Fresh Start Counseling Services

Drug Rehab Center in Merrillville, Indiana

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  • Male
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  • Gender Exclusive Center
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  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
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  • Couples
  • Family
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  • Fresh Start Counseling Services is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Merrillville, Indiana.

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Gambling Disorder, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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 Fresh Start Counseling Services in Merrillville, IN are here to help.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Fresh Start 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Fresh Start Counseling Services in Indiana after they attain initial sobriety.

    Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

    Outpatient Program

    An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Merrillville, IN with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Fresh Start Counseling Services.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, 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.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders, and if not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders.

    CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern by cognitive restructuring. In simple terms, it helps to remove negative thoughts and provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control, and healthy ways to respond to negative thoughts. It can be administered as a mono-therapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

    Couples Therapy

    Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. It becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Some facilities like Fresh Start Counseling Services in Merrillville, IN offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Fresh Start Counseling Services in Merrillville, IN who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery process and maintaining their sobriety.

    When family members are more proactive and involved in the treatment procedure, it encourages the patient to advance his or her progress. Moreover, it shouldn’t be ignored that genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Also, with proper education, family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes necessary for his or her sobriety.

    Group Counseling

    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 Fresh Start Counseling Services.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. Fresh Start Counseling Services provides patients in Merrillville, IN the resources to use a ‘rational self-counseling’ technique to cope with their emotions. It seeks to help them move forward without having to deal with ongoing treatment throughout their lives.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    3490 West 81st Avenue
    Merrillville, Indiana 46410
    Phone Number
    219-736-5990
    Meta Details
    Updated February 22, 2021
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    Location

    3490 West 81st Avenue
    Merrillville, Indiana 46410

    Center Type

    Gambling Disorder, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English, Spanish
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