Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic

Drug Rehab Center in Galveston, Texas

About This Galveston, TX Facility

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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility located in Galveston, TX, that offers treatment fully covered by private insurance.

We recommend treatment at accredited centers. We also discovered an additional certification by JCAHO.

Our independent research has indicated treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances. Contact our admissions experts to verify your insurance, and find the best facility that is covered by your provider. Self-pay is also available.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic

    One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.

    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 Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Galveston, TX Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Texas 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. Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic‘s IOP is customized per individual.

    Outpatient Program

    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 Galveston, TX. 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.

    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.

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Texas 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.

    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic‘s Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Individual Therapy

    In addiction recovery at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic, therapy plays a significant role. This helps patients get to the root of their addiction and discover how the problems that contributed to their use can be handled better. Therapy can be performed in a group and one on one settings. The patient interacts with the therapist in a one-on-one atmosphere during individual therapy. This encourages them to reflect on the underlying addiction problems and develop ways to avoid potential future abuse.

    Couples Therapy at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Galveston, TX.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    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 Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic 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 Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic 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 Galveston, Texas.

    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 Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic 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.

    Life skills pertain to the skill sets a person should possess to become successful in life. Examples are time management, budgeting, and social abilities. Life skills therapy highlights the fact that addiction recovery is more than just a person’s ability to go through their day-to-day without resorting to substance use in Galveston, TX once they leave the facility.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic Location and Directions
    Address Information3828 Ave N
    Galveston, Texas 77550 Phone Number(409) 761-3200 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    Galveston, Texas Addiction Information

    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.

    There were over 300 drug-related deaths in Galveston in 2016. Methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine are the three most prominent drugs being trafficked into the city. About 1 in 3 adults in Galveston County abuse alcohol. The use of drugs also takes a toll on the city's economy. Treatment is not mandatory in Galveston. However, if you are struggling with addiction, it is highly recommended that you seek treatment.

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