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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Drug Rehab Center in Norfolk, Nebraska

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska in Norfolk, Nebraska is a leading Native American addiction treatment center offering a range of evidence-based treatments and recovery services, including inpatient and outpatient care, family therapy, educational programs, and medication-assisted treatment for opioid and substance use disorders.

About This Norfolk, NE Facility

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska in Norfolk, Nebraska is one of the leading Native American addiction treatment centers in the region, providing comprehensive and culturally-relevant treatments and recovery services to members of the Ponca Tribe. The facility provides a range of evidence-based treatments to help individuals break the cycle of addiction and find lasting sobriety. The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska offers both inpatient and outpatient care, along with a number of supportive services such as family therapy and educational programs.

The treatment services available through the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska are designed to meet the individual needs of each client. This includes both medically-assisted detoxification and recovery support through individual, group and family counseling. The facility also offers relapse prevention training, 12-step meetings, cultural activities and educational workshops, as well as medication-assisted treatment for those dealing with opioid and other substance use disorders. In addition, the center provides a post-treatment support program that assists individuals in transitioning back to their home community.

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is a nationally certified opioid treatment program. The center is also affiliated with the National Native American Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program and the American Indian and Alaska Native Programs of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The center has also received numerous awards and recognition from the community, highlighting their commitment to helping Native Americans overcome addiction.

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  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Rehab centers exist in Norfolk, NE to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Ponca Tribe of Nebraska provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    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 Ponca Tribe of Nebraska in Norfolk, NE, NE, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Nebraska.

    Outpatient therapy provided by Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Norfolk, Nebraska patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Ponca Tribe of Nebraska‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Ponca Tribe of Nebraska‘s Therapies & Programs

    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 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.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Ponca Tribe of Nebraska can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at Ponca Tribe of Nebraska in Norfolk, NE learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in Norfolk, Nebraska, like Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Location and Directions
    Address Information1800 Syracuse Avenue
    Norfolk, Nebraska 68701 Phone Number(402) 371-8834 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Norfolk, Nebraska Addiction Information

    Despite a total population of slightly less than 2 million residents, methamphetamines are one of the most commonly abused illicit substances in the state. Alcohol abuse is so common that a news article once referred to Nebraska as "America's 9th drunkest state". Although opioid abuse rates in Nebraska are not as high as those in other states, opioids are still involved in most overdoses.

    The city of Norfolk, Nebraska, has one of the highest rates of drug addiction in the entire state. About 9% of the population in Norfolk has a drug addiction, while 16% struggle with alcohol addiction. 14% of all crimes in Norfolk are related to drug abuse. Some of the most commonly abused drugs in Norfolk include marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription drugs.

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