We Bring Hope Back
Our premium care has earned us the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, whose standards are regarded as the most rigorous in the industry. This accreditation places us among the country’s leading treatment facilities and recognizes us as a top performer in the tri-state area.
We know how disheartening addiction can be, which is why our primary goal during drug and alcohol treatment is to give each patient hope and use it as a tool to achieve long-term sobriety—our staff is keenly in touch with this as a core deliverable.
We Foster Holistic Recovery
We believe recovery extends to a patient’s entire body and social environment. We provide a variety of fun, recreational exercise activities to keep patients active and healthy, including a swimming pool, spacious grounds for running and walking, and more. Our on-staff chefs prepare hearty, nutritious meals every day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, contributing to the feel of a bed and breakfast. We happily customize your meal to meet dietary needs or preferences. Whether your preference is vegan, diabetes, pork free, or gluten-free we can meet almost any dietary preference.
The family is welcome and encouraged as part of the drug and alcohol treatment process. Family members can receive their own education and therapy within the program, teaching them to assist their loved one in his or her recovery and cope with their own anxieties about addiction
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A Continuum of Care
The Ridge experience doesn’t end when a patient’s residential stay does. Local patients are able to receive continuing care in our nearby outpatient and aftercare drug and alcohol treatment center, Northland.
We Provide the Midwest’s Most Focused Care
Our Addiction Recovery Center
We are a small addiction center with only 16 beds. Our exceptionally high staff-to-patient ratio ensures each patient will have sufficient attention from our talented, experienced staff of physicians, nurses, and credentialed counselors, each with years of experience in chemical dependency treatment.
Our limited number of patients also offers anonymity for those seeking a private recovery experience.
We Offer Unmatched Facilities
We provide 5-star accommodations in a serene and comfortable environment to foster recovery. Enjoy 51 wooded acres, posh rooms, great food, a sauna, pond, spacious grounds, pool, and more. The Ridge addiction recovery center is competitively priced for the level of addiction recovery clinical care and amenities we offer.
We can arrange transportation for patients to and from a local private airport or CVG (Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport).
We list some of the most commonly asked questions about our addiction recovery center below. If you have questions about treatment, costs, or concerns about beginning the recovery process, please call us at (513) 804-2204.
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The most important reasons for choosing The Ridge for recovery are our highly qualified clinical staff and the focused treatment we are able to provide, since we only have 16 beds. Two other key criteria is 1 year of aftercare comes with the 30 day program and we have strong family participation up to six times a month. Our patients also tell us the serene and comfortable amenities foster hope and enable them to achieve peace and sobriety.
We are located about 25 miles northeast of Cincinnati, Ohio. However, we accept clients from all over the country, even the world. Since we are a residential facility in which clients stay for a minimum of 30 days we can easily pick you up from any local transportation hub. Ask an intake specialist for details.
Our minimum stay for residential treatment is 30 days. However, if a patient is able to stay longer and our clinical staff feels it will benefit long-term sobriety, we will recommend doing so.
One of our physicians will determine if detoxification is needed to eliminate the physical dependence on drugs or alcohol. If detox is necessary, it will be done in the first few days of residential treatment, under the care of our medical staff. In severe cases (about 20% of the time), patients may need to be detoxed in a hospital environment with 24-hour medical staff present. In these cases, we have arrangements with local area hospitals to admit a patient. Learn more about how The Ridge handles detox situations.
Family involvement is encouraged at The Ridge as we consider this a key element of long-term recovery. We have up to six family groups per month that are conducted at our Milford, OH medical office. We educate families and make them aware of how they can help in the process (and possibly get help for themselves). For those out of town, we typically have pre-scheduled family segments and can refer visiting family to nearby hotels for their stay. Clients are allowed outbound calls each day, during predetermined times. These times will become known to family members during the beginning of the treatment process. Do to the regimented schedule of our therapy, clients will not be allowed to field live calls, however, family members can leave messages at our main office (513-753-9964).
The Ridge’s family program is one aspect which sets us apart from other centers. We facilitate weekly family sessions and every other Saturday visits.
- Family night every Tuesday from 4 PM – 7 PM
- Every other Saturday is for family visits and a lunch out with family
- Family lecture groups for education
- Family involvement in Alumni program
- Daily outbound calling available
- Letters and care packages (No food please)
- Children are welcome, but on our family night, we have a guest speaker who talks frankly about addiction and recovery. Please inquire as to the topic ahead of time. Parental discretion may be advised.
Client Mailing Address
(Please put C/O [client name] for client packages. No food or drink, please.)
25 Whitney Drive, Suite 120, Milford, Ohio 45150
Everything we do is confidential and we strictly comply with HIPAA regulations. All patients are required to keep other patients’ identity and information confidential. However, as much as a patient tries to control anonymity, the proper treatment and path to sobriety may pose issues. For example, attending regular AA or NA meetings is a part of our treatment. A patient has to prepare for and accept that he or she may see someone they know. We feel long-term sobriety is the single most important goal of the program and participating in group meetings is essential to recovery.
Our program is accredited and monitored by ODMHAS (Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services). We are Joint Commission Accredited, placing us among the top performing rehab centers in the country. These qualifications enable us to be accredited by both the Ohio Physicians Health Program (OHPH) and the Ohio Dental Board to treat doctors, dentists and nurses. We are also a known resource for the Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program (OLAP) and pharmacy and veterinarian boards. We will specifically check with your licensing board and provide necessary program information to ensure compliance and approval.
Yes – getting a patient to surrender and accept treatment is often a very difficult step in recovery, and we partner with professional in-home interventionists who can help. They go to a patient’s home to plan an intervention with the family and then help conduct it. Our clients tell us the most valuable part of this process is getting the family educated, unified and equipped to deal with the client for years to come. Our interventionists have over a 90% success rate getting clients to go to treatment.
At The Ridge, treatment is focused and time consuming, and to be most effective, requires a temporary disconnect from a patient’s daily life. Thus, we do not allow cell phones, laptops nor email contact. We have a private house phone for patients to call family members. We allow iPods or other personal music players (not iPhones or iPods with internet access), but these are only to be used during certain time periods. The patient will be briefed on the The Ridge’s rules upon entry. See more detail here.
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Addiction Recovery Centers
Friends and family members that are struggling to find help for a loved one who is addicted to drugs or alcohol often feel helpless as they search for the right kind of treatment. Addiction is a progressive disease, and as it continues to worsen, the individual will often experience complications in other parts of their lives. It is important to find a program that can identify a person’s needs and tailor treatment to meet those needs.
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Finding the Right Treatment Facility
When looking for the right addiction treatment program, there are several things to look for.
Personalized programming. Many programs claim to have the perfect program to ensure success, but the truth is that the program must be the right one for the person in order for them to truly recover. Individualized programming is always the most effective because it maximizes methods and levels of care that are the best fit for the person.
Special conditions. It is also important to consider any special requirements the individual has when selecting a treatment center. For example, teens often feel more comfortable with and are more successful in a treatment program made up of their peers. Those with substance addiction as well as a mental health disorder, or dual diagnosis, need to enroll in a program that is equipped to treat both conditions at once.
Certifications. Other factors should also be considered, including the treatment center’s certifications and licensing. Each facility should take licensing seriously and comply with state and federal regulations. Staff too should be licensed and well trained and experienced in their field.
Amenities. Finally, location, facility, and amenities are important when choosing a treatment center. Many families want the convenience of a center close to home where they can participate in therapy sessions with their loved one and be a part of their recovery. The facility itself, as well as amenities offered, should be designed to make clients comfortable and facilitate their recovery. Home-like living spaces, as well as amenities that help heal the mind, body, and spirit, such as healthy meals, exercise facilities, outdoor living space, and even space for yoga, mindfulness, and relaxation will make the recovery experience a more positive one.
Addiction Recovery at The Ridge
The Ridge is an inpatient addiction treatment center located in Milford, Ohio. Our location makes us a fitting resource to those looking for a suburban location but want the convenience of a larger city. We utilize assessments done by our treatment providers to help determine the level of care each client requires. Based on these professional assessments, we create personalized treatment plans for each and every person who enrolls in our program.
The Ridge specializes in opiate detox and treatment, but we treat every form of addiction as well. Our inpatient facility offers the best amenities, including a 51-acre estate, swimming pool, on-site chefs, fitness center, sauna, and outdoor recreation. Our attention to detail helps make our clients’ stay with us comfortable and enjoyable.
For those who have already completed our program, or who would do best in an outpatient setting, our partner facility Northland is the perfect choice. We also provide long-term care for clients, serving them with activities and therapy for a year after completion of our program.
At The Ridge, clients’ safety is our number one priority. Our staff includes physicians, therapists, nurses, and support staff, each fully licensed and experienced in addiction treatment in order to ensure the best results. We are Joint Commission certified, which is further evidence of our commitment to safety and care.
Addiction recovery can be a long and difficult process, but it is well worth the time, money, and energy when you consider the cost of addiction. Those who have the desire to take control of their lives and live a sober life again should not hesitate to contact a treatment facility that can help them with their goals. Loved ones who are supportive and willing to learn and grow as well can play a role in the person’s recovery as they help them find the right treatment center and participate in therapy and counseling sessions when appropriate. Most importantly, families that help incorporate what they learn in rehab into their lives when the person returns home will be the best sources of support for the recovering addict.