Basic information about this treatment center.
Religion / Spirituality
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Addiction, Alcohol Use, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Christian counseling, Chronic Relapse, Coping Skills, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Narcissistic Personality, Opiod Addiction, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Psychosis, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Spirituality, Substance Abuse, Substance Use, Thinking Disorders, Trauma and PTSD
Substance Abuse + Addiction
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 in Behavioral Health, Inc. patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism Treatment at Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc.
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 in Behavioral Health, Inc. 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
Opioid addiction is one of Florida‘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 in Behavioral Health, Inc. offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) are treatment programs suitable for people who wish to stay at home while undergoing treatment. IOPs like Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc. make it possible for individuals to carry on with their responsibilities at work or school, in or near Largo, FL. It’s easy to find an IOP center that offers individualized treatment protocols.
Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc. is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Florida.
When a patient checks into Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc., inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.
A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in Florida have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc..
People involved in substance abuse usually are in a state of denial over the harmful effects of their changed behavior. They believe that they can overcome the addiction on their own. Intervention services in Florida offered by Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc. help family members to motivate the affected individual to seek external support.
In outpatient programs at Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc., the Largo 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.
12-step facilitation, Addiction, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Christian Rehab, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Dual Diagnosis, Eclectic, Family / Marital, Family counseling, Family Systems, Gestalt, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Intervention, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Motivational interviewing, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Psychiatric Residential, Psychodynamic, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc.. 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 (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc. 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
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) DBT is a treatment of choice for people being treated at Alternatives in Behavioral Health, Inc. whom are suffering from self-harming behaviors. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT.
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Last Updated September 30, 2020
Address Information1301 Seminole Blvd.
Largo, Florida 33770