Family and Medical Counseling Service

Drug Rehab Center in Washington, DC

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Family and Medical Counseling Service is a Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and drug treatment center which offers a variety of treatment methods in their Non-Profit facility, located in Washington, DC. Each person seeking treatment is offered an individualized plan using well-tested therapies done by clinical professionals. This facility offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance.

If you're struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in Washington, DC, it may seem hopeless. Luckily many rehab options are available to help you get on the road to 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
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.

    The duration of treatment at Family and Medical Counseling Service in Washington can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Family and Medical Counseling Service to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Family and Medical Counseling Service offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in DC is appropriate for patients in residential recovery facilities that have been diagnosed with addiction. Patients return to their everyday lives gradually, increasing the likeliness of success in treatment.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Washington, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Family and Medical Counseling Service. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Family and Medical Counseling Service in DC knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

    Outpatient Program

    To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Family and Medical Counseling Service offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the DC patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Family and Medical Counseling Service.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Family and Medical Counseling Service aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

    Couples Therapy

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Family and Medical Counseling Service can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Washington, DC.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Family and Medical Counseling Service may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

    Group Counseling

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Family and Medical Counseling Service who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients.

    Trauma Therapy

    Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Family and Medical Counseling Service helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • 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 Information
    2041 Martin Luther King Avenue SE Suite 303
    Washington, DC 20020
    Phone Number
    202-889-7900
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    Location
    Family and Medical Counseling Service Location and Directions

    2041 Martin Luther King Avenue SE Suite 303
    Washington, DC 20020

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English
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