Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Burkwood Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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Why Choose Burkwood Treatment Center


At Burkwood Treatment Center, we pride ourselves in working with our patients to build strong foundations for real, long-term recovery. Our evidence-based treatment programs, serene environment, and compassionate staff are just a few of the reasons patients choose Burkwood.


For more than 20 years, our committed staff members have been dedicated to changing the lives of adult men and women by offering compassionate, individualized care. Through our continued dedication to improving the quality of life of our patients we have treated a host of issues and challenges, including but not limited to the following:

Substance use disorders:

  • Alcohol
  • Opioids
  • Heroin
  • Prescription drugs
  • Painkillers
  • Cocaine
  • Meth

Mental health disorders:

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Depressive disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder

Exceptional Staff

We feel the essence of a quality treatment experience is found within the men and women who provide the care. At Burkwood Treatment Center, we are extremely proud of the team of professionals we have established, as they have made it their primary goal to help improve the lives of each individual they care for. Our team consists of the following professionals:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Counselors
  • Technicians
  • Dieticians

Comprehensive Programming

We understand each individual who is entrusted into our care has their own set of needs, strengths, and concerns. We feel strongly that all treatment plans should be tailored to each patient, ensuring they receive the focused care that enables them to achieve sustained success.

All individuals complete a detailed evaluation prior to starting treatment. In addition to identifying the issues and challenges the individual is experiencing, these evaluations also aid in determining which services, therapeutic techniques, and levels of care will be most effective.

Effective Therapies

Burkwood Treatment Center features a variety of specialized therapeutic interventions, which help us ensure that all who heal with us have a well-rounded treatment experience. Depending on each person’s specific needs and goals, his or her treatment plan may include the following elements:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Medication management
  • 12-Step meetings
  • MAAEZ (Making AA Easier)
  • Guided imagery
  • Process groups
  • Activity groups
  • Gestalt-influenced and analogy-based plays
  • Transitional treatment

Healing Environment

When a person comes to Burkwood Treatment Center, he or she has the opportunity to both figuratively and literally escape the stresses and pressures of everyday life. Our beautiful rustic campus is located on three bucolic acres near Willow River States Park in a rural section of Hudson, Wisconsin. This serene and peaceful environment is the perfect complement to the quality clinical services all participants receive.

The silence and serenity of the wilderness are extremely conducive to productive introspection and deep personal growth. Given the time, space, and guidance to focus on their unique capabilities and specific needs, participants can reconnect with their true selves and rediscover the inner strength that will empower them to live healthier lives in recovery.

Learn More Today

At Burkwood Treatment Center, our team of admissions counselors is available 24/7 to answer all of your questions and to help you make the most informed decisions for yourself or your loved one. We understand that grappling with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders can be extremely taxing, and we encourage you to call us at your earliest convenience.

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