Stephanie L. Anderson, LCSW is the Chief Executive Officer for RCA at Indianapolis. Stephanie holds bachelor’s degrees in both Criminal Justice and Ballet from Indiana University. She received her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, where she specialized in working with at-risk, delinquent youth and their families. Her work included a focus on the treatment of co-morbid mental health and addiction disorders. Both during and after her Master’s program, she worked as a Deputy Juvenile Officer for the St. Louis City Family Courts serving families involved with the Gun Court Program, Child Abuse and Neglect Services, Drug Court Program and General Field supervision Unit. After moving back to Indianapolis in 2008, Stephanie provided direct practice mental health and addiction care to a variety of populations as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at community-based agencies in Marion County, IN. She began serving the State of Indiana in 2014 as an employee of the Family and Social Services Administration, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, where she was the Deputy Director of Adult Mental Health and Addiction Services. While at the Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Stephanie was responsible for leading Division initiatives related to Adult Forensic Populations, Serious Mental Illness, Addiction Treatment, State Opioid Treatment Programs, Services for Homeless Populations and Veterans, and Emergency Preparedness. In 2016, she continued her public service to the State of Indiana as the is the Executive Director of Addiction Recovery Services for the Indiana Department of Correction. While there, Stephanie and her team lead the transformation of the clinical addiction treatment programming across all the State Correctional Facilities. Stephanie joins RCA at Indianapolis after working in the private behavioral health sector as the CEO of a youth behavioral health residential facility. She is excited to be able to bring her passion for supporting those who seek recovery to the state-of-art programming in Indianapolis.
Recovery Centers of America at IndianapolisADD YOUR REVIEW
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- Medicaid is not Accepted
Don't hide from your addiction this holiday season, Recovery Centers of America is open to help you 24/7/365. 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. 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
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
- Medical Detoxification
Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
- Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
- Individualized Treatment
Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.
- Aftercare Support
Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.
- 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.
- Thrive: for LGBTQIA+ patients
Thrive, our LGBTQIA+ focused program, is a one-of-a-kind and life-changing addiction treatment program for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our program will help you achieve a successful recovery by addressing important issues alongside substance use disorder, such as identity, self-worth, social stigmas and trauma. And, while in treatment you will be in an inclusive environment to help you feel safe, respected and a part of a supportive community.
Stephanie Anderson - CEO
William Cooke, MD - Medical Director
William Cooke, MD, FAAFP, FASAM, AAHIVS, is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Medicine and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, specializing in family medicine, addiction medicine, and HIV medicine. His work has been covered by CBS, NBC, PBS, the BBC, USA Today, the New York Times, NPR, and others. In 2019, he was named National Physician of the Year by the American Academy of Family Physicians and joined the ranks of two US surgeons general and a former secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services by receiving the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award. He was also the first physician in the nation to be awarded the Pillar of Excellence by Addiction Policy Forum.
Diana Williams - Clinical Director
Diana Williams MSW, LCSW has 30 years of experience working in the field substance abuse and mental health. She is currently the Clinical Director for RCA-Indy. Her previous work includes: Project Director of the Center for Behavioral Health for Altarum, a consulting firm in Washington, DC. She was the Behavioral Health Deputy Director at the Office of Mental Health and Addiction Policy and Planning, Department for the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction where she was the Single State Authority. She also has experience in the Criminal Justice system where she was the Program Director for the Indiana Department of Corrections and implemented substance abuse and skill building programs throughout the 32 prisons in the state. She spent 10 years as an associate professor at Indiana University teaching graduate Social Work students about Substance Use Disorders and Recovery while working full time as the Clinical Director at Tara Treatment Center in Franklin, IN. In her career Diana has dedicated her time to raising the awareness of the benefits of recovery from addiction, developing programs for substance abuse clients and been an advocate of integration of systems for the better health and well- being of all people. She is a mentor for many young people who are interested in working in the field of recovery and has been a long time recovery ally and champion.
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