Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient
Drug Rehab Center in Riverhead, New York
Basic information about this treatment center.
Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient is a Alcoholism, Gambling Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse and drug treatment center which offers a variety of treatment methods in their Non-Profit facility, located in Riverhead, NY. Each patient is offered an individualized plan using well-tested therapies done by professionals. Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient’s location in New York accepts most private health insurance.
Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such asAlternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient, to help you get on the path to recovery.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Gambling Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid 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
Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism Treatment at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient
Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms. Treatment for alcoholism at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is one of New York‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.
Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Aftercare Support at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient, 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.
Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient long term. In addition to helping them recover, the patient attends regular therapy sessions and detox and participates in other therapies. However, this is all primarily done from home. As a follow-up to inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment is usually recommended.
After rehabilitation, it helps people return to their everyday lives. It may also be an alternative to inpatient care in some situations. If they cannot leave their jobs, children, or don’t have the money for inpatient care, people can choose this method. Inpatient therapy, however, is the best method and most suggested level of treatment offered by Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient in recovering from addiction.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress
Addiction in Riverhead, NY can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Understanding your addiction and the best methods for maintaining sobriety involves learning about yourself. Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success.
Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your counselor at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient. This builds a personal and trusting relationship so you can truly be yourself and express any emotions as you feel them. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.
Substance abuse does a number on an individual’s relationship with other people, particularly in marriage. Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. Therefore, it becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Most programs only zero in on the individual with substance addiction without factoring in the importance of the other half’s emotional support.
However, some facilities, like Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient in Riverhead, NY, offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal, support each other, and the patient’s sobriety.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits. Healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important, and Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient understands this.
Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Alternatives Counseling Services - Outpatient in Riverhead, NY and consists of members from different stages of recovery.
The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.
Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.
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