Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center

Drug Rehab Center in Fort Rucker, Alabama

About Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center in Alabama

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Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center is a licensed private rehab center located in Fort Rucker, AL, specializing in professional treatment for Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, and other substance-related issues. Addiction is a disease that affects millions of people, and it can be difficult to know where to turn. At this drug rehab facility, Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center offers comprehensive care for addicts who are ready to get sober. They have the resources and expertise necessary to help anyone who wants treatment for their addiction. The staff members are compassionate, experienced professionals who will work with you every step of the way as you recover from your addiction.

Many clinical therapies are available, including (but not limited to): Experiential Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Trauma Therapy. We explain what all of these are below. This center does not discriminate genders.

When weighing your treatment options, accredited and licensed facilities are generally suggested more often. This center has Joint Commission accreditation. Our independent and aggregate research did not product any payment method or insurance acceptance information for this center. Contact our admissions experts to get assistance finding a treatment center that accepts your specific health insurance.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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 at Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center

    Substance abuse is the excessive use of any drug. This includes alcohol, medications, and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction. Substance abuse is a severe problem that can be successfully treated with a variety of therapies. Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center treatment uses a combination of therapies along with other resources to overcome substance abuse.

    Alcoholism Treatment

    Alcoholism treatment is similar to opioid addiction treatment in some ways, but there are several differences. For example, alcoholics don’t need to attend physically located clinics. Instead, they can meet with doctors and therapists over the phone or online.

    During these appointments , addicts will receive medications that help them stay sober for periods of time without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. Some of these medications include Antabuse, Campral and Vivitrol.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Fort Rucker, AL

    Opioid addiction treatment should be done in a medically supervised drug rehab. While taking opioids, users will typically use other substances to enhance the effects of opioids or to reduce the adverse effects of opioid use. Opioid addiction treatment will include detoxification and drug rehab counseling to help both the user and their loved ones learn how to live a successful sober lifestyle.

    Treatments such as methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone are three medications that can help treat opioid addiction. These drugs work on the brain’s pleasure center and reduce cravings and the effects of illicit opioids such as heroin. These drugs can be either given orally or by injection. Individual drug rehab counseling sessions can be helpful to discuss any questions or concerns with the drug treatment program. This counseling will also help the user set goals for when they finish drug rehab.

    Opioid addiction recovery is a long process. Many of the changes to the brain caused by opioid use cannot be undone, but with time and the proper treatment, a person can return to normal function. After detox, treatment will include drug rehab counseling and entering a halfway house or sober living community. Aftercare is critical to long-term recovery, as it helps the user avoid relapsing and entering back into drug rehab.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A person who struggles with addiction and a mental health condition suffers from a dual diagnosis. This means that they have two issues that must be treated. Taking care of one or the other is tough, and taking care of both cannot be done alone. A patient who receives dual diagnosis treatment in Alabama will be given the best chance at becoming sober.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    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, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient Treatment Program

    Inpatient treatment for alcoholism or drug addiction is an option that provides the addict with a supportive environment in which they can stop using. This type of treatment is appropriate for addicts that are most in need of intensive care and supervision. This includes those who were unable to quit on their own, those who need more structure than they can get in outpatient treatment.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient treatment is a type of comprehensive addiction care. Unlike conventional residential treatment programs, the patients live at home during the recovery process. This means that one can continue working and caring for their families. These also allow people to keep pursuing their studies while also working on their sobriety.

    Outpatient treatment can help one transition to normal life from the round-the-clock supervision and treatment available during inpatient treatment. It is an excellent tool to ensure long-term recovery. However, it is essential to note that intensive outpatient treatment in itself does not remove patients from the real-world setting. This means there’s always a higher risk of coming across environmental triggers. To further prevent relapse, an outpatient treatment center should be able to provide ongoing support services.

    Once the patient is enrolled in an intensive outpatient treatment program, they will be expected to attend therapy and group meetings daily for a stipulated period. The frequency and duration of each session will depend on the patient’s needs and level of addiction. This can help curb the habit and deal with underlying issues that led to it. Most of these professional treatments are designed to allow patients to structure their daily schedules in a way that is conducive to recovery.

    Outpatient Program

    “Outpatient treatment is ideal for those who have a lower intensity addiction. It’s also suitable for those with a supportive environment and those on a tight budget.

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. It may involve weekly sessions instead of daily. Peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be used and anti-addiction medication.

    Aftercare support is vital to those who have completed a drug or alcohol treatment program. This support comes in individual and family counseling, treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions, and medications to reduce cravings. It helps recovering addicts adjust to normal day-to-day activities and can last for a year or longer.

    The majority of drug and alcohol addicts who receive aftercare treatment do not relapse. It is estimated that without aftercare, the relapse rate will be between 70 to 90 percent for most people. Aftercare is the final stage in addiction recovery, but it will also help maintain sobriety if relapse does occur.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at this Fort Rucker, AL Facility.

    Individual Therapy

    No single treatment works for all addicts; therefore, the goal of treatment and therapy should be to find what works best for each individual. Some people requiring addiction treatment may only need a few weeks of inpatient care. Others will require long-term residential care. Tolerance and withdrawal levels vary from person to person and thus affect the intensity of the treatment needed.

    If an individualized approach to treatment and therapy is not offered, addicts may fail to reap benefits from their efforts. Professionals must customize plans according to their patient’s needs, limitations, and strengths. The goal of all forms of addiction treatment should be for addicts to find healthy ways to cope with their addiction and its underlying causes.

    Group therapy is held in a safe, controlled setting where patients can feel comfortable sharing their struggles and gaining perspective through shared conversations. It takes place in a group rather than one on one to prevent feelings of isolation or being unique in their situation while creating an environment for addicts at Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center to develop fellowship, accountability, and support. Group therapy is an important tool in recovery that prevents cravings that prompt a return to active addiction.

    This type of therapy involves the use of a variety of therapeutic techniques to help addicts recover from past traumas that might have triggered their substance abuse. During these sessions, therapists will work with the addict to address painful memories and learn how to cope effectively with stressors as they arise.

    During these types of sessions, therapists will typically focus on three main goals:

    1. Identifying and expressing painful emotions associated with past traumas.
    2. Reducing the effects of stress on an addict’s life by developing more effective coping mechanisms.
    3. Developing healthy ways of thinking about stressful situations that can help addicts avoid substance abuse issues in the future.

    This type of therapy is typically used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying and dealing with the root cause of addiction, most addicts can overcome their cravings and prevent relapse once they leave rehab.

    Many different types of addiction treatment services exist to help addicts safely get sober, but it’s important for recovering individuals to find a therapist or support group that will help them address the root cause of their addiction.

    Experiential Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect with experiential treatments, setting, and amenities.

    Experiential Therapy at Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center

    Experiential Therapy is used by drug treatment facilities to treat substance abuse. This treatment is clinically proven to help addicts in detoxification by allowing them to release emotions in a safe environment. The treatment process involves addicts painting their feelings and releasing them on a canvas.

    One of the most popular forms of experiential therapy is known as LPE – Love, Peace, and Equilibrium. Amy Gumowitz developed this treatment in 1992. By implementing her philosophy of “reality therapy” into the treatment, Gumowitz’s results were outstanding. Once her success was validated by those she had been helping, she decided to open her treatment center. Although Gumowitz passed away in 2007, her contribution to the addiction recovery remains effective, and better yet, it is 100% self-sufficient.

    Additional Details

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    Army Substance Abuse Program - Aeromedical Center Location and Directions
    Address InformationAndrews Avenue
    Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362 Phone Number(334) 255-7509 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    Fort Rucker, Alabama Addiction Information

    Opioids, such as heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioids are related to more than half of all drug-related overdoses in Alabama. Alcohol is the most frequently used substance in Alabama; 85,000 Alabamians use cocaine every single year. In Alabama, there are four times as many vehicle crashes involving alcohol as there are normal vehicle crashes.

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