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Family Connections

Family Connections

Drug Rehab Center in Weirton, West Virginia

  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis

Family Connections is a mental health and addiction treatment center that provides personalized care through a holistic approach, addressing underlying mental health conditions and providing relapse prevention services, along with accredited and award-winning services.

About This West Virginia Facility

Family Connections is an Addiction Treatment Facility in Weirton, WV founded in 1976. This well-established facility offers a comprehensive range of services to individuals in need of support for Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health issues. With a focus on providing quality care, Family Connections aims to address addiction and mental health simultaneously, offering hope and healing to those who are suffering.

At Family Connections, individuals struggling with addiction and substance abuse can find various services tailored to their unique needs. The facility offers Dual-Diagnosis treatment, which emphasizes treating both the addiction and any underlying mental health disorders simultaneously. Their outpatient levels of care provide flexible treatment options that allow patients to receive guidance and support while maintaining their daily routines. Family Connections also accepts Private Health Insurance, assisting individuals in accessing the vital treatments they require for recovery. Through their compassionate approach to care and commitment to helping individuals overcome addiction, Family Connections strives to make a positive impact on the lives of those they serve.

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  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
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  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to West Virginia residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Levels of Care Offered at Family Connections

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

    Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in West Virginia include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Family Connections in Weirton, West Virginia. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

    • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
    • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
    • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Weirton, WV and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Family Connections. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Family Connections managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
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  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
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    Additional Details

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    Family Connections Location and Directions
    Address Information651 Colliers Way
    Weirton, West Virginia 26062 Phone Number(304) 723-3423 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Weirton, West Virginia Addiction Information

    West Virginia ranks first in the nation for drug overdoses and the amount of overdoses is sometimes twice that of the United States's average. More than 100,000 residents are dependent on drugs and alcohol; many of those are minors who have been influenced by addicted parents to start using drugs at a young age. In 2013, an estimated 7,000 children in West Virginia were addicted to drugs.

    Weirton, West Virginia has one of the highest rates of drug abuse in the country. Commonly abused drugs in Weirton are marijuana, prescription painkillers, and heroin. Heroin addiction is on the rise in the city, with 18% of drug-related arrests. The rate of drug overdose deaths is increased by 200% from 1999 to 2019. In Weirton, some of the facilities offer inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, and alternative treatment options.

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