Howard Center - Addiction Medicine

Drug Rehab Center in South Burlington, Vermont

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Genders
  • Male
  • Female
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  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
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  • Couples
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  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
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  • Howard Center - Addiction Medicine is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in South Burlington, Vermont.

    License + Accreditation

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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

    Rehab centers in Vermont exist to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using psychoactive substances. Centers like Howard Center - Addiction Medicine are here to help.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Howard Center - Addiction Medicine 

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support and motivating force. In some cases, the existence of psychiatric issues worsens alcoholism.

    People suffering from these problems in South Burlington, VT have different metrics for success and base their achievements on significant changes, such as lower alcohol use, improved health, length of abstinence, and better social behavior.

    • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and 12 Step Programs can aid in recovery and maintenance.
    • Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment.
    • Mutual support groups reduce the chances of relapsing and teach individuals effective coping mechanisms.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Opioid addiction for Vermont residents refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically. Treatment involves medication-assisted therapy in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all utilized at Howard Center - Addiction Medicine.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Howard Center - Addiction Medicine offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Howard Center - Addiction Medicine is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Vermont.

    Outpatient Program

    An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Vermont facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Howard Center - Addiction Medicine‘s program is complete.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Howard Center - Addiction Medicine.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people. It is a relatively simple set of steps that are done continuously in order to move through life with awareness, accountability and honesty. 12-Step programs are available in most every city in the Unites States. They are available in person, electronically and virtually through phone or web-based meetings.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Most individuals suffering from addiction have low self-awareness, so they end up making poor decisions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. Through it, patients become more aligned with their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, giving them a better opportunity to respond appropriately to temptations and negative feelings.

    This therapy modality at Howard Center - Addiction Medicine in South Burlington, VT strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state and learn new stress management techniques so they won’t give in to the temptations easily. Moreover, CBT helps people communicate and express their emotions well, which can be vital in relapse management. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness.

    Couples Therapy

    Therapy for couples decreases unhealthy behavior in a relationship that can trigger addiction. Either, or both, members of the couple will be improved by this. This treatment administered by Howard Center - Addiction Medicine still targets addiction and can also make a relationship healthier through a variety of methods.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in South Burlington, VT, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at Howard Center - Addiction Medicinealso learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    Trauma Therapy

    After experiencing trauma, it’s crucial to look for a facility that can provide trauma therapy. This approach zeroes in on the traumatic incidents that a patient has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles and pain. Trauma can originate from domestic violence, sexual abuse, an early encounter with death, sexual assault, and many more. The goal of trauma therapy at Howard Center - Addiction Medicine in South Burlington, VT is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward. Mental health professionals will facilitate the patient’s journey and see to it that he or she is no longer a victim of his or her traumatic experiences and has wholly regained his or her personal power.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    75 San Remo Dr
    South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    Phone Number
    802-488-7380
    Meta Details
    Updated February 22, 2021
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    Location

    75 San Remo Dr
    South Burlington, Vermont 05403

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English
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