Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC
Drug Rehab Center in Jefferson City, Missouri
About Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC in Missouri
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Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC is a licensed and accredited Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health and Drug Treatment Facility in Jefferson City, MO that offers a variety of methods methods and programs for Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health, and Drug Addiction. and other related Drug Addiction issues. The levels of care offered, all with a focus on long-term sobriety, are: Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient.
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC offers customized treatment plans that address each person’s unique needs so they can overcome their addictions once and for all. With personalized care from experienced professionals, you have nothing to lose but everything to gain when it comes to living a healthy life without drugs or alcohol. Women and men are welcomed to seek treatment here. Treatment here is offered to all genders, and they also notably support LGBTQ+.
Accreditations and certifications are important when selecting a treatment facility. JCAHO has Accredited this facility. Payment methods here are Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment and potentially more case-based methods are available. Please call our independent experts to find out if your insurance is accepted here.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
Dual-Diagnosis Treatment at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC
Dual Diagnosis is a specific relationship between two or more disorders that have the same symptoms and can sometimes be treated together. This is used in the treatment planning process when dealing with drug addicts. Dual diagnosis can be viewed as a chronic medical condition that has comorbid psychiatric disorders.
Although addiction and a mental illness may have separate symptoms that are not easy to detect, they often go hand in hand. Many times, drug abuse is a direct result of the mental illness. In other words, treating the addiction will not resolve all of your issues. Unless you also treat the underlying mental illness, you will not be successful in achieving sobriety.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Missouri facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC‘s program is complete.
Aftercare is a term that’s used to refer to any sort of continuing care offered for a drug addict who has voluntarily entered a rehabilitation program. This type of care can be provided in several settings, including outpatient therapy sessions after the addict has completed an inpatient program. There are also 12-step support groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, which can provide additional help for addicts trying to stay sober.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at this Jefferson City, MO Facility.
Individual Therapy is a critical component of addiction recovery. Therapists work with patients to identify the root of their addiction and figure out how to better handle the issues that led to them using drugs. Individual Therapy is the one-on-one session where people meet with their therapist. Individual therapy provides a safe space for people to open up and discuss personal and sensitive topics which they may not feel comfortable discussing in a group setting.
Couples therapy at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC focuses on addiction treatment for the addict and their spouse. The addict’s family, not just the addict, can benefit from this form of therapy. Couples therapy addresses communication problems, trust issues, lack of intimacy, and abuse in intimate relationships. Couples therapy can help rebuild trust between partners, which increases the chances for successful treatment and sustained recovery.
Intimate relationships can be damaged during addiction, and professional help may be necessary to rebuild the often destroyed trust and love. Couples therapy at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC helps couples improve communication and rebuild trust. Either or both partners will be helped by this treatment administered by professionals. This treatment can also help one or both partners if addiction is the problem.
Family therapy will also help families realize that the addiction is not their fault. For many years, people blamed themselves for an addict’s behavior and felt that they had done something wrong. This is not the case. Addiction is a disease, and it can strike anyone, even if their life seems fine from the outside. It can bring a lot of shame to a family when they have an addict in their midst, but if everyone is open and honest with each other, then they can help everyone stay in recovery.
Group Therapy is utilized by drug treatment centers like Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC to provide the recovering drug addict with a platform to talk about their feelings and experiences. It also provides for an opportunity to learn from other addicts who have successfully overcome their addiction.
Group Therapy is employed in lectures, seminars, or discussion groups (the latter two are typically conducted as “therapy groups”). It is recommended that all group members be recovering addicts for this type of therapy to work (though it does not exclude others with lived experience).
Trauma therapy is a clinical process that helps individuals deal with mental stress often caused by traumatic events. It is generally done for children, teenage victims of sexual assault, and war veterans. The therapist helps the person identify, understand and work through the problem. This is done with the help of talking about it in group or one-on-one counseling sessions. Therapists use relaxation, role-playing, art, and music to help the person open up about what is bothering them.
Nutrition therapy has been used to help drug addicts for decades. Many early reports on addiction treatment indicate that some patients recovered from the “satisfying power of food”. For years, this phenomenon has been utilized as a treatment modality in eating disorders for adults, adolescents, and children. Specific nutrients have been identified that influence neurotransmitters associated with reward pathways of the brain.
Studies have shown that carbohydrate loading with complex carbohydrates to elevate serotonin levels was effective in treating bulimia nervosa. This approach prompted researchers to explore the use of this type of nutritional intervention in other disorders.
Training in improved life skills helps those recovering from addiction feel more capable of self-care. Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC are daily skills that give the person the tools they need to survive.
The therapy covers practical activities like cooking, job hunting, social interaction, and money management, helping to fill in the knowledge gaps caused by addiction.
These life skills help the person self-manage their recovery and stay on track. It also reduces relapse risk as they gain confidence in their day-to-day abilities.
Aftercare, Couples Therapy, Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Experiential Therapy at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital - Jefferson City VAMC
Experiential therapy is another form of treatment that helps addicts overcome their addiction. This type of service typically involves hands-on activities with the focus on physical experiences instead of emotions or beliefs.
Some examples include art therapy, equine therapy and music therapy. Each of these forms of experiential therapy can provide unique ways for addicts to channel their feelings and work through their demons. This type of therapy also allows addicts to develop meaningful emotional connections with others, which can prevent them from resorting to relapse as a coping mechanism.
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2707 West Edgewood Driveway
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health
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Jefferson City, Missouri Addiction Information
Opioid-related overdoses in Missouri have been increasing steadily for the past three decades. In 2018, more than 1,130 people in Missouri died from opioid abuse. Methamphetamines and marijuana abuse have surpassed opioid abuse in Missouri. Missouri is the number 1 methamphetamine manufacturer in the country with more than 27 meth labs per 100,000 people.
The drug addiction problem in Jefferson City, Missouri, is relatively bad. In 2012, about 9.4% of residents reported using illicit drugs. Additionally, approximately 15.5% of residents reported binge drinking alcohol. Over 1,000 admissions to drug and alcohol treatment facilities in the city in 2016. Many resources are available in Jefferson City, Missouri, to help you stay sober and live a productive life.
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