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ACER - Slidell

ACER - Slidell

Drug Rehab Center in Slidell, Louisiana

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction

ACER in Slidell, LA offers outpatient, intensive outpatient, and aftercare support for those struggling with opioid addiction, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis.

About This Louisiana Facility

ACER - Slidell in Slidell, Louisiana is an Addiction Treatment Facility that specializes in treating people suffering from Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, and Drug Addiction. Their programs are designed to help those in need with Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, and Levels of Care ranging from Detox to Intensive Outpatient. They also accept Private Health Insurance for their services. ACER - Slidell is professionally affiliated with ACER, an internationally accredited leader in delivering quality substance abuse treatment.

At ACER - Slidell, staff members use evidence-based practices to integrate psychosocial therapies and pharmacotherapies to treat opioid and substance use disorders. Every individual in their care is supported by a team of professional counselors, social workers, and medical professionals. A Comprehensive Evaluation is provided, and a personalized treatment plan is created based on the individual’s needs. This plan covers medical and mental health, provides structure, and involves outpatient counseling as well as transitional care. ACER - Slidell is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Addiction Counselors and is accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest health care accrediting body.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Multiple Centers
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Rehab centers in Louisiana exist to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using psychoactive substances. Centers like ACER - Slidell are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction is one of the most common forms of addiction Louisiana. Opioids include drugs like heroin, oxycontin and fentanyl. They are prescribed to treat pain, but they are often abused and they are addictive. The addiction is treated by detoxing the body, so it no longer needs the chemicals in the drugs. This is followed up by therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Some of the most common co-occurring disorders are schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder. Most rehab facilities in Slidell, LA like ACER - Slidell provide patients with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

    Addiction, Coping Skills, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Family Communication Issues, Medication Management, Opioid Addiction, Relapse, Spirituality, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered at ACER - Slidell

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Detox

    Detox is the first step of rehab. It involves giving a person time to get the toxins out of their body. During detox, the patient gets ill and they will often start using again to get rid of these unpleasant feelings. That’s why it’s so important to have a Slidell medical professional at ACER - Slidell present. A Louisiana medical professional will make sure patients don’t start using during detox. They will also provide medication to ease their symptoms and coach them through on a mental level.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in Louisiana is appropriate for patients in residential recovery facilities that have been diagnosed with addiction. Patients return to their everyday lives gradually, increasing the likeliness of success in treatment.

    Outpatient Program

    An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Slidell, LA with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week.

    Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    Aftercare Support at ACER - Slidell, in short, is the support provided to a patient after they have finished treatment. It allows them to adjust to everyday life. It may entail setting them up and enrolling them in services such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) inside a halfway house. Career coaching may also be offered to patients to help them get back into the workforce.

    Therapies & Programs

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in Slidell, Louisiana, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

    Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at ACER - Slidell also learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    After experiencing trauma, it’s crucial to look for a facility that can provide trauma therapy. This approach zeroes in on the traumatic incidents that a patient has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles and pain. Trauma can originate from domestic violence, sexual abuse, an early encounter with death, sexual assault, and many more. The goal of trauma therapy at ACER - Slidell in Slidell, LA is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward. Mental health professionals will facilitate the patient’s journey and see to it that he or she is no longer a victim of his or her traumatic experiences and has wholly regained his or her personal power.

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. REBT at ACER - Slidell in Slidell, LA deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people. It is a relatively simple set of steps that are done continuously in order to move through life with awareness, accountability and honesty. 12-Step programs are available in most every city in the Unites States. They are available in person, electronically and virtually through phone or web-based meetings.

    When it comes to maintaining sobriety, people who quit recovery without developing life skills are disadvantaged. While teaching life skills at ACER - Slidell is difficult, support with aftercare helps patients learn these skills over time. Life skills include getting a career, living in a good environment, self-care, and finance management, all in Slidell, LA.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis Education / Counseling / Support, HIV or AIDS education, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Naloxone and overdose education, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Relapse Prevention, Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    ACER - Slidell Location and Directions
    Address Information2238 1st Street
    Slidell, Louisiana 70458 Phone Number(985) 690-6622 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Slidell, Louisiana Addiction Information

    Louisiana is one of the top ten states in the nation for opioid-related deaths. One in ten high school students admits to regularly using prescription opioids for non-medical purposes. More than 225,000 Louisiana residents admit to regular heavy drinking and around 6% of the Louisiana population abuses alcohol. Marijuana use in Louisiana is most common amongst teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 years old.

    Slidell, Louisiana, has a serious drug addiction issue. An estimated 9.4 percent of residents aged 12 or older reported using illicit drugs. Additionally, there were 912 opioid-related deaths between 2009 and 2016. The most common drugs involved in overdoses were opioids, benzodiazepines, and cocaine. 12-step programs are a popular treatment option in Slidell and offer support from peers who have struggled with addiction.

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