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Aurora Psychiatric Hospital

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital

Drug Rehab Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Eating Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a leader in mental health and substance abuse care, offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatments, specialized programs, and evidence-based treatments, and is certified by the Joint Commission and CARF.

About This Wisconsin Facility

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital is a leading Addiction Treatment Facility located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This facility specializes in treating people with alcohol and substance addiction, as well as dual diagnose, eating disorder, and mental health issues. Patients can access various levels of care including aftercare support, detox, inpatient services, intensive outpatient, outpatient, partial-hospitalization, and residential programs. Aurora Psychiatric Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), as well as by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It is additionally licensed and certified by the state of Wisconsin.

At Aurora Psychiatric Hospital, treatment for substance abuse and addiction is tailored to the individual's unique needs. Patients gain access to evidence-based interventions such as cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness, and yoga. Detoxification and physical health evaluations are also offered, as well as medication management and psychiatric evaluations. The hospital accepts private health insurance and is affiliated with Aurora Health Care, providing continuity of care for its patients. Furthermore, they provide aftercare support to aid in successful recovery.

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

    State License

    SAMHSA

    JCAHO

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

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

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital

    Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Aurora Psychiatric Hospital in Milwaukee, WI offers treatment for opioids.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.

    Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital

    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, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Detox

    Detoxification is a process that allows the patient to stop using opioids without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. This can be necessary for those who have been addicted for a long period of time or who are struggling with chronic pain. During this process, addicts will receive medication and psychological support from doctors and other medical professionals until they can control their cravings.

    Inpatient Rehab in Milwaukee, WI

    When a patient checks into Aurora Psychiatric Hospital, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available in Wisconsin, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

    Milwaukee, WI Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Wisconsin facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Aurora Psychiatric Hospital‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

    Outpatient Program

    In outpatient programs at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital, the Milwaukee 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.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    Partial hospitalization program (PHP) offered by Aurora Psychiatric Hospital is an alternate option for inpatient rehabs or residential programs. The patients stay in a Milwaukee facility closer to the Wisconsin treatment center and attend the different forms of therapy for several hours a day. Treatment duration varies from one to six months.

    Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Milwaukee, WI, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital. 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 Aurora Psychiatric Hospital 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 Aurora Psychiatric Hospital 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 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 Aurora Psychiatric Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

    Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

    Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Aurora Psychiatric Hospital that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.

    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 Aurora Psychiatric Hospital are trained to assist in 12-step management.

    The right diet can improve a person’s general outlook, sleep habits and thought processing skills. MNT also lowers the occurrence of chronic diseases such as adult-onset diabetes. Dieticians like those at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital in Milwaukee, WI believe that nutrition therapy is the key to making significant lifestyle changes.  

    Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that helps an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally and withdraw from social interaction due to the physical and emotional disturbances caused by addiction.

    Life skills therapy helps them to improve various personal, professional and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision making, time management, regulation of emotions and resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Detox, Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Eating Disorder Treatment, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis Education / Counseling / Support, Individual Therapy, Inpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Residential Short Term (<30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Yoga Therapy

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital

    Experiential therapy involves recreating or creating new experiences for the patient. Many people struggled with past issues such as memories or trauma. By creating a new experience, it allows people to work through the issues associated with those moments in a new experience. This can give them a new measure of control and can help them role play a new scenario. That can help push addiction into their past and help them begin the healing process.

    Payment Options Accepted

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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.
    Aurora Psychiatric Hospital Location and Directions
    Address Information1220 Dewey Ave
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53213 Phone Number(414) 454-6600 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Milwaukee, Wisconsin Addiction Information

    Wisconsin has some of the highest rates in the United States for both adolescent and adult substance abuse. Since 2009, the state has been experiencing the same escalating rates of drug abuse and addiction as the rest of the country. The major concerns are the misuse of prescription painkillers and the escalating number of deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease.

    Drug abuse is a growing problem in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the statistics are alarming. Treatment admissions for opiate addiction have increased by 400% over the past 10 years. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for people aged 25-44. There are various drug treatment options available for someone looking to get sober in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Some of the most common treatments include inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, and therapy.

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