ABOUT RECOVERY WORKS
With facilities in eight states including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, and Kentucky, Recovery Works offers treatment for individuals struggling with substance abuse. The location in Mayfield, Ky. offers residential care, partial hospitalization (PHP), outpatient counseling, and an intensive outpatient program (IOP). It is one of only 20 residential facilities in Kentucky to provide medical detox on site. Medication-assisted treatment is also available to help with symptoms of withdrawal.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Programs include individual and group therapy, psychotherapy, music therapy, and art therapy, along with recreational and educational therapy, as well as meditation, recreation, and additional education and support groups. Recovery Dynamics and/or other types of self-help groups are provided on-site. Clients learn about life skills, participate in addiction education, and receive mental health treatment, if needed.
The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) offers flexible day and evening sessions and involves 12-step meetings, individual therapy, intensive group therapy, and psychoeducational classes on the nature of addiction. Holistic offerings including recreational therapy and dietary planning.
Medication assisted treatment utilizes prescription medications, such as Methadone, to manage physical symptoms of withdrawal. Recovery Works Mayfield is part of the 17.5 percent of facilities to provide methadone maintenance. This program also includes therapy, life skills development, and 12-step meetings.
Loved ones are encouraged to participate in treatment and both family programs and educational group’s are offered.
According to its website, Recovery Works employs a multidisciplinary team of caring professionals includes medical, psychiatric, and support staff. The website also notes that 24-hour nursing coverage is available during detox. A nutritionist is also employed for evaluations and dietary planning.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Recreational and exercise equipment is provided. All residents must complete chores during their stay. Clients are supervised 24/7. Photos on the facility's website show shared rooms, comfortable common areas, and spacious grounds.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Feedback from alumni to date has been mixed. Of the reviews left on Rehabs.com four are positive, three are negative, and one is neutral.
Most of the negative reviewers felt that the facility was only about the money and not the care of patients. An anonymous alum wrote: "Recovery works thinks of their clients as basically A price tag. Most of the time not even enough beds or food for people to eat. if you choose to leave which people did they won't even let you use their phone." Alum Spencer supported this statement: "I think this place is a danger to addicts and is putting peoples lives at risk. You are a product to these people, not a human being."
The positive review praised the staff. Alum Stephanie wrote of her experience: "It saved my life! The staff is wonderful! If you really help this is the place to go!!" Alum Adrian agreed, writing "I have been clean and sober for 123 days, and I would not change a thing. Thank you recovery works."
On Google, Recovery Works Mayfield earned three ratings of five out of five stars and two ratings of one star. Positive reviews spoke of the effectiveness of the program, such as Doris who wrote "because of this place I now have a clean date" 
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing, four loved ones submitted feedback for Recovery Works to Rehabs.com. All of the reviews were fairly negative.
One loved one gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and one out of five stars for meals and nutrition. Loved one A.F. gave one out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and wrote: "If you actually care about your love one and their recovery this isn't the place for them. May daughter was there for one day and was ate up by bed bugs. They refused to let her call me and she walked in over 100 degree weather to get to a phone. Even her counselor she said was rude and mean."
Another loved one, Judy, gave one out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and warned: "DO NOT LEAVE your loved one in the care of this facility." She added: " I have not heard from anyone. They also have all of her belongings. They were not professional or pleasant in the conversations I did get to have with them."
The other loved one gave three out of five stars for both of these categories, and one out of five stars for family participation and counseling options.This loved one wrote that the facility had "No patience with people."
According to its website, Recovery Works accepts numerous private insurance carriers, including Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and Humana.
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