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Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center’s location in Richmond, VA, offers multiple levels of care, a variety individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.
When weighing your options, accreditations are clearly encouraged. This treatment center is included in SAMHSA. Other organizations to certify or list this facility: CARF, JCAHO.
Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center offers treatment options that are fully covered by most private insurance plans. Our admissions professionals are here to guide you through insurance verification and finding the best center available under your coverage. Additionally, clients can self-pay.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction
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.
Alcoholism Treatment at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center
Alcoholism treatment involves addiction education, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and family therapy. Treatment for alcoholism often involves medical detoxification, in which a person is hospitalized for observation and medical support due to intense and often dangerous withdrawal symptoms. The goal of alcoholism treatment at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center is complete abstinence from alcohol.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center in Richmond, VA requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.
Levels of Care Offered
Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center 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, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center, targets those who need intensive treatment but would rather get it in the comfort of their homes. The treatment programs vary in duration and intensity. They can be tailored to suit the patient’s needs.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Richmond, 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). Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
Inpatient treatment for addiction is generally not as scary as it might sound. It is a way to find recovery while being in a supportive and controlled environment. The duration of treatment at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center in Richmond can be different based on each individual. Many can leave after 28 days; some may stay a few months, and others may stay six months or longer.
Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder.
Individuals with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’. The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.
An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center. It lets the person know that their loved ones are concerned about them. It is intended to make the addicted party agree to get help.
Interventions are often hosted by a mental health professional in Virginia who knows how to communicate with people dealing with addiction. These intervention services can make all the difference when it comes to getting loved ones to agree to treatment.
When remaining at their job in Richmond, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.
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.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center.
Couples Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy
Individual TherapyIndividual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.
Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.
Family Counseling + Therapy
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. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable
- Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
- It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
- It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Richmond, VA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. In nicotine replacement therapy, a controlled amount of nicotine is provided in the form of gums, patches, or sprays. They do not contain the harmful chemicals usually found in tobacco products. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. However, NRT provides relief only from the physical withdrawal symptoms. The emotional and psychological aspects of quitting needs to be treated separately. While NRT is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
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Experiential Therapy at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center
Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences. Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty expressing themselves.
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