Individual counseling consists of goal oriented, face to face interaction with the client to support his or her treatment plan, relieve symptoms and resolve problems related to substance abuse. Individual counseling may be offered alone or in conjunction with any of our other group services. Specialized therapy provided by licensed professionals for those identified with co-occurring disorders that may complicate their substance use is also available.
Face to face, goal oriented therapeutic interaction, directly related to the attainment of objectives determined in the individual treatment plan and provided to groups of more than one, but no more than 12 participants. We offer a variety of groups, including specialized groups for Relapse Prevention, Aftercare Support Education, Anger Management, Trauma, and Codependency.
Presentation of recovery-related information and its application to participants, along with group discussion. Our classes vary by site, but include medical information on substance abuse, life skills, meditation, spirituality, smoking cessation, parenting, and many other subjects geared toward improving recovery knowledge and quality of life.
Insensitivity of treatment services are determined at assessment and based on individual need. Services range from Day Treatment to Outpatient. Housing support is available for clients that are in need of a more structured environment.
Medication Assisted Treatment
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is an evidence-based practice that combines pharmacological interventions with substance abuse counseling and social support. Although not for everyone, it is an essential part of the comprehensive array of services available to people struggling with addiction to alcohol or other drugs. A paradox in our field is that although we recognize addiction as a chronic, relapsing disease, some substance abuse counselors and administrators have been reluctant to embrace new technologies for its treatment. At the same time, most physicians and other health care professionals receive little or no training in the treatment of addiction.
Clients are provided with medical access to Vivitrol, naltrexone or suboxone to curb cravings in conjunction with an outpatient program designed to promote recovery.
Social Setting Detoxification
Detox services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The goal of this service is to provide a supportive, safe environment during the uncomfortable and potentially dangerous detox process. In the event any client exceeds our criteria for personal physical well-being, that client is immediately transferred to a local hospital for medical stabilization. The program is designed for those who have used drugs or alcohol in the past 72 hours or who are in active withdrawal. We provide a safe place to sleep and rest, regular meals, frequent status checks, and someone to talk to, as well as recommendations and referrals for further treatment. Three to five day program, depending on medical need. Social detoxification is appropriate for individuals who are able to participate in daily activates and is often used as a less restrictive, nonmedical alternative to inpatient detoxification.
is a service offered as needed
SAMSHA approved smoking cessation classes are offered weekly as a part of our residential and outpatient programs, and may be taken alone for those who understand that tobacco is an addiction and wish to stop.
Community Support provides help with finding services and supports needed in the community in order to achieve and sustain recovery. It may include such activities as writing letters to referral sources, assisting clients with contacting social service or community agencies, or linking clients to medical or treatment services in other regions.