Family Matters of Greater Washington
Drug Rehab Center in Washington, District of Columbia
About This District of Columbia Facility
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Family Matters of Greater Washington is a Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health and Drug Treatment Facility in Washington, District of Columbia that offers a variety of methods methods and programs for addiction and other substance-related issues. A few of the levels of care offered here are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, and tailored to each individual.
Addiction is a disease that affects millions of people around the world and Family Matters of Greater Washington's goal is to help addicts in District of Columbia get sober. Their treatment methods focus on individualized sobriety programs so everyone can find their own path to recovery. They offer a variety of treatment methods each specifically designed per client. This facility offers LGBTQ-oriented treatment.
This facility accepts Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment as methods to cover the cost of treatment. Fortunately Family Matters of Greater Washington accepts private insurance. For additional information regarding paying for treatment, continue reading.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
When addiction and psychiatric issues co-occur, the addict’s recovery is more successful when both conditions are treated. A dual diagnosis refers to a condition in which the patient is diagnosed with two health issues: addiction and bipolar disorder. The most common therapies are psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, spiritual counseling, 12-step programs, and medication management.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered at Family Matters of Greater Washington
This Facility offers a variety of treatment.
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.
Washington, DC Outpatient Program
An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the facility for their therapy and other programs but can return home each night.
The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Family Matters of Greater Washington‘s program is complete.
Outpatient treatment is a recovery approach that allows recovering addicts to live at home while getting rehab for addiction
An outpatient can include day treatments which include attending group sessions one hour per week. A person living in an outpatient environment may be allowed the opportunity to work full time if they choose to and continue studies without interruption from drugs/alcohol.
Outpatient treatment is an option for people who want to maintain their careers and families. Outpatients live at home but attend treatment such as individual counseling, group counseling, or twelve-step meetings during the day.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Family Matters of Greater Washington.
At Family Matters of Greater Washington , to learn from past mistakes and improve one’s situation, the recovering person meets individually with a therapist. The counselor or therapist will address addiction causes, triggers, mental issues, dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans during this time. This is a very intense and challenging process. Some clients find it easier to open up to someone other than family or friends who understand their struggles with addiction.
Couples therapy sessions are typically used to help couples in recovery from drug addiction work through their issues. These types of sessions can be beneficial for many reasons, including the fact that they add a layer of accountability when both partners in a couple are recovering from addiction.
Therapy can also provide addicts with another effective way to cope with stress and avoid relapse during difficult situations. This type of therapy can help improve communication with their partners, which can strengthen the relationship and prevent future problems that might lead to relapse.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a crucial part of drug treatment and getting sober. It is one of the most effective ways to help addicts stay on the path to long-term sobriety. An addict’s family can play a vital part in helping them to avoid relapse. They can spot the warning signs and help them get back on track.
In group therapy, recovering addicts meet with a therapist and other people in recovery. Some groups are closed, meaning only people who share the same addiction or problem can attend. Others are open to anyone who wants to stop using drugs or drinking alcohol. Group therapy sessions typically focus on one topic each week or month so that recovering addicts can discuss issues they face daily.
Trauma therapy allows people to face and learn from past traumas.
Many people suffer childhood traumas that lead to adult addiction. During treatment at Family Matters of Greater Washington [/type], you can move forward in your recovery and reclaim your sober future! Trauma is a common cause of psychological disorders like Addiction Disorder. It’s common in Addictive Disorders patients because traumatized people have strong emotions or thoughts that lead to addictive behaviors.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) offers benefits to addicts in a wide range of situations. This type of therapy helps individuals better understand their emotions and how to manage them in a healthy way.
Individuals who have used addiction treatment services have found this type of therapy beneficial in the following ways:
- Helps individuals identify, understand and manage their emotions in a healthier way
- Assists addicts in developing coping skills to help avoid relapse
- Encourages increased tolerance and less judgmental thinking
- REBT combines cognitive and emotive techniques to help individuals overcome harmful, self-defeating behaviors.
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual-Diagnosis, Eating Disorder Treatment, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Washington, District of Columbia 20036 Phone Number(202) 289-1510 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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1509 16th street Nw
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorder, Mental Health
Washington, District of Columbia Addiction Information
In Washington, District of Columbia, there were 9,912 admissions to drug and alcohol treatment facilities in 2016. The most commonly abused drugs in the district include cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. Families are struggling to cope with addiction, and many people are looking for help. Many excellent drug rehab centers in Washington, District of Columbia, can help people struggling with addiction get clean and sober.
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