Syracuse VA Medical Center

Syracuse VA Medical Center

Drug Rehab Center in Syracuse, New York

About This New York Facility

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Syracuse VA Medical Center’s Drug Treatment Center, located in Syracuse, NY, offers multiple levels of care, individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

When weighing your options, accreditations are clearly encouraged. They are also listed in or certified by CARF and JCAHO.

Our independent research has indicated treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances. Please call RehabNow.org's admission experts to verify your insurance and find a center that accepts your coverage. Self-pay is also available.

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 SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    CARF Certified #34498
    JCAHO Listed #
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • 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.

    Alcoholism Treatment

    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 Syracuse VA Medical Center is complete abstinence from alcohol.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Syracuse, NY

    Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at Syracuse VA Medical Center in Syracuse, NY requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.

    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 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.

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

    Levels of Care Offered at Syracuse VA Medical Center

    This Facility 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient Rehab in Syracuse, NY

    Inpatient treatment for addiction is generally not as scary as it might sound. It is a way to find recovery while being in a supportive and controlled environment. The duration of treatment at Syracuse VA Medical Center in Syracuse can be different based on each individual. Many can leave after 28 days; some may stay a few months, and others may stay six months or longer.

    Outpatient Program

    When remaining at their job in Syracuse, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Syracuse VA Medical Center‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Syracuse, 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). Syracuse VA Medical Center‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Therapies & Programs

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

    Individual Therapy

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Syracuse VA Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. 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 at Syracuse VA Medical Center

    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 therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Syracuse, NY and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Syracuse 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.

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

    Nutrition therapy, also called medical nutrition therapy (MNT), addresses the unique needs of the recovering person’s diet. Due to addiction’s devastating toll on a person’s physical health, healthy eating must be addressed as soon as therapy starts. A good diet helps boosts a recovering person’s ability to fully participate in Syracuse VA Medical Center therapy.

    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.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at Syracuse VA Medical Center

    Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences. Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty expressing themselves.

    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.
    Syracuse VA Medical Center Location and Directions
    Address Information800 Irving Ave
    Syracuse, New York 13210 Phone Number(315) 425-4400 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    Syracuse VA Medical Center Location and Directions
    Location

    800 Irving Ave
    Syracuse, New York 13210

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction

    Language
    English
    Quick Reference
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    Syracuse, New York Addiction Information

    More than 2 million New Yorkers are currently suffering from some type of substance abuse and many of those are minors. Alcohol abuse, in particular, is prevalent among those underage. As a result of the high prices and regulation of prescription drugs, many New Yorkers turn to heroin instead. This has led to a serious heroin epidemic in the state.

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