Family and Medical Counseling Service Washington, DC

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

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired

  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    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

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient programs are intensive regimes that require individuals suffering from serious addictions to admit themselves into a controlled environment. Inpatient programs in DC generally span over 28 days to six months. The first step in an inpatient program is medically assisted detox. Doctors and addiction specialists at Family and Medical Counseling Service monitor the individual’s vital signs as the drugs leave their system. Some inpatient rehab programs also provide counseling for family members to provide encouragement and emotional support. In inpatient programs, patients have access to 24-hour medical supervision.

    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

    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.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    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.



    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
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    Additional Details

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, DUI/DWI Specific, Smoking permitted in designated area

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    2041 Martin Luther King Avenue SE Suite 303
    Washington, DC 20020
    Phone Number
    202-889-7900
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