Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit
Drug Rehab Center in Buffalo, New York
About This Buffalo, NY Facility
Learn more about Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit from this summarized breakdown.
Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit’s Drug Treatment Center, located in Buffalo, NY, offers multiple levels of care for those struggling with with individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.
Treatment here is generally (at least partially) covered by most insurances, their information claims. Have our experts find out if your insurance covers treatment here. Also, patients may self-pay.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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 Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit
Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Buffalo find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.
Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.
It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit in Buffalo, NY, NY, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.
Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in Buffalo, NY
People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to New York residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction
Levels of Care Offered
Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit 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, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Buffalo, NY Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs mostly conduct meetings on weekdays. Group therapy is the main element in most intensive outpatient programs. Most IOPs last for about 90 days and include drug use monitoring and testing. A New York IOP, like what’s offerd at Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Buffalo, NY. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around New York, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit‘s Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.
Couples Therapy at Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit
Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.
Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.
Family Counseling + Treatment
Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
Group therapy happens at Northwest Community Mental Health Center Niagara Street Unit in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Buffalo, NY patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.
Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills
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Buffalo, New York Addiction Information
More than 2 million New Yorkers are currently suffering from some type of substance abuse and many of those are minors. Alcohol abuse, in particular, is prevalent among those underage. As a result of the high prices and regulation of prescription drugs, many New Yorkers turn to heroin instead. This has led to a serious heroin epidemic in the state.
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