Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University
Drug Rehab Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Basic information about this treatment center.
Operating since 1972, Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University has helped struggling addicts with sobriety in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Providing 5+ levels of care and 15+ treatment methods, in their licensed Non-Profit facility, details covered below. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Fortunately, self-pay is an option.
Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University, to help you get on the path to recovery.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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
The inappropriate use of any drug in Philadelphia, PA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism Treatment at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University
Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.
Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA offers treatment for opioids.
Levels of Care Offered
Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University 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, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Pennsylvania facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Philadelphia, PA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.
In outpatient programs at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University, the Philadelphia resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, 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, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University are trained to assist in 12-step management.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.
Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery at Family Center of Thomas Jefferson University. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach.
Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.
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