Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission Georgetown, SC

1423 Winyah St, Georgetown, South Carolina 29440

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    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 Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission in Georgetown, SC are here to help.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission 

    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 Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission in Georgetown, SC helps you slowly wean down the amount of alcohol you consume and retrain your brain to function on its own.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities in South Carolina, like Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission 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

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    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.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An intensive outpatient treatment program is set up for those struggling with an addiction to begin the recovery process. Patients come to Georgetown, SC to Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission for therapy, support, programs, and medical supervision. Intensive outpatient treatment is often very tightly scheduled and heavily structured.

    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 Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission in South Carolina 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.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehabilitation aims to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. Depending on individual requirements, the duration of the stay at Georgetown Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission ranges from four weeks to six months. South Carolina inpatient recovery guarantees that the patient resides in an environment free of drugs.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    When someone in South Carolina struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.

    Intervention

    Intervention services are designed to help loved ones of an individual suffering from alcohol or drug addiction. They aim to help the individual realize that their behavior is causing damage, and external help is crucial to handle their problem efficiently.

    Outpatient

    An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Georgetown, SC 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.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    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.



    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

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

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, DUI/DWI Specific

    Last Updated October 28, 2020

    Address Information
    1423 Winyah St
    Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
    Phone Number
    843-546-6081
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