Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Burkwood Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Burkwood Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Message from Burkwood CEO Charles Brooks

Welcome to the Burkwood Treatment Center website, and thank you for taking a few moments to learn about our program.

Regardless of the degree to which alcoholism and/or addiction has affected your life, I realize that the decision to get help is rarely an easy one to make. I commend you for taking this important first step, and I want you to know that you are not alone.

At Burkwood, we have been assisting individuals toward life-changing recovery for more than 25 years. We understand the devastating impact of the disease — not only on the afflicted individual, but on friends, family members, and other loved ones – and we are committed to providing the highest quality of care to those who choose to begin recovery with us.

I am proud to lead a team of talented and dedicated professionals who possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise. I am even more proud of the degree to which these professionals are focused on providing guidance and counsel in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

When you choose to enter Burkwood, you can rest assured that you will never be treated as “just another patient.” Instead, you will work in active partnership with the members of your treatment team to develop a personalized treatment plan that is specifically customized to help you achieve your recovery goals.

At Burkwood, you will find a supportive community dedicated to helping you achieve the happier and healthier life that you deserve. From the day you enter treatment until long after you have completed the residential phase of your recovery, you will remain a valued member of the Burkwood family.

Again, thank you for your interest in Burkwood Treatment Center and for sharing a few moments with me on this page. To learn more about how our program is uniquely prepared to meet your needs or the needs of someone you love, please feel free to call us at your convenience (715.690.3212).

From all of us in the Burkwood family, we wish you great success as you walk the path of recovery.

Sincerely,

Charles Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
Burkwood Treatment Center

My experience at Burkwood Treatment Center was wonderful, and the staff was awesome. I'm now happier and healthier than I've ever been.