- Registered Nurses
- Addicition Counselor
- Licensed Practical Nurses
- Group Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Individual Counseling
- 12 Step Model
- AA/NA Meetings Daily
- Discharge Planning
At Belle of the Oaks, our highly qualified staff has years of experience in helping women overcome their drug and/or alcohol addiction and go on to live healthier, happier lives. Furthermore, we recognize that substance abuse problems and chemical dependency are often accompanied by mental health disorders, which is why our staff is also fully equipped with the knowledge to treat a multitude of psychiatric and behavioral health disorders. In addition to providing continuing care for substance abuse and dependency, Belle of the Oaks treats the following:
- Gambling addiction
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Anxiety disorders
- Eating disorders
- Bipolar disorder
- Personality disorders
The clinical treatment staff at Belle of the Oaks is composed of a dietitian, nurses, counselors, a social worker, and medical doctors. Specialized staff members include an exercise therapist and a nutritionist. Throughout the duration of the extended care program each client will engage in a variety of treatment methods and modalities that will not only address substance abuse concerns but any other disorder that may be present. The following treatment methods are implemented as part of this extended care program in order to further treat any substance abuse concerns and co-occurring mental health issues:
- Individual therapy – held at least once a week by counselor, but it is ultimately dependent on each client’s personal needs
- Family therapy – held at least once per month, with family receiving weekly updates
- Group therapy – including topics such as relapse prevention, codependency, process group, substance abuse education, parenting, Moral Reconation, health and nutrition, employment skills, life skills, and relaxation skills
- Phase I (30 days) – two sessions per day
- Phase II (30 days) – one session per day
- Phase III (30 days) – three sessions per week
- Case management
- Recreation therapy
- Medication management
- 12-step meetings and workshops
- Recovery networking
- Aftercare planning
The Belle of the Oaks program runs on a three-phase treatment program, with an average length of staying being 90 days; 30 days for each phase. However, advancement and graduation from the program are subject to the client’s compliance with the program. Whatever your specific needs may be, the staff at Belle of the Oaks will put forth the effort to make sure you are completed cared for while being eased back into society. We can offer women the support and guidance necessary to grow, overcome addiction and mental health concerns, and continue to improve the overall quality of life.
Freedom Recovery Center of Acadiana believes in the power of the individual spirit.
We believe that every person is presented with different obstacles to overcome. And every person is imparted with his or her own winding road to travel.
But we also believe in self-responsibility and the courage to own your resiliency.
It’s your choice, your plan, and your life.
The Treatment Programs department provides hope and healing for individuals, families, and communities endeavoring to recover from alcoholism and drug addiction as well as mental health issues.
Acadiana Recovery Center Treatment program is operated by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office. It is a licensed and accredited residential and outpatient treatment program. Our funding comes through a state contract between the Acadiana Area Human Services District and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office.
We offer integrated residential/inpatient alcohol and drug dependency and mental health treatment to adult men and women. We also provide a six month halfway house (REHAB), outpatient alcohol and drug dependency treatment and aftercare. We also provide outpatient children and adolescent alcohol and drug dependency and mental health treatment through our Milestones and Functional Family Therapy Programs.
The Center operates twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. We serve the Acadiana Area Human Services District which covers Lafayette and seven surrounding parishes. Approximately 85-90 percent of all admissions into the residential unit are people from within this eight parish area. We are located at 401 W. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA 70501.