Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient
Drug Rehab Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Basic information about this treatment center.
Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient's mission, as a Non-Profit drug treatment center since 1968, has been to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy, and productive sober life with 3 levels of care and 8+ treatment methods, individualized for each client. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Additionally, clients may self-pay.
Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient, 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.
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
Rehab centers exist in Harrisburg, PA to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.
Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.
Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.
It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient in Harrisburg, PA, PA, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.
Levels of Care Offered
Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs are an integral part of the continuum of care for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most intensive outpatient programs in Harrisburg, PA comprise a 3-hour session three times a week. Usually, the intensity of these programs diminishes over time. These programs offer a range of services, including counselling, medical treatment, and monitoring alcohol and drug use. The programs are ideal for people who do not need treatment at an inpatient or residential facility and continue to need extended care and support.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Pennsylvania.
Outpatient therapy provided by Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. 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.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.
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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
Group therapy happens at Gaudenzia - Harrisburg Outpatient in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Harrisburg, PA patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.
Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provide long term benefits
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