Townsend

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    Townsend is the leader in the field of addiction treatment in Louisiana, using the most innovative treatment models and genetic research to help thousands of individuals achieve recovery. At Townsend, we understand that addiction is a chronic, progressive brain-based disease that is typically self-medicated with alcohol, drugs, gambling, compulsive overeating, and other substances and behaviors. Thus, even if the substance use and behaviors stop, the primary symptoms of addiction will still be present. Currently there is no cure for addiction, but there is hope at Townsend. Our treatment centers are focused on achieving remission of symptoms which will stop a person from seeking drugs or engaging in other behaviors to feel better. Townsend accomplishes this through an intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment program that will help patients to reach recovery and its maintenance through a chronic disease management plan. Townsend’s outpatient program is a true alternative to inpatient treatment, giving patients the opportunity to recover from addiction without leaving their family or job. Most Townsend programs are in the evening, with some day-time availability, and are designed for the busy student or professional. Townsend helps patients find ways of coping with their symptoms through active engagement in successful therapeutic programming and medical care for lifetime recovery. Each site’s clinical staff, comprised of licensed physicians and counselors, work as a team to provide you individualized care to fit your specific needs. Our unique model of treatment delivers the highest quality of services and makes treatment more effective and affordable than other alternatives. Unlike rehab, we treat the underlying condition using The Townsend Way. This revolutionary method is the result of Dr. Howard Wetsman’s dissatisfaction with standard treatments that failed to help many of his patients. An expert in the field of addiction medicine, Dr. Wetsman pioneered the use of genetic testing and proprietary medical monitoring to collect scientific data. At Townsend, we use Dr. Wetsman’s groundbreaking innovations to rapidly address and stabilize addiction and related complications. Consequently, patients feel better fast and successfully complete treatment at the highest levels in the treatment industry. Keeping true to our mantra of “democratizing addiction treatment”, Townsend is continuously working toward improving access to effective and affordable treatment for the disease of addiction. With this goal in mind, Townsend was named the fastest growing company in Louisiana for the years 2011 and 2012 according to Inc. Magazine and was honored as an LSU 100 company. Townsend has been awarded numerous other honors including Top Doctor from New Orleans Magazine and Health Care Hero from CityBusiness Newspaper. Townsend has outpatient treatment centers in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Covington, Lafayette, Houma and Metairie and plans to expand access to treatment by opening additional locations in the near future.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2001
    HQLafayette, US
    Websitetownsendla.com
    Employee Ratings2.7

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    Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)17
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Townsend Office Locations

    Townsend has offices in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Covington, Houma and in 3 other locations
    Lafayette, US (HQ)
    2014 W Pinhook Rd #301
    Baton Rouge, US
    7434 Picardy Ave
    Covington, US
    19411 Helenbirg Rd #101
    Houma, US
    1340 W Tunnel Blvd #212
    Lafayette, US
    4540 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy c110
    Lake Charles, US
    635 Petro Point Dr
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    Townsend Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2001

    Townsend Cybersecurity Score

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    B

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    Townsend News and Updates

    From PG Wodehouse to Sue Townsend, get your dose of screen-free humour with Storytel

    They say laughter is the best medicine. So tune in to these rib-tickling audiobooks to brighten up your day

    Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean’s Body Recovered After Canoeing Accident

    Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter and her 8-year-old son went missing last week. The search for her son continues.

    Body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend recovered, search for her son to continue

    The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend, the granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, was recovered on Monday evening and the search for her son will continue, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said.

    Avamere at Port Townsend Earns Award for Quality Care

    Community expresses a commitment to quality by using the tools and resources needed to provide quality care
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    Townsend Blogs

    The Mechanics of Overdose: What Happens When Heroin Kills?

    Every year, more and more lives in the US are lost to drug overdose. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 63,632 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2016, and about 66 percent of those deaths were caused by an opioid drug like heroin or prescription painkillers. For something so deadly, fe…

    Drugs, Guns, and Racism: What Happens When Anything Goes?

    A Louisiana man who has been identified as a senior leader in the Aryan Circle, a white supremacist group, has pleaded guilty to murder as well as weapons possession and narcotics trafficking. He’s not the only one. Another person who claimed membership in the Aryan Circle reportedly murdered anothe…

    Drug Ring Using Commercial Flights to Bring Marijuana to Louisiana Shut Down

    No tunnels, no secret passageways, no speedboats, no subterfuge. The drug ring busted shuttling drugs into Louisiana used commercial flights, bringing in 10–32 pounds of marijuana with each trip. According to the indictment that named 14 defendants and five co-conspirators, the drug ring has been ru…

    Positive Communication: What Not to Say in an Argument

    In the process of stabilizing emotionally in recovery, it is normal to experience highs and lows that impact your communication with your loved ones. As you work toward a place of stability and experience times when you feel less secure in your ability to manage the challenges to your sobriety, it c…

    Will Drug Deactivation Pouches Help Louisiana Fight the Opioid Drug Epidemic?

    In the fight to safely dispose of all unused and unwanted addictive medications, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry recently passed SB 26, a piece of legislation that provides medical professionals with the ability to legally dispose of the unused medications of patients who are deceased. Specif…
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    Townsend Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Townsend founded?

      Townsend was founded in 2001.

    • How many employees does Townsend have?

      Townsend has 17 employees.

    • Who are Townsend competitors?

      Competitors of Townsend include 9Line, Health Sciences North and Active Pathways.

    • Where is Townsend headquarters?

      Townsend headquarters is located at 2014 W Pinhook Rd #301, Lafayette.

    • Where are Townsend offices?

      Townsend has offices in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Covington, Houma and in 3 other locations.

    • How many offices does Townsend have?

      Townsend has 9 offices.