ABOUT CAMBRIDGE BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL
Set in Cambridge, Ohio, in the Appalachian Mountains, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital addresses a wide range of emotional and mental health conditions. Services include residential treatment for substance abuse, mental illness, and co-occurring disorders for adults. Patients may be admitted voluntarily or involuntarily, and crisis care services are also available.
Within the state, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital is one of 23 (5.6 percent) of substance abuse treatment facilities that provides hospital-based inpatient care and among 47.9 percent with specially tailored programs for clients with co-occurring disorders.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The integrated treatment process at Cambridge Behavioral Hospital begins with an assessment upon admission. The intake team considers a client’s mental, physical, and chemical dependency profile to diagnose and develop an individualized treatment plan. Clients who require stabilization receive detox services which, within the state, are provided by 5.1 percent of hospital-based inpatient programs.
During their stay, clients participate in individual counseling, group therapy, family programming, and educational workshops. When necessary, medication management is available to address co-occurring mental health symptoms.
Clients also may participate in 12-step meetings and activity therapy. A specialized program for seniors is available, which addresses the specific needs of the 55+ age group, including preventive measures to maintain normal function.
The Eclipse Dual Diagnosis Program assesses and serves clients with co-occurring substance use disorders. Clients typically are referred to the program through an evaluation by clinical specialists.
Family participation is encouraged throughout treatment. Family counseling is available as needed to facilitate the rebuilding of family relationships. Clients also are encouraged to pursue family treatment in the community whenever possible.
Aftercare is a hallmark of the programs at the center. Social workers and the treatment team begin the planning process upon a client’s admission to ensure a safe and successful transition into the community.
The Cambridge Behavioral Hospital treatment team includes physicians, licensed therapists, case managers, nurses, and mental health technicians. Within the state, the center is among 24.7 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. To date, the four individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com generally approved of the staff's aptitude.
Staff Experience and Training: 4/5
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Currently, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital does not provide information online regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, to date, the four individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com approved of the facility's upkeep and gave moderate ratings for the its exercise options.
Exercise and Leisure: 3/5
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, almost a dozen former clients submitted mostly favorable feedback to Rehabs.com about Cambridge Behavioral Hospital. “Not my first attempt at sobriety, but this time it stuck,” one alum wrote. The four participants who reviewed more detailed metrics of a Rehabs.com survey reported a lack of programming options, though still most noted they'd recommend the facility.
Would Recommend: 3.5/5
Counseling Options: 2.8/5
Family Participation: 2/5
“Overall, I would give CBH a 4 star rating. I would recommend my friends or family to this facility,” one alum wrote, which was echoed by another alum. “I would recommend this place for treatment. I learned a lot about the different addictions.how to deal with it.”
However, three alumni viewed their experience critically, considering the program more focused on mental health than on addiction treatment. “Was sold on the "dual diagnosis anthem", which they had little to no drug/alcohol treatment,” one alum wrote.
On secondary sites, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital received moderately positive coverage to date: 3.7 out of five stars based on 23 reviews on Google; and 3.4 stars based on the opinion of 22 people on Facebook, which the organization may manage.   Note that not all reviewers (alumni, loved ones, others) went to the facility for chemical dependency treatment, yet many described the staff as caring.
Those who specifically mentioned or presumably received treatment for substance abuse appreciated the results achieved. Five-star reviewer Josh on Google wrote: “I went there to get off meth an the hold it had on me in order to get my daughter back they are some of the most caring prople i have ever meet i would like to say it again thanks for all your help an support.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The sole loved one who reviewed Cambridge Behavioral Hospital for Rehabs.com to date submitted highly positive impressions. P.C. awarded five stars for counseling options, facility cleanliness and upkeep, holistic offerings, leadership, pricing, staff support, and likelihood to recommend the facility. P.C. reported to Rehabs.com that their loved one stopped abusing substances and that the center provided aftercare.
At the time of this writing, Cambridge Behavioral Hospital accepts most private insurance, such as plans from Aetna, Humana, Magellan, and United Healthcare. In addition, the facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. To date, the four individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter appreciated the facility's cost.
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