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Alternatives Counseling

Alternatives Counseling in Salisbury, NC

Alternatives Counseling in Salisbury, NC, offers comprehensive treatment for alcoholism and substance abuse, utilizing individual and group counseling, substance abuse education, and various therapies to support recovery efforts in Rowan County.

About Alternatives Counseling

Alternatives Counseling in Salisbury, North Carolina, primarily focuses on treating alcoholism and substance abuse. This private rehab facility stands out for its comprehensive treatment options, which include group therapy and education about substance abuse.

They specialize in helping individuals struggling with alcoholism and substance abuse, offering a range of treatment modalities.

  • Offers both individual and group counseling, catering to unique patient needs.
  • Emphasizes substance abuse education to promote long-term sobriety.
  • Utilizes a variety of therapies to address substance use disorders.
  • Provides medical treatment to support recovery efforts.

Alternatives Counseling treats substance use disorders, focusing particularly on alcohol and drug abuse. It aids people in and around Rowan County, promoting recovery through diverse treatment options.

  • 3 Conditions Treated
  • 4 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 9 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at Alternatives Counseling

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, Alternatives Counseling in Salisbury, NC offers treatment for opioids.

Levels of Care

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 programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the North Carolina facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Alternatives Counseling‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

In outpatient programs at Alternatives Counseling, the Salisbury 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.

Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Alternatives Counseling helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Salisbury, NC, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

Therapies & Programs

Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Alternatives Counseling. Individual therapy provides patients with a safe environment where they can openly discuss their problems with the therapist. The patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group setting.

Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. The therapist can develop patient-specific customized solutions through individual therapy, which aids speedier recovery.

Group 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 Alternatives Counseling in Salisbury, North Carolina, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a treatment method to work through traumatic memories to find resolution. It may involve eye movement, hand tapping or other small movements.

Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that helps an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally and withdraw from social interaction due to the physical and emotional disturbances caused by addiction.

Life skills therapy helps them to improve various personal, professional and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision making, time management, regulation of emotions and resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively.

Payment Options

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
  • Location & Contact

    Alternatives Counseling Location and Directions
    323 N Main St
    Salisbury, NC 28144

    Phone Number
    (704) 639-1616

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    Alternatives Counseling Location and Directions

    323 N Main St
    Salisbury, NC 28144
    (704) 639-1616


    Gender Female, Male

    Age Adults (20+), Teenagers

    Modality Group, Individuals

    Listed July 6, 2021

    Updated July 5, 2024

    Salisbury, North Carolina Addiction and Treatment

    North Carolina ranks 29th in the nation for overall substance abuse. Many of the drugs abused in the state are illicit, and many of these are opioids. Prescription opioids are readily available due to the high rates of medical workers prescribing them. The number of prescriptions has increased tenfold since the 1980's. Opioid overdoses are the most common type of death in North Carolina.

    Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, Rowan County is a vibrant community known for its rich history and stunning natural beauty. However, beneath the surface, the county grapples with a harrowing opioid epidemic, with an opiate poisoning death rate of 20.9 per 100,000 residents, surpassing both the state average and rates in neighboring counties like Davidson and Gaston.

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    McLeod Addictive Disease Center - Concord
    300 Copperfield Blvd NE, Concord, NC 28025
    RHA Behavioral Health Services - East Concord
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