Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does Synergy’s Program Cost?

Synergy has a nominal admission fee. This fee may be covered by insurance and many applicants qualify for payment assistance. The fee may be paid by cashier’s check, money order, or credit card. Financing may be available. Remaining program fees are partially funded by the client, through therapeutic work performed while in the program which is matched by grants and contracts that are secured by the agency on behalf of the client.

How Effective is Synergy’s Program?

Repairing / Preparing, a formal three year outcome study, measured substance use, jail recidivism, and employment placement pre and post Synergy's treatment experience. The study revealed that, at the 18 month follow-up, 71% remained abstinent, there was a significant decline in re-arrests, 68% of individuals were employed and that those employed were more likely to remain sober than their unemployed counterparts. The study also indicated that 96% of clients reported improved performance at work and/or school as a result of Synergy's interventions.

What is the Facility Like?

Room and BedsSynergy’s program is set within a warm and inviting therapeutic community. The facility is a 40,000 square foot, three-story brick building with residential suites that are fully furnished with a full bathroom and window. Common areas include a beautiful atrium, commercial kitchen and dining room, laundry facilities, outdoor patio, basketball court, and picnic area.

How Do I Apply For Admission?

Applicants must submit a letter, in their own words, indicating their desire to enroll in Synergy’s program. The letter must describe their addiction problem and history, legal and criminal history, medical and psychiatric history, family history of substance abuse, why long term treatment is desired, and contact information. After receiving the letter, the Intake Coordinator will contact the applicant to determine program eligibility and facilitate the admission process.
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What Does the Program Provide?

  • 50+ hours of Individual Counseling
  • 1500+ Hours of Group Counseling
  • Community Recovery Meetings
  • 100+ Recovery Speaker Events
  • Therapeutic Living Environment
  • 12-Step Presentations
  • Recovery Support Services
  • Gender Specific Support Groups
  • Sexual Abuse Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Restructuring
  • Relapse Prevention Skills
  • Graduation Ceremony
  • Aftercare Services
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Life Skills
  • Employment Skills
  • Job Skills Training
  • Telephone
  • Employment Opportunities
  • GED
  • Room
  • Utilities
  • Cigarettes
  • Clothing
  • Laundry Service
  • Meals
  • Personal Hygiene Supplies
  • Group Picnics
  • Transportation
  • Access to Minor Medical Care
  • Recreational Activities
  • Games & Activities
  • Work Clothing
  • Local Sporting Events
  • Television / Movies / Sports
  • Fitness Area

What to Bring

Identification

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid State Issued ID
  • Insurance Card

  • If you do not have a valid driver license or ID, please bring:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Jail Booking Sheet
  • Employee ID
  • Student ID

Medical

  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test Results (within past 90 days)
  • Medicine (current prescribed and over the counter)

Clothing

Comfortable Daily Clothing:
  • 2 pairs of pants / 4 jeans
  • 5shirts (women’s shirts must cover backside)
  • 1-2 pairs of shorts (for outdoor activities ONLY)
  • 1 pair dress shoes
  • 1 pair tennis shoes
  • 1 pair work boots
  • Under-garments
  • Socks
  • Belt
  • Cold weather clothing (coat, hat, gloves, etc.)
Evening Clothing
  • Men - Suits and ties, dress pants, button up shirts, kakis, and pull over shirts.
  • Women - Dresses or skirts (must come past knees), dress pants and blouses, and dress shoes.

Hygiene Items

  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Tooth brush & tooth paste
  • Deodorant (no aerosol)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Soap / shower gel / body wash
  • Shaving supplies (razors, shaving cream, etc.)
  • Hair styling products (comb, brush, etc. – no hairspray or dye)

Personal Items

  • Recovery Reading Material
  • Bible
  • Pictures of family (must be loose or in a small photo album...NO framed pictures)
  • Funds for medications, special items, etc.
  • Notebook / folder / binder

What NOT to bring:

  • Radios, TV, cell phones, ipods, CDs, DVDs, musical instruments, etc…
  • Vehicles
  • Jewelry (may have a wrist watch)
  • Cologne, perfume, body spray, mouth wash, or spray deodorant
  • Open toe shoes or flip flops
  • Candy, gum, or food
  • Cigarettes (if you smoke, we will provide you with cigarettes)
  • Items that are sexually inappropriate or that advertise alcohol/drugs

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Why Choose Synergy?

Synergy Treatment Centers, located in Memphis, TN, provides affordable long-term treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. The program has been helping people help themselves for more than 25 years and has strong core values that are the foundation for providing effective treatment services. The long-term program is customized to each client and provides sufficient time to focus on oneself and to address every issue surrounding the addictive behavior. The facility is beautiful and provides a safe and comfortable recovery community environment where peers provide positive influence.

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Why Choose Synergy?

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The desire to stay sober today is so much stronger than the desire to use…I don’t want to go back to that anymore. – 32 year old female client
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Applicants must submit a letter, in their own words, indicating their desire to enroll in Synergy’s program. The letter must describe their addiction problem and history, legal and criminal history, medical and psychiatric history, family history of substance abuse, why long term treatment is desired, and contact information. After receiving the letter, the Intake Coordinator will contact the applicant to determine program eligibility and facilitate the admission process.

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