Alternative Outpatient Services

Alternative Outpatient Services

Drug Rehab Center in Lafayette, Louisiana

About This Lafayette, LA Facility

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Alternative Outpatient Services, a Privately Owned Gambling Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Rehab Center in Lafayette, LA. Primarily providing treatments (under a variety of additional methods) to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Alternative Outpatient Services’s Louisiana location accepts most private health insurance.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Lafayette, LA. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as Alternative Outpatient Services, to help you heal.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • Additional Languages
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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

    Rehab centers exist in Lafayette, LA to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Alternative Outpatient Services provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Alternative Outpatient Services in Lafayette, LA, LA, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Gambling Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Alternative Outpatient 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Lafayette, LA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Alternative Outpatient Services peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Alternative Outpatient Services is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Louisiana, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Alternative Outpatient Services‘s Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Couples Therapy at Alternative Outpatient Services

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group therapy happens at Alternative Outpatient Services in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Lafayette, LA patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at Alternative Outpatient Services in Lafayette, LA learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in Lafayette, Louisiana, like Alternative Outpatient Services, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Alternative Outpatient Services Location and Directions
    Address Information341 Doucet Road Suite A
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70503 Phone Number337-234-0830 Meta DetailsUpdated July 10, 2022
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    Alternative Outpatient Services Location and Directions
    Location

    341 Doucet Road Suite A
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    Facility Type

    Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned

    Language
    English, Spanish
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    Helpful reference information for Alternative Outpatient Services, a drug treatment center in Louisiana located at: 341 Doucet Road Suite A, Lafayette, LA 70503, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Lafayette, 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.

    Lafayette, LA, has a moderate to a high drug addiction problem. 18.8% of residents reported binge drinking in the past month. Most of the overdose deaths in the city were caused by prescription drugs, specifically opioids. There are a variety of drug treatment options available in Lafayette, Louisiana. Some common drug rehab programs include inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, and detox programs.

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