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Alternatives to Dependency

Drug Rehab Center in Towson, Maryland

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

The Alternatives to Dependency drug rehab facility in Towson, MD provides accredited outpatient treatment for alcoholism, opioid addiction, substance abuse, and drug addiction, accepts private health insurance, offers aftercare support, and has a variety of levels of care.

About This Maryland Facility

Alternatives to Dependency, situated in Towson, Maryland, is an outpatient substance abuse facility that has been providing personalized treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults. With a dedication to helping individuals overcome alcoholism, opioid addiction, and other substance abuse issues, Alternatives to Dependency offers a comprehensive approach to recovery.

• Accredited by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and licensed by the state
• Offers outpatient services including one-on-one counseling, group counseling, and family therapy
• Utilizes evidence-based practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, and 12-step facilitation
• Provides aftercare support through group sessions, self-help program support, and wellness check-ins

Alternatives to Dependency has earned accreditation from SAMHSA and holds a state license, ensuring that clients receive high-quality care from qualified professionals. The facility's outpatient program is designed to cater to the unique needs of each individual, offering flexibility and convenience for those unable to commit to inpatient treatment.

The facility treats a wide range of substance abuse issues, including alcoholism, opioid addiction, and other drug dependencies. By employing a variety of evidence-based treatment methods, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, and 12-step facilitation, Alternatives to Dependency aims to address the underlying causes of addiction and equip clients with the tools necessary for long-term recovery.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Accreditations

    State License


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Recovering from any type of substance abuse is a long process, but it is one of the most worthwhile and life changing events any addicted person will ever go through. This is a combination of detoxing the body, rehabilitation, and recovery. There is also therapy, aftercare, and support during the entire process.

    While substance abuse can take over a person’s life, it is something that can also be overcame by professionals at Alternatives to Dependency in Towson, MD

    With so many people struggling with opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment is more critical than ever before. Patients often take opioids when they face a painful injury. When someone begins taking opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone differently than how the medications were prescribed, this points to opioid addiction.

    Stopping these types of medications abruptly is not safe. That is where opioid addiction treatment at Alternatives to Dependency in Towson, MD comes in. Most opioid addiction treatment facilities start with detox and move to rehabilitation services while providing medical support during the process.

    Getting over an opioid addiction takes time and determination, but with the right support and resources, those struggling with opioid addiction can recover and move forward with their lives.

    Levels of Care Offered at Alternatives to Dependency

    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 treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Maryland.

    Outpatient therapy provided by Alternatives to Dependency is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by Alternatives to Dependency in Towson, Maryland. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.

    Another benefit of individual therapy at Alternatives to Dependency in Towson, MD is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.

    Going through couple’s therapy at Alternatives to Dependency in Maryland allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can both improve the odds of recovery with couple’s therapy. This teaches how to communicate effectively, avoid relapse triggers, and build a healthy lifestyle to maintain sobriety.

    Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at Alternatives to Dependency in Towson, MD involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.

    Group therapy at Alternatives to Dependency reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. Talking through issues can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. CBT is a healthy way Alternatives to Dependency addresses some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in a persons life.

    The 12 step program is the treatment method used by Alcoholics Anonymous, but it can apply to any type of addiction. It outlines the 12 steps addicts should take on the path to recovery. Steps include admitting you have a problem and making the decision to turn your life around. A belief in a higher power and making amends to others are also part of the program.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    Alternatives to Dependency Location and Directions
    Address Information110 E Pennsylvania Ave
    Towson, Maryland 21286 Phone Number(410) 583-2222 Meta DetailsUpdated April 15, 2024
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    Towson, Maryland Addiction Information

    For the past decade, Maryland's rate of drug use and abuse has significantly increased. The overdose rate is currently higher than the national average. This epidemic is due to the many industries where manual labor is required. As soon as prescription opioids were more readily accessible a large part of manual workers started using–and eventually abusing–the painkillers.

    Last year over 2.5 million people abused prescription painkillers in Towson, MD. The city has a high rate of drug and alcohol abuse, and many residents struggle with addiction. A few different types of drug rehab facilities are available in Towson, Maryland. There are outpatient treatment programs, inpatient treatment programs, and residential treatment programs. Once you detox, your body will take care of most of the immediate cravings for drugs and alcohol.

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