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Brentwood Hospital Of Shreveport

1006 Highland Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101
The Adult Addictive Disease Program is specially designed for adults ages 18 and over who require treatment for drug and/or alcohol dependency or abuse. This includes both detoxification and rehabilitation services based upon a 12-step program model.

Facility Highlights

  • Relapse Prevention Groups
  • 12-Step Groups
  • Health and Nutrition Education

Specialization

  • Holistic Therapy

    Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.
  • Education

    Emphasis is placed on education and all aspects of the addiction process, to include disease concept, family issues, and relapse prevention strategies.

Facility Settings

  • Hospital

Meet the Staff

  • Charles Lee, LCSW, BACS
    Charles Lee, LCSW, BACSAssistant Administrator and Clinical Director
    Charles Lee oversees administrative and clinical aspects of social services, utilization review, educational/school services, activity and recreational therapy and medical student training. Charles has been with Brentwood Hospital in various administrative and clinical capacities for more than 20 years. He has a master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York and a master’s degree in Business Management from Tulane University in New Orleans.
  • William Weaver
    William WeaverCEO and Managing Director
    William Weaver has over 20 years of progressive experience in the behavioral health field. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Behavioral Science from Athens State University and a Masters in Business Administration from Stamford University. He was previously licensed as a social worker and certified as an addiction treatment professional while serving in direct patient care roles. Mr. Weaver is a hands on executive that places a high regard on ensuring staff and patients are treated with the best possible care in a compassionate environment. Personally, he is the married father of three children.

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ABOUT BRENTWOOD HOSPITAL

Located just south of central Shreveport in northwest Louisiana, Brentwood Hospital offers a full spectrum of mental and behavioral health services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Treatment for substance use disorder is available for those ages 18 and older, and includes inpatient and outpatient programs. Medical detox is also offered, which is a service available in 13.1 percent of hospital-based treatment centers in Louisiana.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Brentwood offers multidisciplinary substance abuse treatment that’s firmly rooted in 12-step principles and practices and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

Services include psychiatric assessments and medication management, as well as individual and group therapy, family counseling, relapse prevention workshops, and yoga and relaxation training. Each client receives a personalized aftercare plan upon discharge.

The length of inpatient treatment depends on the needs of each patient. Outpatient options include a partial hospital program (PHP), which is a treatment level offered by 17.2 percent of treatment facilities in the Louisiana.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

The substance abuse program is overseen by an attending psychiatrist, and the center as a whole employs numerous M.D.s, including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and psychologists. To date, the 12 individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com appreciated the aptitude of staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 4/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Pictures published on Brentwood’s website indicate a clinical facility with a canteen-style dining room, limited outdoor space, and shared rooms. Brentwood is a 200-bed, smoke-free facility. To date, the 12 individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com praised the cleanliness of the facility and its amenities.

Cleanliness: 4.3/5
Exercise and Leisure: 4.1/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The majority of alumni polled by Rehabs.com to date (10 out of 12) gave Brentwood Hospital positive feedback, describing the treatment as effective, and the staff as knowledgeable and supportive. "My experience with Brentwood has always been a positive one," an anonymous alum wrote in a representative review. "The staff work together as one and patients feel at ease here and like they are in good hands."

Overall, the nine alumni polled on more granular metrics by Rehabs.com reported they'd recommend the facility and appreciated most aspects of programming.

Would Recommend: 4.4/5
Family Participation: 4/5
Counseling Options: 3.6/5

The hospital did not fare as well on secondary sites, however, where it earned average ratings of 2.3 out of five stars based on 158 Google reviews[1] and 1.6 out of five stars based on 16 CiteHealth reviews[2]. While a handful of alumni across both sites noted that the substance abuse treatment was helpful, the majority of former clients who left feedback complained about issues such as rude staff and a lack of therapy and activities.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

Feedback from friends and family was mixed. Of the seven individuals polled by Rehabs.com to date, four left negative feedback and three offered positive reviews. Unhappy loved ones complained about high costs, unpleasant staff, and a lack of communication with family members.

"You can call and call and never receive a call back the whole time my husband was there not one call back," J.G. claimed in a review representative of negative feedback. Loved ones who left positive feedback simply noted that the treatment was effective.

WHAT STAFF SAY

E.J., the one staff member surveyed by Rehabs.com to date, did not speak highly of Brentwood Hospital. "This is one horrible place," they wrote. "The management is non existant basically."

FINANCING

According to CiteHealth, Brentwood Hospital takes private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare, the latter of which is accepted by 28.3 percent of treatment facilities in Louisiana. To date, the 12 individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com gave mixed opinions concerning the facility's cost.

Affordability: 3.3/5

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://citehealth.com/rehab-centers/louisiana/cities/shreveport/brentwood-hospital

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