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Merit Family Services - Bedford

Merit Family Services - Bedford in Bedford, TX

Merit Family Services, a non-profit outpatient clinic in Bedford, Texas, provides individualized mental health and substance abuse treatment for socially disadvantaged individuals, offering various therapies and programs for children, adolescents, and adults.

About Merit Family Services - Bedford

Merit Family Services - Bedford, located in Bedford, Texas, is a non-profit outpatient clinic dedicated to providing mental health and substance abuse services. The facility offers specialized care in a small setting, allowing for individualized treatment from a team of diverse mental health professionals.

Merit Family Services' mission is to create a healing environment for socially disadvantaged individuals, offering comprehensive counseling services to help overcome mental health challenges and addiction. Their goal is to support people in improving their lives and overcoming struggles.

  • Specializes in dual diagnosis treatment, addressing both mental health conditions and substance use disorders simultaneously.
  • Offers programs tailored to adolescents, adults, men, women, and young adults.
  • Provides various therapeutic options, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and medication-assisted treatment.
  • Features aftercare and alumni programs to support long-term recovery and continued sobriety.

Issues treated here include alcoholism, drug addiction, and opioid addiction. Services benefit children, adolescents, and adults across different demographics.

  • 3 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 5 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 10 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Texas, like Merit Family Services - Bedford cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.


When someone in Texas 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.

Levels of Care

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

An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Texas with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

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.

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 Merit Family Services - Bedford in Texas 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.

Merit Family Services - Bedford‘s Therapies & Programs

Treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success. Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your Merit Family Services - Bedford counselor. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction.

Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. It becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Some facilities like Merit Family Services - Bedford in Bedford, TX offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal.

Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Merit Family Services - Bedford in Bedford, Texas who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery process and maintaining their sobriety.

When family members are more proactive and involved in the treatment procedure, it encourages the patient to advance his or her progress. Moreover, it shouldn’t be ignored that genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Also, with proper education, family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes necessary for his or her sobriety.

Group therapy may occur on an inpatient or outpatient basis and involves groups of clients who have no pre-existing relationships outside the group. Group therapy differs from support groups in two primary ways: group therapy is a kind of psychotherapy and is moderated by a professional therapist at Merit Family Services - Bedford in Texas.

It has been said that unhealed trauma is the root of most addictions. Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. Healing past traumas and introducing coping strategies are strong foundations for sustained recovery from addiction. This may involve individual or group counseling or both, in a Bedford, TX facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

Payment Options

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

    Merit Family Services - Bedford Location and Directions
    1220 Airport Fwy
    Bedford, TX 76022

    Phone Number
    (817) 413-9463

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    Merit Family Services - Bedford Location and Directions

    1220 Airport Fwy
    Bedford, TX 76022
    (817) 413-9463


    Gender Female, Male

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

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed May 28, 2021

    Updated July 8, 2024

    Bedford, Texas Addiction and Treatment

    Texas is one of the primary hubs for drug smuggling into the country. The border between Texas and Mexico is more than 1,000 miles long. More than 10 million residents use alcohol every year and more than 25% of those are minors. Alcohol and drug use has become so common in Texas that almost 15% of all deaths can be attributed to these substances.

    Bedford, Texas has the 2nd highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the country. 41% of high school students in Bedford have been offered drugs at school. Bedford had 76 reported opioid overdoses in 2016, of those opioid overdoses, 38 were fatal. Drug use can be a problem for anyone from any background or walk of life as it affects all ages and socioeconomic classes.

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