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Opened in 1999, Friendship House, a Non-Profit treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, individualized care providing 4+ levels of care and 14 drug treatment options, in Grand Island, NE. This location offers treatment that is typically not covered by insurance. Clients may also self-pay.
Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Friendship House, to help you get on the path to recovery.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, 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
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Friendship House to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
Alcoholism Treatment at Friendship House
Alcoholism treatment involves addiction education, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and family therapy. Treatment for alcoholism often involves medical detoxification, in which a person is hospitalized for observation and medical support due to intense and often dangerous withdrawal symptoms. The goal of alcoholism treatment at Friendship House is complete abstinence from alcohol.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Nebraska curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
Friendship House offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Friendship House is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Nebraska, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Inpatient rehab means living at the Grand Island, NE facility while all aspects of an addiction or co-occurring disorder get addressed. This helps limit the distractions and increase the focus on recovery. Typical inpatient rehab stays are approximately one month long.
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.
Grand Island, NE Sober-Living / Half-Way House
Sober living home provides a drug and alcohol-free environment for people in Grand Island trying to stay sober. The atmosphere in SLH is less restrictive than in inpatient rehab. Members have to follow many rules, including not drinking and using drugs and paying rent and bills. There is no limit for the minimum or maximum period of stay, but as long as you stay in the house, you should follow the rules, as it’s the opportunity for individual and group sobriety.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Friendship House.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program FacilitationAlcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers in
The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.
The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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.
Individual TherapyIndividual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Friendship House in Grand Island,
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 Counseling + Therapy
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 Grand Island, NE and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Friendship House. 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.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Friendship House managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.