Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry Charleston, SC

67 President St, Charleston, South Carolina 29425

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Hearing-Impaired

  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction is one of South Carolina‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

    Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.


    Levels of Care Offered

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

    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.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs mostly conduct meetings on weekdays. Group therapy is the main element in most intensive outpatient programs. Most IOPs last for about 90 days and include drug use monitoring and testing. A South Carolina IOP, like what’s offerd at Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare Support at Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry, in short, is the support provided to a patient after they have finished treatment. It allows them to adjust to everyday life. It may entail setting them up and enrolling them in services such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) inside a halfway house. Career coaching may also be offered to patients to help them get back into the workforce.

    Inpatient Care

    An inpatient is a person who stays in a hospital or rehab center during treatment. For alcohol- and drug-dependent individuals, inpatient rehabs provide individualized around-the-clock services. Inpatient treatment programs address a person’s unique physical, medical, and psychological needs. A team of experts assess the severity of the addiction and design a highly tailored program. typically, the length of stay in an inpatient facility in Charleston, SC is 30 days. Those with severe addiction may need to stay at the facility for 60 to 90 days.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Some of the most common co-occurring disorders are schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder. Most rehab facilities in Charleston, SC like Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry provide patients with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

    Outpatient

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry 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 Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry in recovering from addiction.


    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Couples Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) DBT is a treatment of choice for people being treated at Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry whom are suffering from self-harming behaviors. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT.

    Experiential Therapy

    Experiential therapy at Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry includes helping people work through emotional disorders by participating in events in real-time. It moves away from conventional talk therapy to discuss their concerns and emotions by making patients play roles or use props. It allows people to handle trauma and feelings healthily, reducing the need to resort to alcohol and substances in Charleston, SC.



    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    67 President St
    Charleston, South Carolina 29425
    Phone Number
    843-792-9888
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