505 Washington Street Suite 606, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Basic information about this treatment center.
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Dept of Behavioral Healthcare Services SA Outpatient Treatment Services is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Portsmouth, Virginia.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Rehab centers exist in Portsmouth, VA 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 Dept of Behavioral Healthcare Services SA Outpatient Treatment Services 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.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
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 Dept of Behavioral Healthcare Services SA Outpatient Treatment Services in Portsmouth, VA, VA, 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
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Portsmouth, VA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Dept of Behavioral Healthcare Services SA Outpatient Treatment Services peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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 Dept of Behavioral Healthcare Services SA Outpatient Treatment Services 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.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.
This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.
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Last Updated September 30, 2020
Address Information505 Washington Street Suite 606
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704