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3 Pierce Rd, Dublin, New Hampshire, 03444
Located in a peaceful rural setting at the base of Mt. Monadnock in Dublin, N.H., Phoenix House Dublin Center provides residential substance abuse treatment for adults in a physically and psychologically safe environment. Our goal is to foster a sense of well-being, dignity, and respect for self and others. Dublin Center serves adults from New Hampshire and Vermont who need residential treatment for substance abuse, including those with co-occurring mental health issues. Length of stay is determined by individual assessment and progress towards clinical goals.

Facility Highlights

  • Sporting Events
  • Recreational Activities
  • Nutritional Planning

Specialization

  • Residential Treatment

    Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
  • Individualized Treatment

    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Facility Settings

  • Mountains

Meet the Staff

  • Jennifer Parker
    Jennifer ParkerAssistant Director
    Jennifer Parker, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, has worked with Phoenix House throughout her career in the addiction profession. Jennifer was passionate about working in the human services from a young age. Her family experienced the effects of substance abuse, and Jennifer’s mother worked in the human services profession for 30 years. “I got to see a lot of the work that she did growing up, and that made me want to be in the helping profession,” Jennifer says. She chose an addiction counseling track and earned her associate’s degree in addiction studies from New Hampshire Technical Institute.
  • Peter Dal Pra, LADC, LCS
    Peter Dal Pra, LADC, LCSProgram Director
    Peter Dal Pra, LADC and LCS, has been working in the field of addiction treatment since 1993, serving as a counselor, an outreach worker, a clinical supervisor, and a program director. As a leader and advocate for treatment in New Hampshire, Peter has also served on government commissions, on the boards of associations, and as a member of behavioral health coalitions. Peter began his career after he went through addiction treatment over twenty years ago. He recalls, “With a couple of the staff members, you could see in their eyes they really cared about us. That was a calling.” He decided to give back by becoming an addiction counselor, and he quickly knew it was where he belonged.

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ABOUT PHOENIX HOUSE RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM -- DUBLIN CENTER

Phoenix House has locations in 11 states across the U.S. This center in Dublin, New Hampshire, which is funded by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, offers residential treatment and sober living services to adults from Vermont and New Hampshire who are struggling with substance us disorder or and co-occurring disorders. The facility is also one of only six non-hospital residential substance abuse treatment facilities in New Hampshire (just six nine percent of all facilities in the state) to provide medical detox.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

The type of treatment available is determined by the client’s home state and an initial assessment by clinical staff members. For residents of New Hampshire, short-term residential care is available, followed by the option of a transitional living facility. Rehabs.com reviewers reported that their length of stay was between 30 to 90 days. Clients from Vermont can participate in a long-term residential program that can last up to six months.

All clients help make their own individualized treatment plans and participate in 12-step meetings. Other treatment modalities involve evidence-based practices and include individual, group, and family counseling, life-skills training, educational or vocational opportunities, education about substance abuse, relapse prevention workshops, and recreational activities.

Staff works with family members to offer education about addiction, and gives individual and group sessions with families. Aftercare planning is also threaded into treatment.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

The facility’s website notes that a client’s treatment team may include medical doctors, nurse practitioners, social workers, licensed drug and alcohol counselors, and other specialists.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Dublin Center is located in a remote, wooded area at the base of Mount Monadnock. Photographs posted on the center’s Google page shows a large two-story house with simple, shared bedrooms.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

Of the three former clients surveyed by Rehabs.com to date, two gave the Dublin Center positive feedback, while one gave it a negative review. The two happy former clients both reported that the program successfully helped them get sober, though they did note that rules were strict and the facility itself was no-frills. In a review representative of positive feedback, Kate wrote: "It's not a fancy rehab/resort, it's just down to earth good treatment. The staff and clinicians are very approachable, reasonable, yet firm with the rules."

J.G.C., the one negative reviewer, disagreed, describing the treatment team as rude and the program as "unacceptably understaffed." The alum added: "They are unable to handle the course load they are assigned and cannot appropriately manage this substance abuse "program"."

On Google[1], the Dublin Center earned an average rating of 3.3 out of five stars based on six reviews. Of the five reviewers who left comments, three offered positive feedback and two provided negative feedback. The satisfied former clients gave the rehab overall ratings of five out of five stars and described the program helpful and effective. The two negative reviewers, however, complained about disorganized aftercare and described the facility as unsafe.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

Friends and family offered mixed reviews of Dublin Center -- of the four loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date, two reported positive experiences and two offered negative feedback. While the two happy reviewers described the rehab as helpful for those who want it, the two dissatisfied reviewers described the staff as rude and the treatment as ineffective.

The Dublin Center also received mixed feedback from two loved ones on Yelp[2], whose sons attended the facility. Tammy gave it just one out of five stars overall and noted that she was "very disappointed with this program." However Cynthia awarded the rehab an overall rating of five stars and wrote: "{My son] said to me today he would give Phoenix House a 5 star review.. thank you Phoenix house!! He has gone to many fancy rehab centers. But this worked!!!!"

FINANCING

Phoenix House accepts Medicaid and is in-network with many major insurance providers, including Aetna, Cigna, and United.

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.yelp.com/biz/phoenix-house-dublin-dublin

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