PCH Treatment Center vs. Other Programs
PCH Treatment Center compared to other Programs
|PCH Treatment Center
|State-Licensed Residential Psych Facility
|Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs
|Clients are treated with respect and trust. Clients are responsible for their own actions.
|Clients receive care and supervision similar to a psychiatric hospital.
|Expertise is in chemical dependency, not mental health.
|A comfortable safe environment. Clients are carefully selected to support one another.
|Clients may require care and supervision creating a hospital like environment.
|More treatment per day with a higher quality than any state licensed program.
|Resources devoted to spa-like amenities and upscale residence at a considerably higher cost.
|Focused on substance abuse including 12-step meetings
|Careful prescribing without overmedicating. Clients educated in medication self-care. Expertise in psychiatric and addiction medicine.
|Medical model with emphasis on psychiatric management similar to a psychiatric hospital.
|Primary focus is addiction management.
|Independent activities encouraged. Open visitation policy.
|Clients require a pass to leave, usually with staff accompaniment. Limited visitations.
|Takes place at a separate clinical facility replicating a real-world model.
|Takes place in the residence, in a converted bedroom or den.
|12-step social model.
|Clinicians are fully licensed and/or board certified. Exempt from state licensure (treatment does not take place within the residence).
|State Licensure refers only to care and supervision administered within the residence. Does not guarantee that clinicians are properly licensed.
|Different licensing agencies such as AOD or DAP.
|18 to 80
|18 to 59
|18 to 65
|Owned and operated by Doctoral Level Clinicians
|Owned and operated by business people.
|Owned and operated by people with experience in recovery.