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184 Fullbrook Lane, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624
Awakening Hill Country is a family-owned, women's only, alcohol and drug treatment center for those afflicted with substance abuse and addiction. Every patient at our facility will participate in individually designed programs comprised of treatment planning, group therapy, individual therapy, and other specialized rehabilitation for drug and alcohol addiction. Our professional staff will apply the latest in proven addiction treatment techniques for you, or the woman you know suffering from addiction. Our staff facility is approved by the state of Texas to bring the best treatment possible to the hill country. Each part of the program is specifically designed for each woman. No aspect of her life, past and present, will be set aside. Every element is crucial to provide the best possibility of sustained recovery and sobriety. The Awakenings Hill Country is a CARF and NAATP Accredited program for women suffering from substance abuse issues. We look forward to serving you!

Facility Highlights

  • Addiction Recovery for Women in the Texas Hill Country
  • Small by Design Substance Abuse Recovery for Women
  • Personalized Treatment in a Bed & Breakfast Setting

Specialization

  • 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.
  • Animal Therapy

    Animal therapy (also called animal-assisted therapy and pet therapy) supports recovery and emotional wellbeing by helping people develop relationships with animals. Animal therapy can be a one-time or ongoing experience.

Facility Settings

  • Wilderness

Meet the Staff

  • Rebecca (Becki) Cook
    Rebecca (Becki) CookProgram Director
    Rebecca Cook has been involved in the field of Addiction Recovery for over 24 years. She currently holds the following license and certificates: License Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC), Qualified Credential Counselor (QCC), Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS), Texas Trainer of Recovery Coaches and Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorder Specialist (COPSD). Rebecca is a member of NAADAC the Association for Addiction Professionals and TAAP Texas Association of Addiction Professional. Rebecca comes to Awakenings with a working knowledge of the 12 steps, an extensive history working with families, relapse prevention planning and using a holistic approach to recovery. Rebecca loves having a small part in the process of assisting women and their families’ break the bondage of addiction; a gift that keeps on giving. One woman helping another woman recover is POWERFUL!
  • Dr. Jeffrey R. Holt
    Dr. Jeffrey R. HoltMedical Director
    Dr. Holt was born in Kerrville and grew up in Comfort, where he graduated from high school in 1996. He received his B.A. at the University of Texas at Austin, then went on to the University of Texas at Houston medical school. He then completed his Family Medicine residency training at the Waco Family Medicine Residency Program. He returned home to the Hill Country in 2008, and joined the Fredericksburg Clinic. In addition to his busy family medicine clinic, he has worked in the field of addiction medicine since 2008, when he started working at Serenity House Drug & Alcohol treatment facility. He received board certification in Addiction Medicine in November 2014 and became the medical director of the One-Eighty detox service at Hill Country Memorial Hospital in May 2015. He also accepted the position of medical director at Awakenings Hill Country, which opened in August 2015.

Financial Details

  • Financing Available

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ABOUT AWAKENINGS HILL COUNTRY

In the rolling green of Texas's Hill Country, less than 100 miles from both San Antonio and Austin, family-owned Awakenings Hill Country offers residential treatment for women struggling with substance use disorder or co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders.

The facility is among the 48 percent of treatment facilities in Texas to provide treatment tailored to women. The facility also provides medical detox, which is available in just 8.4 percent of residential treatment facilities in Texas.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Though religion is not an emphasized programming component of the facility, Awakenings Hill Country does note: "We believe your relationship with God is a critical tool in the recovery process."

Treatment is individualized and offered in increments of 30, 60, and 90 days. Awakenings is among the 21.8 percent of residential facilities in Texas offer long-term treatment lasting longer than 30 days.

Residents are introduced to the 12-Steps, and participate in one-on-one counseling, group therapy, relapse prevention workshops, and holistic offerings such as art therapy, equine therapy, yoga, and exercise programs. The rehab also offers family counseling and a dedicated family program.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

Led by a medical director, the treatment team includes nurses, licensed chemical dependency counselors, and a licensed marriage and family therapist. Overall, the 21 individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com appreciated the aptitude of staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 4.7/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Awakenings operates from a large, country-style home, with plenty of green space, an outdoor pool, a pond, and covered patio areas. Residents sleep in shared rooms* decorated in a traditional style with lots of florals, and the house offers comfortable communal areas.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

At the time of this writing, the two former clients surveyed by Rehabs.com gave Awakenings negative feedback. Both reported that the treatment was not effective, staff were rude, and the facility was ill-equipped to handle medical detox. "Horrible facility," Charlotte wrote in a representative review. "They do not follow their own manual and they can't seem to handle anybody that is detoxing."

Awakenings fared much better on secondary sites, earning an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars based on 42 Google reviews[1] and a 4.7 out of five star rating based on the opinions of 32 individuals on Facebook, which the facility may manage[2]. Across both sites, former clients who left feedback described the rehab as life-changing with effective programming and compassionate staff. "This place saved my life. The counselors are amazing, smart, and was there for me every step of the way. I highly recommend this treatment facility," Holly wrote in a representative review.

WHAT STAFF SAY

The 20 staffers polled by Rehabs.com to date also gave Awakenings highly positive feedback. They indicated that the facility was clean, well-kept, and provided a variety of effective treatment modalities.

Cleanliness: 4.9/5
Counseling Options: 4.9/5

They also noted that the family programming was effective, and that the rehab offered ample holistic and recreational opportunities.

Family Participation: 4.9/5
Holistic Offerings: 4.9/5
Exercise and Leisure: 4.9/5

"I have seen multiple women's lives changed here," Brenda wrote in a representative review. "This place is full of love & compassion as well as professionalism."

FINANCING

Awakenings works with most major insurance provides, and is in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Magellan Health. Overall, the 21 individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com approved of the facility's cost.

Affordability: 4.6/5

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.facebook.com/pg/awakeningshillcountry/reviews/?ref=page_internal

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