Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services

Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services

Drug Rehab Center in Saint Albans, Vermont

About This Vermont Facility

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Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services's mission, as a Non-Profit drug treatment center since 1865, has been to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy, and productive sober life with 4 levels of care and 17+ treatment methods, individualized for each client. Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services’s Vermont location is Non-Profit and accepts most private health insurance. Individuals can also self-pay.

Saint Albans is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Multiple Centers
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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

    The inappropriate use of any drug in Saint Albans, VT is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services

    Opioid Addiction Treatment supports people recovering from addiction to prescription drugs as well as illegal opioids. This is a hospital-based or residential treatment. Depending upon one’s age, detox without the appropriate medication may be unpleasant or even dangerous–some get body aches, fever, chills, while others may even have seizures.

    Opioid treatment involves medically assisted detox, physical and mental support. Most rehabilitations use an array of treatments to ensure overall wellbeing, such as Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which one gets behavioral therapy, medicines, and counseling. A client-centered approach can reduce one’s chances of relapse. Therapists at work with the client to figure out environmental and behavioral triggers, giving them the power to change the patterns.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    When someone in Vermont struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.

    Gambling Disorder, Mental Health, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    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.

    Saint Albans, VT Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in Vermont 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.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services long term. In addition to helping them recover, the patient attends regular therapy sessions and detox and participates in other therapies. However, this is all primarily done from home. As a follow-up to inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment is usually recommended.

    After rehabilitation, it helps people return to their everyday lives. It may also be an alternative to inpatient care in some situations. If they cannot leave their jobs, children, or don’t have the money for inpatient care, people can choose this method. Inpatient therapy, however, is the best method and most suggested level of treatment offered by Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services in recovering from addiction.

    Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services in Vermont after they attain initial sobriety.

    Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services. Individual therapy provides patients with a safe environment where they can openly discuss their problems with the therapist. The 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 setting.

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. The therapist can develop patient-specific customized solutions through individual therapy, which aids speedier recovery.

    Couples Therapy

    Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. With Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services in Saint Albans, Vermont, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

    Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services in Saint Albans, Vermont the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

    Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.

    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 and the staff at Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services are trained to assist in 12-step management.

    Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

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

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    Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services Location and Directions
    Address Information172 Fairfield St
    Saint Albans, Vermont 05478 Phone Number802-488-6265 Meta DetailsUpdated June 22, 2022
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    Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services Location and Directions
    Location

    172 Fairfield St
    Saint Albans, Vermont 05478

    Facility Type

    Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit

    Howard Center

    Language
    English
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    Helpful reference information for Howard Center - St. Albans Oupatient Substance Use Services, a drug treatment center in Vermont located at: 172 Fairfield St, Saint Albans, VT 05478, 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.

    Saint Albans, Vermont Addiction Information

    Vermont has the highest rate of illicit drug abuse in the nation. A third of all Vermonters who are addicted to drugs admit to first having abused prescription drugs. The largest drug threat in Vermont is opioids. Fentanyl, dubbed the most dangerous drug in America, is responsible for more than half of all opioid-related deaths in Vermont. A third of all residents aged 12 and older who are addicted to drugs admit to first having abused prescription drugs. In many overdose cases, cocaine is also a contributing factor.

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