Complaint against Best Drug Rehab, April 18, 2013

This person was forced to change their address with their insurance company to one that the Best Drug Rehab provided. Phone calls were monitored via speakerphone, with a staff member ready to disconnect the call if the truth about the program was told. The person was told that if they wanted to leave, they would be dropped off at a homeless shelter, and feels that he was being held against his will. He was also removed from medications prescribed by his doctor.

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Complaint against A Forever Recovery, April 10, 2013

This person describes being in an isolated, rundown property with no real medical attention and being subjected to medical malpractice. Not allowed to contact friends or leave until payment was made, they were alone and frightened. This person wrote about their own experience from 2009 to encourage the Attorney General’s office to investigate Per Wickstrom’s rehab facilities, A Forever Recovery and Best Drug Recovery (Rehab).

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Complaint against Tranquility Detox, March 3, 2013

When the person arrived at Tranquility Detox, his personal belongings, cash, identification, and blood pressure medication were taken from him. During his stay, his blood pressure rose to a high level, and when he asked for the facility to call 911, they did not. He climbed over a fence and walked to the hospital. Read the complaint for more information.

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Complaint against Best Drug Rehab, February 11, 2013

This person was told that Best Drug Rehab was successful and specialized in heroin addiction, and that there were classes in dealing with addiction. He was not told about Scientology, nor was he told about the abusive guards who sold drugs to the patients or the sexual relations among patients.

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Complaint against Best Drug Rehab and Tranquility Detox, September 23, 2012

This is a very detailed report about this person's experience at Tranquility Detox and Best Drug Rehab. One thing of special interest is that the person agreed to work for BDR and was put to work making "after care calls". She relates that out of 70 people she called, maybe 10 had remained sober. She was told that unless they have relapsed to their drug of choice, to count them as sober. She also describes the creation of false records for the facility to obtain CARF certification; abusive treatment by staff members who were Nation of Islam and gang members; fraudulent insurance billing, part of which consists of having the client sign over power of attorney to the facility, and changing their address with their insurance company so that reimbursements go directly to the owner, Per Wickstrom. This is a must-read complaint, which is full of horrific details.

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Complaint against A Forever Recovery, January 17, 2012

A detailed complaint with times and dates showing how a patient was turned away after 48 hours due to a pre-existing condition which A Forever Recovery had been aware of. This was after payment had been made for detox. Once the patient had left the A Forever Recovery facility, phone calls were not returned and the complainant feels very mislead.

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