Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

Drug Rehab Center in Richmond, Virginia

About Facility

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Richmond Behavioral Health Authority's mission, as a Government Funded drug treatment center since 1996, has been to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy, and productive sober life with 5 levels of care and 19+ treatment methods, individualized for each client. Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s location in Richmond, Virginia accepts a variety of payment methods, but we are unsure what, if any, insurance plans cover treatment. Additionally, clients can self-pay.

Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Richmond Behavioral Health Authority, to help you get on the path to recovery.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not Found in SAMHSA
    Not LegitScript Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO # Not Found
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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 Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 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.

    A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

    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 Richmond Behavioral Health Authority is complete abstinence from alcohol.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Virginia 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.

    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 Virginia 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, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 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, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab means living at the Richmond, VA 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.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 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.

    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 Virginia include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

    Aftercare Support

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Richmond Behavioral Health Authority is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Virginia, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Richmond Behavioral Health Authority.

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers in Virginia have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. Because of this, most treatment plans follow a similar pattern when broken down.

    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. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.

    The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.

    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 Richmond Behavioral Health Authority in Richmond, Virginia. 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 Richmond, VA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Richmond Behavioral Health Authority. 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.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 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 in Virginia by Richmond Behavioral Health Authority.

    Life Skills

    Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that help an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally, and withdraw from social interaction due to addiction’s physical and emotional disturbances.

    Life skills therapy helps them improve various personal, professional, and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision-making, time management, regulation of emotions, and effectively resolving interpersonal conflicts.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Assertive Community Treatment, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, 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, Life Skills, Naloxone and overdose education, Recreational, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

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    Recreational Therapy

    Recreational therapy is a supplemental treatment for substance abuse. In recreational therapy, patients are involved in various activities, which improve their physical and emotional well-being. The therapy can be performed indoors or outdoors and is conducted by a specialist. Recreational therapy helps to build self-confidence and social skills of patients.

    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
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information107 S 5th St
    Richmond, Virginia 23219 Phone Number804-819-4000 Meta DetailsUpdated December 22, 2021
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    Richmond Behavioral Health Authority Location and Directions
    Location

    107 S 5th St
    Richmond, Virginia 23219

    Center Type

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

    Ownership
    Government Funded

    Language
    English

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