Recovery Centers of America at Devon

4.1 (37 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
235 W Lancaster Ave
Devon, PA 19333
8663108729 Visit Website
Paying for Treatment
  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

Recovery Centers of America’s main concern is patient safety, whether from their addiction, or COVID-19. RCA has implemented new policies and procedures due to COVID-19 regarding pre-screening, medical clearances and limiting exposure to those who are not RCA staff or patients. That said, addiction is a deadly disease and it is important to seek medical help. RCA continues to admit new patients 24/7. RCA knows how difficult it can be for individuals struggling with addiction to get help, which is why we provide 24/7 admissions, interventions, and transportation at no additional cost. RCA is in network with most major insurers, making treatment affordable. We are located right in your neighborhood which makes family involvement and aftercare convenient. Don’t wait. Call 877-316-1134 today and change your life. Our addiction treatment philosophy centers around offering evidence-based, individualized treatment solutions for individuals and families struggling with drug and alcohol addiction as well as co-occurring disorders. With an individualized approach to addiction treatment and a comprehensive continuum of care, we heal patients and their families from a life of active addiction and alcoholism to a life of hope and healing. We deliver comprehensive addiction treatment services in a safe and comfortable environment. Our addiction treatment services include drug and alcohol detoxification, individual and group therapy, family counseling services for both patient and family, case management, life skills training, 12 Step education, psychiatric care, individualized aftercare planning, and recovery resources designed to support patients for life. With evidence-based treatment practices at each one of our neighborhood-based locations, we offer each patient and their family the highest quality addiction treatment services and an opportunity to heal, regain hope, rebuild and recover – for life

Recovery Centers of America at Devon Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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I am deeply disappointed in your facility. I am still paying for the care given to one of my friends. Deni Carise on the commercial states your mission is for a save, healing, and long lasting recover...


It works if you participate. I know.


This place should not be allowed to remain open at the very least their admissions should be shut down. They cannot handle the patients that they have there it is substandard conditions and it\'s abso...


Excellent staff and support staff. Benefited from specific staff members and 12 step work more than anything!!!!


Not enough time yet to know if effective, but my loved one is positive about the future and feeling stronger.


It appears security breeches are common at this facility. Strengths: great advertising. Weaknesses: security, and vetting of people they let communicate with patients.


The facility ignores the family unless it is regarding payment or insurance. Strength: Kept Alcohol away from the patients. Weakness: no empathy towards the family. Calls go un answered.


Created great relationships with peers, worked through personal issues, extended knowledge of Big Book.


Strengths: Everything from the state of the art gym, yoga and bio-bed. The level of care you receive by the nurses, is second to none.


All good.


All the staff are very, very personable! Walks outside or in a park would be great!


I have a lot of respect and appreciation to the staff at RCA for their help and accommodations for my recovery and every ones else's recovery.


Strengths: Food, cleanliness. Weaknesses: Staff is overworked and not enough staff members for the number of patients.


The Prise program really helped me and the counselors were great.


The whole facility should be like PRISE program. Need more staff and a lot of people's belongings go missing. I really enjoyed the staff and prise program.


Strengths: Art and Yoga. Comfortable rooms (the best of any rehab I've ever been). Weaknesses: Disorganization in admissions. Nurses not on the same page. RSS staff not all on the same page. Lack of l...


Holistic treatment. Need to improve meals and nutrition.


Certain staff had a strong ability to relate to my experience and were able to understand my situation.


No clocks in Prise program.


Elevator issues on 3rd floor and cigarette breaks are a pain in the a**.


The staff is very supportive and most, if not all are in recovery themselves. The Prise program has been fantastic and has given me the opportunity to learn and grow in ways I never thought possible.


Too much sweets and carbs. More snacks on the floor (graham crackers, etc.)


Good common areas/lounges. Some very highly committed staff. Very good gym. Need more outside recreation space. Not always the cleanest common areas.


I enjoy this treatment center. The staff are always helpful and diligent in keeping focused in our recovery.


Once I switched to PRISE program my experience was considerably better. Prior to PRISE, I spent 9 days on the 6th floor without a single meeting with my assigned therapist. Several requests later I me...


The PRISE program was a fantastic experience, recommend highly.


Everyone was kind helpful.


It was overall good.


Everything is great.


Very safe and comfortable. Could improve family participation.


Worth the cost. High professionalism. Needs more family participation.


The care was excellent and got an amazing education about my addiction. They were able to answer all of my questions during my first visit to treatment. I felt that everything was all inclusive at thi...


Overall, A very good experience. The staff genuinely cares about the individuals experience and recovery.


Staff is always made available if you ever have questions or concerns. They knowledge among them is unmatched and the passion to help others is truly inspiring.


Horrible. Not based on any clinical data. Patients don't receive treatment. She said she liked it better and wants more. No CBT, no DBT, some 12 step, lots of frequent flyers. RSS are hardly there for...


The treatment experience takes place in a facility that takes a 5-star approach to maintenance and presentation. The facility overall, and especially patient rooms, is constantly maintained to create ...


Excellent facility! Felt like I was at a Five star hotel! My counselor was great and helped me to begin my journey of self acceptance. 12-step programming was great. Yoga & Reiki was excellent and ins...

Areas of Focus

Outpatient treatment describes all addiction treatment that is not residential. Patients live at home while undergoing rehab. With a focus on individuals’ needs and quality care, Recovery Centers of America conveniently offers outpatient programs at our Devon location, including partial hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and General Outpatient Program (GOP).

Intensive Outpatient

Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Relapse Prevention

PRISE: a Program Designed for Patients Who Have Relapsed The path to recovery is unique to each person struggling with addiction. For some people it takes multiple attempts at recovery, and with each passing attempt they may feel less optimistic about their future. At Recovery Centers of America, we see each attempt at recovery as a sign of commitment and hope. This specialized program uses a therapeutic, evidence-based approach designed to help those for whom recovery has been elusive. PRISE (Promoting Recovery through Intensive Support and Education) focuses patients on their recovery, rather than addiction, and focuses on a bright future.

First Responders

Our private substance abuse rehabilitation program can help you get mentally and physically healthy again so you can get back to your calling to help others in their time of crisis. At Recovery Centers of America (RCA), we strive to be the preferred residential treatment facility for first responders struggling with addiction. Whether you’re an active or former law enforcement officer, firefighter, correctional officer, EMT/paramedic, or veteran––we can help you manage the ripple effects of substance abuse. We can help advocate on your behalf with your union, department, and employee assistance program if you choose to include them in your treatment.

Alumni Testimonials
  • I was referred to Recovery Centers of America during the time I was struggling. Their reception was warm and welcoming. Unfortunately, I've been to a lot of treatment centers. And compared to other ones I've been, this was a little bit more hospitable and a lot more friendly. It wasn't the same sterile kind of hospital room feel I got. Somebody came and picked me up at my house, which was amazing. And the guy who picked me up, I actually became quite close with while I was there. So literally from beginning to end of the experience, it was quite nice. I came in with a hatred towards a Higher Power and 12 Steps and was not even thinking about going towards the 12 Steps because recovery centers bases their motto after the 12 Steps, which I've come to find my way back to. Somebody gave me different versions of the 12 Steps, told me other ways to recovery and were very supportive of whatever direction recovery I was going. I wanted recovery, they didn't care what kind. They were willing to back me up on it.
  • The staff at Recovery Centers of America were kind and courteous. I had great interactions with them. They were very informative and I liked the fact that their recovery support specialist were former addicts in the Recovery as well so it was easy to talk and to relate to them. I also liked that we did a patient-led Big Book Study every night. That was very useful. I'm 38 years old and I've been in addiction for 20 years. This is the first time in 20 years that I think I'm overcoming the addiction because of RCA. And because of the hard work I've been putting into going to meetings. Recovery really got it through our heads. There was a lot of education that I did that was very valuable.
Key Staff Members
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    Steve Wicke - Chief Executive Officer

    Steve has forged a national reputation for executive healthcare leadership and strategic planning with two decades of experience in operational leadership, financial oversight and strategic development focused on systems and programs. From Philadelphia to Alaska, Steve has led multi-disciplinary teams of mental health professionals providing comprehensive behavioral healthcare services in all aspects of residential operations. Stellar local reputation, having built one of most successful drug and alcohol treatment centers in PA leading a staff of more than 650 in multiple locations.

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    Caroline McWilliams, MD - Medical Director

    Dr. McWilliams is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. McWilliams is Board certified in Internal Medicine and has been practicing since 2007. She has served as an attending physician for the Department of Public Health at a community health center in Philadelphia and the Medical Director at Inglis House, a nursing home in Philadelphia, PA. Her interest includes addiction medicine and treating patients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. She acted as the lead Physician at Malvern institute, a drug and alcohol rehab facility in Malvern, PA. She has served as the Medical Director at Recovery Center of America in Devon, PA a comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment facility, since August 2017.

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    Sarah Rivera, RN, BSN - Director of Nursing

    Sarah has spent her 17-year career as a registered nurse in a range of positions such as staff nurse, unit manager, administrative director of nursing and director of nursing within various medical settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long term care homes and a drug and alcohol center. Sarah currently is a member of the steering committee for PRO-A, Pennsylvania Recovery Organization- Alliance and collaborates closely with the Pennsylvania Nurses Assistance Program to assist nurses who are impaired from drugs and alcohol. Sarah has found her purpose to enmesh her passion for both recovery and nursing with RCA’s mission to help save one million lives from drugs and alcohol.