ABOUT COMMQUEST - BRIGHT HOUSE
CommQuest — BRIGHT House is one of four residential facilities maintained by Quest Recovery & Prevention Services in Canton, Ohio. BRIGHT House exclusively treats teenage girls ages 15 to 18, and its programming promotes positive life changes and long-term sobriety. The facility is one of the 188 (46 percent) facilities in Ohio with programs specifically for women. Detoxification services are not offered on-site.
Throughout Canton, Quest Recovery & Prevention Services also provides medication-assisted treatment, outpatient counseling, drug testing, a driver intervention program, continuing education services, and more. In addition, Quest also operates a facility for adolescent boys called the Smith House.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
BRIGHT House is a non-medical center that utilizes the social responsibility therapy (SRT) model for treatment. During their time at BRIGHT House, which typically lasts 90 days, clients receive approximately 25 hours of weekly programming. Bright House is one of Ohio’s 71 (17.4 percent) long-term treatment facilities. To ensure residents stay up-to-date with academics, all residents receive online schooling along with weekly programming.
During residential care, residents regularly participate in individual and group counseling sessions. Families are also encouraged to attend weekly family counseling sessions. While the facility is designed to treat clients struggling with a primary substance abuse concern, the facility may also address topics that contribute to substance abuse, such as family dynamics, trauma, peer pressure, body image, self-esteem, and other age- and gender-specific concerns.
BRIGHT House leadership includes a licensed social worker and a chemical dependency counselor assistant.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Situated in a rural area of Canton, the intimate, 12-bed facility is located in a nondescript building adjacent to a juvenile detention center and across the street from the community’s middle school. The facility’s online photo gallery shows a homelike environment filled with comfortable furniture, cheerful décor, and brightly painted walls. There is also a full kitchen on-site.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, the one alum polled by Rehabs.com simply wrote: “Worst experience of my entire life.” On Facebook, where the facility may manage its page, CommQuest - Bright & Smith House Adolescent Campus has a five out of five-star rating and a one out of five-star rating.
One reviewer described the facility as having “strict rules” but lax curfews. However, Lynda, the five-star reviewer wrote: "I believe these campuses are a true and definite need in a community that is riddled with an adolescent concern for awareness and needed changes."
There is currently no information provided on the facility's website regarding its costs.
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