Recovery Centers of America at Westminster

4.7 (13 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
9 Village Inn Road
Westminster, MA 01473
8885970568 Visit Website
Paying for Treatment
  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

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. 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 888-989-5647 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 including medically monitored detoxification, residential inpatient, and general outpatient in a 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 Westminster 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 have not been to this facility yet. I am replying to a review by \"angry wife\". You claim you wish the facility made rehab more \"uncomfortable\" because you believe it will make people take it mor...


everyone was so polite even though my pain took over me in 2 days I feel like I haven't in such a long time and this will be a lesson for the rest of my life


This facility is beautiful! It is separated with Detox (Co-ed) and Residential (Gender separate) Units. Each bedroom has 2 queen size beds and each side has a television. You only have one roommate. T...


Patients don’t get treatment they are just dollar signs that management tries to keep them happy so they don’t leaven. This place is just bad all around. All the good reviews are fake. Management ...


The staff was very patient and tolerant. They did everything in their power to get me to stay during my bi-polar episodes, while i was starting my new medication. The staff is very understanding of ea...


Our loved one was in this facility for 3 weeks and received stellar treatment, from rehabilitation, to mental health intervention, to offering a great, clean facility, to serving healthy, hot, nutriti...


Very friendly staff,very nice facility. It is a very nice and well maintained facility,and very good staff. pretty steep cost for self pay patients.


I am a employee. I work in admissions @ RCA Westminster for almost a year now. One of the things I love about working here is how our patients and their loves are part of our family as soon as they ar...


This facility is absolutely incredible. When I dialed 1800 recovery this was the last place I thought I would end up. They offer yoga, art therapy, gym time, pool time, personal training on weekends. ...


My son told me that he felt very welcome and cared for. He noted the sincere compassion displayed by the staff and an eagerness to help him to come to terms with his addiction and learn the tools that...


Excellent program


I think this is ridiculous. I work for a living while my addict alcoholic sits at home and drinks himself to death and has been in rehab 3 times this year. Rehab is NOT SUPPOSED TO BE A VACATION!!! I ...

Areas of Focus
Client & Family Support Groups

Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.

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.

Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.

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.

PRISE: For patients who have relapsed

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

General Outpatient Services

Recovery Centers of America at Westminster offers evidenced-based treatment through medically-monitored outpatient treatment from our outstanding staff at our secure and comfortable facility in Massachusetts.

RESCU: For first responders & military

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.

Breaking Free: For patients with Trauma

Breaking Free is a unique and life-changing program that begins the healing process for overcoming trauma and addiction to drugs or alcohol. The program is designed with an evidence-based approach that gets to the root causes of your trauma and addiction, and helps you… break free.

Evolutions: treatment for older adults age 50+

The Evolutions program at Recovery Centers of America is designed with adults 50+ in mind. Whether you are at a transition point in life involving retirement, your children leaving the home, or your health deteriorating, you are not alone. In Evolutions, you will be with peers 50 years of age and older who are understanding, supportive and focused on making a positive change.

Frontline: for medical and behavioral health professionals

Whether you’re a physician, nurse, therapist, counselor, pharmacist, or any patient-facing medical or behavioral health professional struggling with drugs and alcohol, Recovery Centers of America knows how challenging this struggle can be and we are here to help. That’s why we created the Frontline program, a specialty inpatient addiction treatment program designed exclusively for your unique needs as a medical or behavioral health professional. Throughout every phase of your treatment, we understand the importance of your anonymity and are committed to protecting your privacy.

Key Staff Members
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    Kathryn Stevens - CEO

    Kat Stevens has a BS in Psychology, with concentration in Women’s Studies. She also has an MA in Counseling Psychology with concentrations in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Child & Family Interventions and is a Massachusetts Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). With over 13 years of experience in Behavior Healthcare, including 10 years of working specially with substance use and co-occurring disorder treatments, Kat has provided leadership in multiple modalities of treatment, including acute treatment services, inpatient and residential services, and community-based support professionals. Kat's background is in project management, clinical treatment, direct care, training facilitation, and quality improvement, with clinical experience in CBT, suicidality assessment, motivational interviewing, group, individual, community based, and family therapies. She also has experience working with diverse populations, such as trauma survivors, LGBTQI, adolescents, adults, and families. Stevens provides quality, patient-centered, individualized treatment to help engage and support patients and their families in a safe, therapeutic environment.

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    Meghan Wood - Clinical Director

    Meghan Wood has a BA in Psychology and Criminology/Sociology, as well as an MA in Counseling Psychology with concentrations in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Child & Family Interventions. Wood is also a Massachusetts Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She has experience providing clinical oversight and direct services treating substance use and co-occurring disorders to diverse populations. Meghan is experienced in the full continuum of care of treatment, including inpatient and residential services, outpatient, and family therapy. Her specialties include Massachusetts Tobacco Education Coordinator, trauma-informed care trainer, Seeking Safety facilitator, suicidality assessment, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness techniques. She is committed to providing the highest quality care to address each patient’s holistic needs, including safety, emotional, behavioral, relational/familial, and spiritual domains while fostering a treatment environment that creates healing to patient, family, and the greater community.

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    Heidi Ginter, MD, FASAM - Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Ginter has nearly two decades of experience working in the addiction treatment field and is a prominent voice in medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT, the use of FDA-approved medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, is widely considered to be an effective tool in battling addiction to opioids and other drugs. Dr. Ginter graduated from Yale University and earned her doctorate at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She has lectured extensively on MAT and opioid dependence. Dr. Ginter started her career as a family doctor for underserved populations and eventually found a passion for helping pregnant women struggling with addiction. Most recently, she was the Regional Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer for an outpatient addiction treatment provider with 16 sites in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

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    Kimberly Cowan - Director of Nursing

    Kim Cowan has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She has over 20 years experience working in addiction treatment, including both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Kim’s background is in direct patient care, quality management, internal DEA compliance, and providing regional nursing oversight for outpatient treatment facilities throughout New England. Kim is dedicated in providing quality, safe, and compassionate patient care for those facing the challenges associated with addiction.