Alternatives to Dependency

Drug Rehab Center in Essex, Maryland

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Alternatives to Dependency is a Privately Owned Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility in Essex, MD. Professionally treating a plethora of drug and addiction related issues by utilizing multiple levels of personalized care. This facility offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance.

Addiction can seem like a huge obstacle to anyone, fortunately professional help in Essex is readily available at places like Alternatives to Dependency.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • License + Accreditation

    SAMHSA Listed

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  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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

    The inappropriate use of any drug in Essex, MD is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Alternatives to Dependency. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Alternatives to Dependency

    Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.

    Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at Alternatives to Dependency in Essex, MD usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid Addiction Treatment supports people recovering from addiction to prescription drugs as well as illegal opioids. This is a hospital-based or residential treatment. Depending upon one’s age, detox without the appropriate medication may be unpleasant or even dangerous–some get body aches, fever, chills, while others may even have seizures.

    Opioid treatment involves medically assisted detox, physical and mental support. Most rehabilitations use an array of treatments to ensure overall wellbeing, such as Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which one gets behavioral therapy, medicines, and counseling. A client-centered approach can reduce one’s chances of relapse. Therapists at work with the client to figure out environmental and behavioral triggers, giving them the power to change the patterns.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Alternatives to Dependency 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.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Alternatives to Dependency in Maryland after they attain initial sobriety.

    Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Alternatives to Dependency 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 to Dependency in recovering from addiction.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Alternatives to Dependency.

    12-Step Facilitation, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Substance Use Counseling

    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 Alternatives to Dependency are trained to assist in 12-step management.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive 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 Alternatives to Dependency in Essex, Maryland the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Alternatives to Dependency. 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.

    Couples Therapy

    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 Alternatives to Dependency 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 Alternatives to Dependency 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 Counseling

    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 to Dependency in Essex, Maryland, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

    Patient Experience

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    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.
    Address Information532 Eastern Blvd
    Essex, Maryland 21221 Phone Number410-391-8240 Meta DetailsUpdated September 24, 2021
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    Alternatives to Dependency Location and Directions
    Location

    532 Eastern Blvd
    Essex, Maryland 21221

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English
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