Shorewood House Milwaukee, WI

3924 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, 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 Shorewood House in Milwaukee 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 Shorewood House. 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 Shorewood House 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, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.

Aftercare Support

Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Milwaukee, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Shorewood House. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

Inpatient

Inpatient programs are intensive regimes that require individuals suffering from serious addictions to admit themselves into a controlled environment. Inpatient programs in Wisconsin generally span over 28 days to six months. The first step in an inpatient program is medically assisted detox. Doctors and addiction specialists at Shorewood House monitor the individual’s vital signs as the drugs leave their system. Some inpatient rehab programs also provide counseling for family members to provide encouragement and emotional support. In inpatient programs, patients have access to 24-hour medical supervision.

Dual-Diagnosis

Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Shorewood House in Wisconsin knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

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, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Experiential Therapy, 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, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling, Vocational training or educational support (for example, high school coursework, GED preparation, etc.)??

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 Shorewood House, 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. Shorewood House 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.

Experiential Therapy

Experential therapy is a unique type of therapy that deals with the subconscious mind. This treatment available at Shorewood House in Milwaukee, WI encourages individuals to work out their issues with their inner self through synchronous experiences.

This non-traditional treatment method makes use of the physique and encourages people to take part in various physical and emotional activities, movements, and practices. Some of the most common examples of experiential therapy are equine therapy, music therapy, adventure therapy, and role playing. Through these various methods, an individual is believed to heal from trauma, negative emotions, and hurtful memories faster. Moreover, experiential therapy is known to have enduring results which can be beneficial to sufferers.



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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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    Address Information
    3924 N Maryland Ave
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211
    Phone Number
    414-977-5890
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