ABOUT HOPE HOUSE TREATMENT CENTER
Located in a rural setting outside the tiny town of Crownsville, Maryland, nonprofit Hope House offers residential and outpatient treatment to adults struggling with substance use disorder and/or co-occurring disorders. It's also among the 1.2 percent of treatment facilities in Maryland to provide medical detox. Hope House has an additional location in nearby Laurel.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to Hope House Treatment Center's website, treatment starts with an assessment to create an individualized treatment plan. Treatment uses the 12-Steps and is based on the disease model of addiction.
The residential program offers short-term care; the length of stay ranges from 14 to 28 days. Treatment includes individual and group counseling, psychiatric and medical treatment as required, relapse prevention workshops, and experiential therapies such as yoga and acupuncture.
The facility also offers treatment for gambling disorder, which is a service provided by 34.6 percent of treatment facilities in Maryland. In addition, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is available and includes naltrexone and Suboxone.
Outpatient options include an intensive outpatient program (IOP), which is a treatment level available in 44 percent of facilities in Maryland, and a general outpatient program, which utilizes Smart Recovery techniques.
According to the facility’s website, medical and nursing care is available 24/7, and the team includes nurses trained in treating addiction, physicians, master’s-level counselors, associate counselors, and treatment aides. To date, the four individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com generally approved of staff.
Staff Experience and Training: 3.8/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Hope House Treatment Center's website notes smoking is permitted, and up to three guests may visit on Saturday afternoons. Personal cell phones are not permitted, and all clients are subject to an initial four-day phone blackout, though after this they may make limited daily phone calls. To date, the five individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com moderately approved of the facility's cleanliness and amenities.
Exercise and Leisure: 3.5/5
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The majority of alumni polled by Rehabs.com to date (five out of six) gave Hope House positive feedback. They noted that the treatment was life-saving and the staff were experienced and compassionate. "Great experience. Knowledgeable and amicable staff. Truly generating "Hope" for addicts like me," Colleen wrote in a representative review.
The facility also fared well on Google, where it earned an average rating of 4.3 out of five stars based on 11 reviews, and Facebook, where it received a 4.6 out of five-star rating based on the opinions of 32 individuals. Across both sites, the majority of former clients who left feedback described the rehab as an effective and comfortable recovery community for people struggling with addiction. "HH saved my life. The staff are amazing the food is on point and my community was beyond the best," Megan wrote in a representative review on Google.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The majority of loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date (five out of seven) gave Hope House positive feedback. They described it as a high-quality treatment facility with effective, no-frills treatment and good follow-up care. "Hope House is a wonderful treatment facility. There should be more like them everywhere," an anonymous loved one wrote in a representative review. Overall, the loved ones polled on the matter (four to six) generally approved of programming and reported they may recommend the facility to others.
Family Participation: 3.8/5
Counseling Options: 3.4/5
Would Recommend: 3.3/5
According to its website, Hope House accepts some private insurance, certain types of state and county funding, and self-payment. Overall, the five individuals polled on the matter gave mixed opinions concerning cost.
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