ABOUT CENTERPOINTE CAMPUS FOR HOPE
Campus for Hope is part of the CenterPointe organization, which serves low-income and homeless individuals through more than two dozen programs throughout Nebraska.
Based in Omaha, Campus for Hope offers short- and long-term residential treatment for adults in the five surrounding counties who are struggling with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. The facility follows a harm reduction model and takes pride in supporting a diverse range of people, including the LGBTQ community as well as both religious and nonreligious individuals.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Both Campus for Hope residential programs provide 42 hours of programming per week, centered on group therapy and education. According to the facility's website, they provide an in-depth treatment experience designed to help clients understand how their mental illness and addiction interact with each other. The average length of stay ranges from four to six months but varies according to patient needs. The addiction-only program lasts about 45 days.
The facility adheres to a holistic approach and offers a full continuum of care, including treatment, social rehabilitation, and housing. Additionally, individual and family sessions are provided, along with nursing, psychiatric, and nutritional care.
Residents participate in recreational therapy, life skills training, and various educational and therapy approaches, which include the trauma-oriented Seeking Safety and the self-empowerment Smart Recovery programs. While not part of primary programming, attendance at community 12-step meetings is also encouraged for clients who find it helpful. In addition to residential treatment, Campus for Hope offers outpatient community support.
The multidisciplinary team includes licensed alcohol and drug counselors, psychiatric nurses, and master's level social workers and therapists. CenterPointe is one of only 36 facilities (25 percent) in Nebraska that is CARF-Accredited. Three of the four individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com to date praised the qualifications of staff.
Staff Experience and Training: 4.25/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
According to the facility's website, living arrangements are simple with shared bedrooms and limited storage space. All meals are provided. Visitations are pre-approved and scheduled on weekends, with increasing time away from the rehab center permitted as individuals move forward in recovery. Phones are available for use, but personal cellphones and other electronic communication devices are restricted. Overall, survey respondents polled on the matter approved of the facility's accommodations.
Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4.75/5
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The three alumni polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave positive feedback overall. Offering five stars for the amount of family participation and four stars for counseling options, alum Diane described staff members as caring and going "above and beyond their job descriptions to help others."
Alum Tori offered perfect five-star ratings for the effectiveness of both group and individual counseling and wrote: "The Short Term Treatment program was very structured and strict. This was exactly what I needed at the time." Offering a five-star rating for the facility's overall effectiveness, the third anonymous alum added: "I would recommend their program to anyone in the country struggling with addiction."
On Google reviews, feedback from alumni was also generally positive, with 12 reviewers giving the facility an average rating of 3.7 out of five stars. "Professional staff giving people the hope for a new way of life everyday!" John, a representative reviewer, wrote.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two anonymous loved ones polled by Rehabs.com provided mixed opinions. In particular, they were split on the effectiveness of treatment, counseling options, exercise and leisure opportunities, and their likelihood to recommend the program to others, among other categories. The more critical reviewer wrote: "Group sessions were a strength of the facility, but a weakness was a lack of competent counselors."
By contrast, the other loved one, a parent, rated staff experience five stars and praised the program's emphasis on structure and accountability. "They took in my son, who has now been clean and sober for 120 days," they wrote. "The first time in over 20 years he has stayed clean and on the right path."
Fees are assessed on a sliding scale for many clients. Medicaid and some private insurance plans are also accepted. The two individuals polled on the matter felt satisfied with the cost of treatment, offering this aspect of treatment a four- and five-star rating.
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