ABOUT CLINICAL SERVICES OF RHODE ISLAND, KINGSTOWN
AdCare Rhode Island remains open and committed to providing critical addiction treatment during the Coronavirus pandemic. As per the updated CDC guidelines, patients who are vaccinated may not need to quarantine upon admissions. Those who are vaccinated against COVID-19 should bring their vaccination cards to the facility when they enter treatment. COVID-19 testing at AdCare Rhode Island remains available, and the facility is accepting both vaccinated and unvaccinated patients.
Clinical Services of Rhode Island (CSRI) South Kingstown provides intensive outpatient, general outpatient, and group therapy. CSRI South Kingstown is a part of American Addiction Centers. In Rhode Island, it is also one of only 15 outpatient facilities to offer outpatient-based medical detox.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at CSRI begins with an intake assessment and urine screening. The assessment is used to determine if clients are ready for treatment and what method of treatment would be most effective.
At CSRI’s South Kingstown location, clients participate in 12-step meetings, accompanying “step-work,” as well as group therapy. The 12-step program is a popular choice among 73 percent of treatment facilities in the U.S..
Education also plays an important part in the recovery process. The center facilitates education groups focused on teaching clients sober living skills. Classroom setting discussions with others in recovery are aimed to help clients learn techniques to control impulses and other recovery strategies.
Cognitive behavioral therapy through individual therapy sessions is offered as well. Outpatient treatment is held Monday through Thursday. A flexible morning and nightly schedule is available, with meetings lasting three hours. Depending on the client’s needs, additional care, including medication management, psychiatric care, or family education, may also be incorporated into programming. CSRI encourages family participation in the treatment process.
CSRI also hosts monthly “Meet and Greets” for alumni of any of their facilities, as well as quarterly alumni outings to sports games, music concerts, and dinners. Friends and family can also participate in a monthly education and support group.
Clinical directors oversee the multidisciplinary treatment team of licensed therapists and counselors.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, four alumni provided feedback about their experience with Clinical Services of Rhode Island, South Kingstown to Rehabs.com. Three reviews were positive and one was negative. Alumni generally indicated that the staff was “very knowledgeable,” and Laura lauded the center's family involvement in treatment. Awarding the facility perfect five-star ratings for the staff's level of experience and treatment, discharge planning, and the likelihood they recommend the facility to others, alum Laura wrote: "CSRI is friendly, educated and offers support to the addict as well as the family."
The facility has earned an average 3.7 out of five stars on its Facebook page, which it may manage, based on eight reviews to date. However, no reviewer elaborated on their experience.
WHAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SAY
The three loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date provided mixed feedback regarding the care their family members received at Clinical Services of Rhode Island, South Kingstown. Two reviews were positive and one was negative.
Offering five-star ratings for the facility's counseling options, family participation, and its ability to treat co-occurring disorders, loved one F.G. wrote: "They care about the people they treat. They don't treat people like a number." However, the loved one did feel the facility could be larger.
Loved one Sandra, however, reported a less than pleasant experience during intake, in which the family and client were denied a preferred level of treatment.
AdCare Rhode Island accepts most private insurance plans and offers self-pay and payment plan options. Find out if your insurance covers some or all treatment costs.
CSRI continues to promote the recovery community through its social media pages. The facility provides a deeper look into the underlying factors and methods of treating addiction through thought-provoking posts on the subject.