Located in 108-acres of Woodlands, The Estate at River Bend offers nature-based therapy, trauma integration, 12-step process to ensure a solid footing in recovery.
About The Estate at River Bend
The Estate at River Bend is an evidence-based rehabilitation center located on 108 acres of secluded forest with rolling hills and beautiful rivers. They treat men and women seeking help with drug and alcohol addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders. Their approach to recovery is based on creating realistic living environments with daily responsibilities that prepare the clients to grasp the future with the tools they need to stay focused and determined in recovery. They have individualized therapy, family therapy, programs for chronic relapse, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), nature-based experiential therapy, motivational interviewing (MI), 12-Step fundamentals, a smoking cessation program, mindfulness stress management, and trauma integration. The Estate at River Bend has gender-specific treatments that allows clients to express themselves in a safe, non-judgmental environment. They are a private-pay and out-of-network facility. They are accredited by the Joint Commission.
The Estate at River Bend is located on the banks of the Pascagoula River in South Mississippi. Their accommodations include gender-separate, semi-private and private bedrooms with a shared bathroom. They have an on-site fitness center with commercial grade equipment, nature trails, and a wooded ropes course. Clients help cook their meals, to learn how to create healthier and tastier choices. The Estate at River Bend has a beautiful river that clients are encouraged to enjoy by doing multiple water activities like fishing, swimming, and floating. Clients have access to a laundry facility.
Who We Treat
226 Lowe Lane Lucedale, MS 39452
A combination of scientifically rooted therapies and treatments make up evidence-based care, defined by their measured and proven results.
Individual care meets the needs of each patient, using personalized treatment to provide them the most relevant care and greatest chance of success.
Incorporating spirituality, community, and responsibility, 12-Step philosophies prioritize the guidance of a Higher Power and a continuation of 12-Step practices.
Providers involve family in the treatment of their loved one through family therapy, visits, or both–because addiction is a family disease.
Expressive tools and therapies help patients process past situations, learn more about themselves, and find healing through action.
Separate treatment for men or women can create strong peer connections and remove barriers related to trauma, shame, and gender-specific nuances.
Guided interactions with trained horses, their handler, and a therapist can help patients improve their self-esteem, trust, empathy, and social skills.
Patient and therapist meet 1-on-1 to work through difficult emotions and behavioral challenges in a personal, private setting.
With this approach, patients heal by doing. Therapists help patients process difficult emotions to speak, using guided activities like art or dance.
In recreation therapy, recovery can be joyful. Patients practice social skills and work through emotional triggers by engaging in fun activities.
Twelve Step Facilitation
12-Step groups offer a framework for addiction recovery. Members commit to a higher power, recognize their issues, and support each other in the healing process.
Creative processes like art, writing, or dance use inner creative desires to help boost confidence, emotional growth, and initiate change.
Family therapy addresses group dynamics within a family system, with a focus on improving communication and interrupting unhealthy relationship patterns.
Based on the idea that motivation to change comes from within, providers use a conversational framework to discover personalized methods for change.
Visual art invites patients to examine the emotions within their work, focusing on the process of creativity and its gentle therapeutic power.
Eye Movement Therapy (EMDR)
Lateral, guided eye movements help reduce the emotional reactions of retelling and reprocessing trauma, allowing intense feelings to dissipate.
Cocaine is a stimulant with euphoric effects. Agitation, muscle ticks, psychosis, and heart issues are common symptoms of cocaine abuse.
Benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat anxiety and sleep issues. They are highly habit forming, and their abuse can cause mood changes and poor judgement.
Opioids produce pain-relief and euphoria, which can lead to addiction. This class of drugs includes prescribed medication and the illegal drug heroin.
Codependency is a pattern of emotional dependence and controlling behavior. It's most common among people with addicted loved ones.
Methamphetamine, or meth, increases energy, agitation, and paranoia. Long-term use can result in severe physical and mental health issues.
Heroin is a highly addictive and illegal opioid. It can cause insomnia, collapsed veins, heart issues, and additional mental health issues.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is a long-term mental health issue caused by a disturbing event or events. Symptoms include anxiety, dissociation, flashbacks, and intrusive thoughts.
Synthetic drugs are made in a lab, unlike plant-based drugs like mushrooms. Most synthetic drugs are either stimulants or synthetic cannabinoids.
Symptoms of depression may include fatigue, a sense of numbness, and loss of interest in activities. This condition can range from mild to severe.
Drug addiction is the excessive and repetitive use of substances, despite harmful consequences to a person's life, health, and relationships.
Using alcohol as a coping mechanism, or drinking excessively throughout the week, signals an alcohol use disorder.
Consistent relapse occurs repeatedly, after partial recovery from addiction. This condition requires long-term treatment.
Anxiety is a common mental health condition that can include excessive worry, panic attacks, physical tension, and increased blood pressure.
Some traumatic events are so disturbing that they cause long-term mental health problems. Those ongoing issues can also be referred to as "trauma."
Patients in gender-specific groups gain the opportunity to discuss challenges unique to their gender in a comfortable, safe setting conducive to healing.