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Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

3909 South Wilson Road, Radcliff, Kentucky, 40160
The Adult Chemical Dependency Inpatient Program at Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System is highly structured for adults over the age of 18 with a need for supervised detoxification or for a recovery program. The philosophy of the Adult Chemical Dependency Program centers on the Living in Balance Model. This model heavily focuses on relapse prevention and provides numerous opportunties for improvement with daily living skills through extensive group sessions. Living in Balance helps patients to discover areas of life they have neglected through addiction and gives them the resources to live a sober life.

Facility Highlights

  • Nursing Education
  • Relapse Prevention
  • AA/NA Meetings

Specialization

  • 12-Step

    The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.
  • Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

    These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

Facility Settings

  • Hospital

Meet the Staff

  • Chuck Webb
    Chuck WebbCEO
    Chuck Webb has been with Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System since January 2001. Under his guidance, the facility has seen tremendous growth in providing mental health and substance abuse services to children, adolescents, adults and military personnel. Mr. Webb is a graduate of the University of Louisville School Of Business. He has 36 years of experience within the behavioral health industry, which includes 25 plus years at the administrative/CEO level.
  • Dr. M. Wasim Sajid
    Dr. M. Wasim SajidMedical Director
    Dr. Sajid has been with Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System since April 2008. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. Dr. Sajid was previously the Chief of the Division of Adult Psychiatry at the University of Florida. He also was the Medical Director of Psychiatry Clinics, the Director of Outpatient Services and the Director of Child Community Services. He has served as the Training Director for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship program at the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and has served as President of the North-Central Florida Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition to his Medical Director responsibilities at LTBHS, Dr. Sajid also provides psychiatry services to adolescents & adults and oversees the inpatient military program for active duty personnel and retirees.

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ABOUT LINCOLN TRAIL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Located in Radcliff, Ky., home of the Fort Knox Army Base, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System offers residential and outpatient treatment for substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. The rehab center provides specialized programming for adults, adolescent girls, and veterans and military service members. Lincoln Trail is one of Kentucky’s 16 inpatient facilities (4.5 percent of 359 total rehabs) to provide detox services.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Assessments are available at Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System 24/7, according to the facility’s website. Some patients begin their treatment with medically supervised detoxification. This Kentucky rehab center is among the 26 percent of treatment facilities in the U.S. to offer specialized programming for adolescents.

Girls ages 12 to 17 struggling with chemical dependency may participate in Lincoln Trail’s Magnolias inpatient unit, which follows the Matrix Model. This approach uses positive reinforcement, education, activity therapy, and spiritual counseling, with an emphasis on relapse prevention preparation. Family therapy is also included, and residents attend school onsite.

The adult chemical dependency inpatient program follows a Living in Balance Model. Treatment incorporates 12-step facilitation and a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Programming is group-based, although individual and group family therapy are also provided. Clients typically participate in a spirituality group, activity therapy, dietary counseling, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings.

One of the highlights of Lincoln Trail’s services is Mission Wellness, its military/vet program. Clients can attend from across the country, in which just 10 percent of U.S. treatment facilities provide specialized military programming; the Kentucky average is 12 percent. In addition to closed AA meetings onsite for military members, the program involves CBT, SMART Recovery, mindfulness techniques, expressive art therapy, and trauma-oriented eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).

This facility’s outpatient offerings include full-day partial hospitalization programming (PHP) and half-day intensive outpatient programming (IOP). Therapeutic methods include the Matrix Model, Living in Balance, and Seeking Safety.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

The multidisciplinary treatment team at Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System includes board-certified addictionologists, psychiatrists, and certified alcohol and drug counselors (CADC). Some staff have military experience and some are in recovery, according to the facility’s website.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

This 140-bed addiction and psychiatric hospital gives residents access to a gymnasium, art and activity rooms, lounge areas with physical and electronic recreation, and simply furnished, semi-private bedrooms. Meals are served in a cafeteria.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

Of nine alumni reviews received to date by Rehabs.com for Lincoln Trail Behavioral Systems, two were critical, five highly favorable, and two positive with a couple of significant caveats. Five to six former clients polled more extensively tended to represent the staff positively.

Staff’s Level of Training and Experience: 4/5

Feedback suggested that clients found Lincoln Trail structured, yet with limited flexibility in therapeutic approaches. Two pointed out that there was “very little down time” and “not enough exercise."

Counseling Options: 3.4/5
Exercise and Leisure Activities: 3.1/5
Holistic offerings: 2.5/5

Alumni’s highest rating featured a well-kept facility and the lowest indicated strict or limited access to outside communication.

Cleanliness and upkeep: 4/5
Connectivity: 2.3/5

Elsewhere on secondary review sites, feedback from former clients for Lincoln Trail followed the same general trends. Twenty-one Google reviews averaged a 3.1 out of five-star rating. About one-quarter of the comments referenced inadequate treatment or a “waste of time.” However, a greater number of positive commenters characterized the program as life-saving and/or reported receiving help and learning.[1]

To date, the facility’s Yelp page had one positive, one mixed, and two negative reviews. One particularly praised the military program, while noting that a client needed to want and ask for guidance. Two alumni concurred with Google reviewers on their perception of inattentive staff.[2]

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

Three of the four loved ones polled by Rehabs.com would recommend Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System to others. Feedback tended to be in line with alumni perspectives, including two suggestions that more visitation should be allowed.

Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4.5/5
Exercise and Leisure Activities: 3/5
Holistic Offerings: 2.3/5

Comments included concerns about the use of medication in treatment, one report of understaffing, and multiple representations of staff as kind and understanding. Staff training and experience received three ratings of four and five stars.

WHAT STAFF SAY

Of 38 Indeed reviews for Lincoln Trail, about one-third reported short-staffing. A little over one-third particularly expressed commitment to respect and serve clients. According to seven staffers, the treatment facility provided continuous learning opportunities, although two reported not enough training.[3]

FINANCING

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System accepts most private insurance plans, along with Medicare, Tricare, and Medicaid. All but one of the alumni and loved ones polled by Rehabs.com agreed the program was worth its cost.

Affordability: 4.3/5

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.yelp.com/biz/lincoln-trail-behavioral-health-centers-radcliff
[3] https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Lincoln-Trail-Behavioral-Health-System/reviews?fcountry=US&floc=Radcliff%2C+KY

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