Miners Medical Wilkes-Barre, PA

43 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18706

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, Spanish

    Religion / Spirituality
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • Miners Medical is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

    License + Accreditation

    samhsa logo SAMHSA Listed

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    233021


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    The inappropriate use of any drug in Wilkes-Barre, PA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Miners Medical. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Miners Medical 

    Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.

    Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at Miners Medical in Wilkes-Barre, PA usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Miners Medical in Wilkes-Barre, PA offers treatment for opioids.


    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, 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.

    Drug & Alcohol Detoxification

    Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Miners Medical helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Wilkes-Barre, PA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    Inpatient Care

    When a patient checks into Miners Medical, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

    Outpatient

    In outpatient programs at Miners Medical, the Wilkes-Barre resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.


    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Miners Medical in Wilkes-Barre, PA the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is designed for those who are prone to self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Miners Medical aims to help patients understand the relationship between their thoughts, feeling and behaviors and it gives them the tools to make a change. It is effective for those whose addictions and behaviors stem from extreme mental health issues.



    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

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

  • Additional Details

    Pregnant/Postpartum, Smoking permitted in designated area, Veterans

    Last Updated October 28, 2020

    Address Information
    43 S Main St
    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18706
    Phone Number
    570-822-5145
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