Admission Into A Hickory Treatment Center
Planning For Admission
We understand that deciding to seek residential treatment is often difficult. The process can seem both frightening and overwhelming. Our team wants to ensure that the transition to our living facility is simple. Once you arrive on campus you will be greeted by our Intake Coordinator who will guide you step by step through our admission process. Once the Intake process is complete and the necessary paperwork has been signed, our staff will provide you with a tour of the Hickory Treatment Center amenities. You will be shown your room and will be introduced to our compassionate staff. After you’ve had an opportunity to settle in, a staff member will review our client handbook with you and answer any questions that you may have regarding your stay.
The safety of everyone in our facility is paramount. In order to accomplish this, you and a staff member will review your personal items to ensure that they are appropriate. Your room has a safe, in which you may keep and store all personal items after review.
Your individualized treatment begins when you meet with your primary therapist to discuss your symptoms and treatment goals. You will have the opportunity to meet with each member of the treatment team to begin the development of your treatment plan.
You will work collaboratively with the treatment team during your stay to prepare your individualized discharge plan. Your involvement is crucial to the discharge planning process and of utmost importance to your successful recovery. Follow-up care is arranged and in place prior to your departure to ensure that you are fully connected to the recovery community in your hometown.
An individual admitted to a Hickory Treatment Center must be at least 18 years of age, and must meet the DSM-V criteria for Substance Use Disorder. The individual may also have a secondary psychiatric or mental illness diagnosis. In addition, patients may also be struggling in one of the following areas:
- Activities of daily living.
- Interpersonal functioning.
- Psychological functioning.
- Ability to live without recurrent abuse of substances
Admission to our program is voluntary, and the individual must be willing and able to participate in the treatment program.
What To Bring To Treatment
Here is a simple list of items to pack:
- 7-10 changes of casual, comfortable clothing
- Athletic clothing is needed for participating in physical activities
- 7-10 changes of undergarments and socks
- Shoes, including athletic wear
- Grooming items, in plastic containers
- Money for personal use
How to Refer
Referrals to the Hickory Recovery Network are received from emergency rooms, outpatient settings, interventionists, patients, and families. Intake specialists are available from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m., 7 days a week. The intake team will evaluate the patient’s needs and recommend immediate next steps for care.