Report: #1028256

Complaint Review: Ripoff Report | Best Drug Rehab Verified TRUSTED Business | Ripoff Report Verified™ …businesses you can trust. Best Drug Rehab offers a unique approach to addiction treatment that encompasses all aspects of the physical, emotional and spiritual issues involved in addiction. Best Drug Rehab’s clients can be assured of a more lasting recovery.

  • Submitted: Wed, March 13, 2013
  • Updated: Sat, March 25, 2017
  • Reported By: Indiana United States of America
  • Best Drug Rehab Verified TRUSTED Business | Ripoff Report Verified™ …businesses you can trust. Best Drug Rehab offers a unique approach to addiction treatment that encompasses all aspects of the physical, emotional and spiritual issues involved in addiction. Best Drug Rehab’s clients can be assured of a more lasting recovery.
    300 Care Center Dr
    Manistee, Michigan
    United States of America

Best Drug Rehab RECOMMENDED Verified TRUSTED Business REVIEW: Best Drug Rehabilitation feels that customer satisfaction is one of the most important components in the recovery process. Our facility helps to determine the best methods of treatment for clients.
*UPDATE: Best Drug Rehab pledges commitment to Ripoff Report Corporate Advocacy, Business Remediation & Customer Satisfaction Program. A program that benefits consumers, ensuring complete satisfaction, confidence when doing business with a member business. Best Drug Rehab recognized by Ripoff Report Verified™ as a safe business service.

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EDitor's UPDATE: Positive rating and recognition has been given to Best Drug Rehab for its full commitment to quality customer service.

Ripoff Report's discussions with Best Drug Rehabilitation have uncovered an ongoing dedication by the company to total client satisfaction. This means that clients can expect that the company will work towards finding a mutually satisfactory resolution to any concerns. Best Drug Rehabilitation listens carefully to client concerns and sees them as an opportunity to learn from past mistakes and become more efficient as a company in the services offered and the support for those services.

Roy King, the Executive Director at Best Drug Rehab has spoken with us and let us know that client success is key to recovery. [continued below]....
..... This is why customer service through comprehensive, safe and results-based treatment is the foundation of what BDR offers. The clients enrolling in the facility and working with the staff, have often said that BDR is a second family to them. Having a helping hand while healing from addition, people who care, and a safe facility with effective treatment can greatly contribute to this process. The facility will go above and beyond to make sure that clients are happy and safe while undergoing treatment. The facility has a full security team, nursing staff and licensed and accredited faculty with years of industry experience.

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The information provided in this report below is based on comments made by Roy King during an onsite inspection held by a third party verification company with no biases towards Best Drug Rehab.

Best Drug Rehabilitation is a substance abuse rehabilitation center. Roy King stated the following about his company’s business model, "incorporating as many things within the field of substance abuse into one building. We just don't limit ourselves to a twelve-step model or an MRT (Moral Reconation Therapy) model or anything. We offer a variety of different things to try and connect the individual spiritually, and to [the] treatment."

Leads for Best Drug Rehabilitation are primarily obtained through a call center that they have in Battle Creek Michigan. They additionally utilize on-line marketing. The services process begins when a potential client expresses interest in getting help for their addiction. From that point, Best Drug Rehabilitation will access what program will best suit their needs, and go through insurance to explain the options available to the potential client.





CUSTOMER CARE & COMPLAINT RESOLUTION – BEST DRUG REHAB

During the on-site interview, Mr. King was asked to describe a situation where a client was not satisfied with the level of service they received. Mr. King expressed the following, "when you're dealing with people from/with substance abuse issues they call a number of places, a number of helplines and stuff like that. So we see they get confused with what they were promised." Mr. King expressed that clients may confuse the services available at various locations, "that's probably the only time that we really get complaints about the level of service is when they thought that we had a swimming pool or something like that and we didn't have it, you know?" In order to remedy this confusion they, "basically handle it the best way we can, and usually within a couple of days they get to know us and see the compassion and the amount of people that are willing to be here to help them and those things pretty much disappear." In addition to empathy with the patient, Best Drug Rehabilitation records all of their phone calls so they can ensure clients that they were provided with the correct information.

When asked to comment on complaints posted on Ripoff Report's website Mr. King explained that the reports were in correlation with an employee who was not following the standard that Best Drug Rehabilitation has set for their employees. The employee in question was terminated due to their actions. In order to further assure future and current clients Best Drug Rehabilitation center is licensed by the State of Michigan and accredited by CARF (commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation).

When asked what type of changes they have made to honor their commitment to making things right with the consumer per the request of Ripoff Report, Mr. King stated, "all of our counselors are master’s degree or higher...we’re fully licensed in professional individuals."

Best Drug Rehabilitation Center is proud to be a part of Ripoff Reports Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation and Customer Satisfaction Program, "I welcome it. I want people to be able to come in and that’s my key thing and we would have any complaints in the future that’s why we opened the door for you guys… so I think it’s important that we have an open door policy and allow people to come in here if there’s allegations that we’re doing wrong or, you know, not satisfying people’s needs I want to know about it so that we can fix it."



BEST DRUG REHAB – STATEMENT FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – ROY KING

" Best Drug Rehabilitation is one of the top addiction treatment programs in the United States. With it's unique methods, the facility offers more than a dozen modalities, or paths, as well as several extra-curriculars. The treatment is based on client needs and is results based. Stay at the facility can differ depending on individual needs.

Best Drug Rehabilitation's team is well qualified, caring and professional. They are dedicated to helping others in doing their jobs. Best Drug Rehabilitation takes employee satisfaction seriously as well. Employee feedback and surveys reveal comments such as this, "Best Drug Rehabilitation provides a positive environment for staff as well as clients. Faculty are encouraged to make suggestions for things that can be improved. The Executive Staff are truly interested in implementing any positive changes to the program in accordance with local and state laws. " Ripoff Report was pleased to learn that Best Drug Rehabilitation's past and current approach to business is focused on its pledge to total commitment towards client and employee satisfaction.



STATED IMPROVEMENTS FROM BEST DRUG REHAB

Best Drug Rehabilitation recognizes that complaints posted on Ripoff Report (whether true or not) are issues that need to be addressed, not ignored. If handled correctly, complaints can be valuable learning opportunities. With the feedback generated by Ripoff Report's review, Best Drug Rehabilitation has made organizational changes allowing its clients and employees a more streamlined approach to problem resolution and a commitment to a great client experience.

In summary, after our review, which included discussions with Roy King, Ripoff Report is convinced that Best Drug Rehabilitation is committed to quality delivery of services resulting in total client satisfaction.





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Ripoff Report has determined that Best Drug Rehab meets Ripoff Report Verified™ standards which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. Members of the Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation and Customer Satisfaction program do pay a fee for our on-site review, 24-hour monitoring and for support with customers to resolve any disagreements.

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NOW TO THE ORIGINAL REPORT THAT WAS FILED

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Best Drug Rehab BDR Manistee, Michigan

The intake counselor I spoke to on the phone, Greg, said NOTHING to me about Scientology. It is a narconon based program. He claimed they offered many different programs such as twelve step based. When I asked the staff to switch to a 12-step based program I was told no. There was no supervisor available to help me. Odd seeing that it is supposed to be offered there.

Nearly every person there got VERY sick at one point or another. They will tell you there is no such thing as germs. If you are sick it is because you are letting someone or something supress you.

First of all they went through my bags while I was filling out paperwork. I had come in with 5 pairs of sweatpants. When I unpack I had 0. They looked in the shed(where they keep all the luggage we cannot have) and did not find them. Most of the females I have talked to have had at least one item come up missing. I have a feeling those "security guards" are acquiring quite a wardrobe. 

They tell you on the phone that the moment you arrive you will be given medication to help with your withdrawals but unless you are lucky enough to arrive right before they leave to take everyone to the doctors office, you're SOL. FALSE

Greg was my intake counselor and he told me that only for the first 3-4 days I would not be aloud to talk to my family. He also told me we can recieve packages and whatnot. FALSE  Greg made it seem as if this place were up to par with places like Passages at Malibu or Promises. I was told it was very upscale beautiful lake-front facility that offered horse back riding, free massages & acupuncture 24 hours a day the entire visit, hiking, and food of only the highest quality.

I saw pictures of an "upstat" trip( which you had to qualify and pay for weekly) that involved horseback riding. There certainly were not horses on the property like he said.

You are allowed ONE free massage. After that they are something like 70 dollars. If you are feeling bad and need an "assist"- where they take their fingers down your nerves, nothing like a massage- it is performed by either the nurse or the CLEANING lady. 

The lake is only visible from the 3rd floor window. It is most definitely NOT right on the lake like the picture in the brochure. And it is NOT gorgeous. The pictures in the brochure and on the website are deceiving.

The food was disgusting. And not because the chefs weren't good cooks, they were. The quality of the ingredients was terrible. I was also promised two meal choices at each meal. Another lie. I wouldnt feed my dog the food I was given there.

They tell you if you want to smoke after curfew all you have to do is ask you security guard. This is only true during the first week. After that they often say no. 

If someone is caught smoking in their room and no one owns up to it they charge EVERYONE in the room a 50 dollar fine. Taken out of your store account.

There were employees that appeared to be on drugs.
   

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