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Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School

Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School

Drug Rehab Center in Jefferson, Maryland

  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis

Sheppard Pratt - The Jefferson School in Jefferson, Maryland is a Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health Treatment Facility that specializes in helping individuals with mental health disorders and addiction issues through a comprehensive, personalized treatment program that includes inpatient care, individual and group therapy sessions, medication management, and evidence-based practices and approaches.

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About This Maryland Facility

Sheppard Pratt - The Jefferson School, located in Jefferson, Maryland, is a Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health Treatment Facility. This facility specializes in helping individuals who are suffering from both a mental health disorder and addiction issues. They provide a comprehensive treatment program for those seeking to get sober and achieve long-term recovery. Sheppard Pratt - The Jefferson School offers inpatient levels of care for individuals dealing with dual diagnosis and mental health conditions. They provide services to both adults and adolescents, offering a safe and supportive environment for individuals to heal and work towards their recovery goals.

Sheppard Pratt - The Jefferson School offers a variety of services and treatment methods to address addiction and substance abuse. They provide a dual-diagnosis approach, which means they focus on treating both the mental health disorder and the addiction simultaneously. The facility offers individual and group therapy sessions, allowing individuals to explore their underlying issues and gain support from peers who may be going through similar struggles. They also provide medication management for those who require it as part of their treatment plan. Sheppard Pratt - The Jefferson School uses evidence-based practices and approaches, ensuring that individuals receive effective and personalized care to help them overcome addiction and achieve lasting recovery.

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

    An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

    Levels of Care Offered at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School in Jefferson, MD 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.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.

    Another benefit of individual therapy at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School in Jefferson, MD is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.

    Going through couple’s therapy at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School in Maryland allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can both improve the odds of recovery with couple’s therapy. This teaches how to communicate effectively, avoid relapse triggers, and build a healthy lifestyle to maintain sobriety.

    Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School in Jefferson, MD involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.

    Group therapy at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.

    Trauma therapy zeroes in on traumatic incidents that a Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School patient in Jefferson, Maryland has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles. The goal of trauma therapy is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward.

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a method of individual and/or group counseling that focuses on acceptance and change. DBT can be very effective in developing coping strategies for negative emotions.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. Talking through issues can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. CBT is a healthy way Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School addresses some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in a persons life.

    Nutrition therapy involves providing healthy diet and improving the eating habits of the patient. Expert dieticians provide individualized meal plan, that addresses the specific nutritional deficiencies. Nutrition therapy also teaches the associated life skills such as cooking healthy food and grocery shopping. It helps to overcome the food cravings that are seen in certain addictions.

    NRT, also known as nicotine replacement therapy, allows someone to get the effects of nicotine without chewing or smoking. It is often done with a patch, allowing those who want to quit relying on nicotine to better manage their cravings. As the cravings get easier to manage, the doses of nicotine get reduced until nicotine is no longer needed.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School

    Experiential therapy can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools. It can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist at Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School and individual is important for success and grown over the stay.

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    Sheppard Pratt Health System - The Jefferson School Location and Directions
    Address Information2940 Point Of Rocks Rd
    Jefferson, Maryland 21755 Phone Number(240) 315-0200 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Jefferson, Maryland Addiction Information

    For the past decade, Maryland's rate of drug use and abuse has significantly increased. The overdose rate is currently higher than the national average. This epidemic is due to the many industries where manual labor is required. As soon as prescription opioids were more readily accessible a large part of manual workers started using–and eventually abusing–the painkillers.

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