First Step Counseling Services
Drug Rehab Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Basic information about this treatment center.
Operating since 1983, First Step Counseling Services has helped struggling addicts with sobriety in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Providing 4+ levels of care and 6+ treatment methods, in their licensed Privately Owned facility, details covered below. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances. They also offer self-pay.
Comprehensive substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in Sioux Falls, SD help you or a loved one return to a healthy, productive life.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, 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
Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse.
Fortunately facilities like First Step Counseling Services in Sioux Falls, SD are here to help.
Alcoholism Treatment at First Step Counseling Services
Going through alcoholism treatment is a unique process. Alcohol literally changes the way the brain thinks over time. It teaches the brain that in order to survive, the brain requires alcohol. When you opt to stop drinking, your body will revolt. Being in an alcoholism treatment center like First Step Counseling Services in Sioux Falls, SD helps you slowly wean down the amount of alcohol you consume and retrain your brain to function on its own.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction treatment facilities in South Dakota, like First Step Counseling Services cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.
Levels of Care Offered
First Step Counseling Services offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the South Dakota facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. First Step Counseling Services‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at First Step Counseling Services helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Sioux Falls, SD, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
Not everyone who struggles with addiction in South Dakota is ready to go into a treatment program. For these individuals, intervention services may help. Friends and family of the individual can call and set up an intervention. We have a professional come and lead the discussion.
An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the South Dakota facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of First Step Counseling Services‘s program is complete.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at First Step Counseling Services.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Discharge Planning, Group Therapy, Intervention, Substance Use Counseling
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments.
The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Group therapy may occur on an inpatient or outpatient basis and involves groups of clients who have no pre-existing relationships outside the group. Group therapy differs from support groups in two primary ways: group therapy is a kind of psychotherapy and is moderated by a professional therapist at First Step Counseling Services.
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