These following third party and independent health professionals are not on the Discovery House residence staff, but we arrange selected client referral to them where we believe they may offer the evaluation, treatment and process modalities needed for their optimal recovery progress:
- Dr. Charles Whitfield
Discovery House may refer clients as needed for psychological evaluation and assistance with anti-depressants / anti-psychotics and other psychoactive drugs, and when appropriate, for assessment and treatment of trauma effects. These clients are seen by Charles Whitfield MD in his private office. Patients are referred, accepted and seen on a case-by-case basis. While Dr.Whitfield is not on our Discovery House staff, from time to time he may see one of our clients who we may refer to him in his private office.
- Advanced Rejuvenation Institute
Discovery House refers clients to the Advanced Rejuvenation Institute for medical care by licensed medical personnel and therapeutic care delivered by state licensed and certified professionals.
- Shaolin Institute for Eastern Medicine
Discovery House refers Clients to the Shaolin Institute for Eastern Medicine. The methods practices and claims of success of that program have not been endorsed by the American Medical Association and entry into that modality of treatment should be made with that understanding in mind.
- CELEBRATE RECOVERY
Discovery House supports participation in the 12 Step Model of Recovery as well s CELEBRATE RECOVERY These programs are self-help in nature.
- Dr. Robin Muse
Discovery House refers clients to Dr. Robin Muse, Phd LPC who provides all direct counseling and psychological intervention recommendations for Discovery House.
- Summit Counseling
Discovery House refers clients to Summit Counseling, Mr. Ewell Hardman who provides counseling and psychological intervention recommendations for Discovery House.
- Wellbeings Clinic
Medically Assisted Withdrawal is generally a Medical Taper for opiate withdrawal and is overseen by Wellbeings Clinic. Dr. Jane StClair. No claims as to the success or outcome of that assistance is made by Discovery House. Hospital In-Patient Medical Withdrawal is dependent on whether or not the client is physically addicted to drugs or alcohol and the withdrawal from them would pose serious life threatening consequences in which case 24 hour medical supervision and additional medical care would be required. This determination is NOT MADE BY US! The arrangements should be made in advance to coordinate a smooth admission. The costs for this service varies, and is based on a 3 day Detox which is included in the Discovery House general service fee. These services will normally be delivered by Riverwoods Behavioral Health / Lakeview Behavioral Health – Protracted Detox or events beyond our control may require additional compensation.
- Riverwoods Behavioral Health / Lakeview Behavioral Health
Discovery House refers clients to Riverwood Behavioral Health / Lakeview Behavioral Health , which is an intensive outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program, applicable standards of care include medical care by licensed medical personnel and therapeutic care delivered by state licensed and certified professionals.