Drug Rehab Center in Billings, Montana
Basic information about this treatment center.
New Choices is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Billings, Montana.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.
The duration of treatment at New Choices in Billings can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.
Alcoholism Treatment at New Choices
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 New Choices. 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 New Choices to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
New Choices offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in Montana is appropriate for patients in residential recovery facilities that have been diagnosed with addiction. Patients return to their everyday lives gradually, increasing the likeliness of success in treatment.
Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Billings, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by New Choices. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.
Inpatient programs are intensive regimes that require individuals suffering from serious addictions to admit themselves into a controlled environment. Inpatient programs in Montana generally span over 28 days to six months. The first step in an inpatient program is medically assisted detox. Doctors and addiction specialists at New Choices monitor the individual’s vital signs as the drugs leave their system. Some inpatient rehab programs also provide counseling for family members to provide encouragement and emotional support. In inpatient programs, patients have access to 24-hour medical supervision.
Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. New Choices in Montana knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
To protect those dealing with acute symptoms of addiction, a partial hospitalization program is ideal in the treatment process. This ensures that the person is cared for in a hospital-like environment in Billings, MT during the battle against drug addiction effects. Most PHPs need therapy for about six hours, at least three days a week.
To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, New Choices offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Montana patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.
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.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at New Choices.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Animal Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling
12-Step Program Facilitation
The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by New Choices, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. New Choices 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.
In addiction recovery at New Choices, 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.
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 New Choices 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 Billings, MT.
Family Counseling + Therapy
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 New Choices 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 New Choices who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRTC) used products like skin patches and gum to deliver nicotine into the bloodstream of people trying to quit smoking. This helps break the habits associated with smoking. The very low doses of nicotine managed by New Choices prevent cravings while helping people make a gradual transition to complete smoking cessation.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive therapy. It is based on the principle that irrational thoughts are responsible for the emotional and behavioral changes in addiction. So, the therapy starts with identifying the underlying irrational thoughts. These thoughts are then challenged and opposed logically and then replaced with positive thoughts. It also helps to change unwanted behavior with techniques such as meditation.
By imparting positive thoughts and emotions, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) makes the individual self- reliant with a capacity to handle the emotional and behavioral issues in future by themselves without professional help. This self-dependence benefits the patients and prevent relapses.
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1220 Poly Dr
Billings, Montana 59102
Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse