Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health
Drug Rehab Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Basic information about this treatment center.
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health is a Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and drug treatment center which offers a variety of treatment methods in their Non-Profit facility, located in La Crosse, WI. Each person seeking treatment is offered an individualized plan using well-tested therapies done by clinical professionals. This facility offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance.
Comprehensive substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in La Crosse, WI help you or a loved one return to a healthy, productive life.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Gambling Disorder, 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 Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health in La Crosse 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 Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Wisconsin with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health‘s IOP is customized per individual.
Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Wisconsin activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.
Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health is essential to understand the addiction better.
Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in La Crosse, WI. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.
Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, 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 Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health, 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. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health 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.
Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.
Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in La Crosse, WI.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.
In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health 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.
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 Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - La Crosse Behavioral Health helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.
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