Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit

Drug Rehab Center in New Orleans, Louisiana

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit, a Non-Profit Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Rehab Center in New Orleans, LA. Primarily providing treatments (under a variety of additional methods) to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances.

Addiction can seem like a huge obstacle to anyone, fortunately professional help in New Orleans is readily available at places like Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Rehab centers in Louisiana exist to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using psychoactive substances. Centers like Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Opioid addiction for Louisiana residents refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically. Treatment involves medication-assisted therapy in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all utilized at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Ochsner Addictive Behavior 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, Intervention, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Louisiana.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in Louisiana have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    An alternative choice for inpatient rehabilitation or residential services is the partial hospitalization program (PHP). Patients remain in a hospital closer to Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit center in New Orleans, LA and spend several hours a day undergoing various therapy types. The period of treatment ranges from one to six months.

    Intervention

    Not everyone who struggles with addiction in Louisiana is ready to go into a treatment program. For these individuals, intervention services may help. Friends and family of the individual can call and set up an intervention. We have a professional come and lead the discussion.

    Outpatient Program

    An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Louisiana facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit‘s program is complete.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people. It is a relatively simple set of steps that are done continuously in order to move through life with awareness, accountability and honesty. 12-Step programs are available in most every city in the Unites States. They are available in person, electronically and virtually through phone or web-based meetings.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Most individuals suffering from addiction have low self-awareness, so they end up making poor decisions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. Through it, patients become more aligned with their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, giving them a better opportunity to respond appropriately to temptations and negative feelings.

    This therapy modality at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit in New Orleans, LA strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state and learn new stress management techniques so they won’t give in to the temptations easily. Moreover, CBT helps people communicate and express their emotions well, which can be vital in relapse management. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness.

    Couples Therapy

    Therapy for couples decreases unhealthy behavior in a relationship that can trigger addiction. Either, or both, members of the couple will be improved by this. This treatment administered by Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit still targets addiction and can also make a relationship healthier through a variety of methods.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in New Orleans, LA, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unitalso learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. REBT at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit in New Orleans, LA deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Trauma Therapy

    After experiencing trauma, it’s crucial to look for a facility that can provide trauma therapy. This approach zeroes in on the traumatic incidents that a patient has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles and pain. Trauma can originate from domestic violence, sexual abuse, an early encounter with death, sexual assault, and many more. The goal of trauma therapy at Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit in New Orleans, LA is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward. Mental health professionals will facilitate the patient’s journey and see to it that he or she is no longer a victim of his or her traumatic experiences and has wholly regained his or her personal power.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management (CM) is a system that rewards patients for positive behavior. Patients may get a gift for a clean drug test. They may also get punished for negative behavior. The therapy inspires patients to engage in healthy behaviors and limit unhealthy behavior. It is effective in treating addiction and other issues.

    Patient Experience

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    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

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    1514 Jefferson Highway Brent House, 4th Floor
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70121
    Phone Number
    504-842-3999 x2
    Meta Details
    Updated April 15, 2021
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    Location
    Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit Location and Directions

    1514 Jefferson Highway Brent House, 4th Floor
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70121

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English
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