First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility
Drug Rehab Center in Candler, North Carolina
Basic information about this treatment center.
First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Candler, North Carolina.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod 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
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 First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility in Candler 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 Treatment
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 First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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 Candler, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Group Therapy, Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility 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.
In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive therapy. It is based on the principle that irrational thoughts are responsible for the emotional and behavioral changes in addiction. So, the therapy starts with identifying the underlying irrational thoughts. These thoughts are then challenged and opposed logically and then replaced with positive thoughts. It also helps to change unwanted behavior with techniques such as meditation.
By imparting positive thoughts and emotions, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) makes the individual self- reliant with a capacity to handle the emotional and behavioral issues in future by themselves without professional help. This self-dependence benefits the patients and prevent relapses.
Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at First Step Farm of WNC Womens Facility helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.
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Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
200 Pete Luther Cove Road P.O. Box 14509
Candler, North Carolina 28715
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse