Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Gainesville, FL

4310 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32608

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Gainesville, Florida.

License + Accreditation

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Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


Substance Abuse + Addiction

Rehab centers exist in Gainesville, FL to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Meridian Behavioral Healthcare provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare in Gainesville, FL, FL, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.


Levels of Care Offered

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, 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.

Outpatient

Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Gainesville, FL. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Meridian Behavioral Healthcare peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.


Therapies & Programs

The methods used to care for each individual.

12-step facilitation, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Group counseling, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

12-Step Program Facilitation

Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

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 suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.



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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    Address Information
    4310 SW 13th Street
    Gainesville, Florida 32608
    Phone Number
    352-374-5600
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