Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic

Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic

Drug Rehab Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin

About Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic in Wisconsin

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Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic’s location in Green Bay, Wisconsin, offers multiple levels of care, a variety individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

When weighing your options, accreditations are clearly encouraged. This center is also certified by JCAHO.

Our independent research has indicated treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances. Please call RehabNow.org's admission experts to verify your insurance and find a center that accepts your coverage. 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

    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.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A person who struggles with addiction and a mental health condition suffers from a dual diagnosis. This means that they have two issues that must be treated. Taking care of one or the other is tough, and taking care of both cannot be done alone. A patient who receives dual diagnosis treatment in Wisconsin will be given the best chance at becoming sober.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health 

    Levels of Care Offered

    offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Outpatient, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient Treatment Program

    Inpatient treatment for alcoholism or drug addiction is an option that provides the addict with a supportive environment in which they can stop using. This type of treatment is appropriate for addicts that are most in need of intensive care and supervision. This includes those who were unable to quit on their own, those who need more structure than they can get in outpatient treatment.

    Outpatient Program

    “Outpatient treatment is ideal for those who have a lower intensity addiction. It’s also suitable for those with a supportive environment and those on a tight budget.

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. It may involve weekly sessions instead of daily. Peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be used and anti-addiction medication.

    Sober living homes are halfway houses where people can stay for a while and stabilize themselves—no drinking or drugging, paying rent/bills, etc. There is no minimum or maximum stay, but as long as you follow these simple guidelines, it’s an excellent chance to move forward into sobriety!

    For many, this is a new beginning, a reset. The opportunity to establish new routines and healthy habits that will result in long-term sobriety is given to those who have lost everything due to addiction. It’s also common for people to move from one sober living home to another, each step closer to a drug and alcohol-free life.

    Aftercare support is vital to those who have completed a drug or alcohol treatment program. This support comes in individual and family counseling, treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions, and medications to reduce cravings. It helps recovering addicts adjust to normal day-to-day activities and can last for a year or longer.

    The majority of drug and alcohol addicts who receive aftercare treatment do not relapse. It is estimated that without aftercare, the relapse rate will be between 70 to 90 percent for most people. Aftercare is the final stage in addiction recovery, but it will also help maintain sobriety if relapse does occur.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at this Green Bay, WI Facility.

    Individual Therapy

    No single treatment works for all addicts; therefore, the goal of treatment and therapy should be to find what works best for each individual. Some people requiring addiction treatment may only need a few weeks of inpatient care. Others will require long-term residential care. Tolerance and withdrawal levels vary from person to person and thus affect the intensity of the treatment needed.

    If an individualized approach to treatment and therapy is not offered, addicts may fail to reap benefits from their efforts. Professionals must customize plans according to their patient’s needs, limitations, and strengths. The goal of all forms of addiction treatment should be for addicts to find healthy ways to cope with their addiction and its underlying causes.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy for drug addiction is a unique form of therapy that allows family members to work through the emotional issues of their loved one’s addiction together. Family members can support each other while learning how to cope with the addiction and encourage healthy changes.

    Accordingly, couples therapy for drug addiction is designed for an addict and their significant other or spouse. The two will work with a therapist to learn how the addiction affects themselves and the relationship and how to break the negative patterns of behavior that may have developed.

    Drug addiction can destroy a person’s life, as well as their family and friends. The loss of one’s ability to choose how to live and behave often leads the addict into depression, anger, guilt, and many emotional problems.

    Family Counseling

    The therapies usually include siblings, children, and parents who are involved in their daily lives. These sessions are vital because they address past issues that may have hampered an addict’s or alcoholic’s recovery and provide support at a crucial time!

    One of the most critical aspects of family therapy is helping addicts’ loved ones see their situation in a new light. It’s also one of the most challenging things a family can do when a loved one struggles with addiction or alcoholism.

    Group therapy is held in a safe, controlled setting where patients can feel comfortable sharing their struggles and gaining perspective through shared conversations. It takes place in a group rather than one on one to prevent feelings of isolation or being unique in their situation while creating an environment for addicts at Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic to develop fellowship, accountability, and support. Group therapy is an important tool in recovery that prevents cravings that prompt a return to active addiction.

    This type of therapy involves the use of a variety of therapeutic techniques to help addicts recover from past traumas that might have triggered their substance abuse. During these sessions, therapists will work with the addict to address painful memories and learn how to cope effectively with stressors as they arise.

    During these types of sessions, therapists will typically focus on three main goals:

    1. Identifying and expressing painful emotions associated with past traumas.
    2. Reducing the effects of stress on an addict’s life by developing more effective coping mechanisms.
    3. Developing healthy ways of thinking about stressful situations that can help addicts avoid substance abuse issues in the future.

    This type of therapy is typically used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying and dealing with the root cause of addiction, most addicts can overcome their cravings and prevent relapse once they leave rehab.

    Many different types of addiction treatment services exist to help addicts safely get sober, but it’s important for recovering individuals to find a therapist or support group that will help them address the root cause of their addiction.

    When you leave a healthy lifestyle behind to live as an addict, your body becomes unbalanced. Nutritional deficiencies gradually creep in, and before you know it, you’re facing severe health problems. For people who are trying to kick their drug addiction, nutrition therapy at Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic is a great tool. It helps restore balance to the body, and for many addicts, it represents the first step on the road to recovery.

    Life skills training is beneficial for addicts in recovery because it helps them learn how to take care of themselves and improve their quality of life, which can promote feelings of purpose and motivation.

    This type of treatment works by teaching individuals life-enhancing skills that support positive living, including:

    • Healthy lifestyle habits
    • Skills to effectively manage stress
    • Effective communication skills to help them get their needs met without turning to drugs or alcohol
    • Money management and budgeting skills so they can continue to take care of themselves after treatment ends.

    Nicotine replacement therapy is a way for people to get the nicotine they are addicted to without having to smoke cigarettes. There are several different types of devices that have been approved for NRT. Studies have shown that all NRTs work better than placebo (fake treatment). NRT helps smokers get nicotine into their system without resorting to smoking and experiencing aggressive withdrawal symptoms. Coupling NRT with counseling and other means of support gives long-term smokers a better chance of removing their unhealthy habit.

    Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eating Disorder Treatment, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect with experiential treatments, setting, and amenities.

    Creative Arts

    Creative arts therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses painting, music, poetry, and other creative means to help those battling addiction. It is beneficial for patients to release negative feelings and emotions and explore how their thoughts and emotions play out through the creative process. Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic in Green Bay, WI, offers creative art therapy to help patients cope with addiction and its after-effects.

    Experiential Therapy at Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic

    Experiential Therapy is used by drug treatment facilities to treat substance abuse. This treatment is clinically proven to help addicts in detoxification by allowing them to release emotions in a safe environment. The treatment process involves addicts painting their feelings and releasing them on a canvas.

    One of the most popular forms of experiential therapy is known as LPE – Love, Peace, and Equilibrium. Amy Gumowitz developed this treatment in 1992. By implementing her philosophy of “reality therapy” into the treatment, Gumowitz’s results were outstanding. Once her success was validated by those she had been helping, she decided to open her treatment center. Although Gumowitz passed away in 2007, her contribution to the addiction recovery remains effective, and better yet, it is 100% self-sufficient.

    Payment Options Accepted

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

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    Milwaukee VA Medical Center - Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic Location and Directions
    Address Information2851 University Ave
    Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311 Phone Number(920) 431-2500 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    Green Bay, Wisconsin Addiction Information

    Wisconsin has some of the highest rates in the United States for both adolescent and adult substance abuse. Since 2009, the state has been experiencing the same escalating rates of drug abuse and addiction as the rest of the country. The major concerns are the misuse of prescription painkillers and the escalating number of deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease.

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