Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center

Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center

Drug Rehab Center in Fairfax, Virginia

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Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center’s Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center location in Fairfax, VA, offers multiple levels of care, individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

We suggest researching drug treatment at certified or accredited facilities. Treatment is performed by State Licensed professionals and clinicians.

Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center offers treatment options that are fully covered by most private insurance plans. Our admissions professionals are here to guide you through insurance verification and finding the best center available under your coverage. Additionally, clients can self-pay.

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 Found in SAMHSA
    Not LegitScript Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO # Not Found

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center

    Alcoholism is one of the most common forms of addiction. Abstinence is the recommended treatment approach. Patients detox and attend therapy sessions with Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center professionals, to encourage non-addictive behaviors. This works to improve the patient’s health and mental outlook.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    With so many people struggling with opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment is more critical than ever before. Patients often take opioids when they face a painful injury. When someone begins taking opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone differently than how the medications were prescribed, this points to opioid addiction.

    Stopping these types of medications abruptly is not safe. That is where opioid addiction treatment at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center in Fairfax, VA comes in. Most opioid addiction treatment facilities start with detox and move to rehabilitation services while providing medical support during the process.

    Getting over an opioid addiction takes time and determination, but with the right support and resources, those struggling with opioid addiction can recover and move forward with their lives.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center 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, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) are treatment programs suitable for people who wish to stay at home while undergoing treatment. IOPs like Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center make it possible for individuals to carry on with their responsibilities at work or school, in or near Fairfax, VA. It’s easy to find an IOP center that offers individualized treatment protocols.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support plays an important role when sustaining a patient’s full recovery at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center. Patients also receive assistance in making living arrangements in halfway houses. Career counseling is available for those who want a fresh start. There are also local community programs in Fairfax, VA such as Alcoholics Anonymous.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in Virginia varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Addiction is often caused by an underlying issue. Mental illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder could lie at the root. A dual diagnosis by Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center aims to treat the addiction as well as the cause of the addiction. This ensures the patient will not fall back on old ways after treatment is complete.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    Partial hospitalization programs offer another level of addiction treatment at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center. It is another way to receive a significant amount of treatment while decreasing the time commitment and cost. It can be a good option for stepping down from inpatient treatment in anticipation of a fully independent life in Fairfax, VA.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Fairfax, VA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    Residential

    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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center.

    Assertive Community Treatment, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.

    Another benefit of individual therapy at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center in Fairfax, VA is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.

    Couples Therapy

    Going through couple’s therapy at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center in Virginia allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can both improve the odds of recovery with couple’s therapy. This teaches how to communicate effectively, avoid relapse triggers, and build a healthy lifestyle to maintain sobriety.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center in Fairfax, VA involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.

    Group Counseling

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.

    Group therapy at Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    NRT, also known as nicotine replacement therapy, allows someone to get the effects of nicotine without chewing or smoking. It is often done with a patch, allowing those who want to quit relying on nicotine to better manage their cravings. As the cravings get easier to manage, the doses of nicotine get reduced until nicotine is no longer needed.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy zeroes in on traumatic incidents that a Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center patient in Fairfax, Virginia 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. The goal of trauma therapy is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr
    Fairfax, Virginia 22031 Phone Number(703) 559-3000 Meta DetailsUpdated November 23, 2021
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    Fairfax Falls Church Community Services Board - Merrifield Center Location and Directions
    Location

    8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr
    Fairfax, Virginia 22031

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Ownership

    Language
    English

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