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Meridell Achievement Center

Meridell Achievement Center

Drug Rehab Center in Liberty Hill, Texas

  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health
  • Eating Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction

Meridell Achievement Center is a 60-year-old residential treatment facility in Texas providing specialized, gender-affirming care for youth aged 10-17 with complex behavioral and emotional needs.

About This Liberty Hill, TX Facility

Meridell Achievement Center, located in Liberty Hill, Texas, is a residential treatment facility that has been providing specialized care for children and adolescents aged 10 to 17 since 1961. It offers gender-affirming traditional behavioral and neurobehavioral programs, distinguishing between purposeful and irritable behaviors.

Meridell Achievement Center's mission is to treat complex behavioral needs in a safe, fun, and therapeutic residential environment for adolescents. Accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by Texas, it aims to create a clinically exceptional and physically safe treatment center.

  • Over 60 years of experience in treating youth with diverse behavioral and emotional difficulties.
  • Cottage-style living accommodations with a ranch-style campus in the serene Texas Hill Country.
  • Specialized programs for various diagnoses, such as bipolar disorder, PTSD, and high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.
  • Gender-affirming behavioral programs with unique housing options for different demographics.

Meridell Achievement Center specializes in treating issues like bipolar disorder, ADHD, PTSD, and high-end autism spectrum disorders for adolescents aged 10 to 17, benefiting those with complex behavioral and emotional difficulties the most.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Addiction is often caused by an underlying issue. Mental illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder could lie at the root. A dual diagnosis by Meridell Achievement Center aims to treat the addiction as well as the cause of the addiction. This ensures the patient will not fall back on old ways after treatment is complete.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intervention, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in Texas varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at Meridell Achievement Center.

    Most people with addiction in Liberty Hill do not readily recognize that they need help. Family and friends need to take action and express their concern over their loved one’s well-being. It’s best to seek specialists like Meridell Achievement Center, who provide intervention services.

    Meridell Achievement Center‘s Therapies & Programs

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.

    Another benefit of individual therapy at Meridell Achievement Center in Liberty Hill, TX is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.

    Going through couple’s therapy at Meridell Achievement Center in Texas allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can both improve the odds of recovery with couple’s therapy. This teaches how to communicate effectively, avoid relapse triggers, and build a healthy lifestyle to maintain sobriety.

    Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at Meridell Achievement Center in Liberty Hill, TX involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.

    Group therapy at Meridell Achievement Center reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.

    Trauma therapy zeroes in on traumatic incidents that a Meridell Achievement Center patient in Liberty Hill, Texas has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles. The goal of trauma therapy is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward.

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a method of individual and/or group counseling that focuses on acceptance and change. DBT can be very effective in developing coping strategies for negative emotions.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. Talking through issues can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. CBT is a healthy way Meridell Achievement Center addresses some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in a persons life.

    Nutrition therapy involves providing healthy diet and improving the eating habits of the patient. Expert dieticians provide individualized meal plan, that addresses the specific nutritional deficiencies. Nutrition therapy also teaches the associated life skills such as cooking healthy food and grocery shopping. It helps to overcome the food cravings that are seen in certain addictions.

    NRT, also known as nicotine replacement therapy, allows someone to get the effects of nicotine without chewing or smoking. It is often done with a patch, allowing those who want to quit relying on nicotine to better manage their cravings. As the cravings get easier to manage, the doses of nicotine get reduced until nicotine is no longer needed.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Meridell Achievement Center

    Experiential therapy can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools. It can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist at Meridell Achievement Center and individual is important for success and grown over the stay.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Meridell Achievement Center Location and Directions
    Address Information12550 W State Hwy 29
    Liberty Hill, Texas 78642 Phone Number(512) 528-2100 Meta DetailsUpdated June 11, 2024
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    Liberty Hill, Texas Addiction Information

    Texas is one of the primary hubs for drug smuggling into the country. The border between Texas and Mexico is more than 1,000 miles long. More than 10 million residents use alcohol every year and more than 25% of those are minors. Alcohol and drug use has become so common in Texas that almost 15% of all deaths can be attributed to these substances.

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