The Next Step
Drug Rehab Center in Albany, New York
Basic information about this treatment center.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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
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 The Next Step 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 The Next Step
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 The Next Step.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
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 The Next Step 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
The Next Step offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in New York varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at The Next Step.
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.
Albany, NY Sober-Living / Half-Way House
Sober living home provides a drug and alcohol-free environment for people in Albany trying to stay sober. The atmosphere in SLH is less restrictive than in inpatient rehab. Members have to follow many rules, including not drinking and using drugs and paying rent and bills. There is no limit for the minimum or maximum period of stay, but as long as you stay in the house, you should follow the rules, as it’s the opportunity for individual and group sobriety.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at The Next Step.
Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy
Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.
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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
Group therapy happens at The Next Step in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Albany, NY patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.
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Experiential Therapy at The Next Step
Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.
Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.
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