389 Adams St, Afton, WY 83110
Basic information about this treatment center.
High Country Behavioral Health is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Afton, Wyoming.
License + Accreditation
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
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 High Country Behavioral Health in Afton can be 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.
One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at High Country Behavioral Health. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
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 High Country Behavioral Health to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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)
Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in Wyoming is appropriate for patients in residential recovery facilities that have been diagnosed with addiction. Patients return to their everyday lives gradually, increasing the likeliness of success in treatment.
Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Afton, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by High Country Behavioral Health. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.
Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. High Country Behavioral Health in Wyoming knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.
To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, High Country Behavioral Health offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Wyoming patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Animal Therapy, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Experiential Therapy, Family counseling, Family Therapy Group Therapy Individual Therapy, Group counseling, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Life Skills, Marital/couples counseling, Moral Reconation Therapy, Motivational interviewing, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Recreational Therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. High Country 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.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.
The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.
Experential therapy is a unique type of therapy that deals with the subconscious mind. This treatment available at High Country Behavioral Health in Afton, WY encourages individuals to work out their issues with their inner self through synchronous experiences.
This non-traditional treatment method makes use of the physique and encourages people to take part in various physical and emotional activities, movements, and practices. Some of the most common examples of experiential therapy are equine therapy, music therapy, adventure therapy, and role playing. Through these various methods, an individual is believed to heal from trauma, negative emotions, and hurtful memories faster. Moreover, experiential therapy is known to have enduring results which can be beneficial to sufferers.
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Address Information389 Adams St
Afton, Wyoming 83110