Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons Albany, NY

301 S Allen St, Albany, New York 12208

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality

    Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Albany, New York.

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

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


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Rehab centers exist in Albany, NY 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 Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons 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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons 

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Albany find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    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 Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons in Albany, NY, NY, 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, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, 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.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Albany, New York 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). Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons in Albany, NY are ideal for covering all the bases that surround one’s addiction. It’s considered the most comprehensive approach to care for people afflicted with addiction. Patients live in a facility where they have access to therapy and medical care 24/7.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder. Individuals in Albany, NY with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

    Outpatient

    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 New York.

    Outpatient therapy provided by Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons 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.


    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Family Therapy, 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, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Rational Behavior Therapy, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons, 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.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    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 Senior Hope Counseling - Geriatric Outpatient Addicitons 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.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

    This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.



    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

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    301 S Allen St
    Albany, New York 12208
    Phone Number
    518-489-7777
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