and excellent therapists. Alum T.N. wrote: "Was able to get me sober and show me how to stay sober." Alum Paul added: "This place saved my life and I'm forever grateful."
Feedback about Silver Sands Recovery online is extremely positive. On Google, the facility has an average rating of 4.6 out of five stars from 30 reviews to date. On Facebook, where the facility can manage its page, it has 4.7 out of five stars from 27 reviews. Alumni wrote about a caring and “responsive” staff, a “safe environment,” and the focus on “long-term” recovery.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Three loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date praised the facility, all offering perfect five-star ratings for its holistic offerings, visitor policies, and the amount of family participation. Only counseling options and the level of staff experience earned a four star review from one loved one. Leaving no complaints, all three were unequivocal in their praise of the facility's helpful staff and clean, accommodating atmosphere. "Facility is very accommodating and helpful. Facility is clean. Treatment is individualized," loved one James wrote.
WHAT STAFF SAY
Two staff members polled by Rehabs.com to date also gave Silver Sands very positive ratings, with both staff members giving five stars for its treatment of co-occurring disorders, counseling options, and level of family participation. One employee wrote: "Very hands on with clients family orientated."
Silver Sands accepts private insurance plans including Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, and more. Insurance validation is available via the facility's website. The seven individuals polled on the matter approved of the facility's cost.
Silver Sands’ Sports Division is active in the community, hosting and promoting sporting events. The program has proven-effective in helping clients connect with the community while promoting a sober lifestyle.
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