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The Walker Center - Residential Treatment

605 11th Ave., East Gooding, Idaho, 83330
Established in 1976, Walker Center is Idaho's premier alcohol and drug addiction treatment provider. As a not-for-profit entity, we seek to offer high-quality, evidence-based treatment services at an affordable price. As one of the leading treatment centers in the Northwest, Walker Center has helped thousands of people find a way out of the craziness addiction brings to lead much more meaningful, productive lives.

Facility Highlights

  • Gender-Specific Programs
  • Medically Supervised Detox
  • Family Programs

Specialization

  • 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.

Facility Settings

  • Wilderness

Meet the Staff

  • Reid Lofgran
    Reid LofgranMedical Director
    Dr. Lofgran makes all the medical decisions for the residents at the Center. Upon admission, vital signs are monitored and a Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA) is completed if necessary. After the initial evaluation, any necessary medications are placed in lockup and are taken by the resident under the supervision of a member of the treatment team. The resident enters treatment activities as soon as initial assessment is completed, during the first day of residency. Laboratory work is available, if indicated by medical assessment. Additional medical care will be given according to individual needs. These services are optional and it is the patient's responsibility to pay for them.

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Patient Reviews

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My son has severe mental health and addiction issues got scared and left wanted to come back within a few hours and was denied. For a place that deals with mental health issues this was sad. Especially with a price tag of $32,000. So- it is more about the money than the patient - F- in my book. Not such a caring facility.
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Almost two years sober. Very grateful. Walker gave me the tools for recovery. Don’t go if not committed to the process. Not perfect. But I’m not either. I recommend the place without reservation. Meetings alone or outpatient care likely would not have been successful for me.
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Saved my life! Gave me the tools I needed to get back on the right track. Meals were wonderful staff very helpful and knew what they were talking about.
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This place is a joke! Had a girlfriend and in desperation to fix her alcohol problem took her to Walker Center of Gooding. If you are gonna charge someone 18,000 dollars and think that you can fix a alcoholic by just taking alcohol away for 28 days and give them some activities and classes. Would have been better off her getting her 4th DUI. First off the detox almost killed her because of people not knowing what there doing. As in reading there heart rate as there blood pressure and vice versa. Then the activities and some classes are ran as co sex meaning the Male addicts are joined in with the female addicts. There is plenty wrong with that alone. With today's society girls/boys alot of them are dependent on attention and emotions. You got coed swimming together, exercising together, having water fights, ect. People need to be focusing on recovery not on play time with joint genders. So now you got coed addicts playing in the water going on hikes together and then when they get caught sneaking off to have sex they get kicked out. That is a problem. Because this facility put them in those situations. There is multiple types of addictions it's more than just alcohol, or drugs. These people need the right placements without distractions. Then to top off the amazing job these people did with my girlfriend is they told her she should break off her relationship.. excuse me. I took her there so she could get better so I can make her a wife. I wanted the help for her. Who are you to tell her she needs to end her relationship with a guy that only wants the best for her? Like I said this place is the biggest joke ever! She went in drunk and the first day out of completing there rehab.... still drinking. If I was the one that paid for it I would take this place down cuz that is a ton of money to waist on nothing. Like they're motto. It's a addiction center ran by addicts. It's a joke.
John
    I had the displeasure of being at the Walker Center and it's $$$$ the greediest outfit ever. I'm 54 and understand it's a business but wow, detox at home. It is possible !! Good luck. STAY AWAY. They don't care about addict's.