Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic
Drug Rehab Center in Charleston, West Virginia
About This Charleston, WV Facility
Learn more about Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic from this summarized breakdown.
Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility located in Charleston, WV, that offers treatment fully covered by private insurance.
Certifications are important to consider when selecting a facility. This treatment center is included in SAMHSA. Other organizations to certify or list this facility: JCAHO.
Treatment here is generally (at least partially) covered by most insurances, their information claims. Please call our independent experts for insurance acceptance verification information. Also, patients may self-pay.
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.
Levels of Care Offered
Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Charleston, WV 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 Charleston, WV 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.
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 West Virginia.
Outpatient therapy provided by Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic 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.
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.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Charleston, West Virginia 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). Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic‘s Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.
Couples Therapy at Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic
Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.
Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.
Family Counseling + Treatment
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 Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Charleston, WV 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 provides long term benefits.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.
Patients at Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic in Charleston, WV learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.
Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Trauma Therapy
Learn what to expect with experiential treatments, setting, and amenities.
Experiential Therapy at Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic
Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.
Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.
Payment Options Accepted
For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
Is your insurance accepted?
Ask an expert, call (888) 674-0062
Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
Charleston, West Virginia 25309 Phone Number(304) 746-5300 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
Read past patient experience, or leave your own experience.
There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.
700 Technology Dr
Charleston, West Virginia 25309
Charleston, West Virginia Addiction Information
West Virginia ranks first in the nation for drug overdoses and the amount of overdoses is sometimes twice that of the United States's average. More than 100,000 residents are dependent on drugs and alcohol; many of those are minors who have been influenced by addicted parents to start using drugs at a young age. In 2013, an estimated 7,000 children in West Virginia were addicted to drugs.
Charleston, West Virginia has a high rate of drug abuse and addiction. 9.8% of the population over the age of 12 has used an illicit drug in the past month. In 2016, there were 237 drug-related deaths in Charleston, WV. Many websites offer information on drug rehab centers, and you can compare different facilities to find the one that is best suited to your needs.
Treatment in Nearby Cities
- Saint Albans, WV (6.9 mi.)
- Charleston, WV (7.5 mi.)
- Danville, WV (15.5 mi.)
- Hurricane, WV (17.4 mi.)
- Winfield, WV (18.1 mi.)
Centers near Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic
The facility name, logo and brand are the property and registered trademarks of Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic, and are being used for identification and informational purposes only. Use of these names, logos and brands shall not imply endorsement. RehabNow.org is not affiliated with or sponsored by Hershel Woody Williams VAMC - Charleston VA Clinic.