ABOUT THE PROVIDENCE CENTER – ROADS TO RECOVERY, RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT
The Providence Center’s (TPC) Roads to Recovery program in Cranston, R.I., offers peer support-based residential treatment to men who are struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders. The women’s Roads to Recovery program is located in Wyoming, R.I. An affiliate of the Care New England Health System, TPC emphasizes long-term recovery and wraparound services, including outpatient treatment and sober transitional housing via its network of Anchor Recovery Community Centers.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Roads to Recovery for Men, along with other residential outpatient programs operated by The Providence Center, includes individual and group therapy, as well as coping skills workshops and therapeutic recreation.
Clients also receive medication management, addiction education, relapse and trauma prevention preparation, life skills training, and peer recovery coaching. TPC facilitates primary care and legal and vocational support services. If necessary, the facility also offers supportive housing and homelessness prevention services.
Outpatient programs for adults are held during the day and evening hours. In Rhode Island, Roads to Recovery for men is among the 54.2 percent of facilities to provide specialized programming for men.
The Providence Center’s official Facebook page lists psychiatrists, psychiatric social workers, residential counselors, and chemical dependency treatment professionals among the facility’s staff.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Roads to Recovery for Men is located in the Mathias Building on the campus of Eleanor Slate Hospital, which, according to the state of Rhode Island’s website, is a 284-bed state-operated psychiatric hospital. There is currently no further information provided by The Providence Center regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. The sole individual surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility two out of five stars for its cleanliness and upkeep and meals and nutrition, though awarding three stars for general accommodations.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The one individual polled by Rehabs.com to date, a former client’s loved one, indicated a moderate likelihood to recommend the program to others. They reported inadequate follow-up care, rating overall treatment effectiveness three stars. The reviewer also described an environment not fully supportive of recovery, noting that their loved one “was caught using in the facility.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
Providing more favorable feedback for the Cranston Roads to Recovery program were two staff reviews on Indeed. Both reviewers expressed enjoyment and commitment to working with clients, as well as highlighting supportive co-workers. They rated the facility four and five out of five stars, respectively.
According to the facility’s website, The Providence Center accepts about a dozen insurance plans at the time of this writing, including BC/BS, United, Tufts, TriCare, Medicaid, Aetna, and Value Options. The facility is among the 45.8 percent of Rhode Island facilities to accept federal military insurance.
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