Providence VA Medical Center

Providence VA Medical Center

Drug Rehab Center in Providence, Rhode Island

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Providence VA Medical Center is a VA Funded Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Providence, RI. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances.

Comprehensive substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in Providence, RI help you or a loved one return to a healthy, productive life.

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

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid 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

    Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Providence VA Medical Center to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Providence VA Medical Center

    Alcoholism treatment involves addiction education, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and family therapy. Treatment for alcoholism often involves medical detoxification, in which a person is hospitalized for observation and medical support due to intense and often dangerous withdrawal symptoms. The goal of alcoholism treatment at Providence VA Medical Center is complete abstinence from alcohol.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Rhode Island curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Providence VA Medical Center offers a variety of treatment.

    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, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Providence VA Medical Center 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

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Providence VA Medical Center is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Rhode Island, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab means living at the Providence, RI facility while all aspects of an addiction or co-occurring disorder get addressed. This helps limit the distractions and increase the focus on recovery. Typical inpatient rehab stays are approximately one month long.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    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 Rhode Island residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a short-term form of intensive rehab, usually for those with acute symptoms that are hard to manage but don’t require 24-hour care. PHPs have structured programming (i.e. individual and/or group therapy), and usually meet 3-5 days a week for around 6 hours (i.e. 9am-3m). Some PHPs are residential (patients sleep on site) and some are not, so patients sleep at home. PHPs can last from 1-6 months, and some offer transportation and meals.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in Rhode Island include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Providence VA Medical Center.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Employment Counseling or Training, 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, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Providence VA Medical Center in Providence, RI. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    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. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

    • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
    • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
    • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Providence, RI and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Providence VA Medical Center. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. In nicotine replacement therapy, a controlled amount of nicotine is provided in the form of gums, patches, or sprays. They do not contain the harmful chemicals usually found in tobacco products. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. However, NRT provides relief only from the physical withdrawal symptoms. The emotional and psychological aspects of quitting needs to be treated separately. While NRT is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Providence VA Medical Center managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    A mechanism that rewards patients for good actions is Contingency Management (CM). For a clean drug test, patients typically get a reward or benefit. On the other hand, for bad conduct, individuals are generally disciplined. The treatment helps patients to participate in healthy habits and reduce unhealthy behavior. In treating addiction and other difficulties, it is an effective method offered by Providence VA Medical Center.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • 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
    830 Chalkstone Ave
    Providence, Rhode Island 02908
    Phone Number
    401-273-7100
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    Location
    Providence VA Medical Center Location and Directions

    830 Chalkstone Ave
    Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    VA Funded
    Language
    English
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