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Holistic Educational Center

Holistic Educational Center

  • Gretna, LA
  • Outpatient

Holistic Educational Rehabilitation Center in Gretna, Louisiana, specializes in dual diagnosis treatment, addressing both mental health and substance abuse issues. This private facility serves the Greater New Orleans area by offering comprehensive counseling and addiction treatment services focused on overall well-being.

The mission of Holistic Educational Rehabilitation Center is to provide quality wrap-around services to adults, children, and adolescents suffering from mental illness. Supporting individuals on their healing journey through holistic services is their core objective.

  • Specializes in dual diagnosis treatment, addressing both mental health and substance abuse issues comprehensively.
  • Offers a range of services including mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and addiction counseling.
  • Utilizes evidence-based practices to support recovery in a comfortable environment.
  • Provides outpatient treatment programs for individuals aged 18 and older.

Treatment options at Holistic Educational Rehabilitation Center address a range of addictions and issues, serving adults and adolescents in the Greater New Orleans area.

  • 2 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 12 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Dual-Diagnosis

A drug rehab center that uses Dual Diagnosis is more likely to be successful in rehabilitating a person. Dual diagnosis helps to identify and treat any co-occurring disorders. It is essential to screen for both addiction and any untreated mental health issues. A dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

About 70% of patients with drug addiction have at least one other psychiatric diagnosis. Fortunately, dual diagnosis treatment is a proven model that has been highly effective.

Levels of Care

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

Outpatient programs offer a lower intensity level of addiction treatment than inpatient facilities. They are ideal for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities, have a supportive home environment, and are motivated to commit to the program. Services offered include medication-assisted treatment, individual and group therapy, and peer group support.

This treatment is a popular option for those suffering from a lower intensity addiction. It is not advisable for someone who needs to go through a medically supervised detox or does not have a supportive home environment. It requires motivation and dedication to commit to the program without constant monitoring.

Therapies & Programs

During individual therapy at Holistic Educational Center in , the person in recovery meets with a therapist one on one to go over their situation and learn from past mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address the causes of addiction, triggers, and any mental issue or dual diagnosis. They will also address aftercare plans, giving them the best chances of long-term sobriety.

This therapeutic process is very intense and challenging to go through. Some clients may find it easier to open up with someone apart from their family or loved ones who understand their struggles and experience with addiction.

The process of going through couple’s therapy at Holistic Educational Center in allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can improve their odds of sobriety by undergoing this treatment together. This therapeutic environment teaches how to communicate effectively and avoid relapse triggers while building healthy lifestyles that may help maintain sobriety following graduation from rehab programs.

Family therapy is designed to help addicts get clean and sober by using what they love the most; their family. Most drug treatment centers make it mandatory that the addict’s family attend therapy sessions, which is great because having everyone there to support them makes it much easier for them to get clean. Not only are they surrounded by people who want them to get better, but everyone is there because they want the best for them, not because they feel like they have to be.

Drug addicts are often surrounded by resentful or uneducated family members who would, at times, rather see them stay addicted because it makes their own lives easier. Sometimes they don’t understand what the addiction is or how they play a part in it. They know that during and after the addict’s sobriety journey, they will face challenges and changes that they aren’t sure how to handle. This can be very tough for an addict to go through on their own, which is why it’s so important that they have the support of their family. Just because someone is an addict does not mean that they don’t deserve the love and support of those around them.

Addicts in Gretna, LA can find support in group therapy at Holistic Educational Center by finding peers who understand their situation and being held accountable. They also learn to develop faith, understanding, and insight into their addiction through shared conversations.

Group Therapy is employed by drug treatment centers to provide the recovering 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. It is recommended that all group members be recovering addicts for this type of therapy to work.

Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn from it. Many people go through traumatic events at an early age that later leads them into addiction as adults. By addressing this issue during treatment at Holistic Educational Center in [/type], you can move forward with your recovery process and take back control of your sober future, too!

Traumas are one of the most common causes of psychological disorders such as Addiction Disorder. It’s often found among those diagnosed with Addictive Disorders because traumatized individuals have strong emotions or thoughts related to their traumas, leading to addictive behaviors.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps addicts comprehend the causes of their substance abuse and the consequences that follow. The treatment’s goal is to help addicts gain self-control and maintain abstinence from drugs and alcohol over the long term. Through CBT, clients learn to recognize and avoid high-risk situations and cope with challenging situations when they arise.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at Holistic Educational Center

Experiential therapy is a type of treatment involving immediate, intense experiences designed to manage addiction. Experiential therapy is beneficial for:

  • People who are seeking to overcome an addiction but have difficulty focusing on treatment goals
  • People with short attention spans due to high levels of stress or difficulty concentrating
  • People who are afraid of engaging in treatment due to negative past experiences

Payment Options

For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Location & Contact

    Holistic Educational Center Location and Directions
    Address
    2100 Belle Chasse Highway
    Gretna, LA 70056

    Phone Number
    (504) 367-6630

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    Accepts

    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Veterans
  • Helpful reference information for Holistic Educational Center, a drug treatment center in Louisiana located at: 2100 2100 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, LA 70056, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Listed July 23, 2021

    Updated July 2, 2024

    Gretna, Louisiana Addiction and Treatment

    Louisiana is one of the top ten states in the nation for opioid-related deaths. One in ten high school students admits to regularly using prescription opioids for non-medical purposes. More than 225,000 Louisiana residents admit to regular heavy drinking and around 6% of the Louisiana population abuses alcohol. Marijuana use in Louisiana is most common amongst teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 years old.

    The easy availability of drugs and the high levels of poverty in Gretna, Louisiana has contributed to the high rates of drug addiction. Drug overdose deaths have increased by 137% from 1999 to 2015 in Louisiana. There are resources available to help people get into treatment, and it is important to seek help if you are struggling with addiction.

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