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Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services, a VA Funded Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Rehab Center in Pineville, LA. Primarily providing Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient treatments (and a variety of additional methods) to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances.
Pineville is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
The inappropriate use of any drug in Pineville, LA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services in Pineville, LA offers treatment for opioids.
Levels of Care Offered
Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Louisiana facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Pineville, LA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
In outpatient programs at Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services, the Pineville resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
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 and the staff at Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services are trained to assist in 12-step management.
Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services in
Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.
Group CounselingGroup therapy is an important tool in recovery. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. With Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services in
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Alexandria VA Healthcare System Substance Use Disorder Services that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.
Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.
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