Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare, Las Vegas, Nevada

Aerial view of Las Vegas strip
3247 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

Overview of Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare

The Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare is a behavioral healthcare facility located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is part of a larger organization called the Signature Healthcare Services based out of Corona, California which provides substance abuse rehabilitation and mental healthcare services across five states.
Treatment at Desert Parkway combines 12-step principles and evidence-based therapies with holistic therapies. This approach ensures that a client can avail both traditional and new-age innovations when it comes to treatment for chemical dependency. Furthermore, they also believe that substance abuse can stem from or lead to trauma and a host of mental health issues. As such, they offer dual diagnosis support for those suffering from co-occurring disorders.

Accommodation and Food

The facility is located in a big campus dotted with well designed single and double-story buildings and beautifully maintained gardens. The campus is peaceful and quiet providing residents with a safe space to recover away from the bustle of the outside world.
The residential quarters are located in a 152-bed facility. It accommodates children and adolescents as young as 8 years old, adults, and elderly people suffering from substance abuse and/or a variety of mental disorders. They also have an additional 23-bed unit for members of the military, both veterans as well as currently serving.
Food is served in a cafeteria style setting with three meals provided every day. The menu is devised with special care to ensure maximized nutrient intake for every resident client. The facility also has a provision in place to accommodate special dietary requirements and requests that may arise due to allergies or other health constraints.

Treatment Options at Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare

This facility provides both inpatient and outpatient services to its clients. Additionally, they also Specialized treatment programs to better address the specific needs of individual clients. To this effect, they also have a separate trauma and mental health treatment plan specially devised for first responders and militarily personal. All this ensures that clients can avail personalized care at the facility. Some of the treatment options available here include the following:

Inpatient services

  • Adult Inpatient
  • Inpatient Psychiatric
  • Elderly Mental Health
  • Child and Adolescent Inpatient
  • Chemical Dependency
  • First Responders and Veteran Mental Health

Outpatient services

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Drug and Alcohol Rehab
  • Elderly Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis Outpatient

Therapy Choices at Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare

The various therapy choices offered at the facility are as follows:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group therapy
  • 12-step meeting
  • Evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy
  • Medication management
  • Dual diagnosis support
  • Relapse prevention
  • Aftercare

Payment Options and Insurances

The treatment charges at Desert Parkway vary based on the type of program a client is admitted in. For the inpatient residential program, the cost of treatment is $4500 for the first 5 days and $900 per day thereafter. The outpatient programs, on the other hand, cost $200 per session for every client. Payment is accepted by both self-pay and through insurance. Some of the insurances accepted here are as follows:

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature
  • Tricare


Accredited by the Joint Commission

Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Amenities

This facility offers a variety of structured treatment programs. They are geared toward treating substance abuse victims who may also be suffering from commonly occurring mental disorders such as PTSD, psychosis, anxiety, depression, etc. Thus, a special onus is put on providing clients with a continuum of treatment that ensures all round healing of the mind.
This includes dealing with symptoms such as drug or alcohol addiction as well as the underlying cause or results in the form of mental disorders. Furthermore, their mental health program for first responders, veterans and currently serving military personnel and their family members is a good initiative.


The staff at Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare comprises a qualified team of CADCs, registered nurses, activity therapists, case managers, psychiatrists, LCSWs, and a registered dietician. Some of the important staff members in their respective roles are as follows:

Allison Zednicek, LMFT, MHA
Chief Executive Officer

Allison Zednicek was Chief Operating Officer at Desert Parkway from 2012 to 2013 before taking up the role of CEO, a position she has served in for the last 5 years. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of behavioral healthcare and specializes in crisis intervention and case management.
She has a BA in broadcast journalism and speech from the San Francisco State University, an MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Additionally, she also has a Master of Health Administration from the University of Southern California.

Amitabh Singh, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. Singh is a psychiatrist based in Las Vegas and a member of the American Psychiatric Association. He has previously held a teaching position in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. As the Medical Director at Desert Parkway, he is in charge of overseeing the planning of individual treatment programs. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute.

Adrienne Randall, LCSW
Director of Outpatient Services

Adrienne Randall is a Licensed Counselor and Social Worker (LCSW) currently working as the Director of Outpatient Services at Desert Parkway. In this position, she oversees the planning, implementation, and overall success of the outpatient programs. She specializes in Group Therapy, Case Management, Mental Health Counseling, and Family Therapy. She has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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