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Jude House in Leonardtown, MD

The Jude House is a residential co-occurring treatment program in Leonardtown, MD, specializing in substance misuse and supporting individuals with criminal backgrounds through a comprehensive 6-9 month program.

About Jude House

The Jude House, located in Leonardtown, MD, is a comprehensive residential co-occurring treatment program. It focuses on substance misuse and serves 60 patients, including 55 men and 5 women. Notably, it supports individuals transitioning from the Maryland Criminal Justice System under the Maryland 8507 program.

The mission of The Jude House is to guide patients towards living substance-free lives and overall well-being through community, knowledge, compassion, and unity. It holds certifications from CARF and the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA).

  • Provides a residential treatment program lasting 6-9 months.
  • Specializes in treating individuals with a history of incarceration, substance misuse, and trauma.
  • Offers a separate, personalized program for up to 5 women in a home setting.
  • Includes family integration and reunification programs.

Jude House treats individuals for substance misuse and co-occurring disorders, primarily serving men aged 18 to 65. It specializes in helping those with criminal backgrounds and past traumas.

  • 5 Conditions Treated
  • 4 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 23 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

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 Jude House in Leonardtown can require 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.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

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 Jude House to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

Levels of Care

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

An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Maryland with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. Jude House‘s IOP is customized per individual.

Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Leonardtown, MD. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Maryland activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

Jude House‘s Therapies & Programs

Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Jude House may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Jude House who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues at scheduled sessions. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. You are not alone in Leonardtown, Maryland.

Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Jude House helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

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.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Jude House 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.

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive therapy. It is based on the principle that irrational thoughts are responsible for the emotional and behavioral changes in addiction. So, the therapy starts with identifying the underlying irrational thoughts. These thoughts are then challenged and opposed logically and then replaced with positive thoughts. It also helps to change unwanted behavior with techniques such as meditation.

By imparting positive thoughts and emotions, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) makes the individual self-reliant with a capacity to handle the emotional and behavioral issues in future by themselves without professional help. This self-dependence benefits the patients and prevent relapses.

The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Jude House, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

Contingency Management (CM), also called motivational incentives, is a type of pure behavioral therapy. It’s based on the idea that behavior is shaped, motivated, or controlled by its outcomes. CM is a clinical application at Jude House of operant conditioning, which helps clients eliminate unwanted behaviors by the use of positive and negative reinforcement.

Payment Options

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Location & Contact

    Jude House Location and Directions
    Address
    41650 Old Courthouse Drive Suite 200
    Leonardtown, MD 20650

    Phone Number
    (301) 932-0700

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    Jude House Location and Directions
    Location

    41650 Old Courthouse Drive Suite 200 Ste 200
    Leonardtown, MD 20650
    (301) 932-0700

    Accepting

    Gender Female, Male

    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Teenagers

    Modality Family, Group, Individuals

  • Smoking Allowed
  • Ownership
    Non-Profit

    Listed May 26, 2020

    Updated July 2, 2024

    Leonardtown, Maryland Addiction and Treatment

    For the past decade, Maryland's rate of drug use and abuse has significantly increased. The overdose rate is currently higher than the national average. This epidemic is due to the many industries where manual labor is required. As soon as prescription opioids were more readily accessible a large part of manual workers started using–and eventually abusing–the painkillers.

    Drug and alcohol addiction is a major problem in Leonardtown, Maryland. In Leonardtown, MD, seven deaths were related to drugs in 2016. From 2002 to 2015, drug overdose deaths involving opioids increased by 533.3%. The best way to find the best drug rehab center in Leonardtown, MD, is to ask around. Talk to your friends, family, and co-workers to see if they have any recommendations.

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