Changes by Choice
Drug Rehab Center in Durham, North Carolina
About This Durham, NC Facility
Learn more about Changes by Choice from this summarized breakdown.
Changes by Choice’s Drug Treatment Center, located in Durham, NC, offers multiple levels of care for those struggling with with individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.
Treatment here is generally (at least partially) covered by most insurances, their information claims. Our admissions professionals are here to guide you through insurance verification and finding the best center available under your coverage. Also, patients may self-pay.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
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 Changes by Choice in Durham, 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.
Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction
Levels of Care Offered
Changes by Choice 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Durham, NC. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Changes by Choice peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Changes by Choice 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.
Changes by Choice‘s Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
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 at Changes by Choice
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 + Treatment
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 therapy happens at Changes by Choice in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Durham, 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.
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 provides long term benefits.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is designed to support patients in treating trauma. Patients follow a bar of light throughout the session or watch their therapist’s finger travel back and forth. All this imitates the eye movements of REM sleep. These are the same movements that enable memories to be reprocessed by the brain. This reduces the impact and reprocesses traumatic memories have individuals, reducing the desire to shelter or escape by abusing substances.
Aftercare, Couples Therapy, Detox, Drug Rehab, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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909 Broad St
Durham, North Carolina 27705
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction
Durham, North Carolina Addiction Information
North Carolina ranks 29th in the nation for overall substance abuse. Many of the drugs abused in the state are illicit, and many of these are opioids. Prescription opioids are readily available due to the high rates of medical workers prescribing them. The number of prescriptions has increased tenfold since the 1980's. Opioid overdoses are the most common type of death in North Carolina.
Over 8% of the population in Durham abuses drugs, and this number continues to rise. Prescription opioids, heroin, and cocaine are the most commonly abused drugs in the city. Marijuana is also a problem, with many people using it as their first drug. About 26% of HIV/AIDS cases are attributed to injection drug use. Local officials have started to offer various programs to help those affected by addiction.
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