Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica Saint Louis, MO

4066 Dunnica Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63116

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse


Substance Abuse + Addiction

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 Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica in Saint Louis can be 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

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 Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

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 Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.


Levels of Care Offered

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), 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.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Missouri with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica‘s IOP is customized per individual.

Aftercare Support

Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Missouri activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

Inpatient

Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Saint Louis, MO are about a month long.

Dual-Diagnosis

Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica is essential to understand the addiction better.

Partial Hospitalization Program

Partial hospitalization (PHP) is a type of outpatient addiction care. Each plan is tailored to meet unique individual needs. Treatment is more intense than that you receive at a therapist’s office. It is less intense than inpatient rehab. The entire treatment takes about ten days to complete. It does not require you to stay at the Missouri treatment center. Each visit lasts several hours, sometimes, eight hours. It can be the best choice for those who have recently developed an addiction.

Intervention

An intervention is a planned conversation between an addicted person and their loved ones. Usually, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor or an interventionist supervises the conversation. The presence of a specialist is essential if your loved one has a history of a severe mental disorder, suicidal attempts, abusing mood-altering drugs. A proper intervention is an excellent bridge to an individual’s sobriety.

Outpatient

Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Saint Louis, MO. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics. These facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

Residential Treatment

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.

12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Creative Arts Therapy Family Therapy, 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, Life Skills, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Nutrition Therapy, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related 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 Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Preferred Family Healthcare - Bridgeway Behavioral Health - Dunnica 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.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.

The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.



Patient Experience

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Payment Options Accepted

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

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, DUI/DWI Specific, Smoking permitted in designated area

    Address Information
    4066 Dunnica Ave
    Saint Louis, Missouri 63116
    Phone Number
    636-224-1700
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