Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center

Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center

Drug Rehab Center in Waynesville, North Carolina

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  • Male
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  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
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  • Couples
  • Family
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  • Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Waynesville, North Carolina.

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, 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

    Rehab centers exist in Waynesville, NC to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center 

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Waynesville find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center in Waynesville, NC, NC, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center 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, Inpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around North Carolina, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in North Carolina varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Waynesville, NC. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. 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.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Waynesville, NC patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at Appalachian Community Services - The Balsam Center in Waynesville, NC learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provide long term benefits

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

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    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
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  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    1482 Russ Ave
    Waynesville, North Carolina 28786
    Phone Number
    888-315-2880
    Meta Details
    Updated March 5, 2021
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    Location

    1482 Russ Ave
    Waynesville, North Carolina 28786

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English, Spanish
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