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Bridging the Gaps

Bridging the Gaps in Winchester, VA

Bridging the Gaps provides comprehensive, phase-based residential addiction treatment for adults, incorporating traditional and complementary therapies for holistic healing.

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

About Bridging the Gaps

Bridging the Gaps, located in Winchester, Virginia, specializes in integrative residential addiction treatment for adults. It uses a phase-based treatment structure incorporating traditional 12-step programs and complementary therapies like acupuncture and yoga. This holistic approach aids in healing the mind, body, and spirit.

Their mission is to treat substance use disorders through psycho-social-spiritual treatment combined with physiological healing. Bridging the Gaps is CARF-accredited, ensuring high standards of care in their comprehensive treatment programs.

  • Phase-Based Treatment: Clients follow a structured program in three phases, with an optional extended fourth phase for smoother transitions back to daily life.
  • Complementary Therapies: Includes acupuncture detoxification, nutrition counseling, intravenous therapy, and more to support overall well-being.
  • Holistic Healing: Focuses on physical, psychological, and spiritual tools to promote lasting recovery from addiction.
  • Diverse Programs: Offers residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs to cater to varying needs of clients.

Bridging the Gaps treats a variety of substance use disorders in adults, creating a supportive environment for individuals seeking to overcome addiction and regain control of their lives.

  • 2+ Accreditations
  • 15 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 11 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 40 Therapies & Programs

Accreditations

State License

CARF

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

Rehab centers in Virginia exist to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using psychoactive substances. Centers like Bridging the Gaps are here to help.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Opioid addiction for Virginia residents refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically. Treatment involves medication-assisted therapy in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all utilized at Bridging the Gaps.

Dual-Diagnosis

A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in Virginia have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Bridging the Gaps.

Levels of Care

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, Intervention, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

An addict may have to go through alcohol or drug withdrawal. While detox may be uncomfortable, it is not life-threatening. Detoxification allows the addict to rid the body of all traces of drugs or alcohol and gives the addict a clean slate for their recovery. In an inpatient or outpatient setting, detox can be managed medically.

Inpatient treatment takes place when a patient checks into a rehab facility. Patients at Bridging the Gaps receive round the clock care that includes detoxing and therapy. Although outpatient treatments are available, inpatient care is recommended as the first step in rehabilitation. The intensive and comprehensive treatment sets patients on a path for drug free living.

Bridging the Gaps offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Virginia facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Bridging the Gaps‘s program is complete.

An alternative choice for inpatient rehabilitation or residential services is the partial hospitalization program (PHP). Patients remain in a hospital closer to Bridging the Gaps center in Winchester, VA and spend several hours a day undergoing various therapy types. The period of treatment ranges from one to six months.

Sober living houses reinforce healthy living behaviors and can help prevent relapse. They are designed to feel more like a home with greater independence and privacy. A sober living house in Winchester, VA managed by Bridging the Gaps might incorporate random drug screening, curfews, rotating chores, group meetings.

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.

Not everyone who struggles with addiction in Virginia is ready to go into a treatment program. For these individuals, intervention services may help. Friends and family of the individual can call and set up an intervention. We have a professional come and lead the discussion.

Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Bridging the Gaps is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Virginia.

Therapies & Programs

Individual therapy refers to one-on-one psychotherapy between a patient and their Bridging the Gaps therapist. Individual therapy seeks to help identify the issues that drive and contribute to a client’s addiction or alcoholism. Another goal of individual counseling is to assist the client to learn how to manage their lives without alcohol or drugs.

Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in Winchester, Virginia, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at Bridging the Gaps also learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

After experiencing trauma, it’s crucial to look for a facility that can provide trauma therapy. This approach zeroes in on the traumatic incidents that a patient has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles and pain. Trauma can originate from domestic violence, sexual abuse, an early encounter with death, sexual assault, and many more. The goal of trauma therapy at Bridging the Gaps in Winchester, VA is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward. Mental health professionals will facilitate the patient’s journey and see to it that he or she is no longer a victim of his or her traumatic experiences and has wholly regained his or her personal power.

DBT, also known as dialectical behavior therapy, is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how their thoughts, behaviors, and feelings all connect. This can give them more control over their actions, effectively stopping self-harm ideations and attempts in some patients. It can also help put people in control over some mental struggles, like borderline personality disorder.

Most individuals suffering from addiction have low self-awareness, so they end up making poor decisions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. Through it, patients become more aligned with their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, giving them a better opportunity to respond appropriately to temptations and negative feelings.

This therapy modality at Bridging the Gaps in Winchester, VA strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state and learn new stress management techniques so they won’t give in to the temptations easily. Moreover, CBT helps people communicate and express their emotions well, which can be vital in relapse management. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness.

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. REBT at Bridging the Gaps in Winchester, VA deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

When it comes to maintaining sobriety, people who quit recovery without developing life skills are disadvantaged. While teaching life skills at Bridging the Gaps is difficult, support with aftercare helps patients learn these skills over time. Life skills include getting a career, living in a good environment, self-care, and finance management, all in Winchester, VA.

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. It is a relatively simple set of steps that are done continuously in order to move through life with awareness, accountability and honesty. 12-Step programs are available in most every city in the Unites States. They are available in person, electronically and virtually through phone or web-based meetings.

Nutrition Therapy, or Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), focuses on improving a patient’s mental and physical health through diet. A diet that is low in certain nutrients can lead to emotions that can trigger addiction or relapse. Bridging the Gaps‘s Nutritional therapy promotes healthy eating to heal the body and prevent addictive behavior.

Many addictions co-exist with some type of nicotine or tobacco use. During treatment at Bridging the Gaps in Virginia, some may prefer to quit smoking and use of other nicotine products. Nicotine replacement is a way to move towards stopping smoking or using any form of nicotine. This can be nicotine gum or nicotine patches. The process of setting a goal quit date, using nicotine replacement and gradually decreasing nicotine intake is proven to help in reaching the goal of a nicotine free life.

Contingency management (CM) is a system that rewards patients for positive behavior. Patients may get a gift for a clean drug test. They may also get punished for negative behavior. The therapy inspires patients to engage in healthy behaviors and limit unhealthy behavior. It is effective in treating addiction and other issues.

Patient Experience

Creative Arts

Creative arts therapy helps people in recovery at Bridging the Gaps explore feelings and emotions in a safe environment. Journaling, music, and visual arts, among many others, can help people express themselves in new ways. The goal of creative arts therapy is not an end-product; rather, the process of creating art itself is therapeutic.

Experiential Therapy at Bridging the Gaps

Experiential therapy is a non-traditional treatment that uses physical activities to help work through troubling emotions. Role-playing, use of props, and re-enactments are just a few common techniques in experiential therapy at Bridging the Gaps. Its goal is to help people work with troubling emotions, memories, and trauma that are the source of their psychological issues

Fitness Therapy

Recovery from addiction involves recovering the body and mind. Addiction can damage your health in many ways. Learning how to take care of yourself includes physical fitness. Exercise can release feel good chemicals and can further contribute to positive self-esteem. Self-discipline can be practiced through an exercise regimen as you learn how to take care of yourself. Studies have shown that exercise increases abstinence rates, ease withdrawal symptoms and improve depressive symptoms for those in Winchester, VA.

Payment Options

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Location & Contact

    Bridging the Gaps Location and Directions
    Address
    423 W Cork St
    Winchester, VA 22601

    Phone Number
    (540) 535-1111

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    Bridging the Gaps Location and Directions
    Location

    423 W Cork St
    Winchester, VA 22601
    (540) 535-1111

    Accepting

    Gender Female, Male

    Age Adults (20+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

  • Smoking Allowed
  • Ownership
    Privately Owned

    Listed May 26, 2020

    Updated June 16, 2024

    Winchester, Virginia Addiction and Treatment

    The state of Virginia has been struggling with substance use and abuse like the rest of the United States. A little over 10% of the entire Virginia population uses drugs and almost 5% abuse alcohol every given year. This has led to almost 6.5% of all deaths in Virginia being somehow related to alcohol and/or drugs.

    Winchester, a charming city in northern Virginia, offers a peaceful environment for healing during drug rehab. With its small-town atmosphere, outdoor recreation, and vibrant arts scene, Winchester provides a supportive setting for recovery. However, the city has experienced a 508.7% increase in drug-related deaths from 1980 to 2014, and opioids were involved in 113 deaths in Frederick County in 2018.

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    Prince William Psychiatric Center
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