Thomas County Mental Health

Thomas County Mental Health

Drug Rehab Center in Thomasville, Georgia

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Thomas County Mental Health is a licensed private rehab center located in Thomasville, GA, specializing in professional treatment for Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction, and other substance-related issues. Addiction is a disease that affects millions of people, and it can be difficult to know where to turn. At this drug rehab facility, Thomas County Mental Health offers comprehensive care for addicts who are ready to get sober. They have the resources and expertise necessary to help anyone who wants treatment for their addiction. The staff members are compassionate, experienced professionals who will work with you every step of the way as you recover from your addiction.

Thomas County Mental Health offers customized treatment plans that address each person’s unique needs so they can overcome their addictions once and for all. With personalized care from experienced professionals, you have nothing to lose but everything to gain when it comes to living a healthy life without drugs or alcohol. Both men and women are welcomed for treatment here.

Accreditations and certifications are important when selecting a treatment facility. This facility has Joint Commission Accreditation. Payment methods here are Medicaid, Medicare, Military Insurance (TRICARE), Self-Payment and potentially more case-based methods are available. Thomas County Mental Health accepts patients who have private insurance, to find out if your insurance carrier works with this facility, or any others, contact our admissions experts.

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 Found in SAMHSA
    Not LegitScript Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed

    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 at Thomas County Mental Health

    Alcoholism is a disease characterized by the continued use of alcohol despite negative consequences, such as social and work problems, or diseases such as cirrhosis of the liver. Alcoholism can be treated using a variety of services, such as therapy and medication.

    Alcoholism treatment is beneficial for:

    • People who are having difficulty overcoming alcohol addiction on their own.
    • People who are at risk for dangerous health conditions due to withdrawal.
    • People who have had multiple failed attempts at alcohol addiction recovery without medical assistance.
    • An intervention may be necessary if the person with alcoholism is unwilling to attend addiction treatment on their own.
    • Treatment services vary from person to person, so it is important to contact an addiction treatment service provider for more information. Treatment can be beneficial to those who are motivated to overcome addiction, have medical support, and have a strong support system.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction is the result of repeated use, or abuse, of opioid drugs. It is recommended for people who are dependent on opioids, or who have a high risk for dangerous health concerns, to seek professional treatment. Treatment plans usually include behavioral therapy and medication-assisted treatment.

    Opioid drugs include: fentanyl, heroin, methadone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone.

    Opioid addiction treatment is beneficial for:

    • People who have a history of severe withdrawal.
    • People with a high risk for dangerous health concerns.
    • People having difficulty overcoming opioid addiction on their own.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    There are different kinds of Dual Diagnosis:. A person who simultaneously experiences both a mental illness and an addiction disorder. Or, a person who experiences one or more coexisting (simultaneous) mental health conditions in addition to a primary substance use disorder.

    The treatment requires a multi-disciplinary approach, it’s crucial for individuals to partner up with a healthcare provider who understands all the recovery components.

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

    Levels of Care Offered

    Thomas County Mental Health offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient treatment is the most intensive level of care, and it’s necessary for those who aren’t able to control their addiction. These patients also must be drug-free before attending inpatient programs .

    During inpatient treatment, addicts live at an inpatient facility 24 hours a day while receiving help. This type of program is generally recommended for those who need to go through detoxification or who are struggling with serious addiction-related issues.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a form of drug treatment that allows individuals to receive the therapy they need while remaining in their homes and community.

    An IOP is typically 3-5 days per week, at least 4 hours each day of treatment. Treatment can last for a few months or longer, depending on the situation.

    An IOP is a step down from an inpatient treatment center and can be used as a step down from an inpatient stay or as a more intense form of outpatient treatment. IOPs allow for the flexibility to continue working and living at home while still meeting treatment demands.

    Outpatient Program

    The outpatient programs in Thomasville, GA are for those addicted drugs or alcohol. The goal of the outpatient rehabilitation program is to make them stop abusing drugs or alcohol, reduce drug use or addictive behaviors, and become entirely sober. It is generally required to attend the outpatient program for 10-12 hours every week.

    Patients can be administered on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    Intervention

    The main goal of an intervention is for the addict to go to rehabilitation and address their addiction.

    Interventions are meetings organized by friends and family of an individual with addiction. A specialist is present to lead the discussion and motivate the addict to seek external support. Intervention services help family members to open up about their feelings and concern for the addict. This expressiveness usually results in the addict seeking treatment at a rehabilitation facility.

    Thomasville, GA Sober-Living / Half-Way House

    A Sober Living Home (SLH) is a term used to describe houses where people recovering from addiction can stay. The goal of these places is to provide immediate support and protection that the addict needs and force them to live a life free from substance abuse. SLH’s typically allow the addict to live there for 30, 60, or 90 days.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Thomas County Mental Health.

    Individual Therapy

    People in addiction recovery can benefit from individual therapy. This type of therapy involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one. This allows for a personal and trusting relationship to be built so that the patient can be truly themselves and express any emotions they feel. Individual therapy leads to greater understanding and peace about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy for drug addiction is based on the belief that addiction is a family disease. Everyone involved with an addict, not just the addict themselves, is affected by their behavior and the changes the addict goes through. The relationship also changes the addict’s significant other and has likely picked up some codependent behaviors. Codependency is a term used to describe a person obsessed with another person and their needs and feelings while neglecting their own. Addicts are usually people-pleasers, so it is understandable how one can become codependent in relationships with addicts.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a type of group problem-solving that aims to improve communication and relationships between the patient, their family, and sometimes friends. The main goal of family therapy for drug addiction is to create an environment where communication can occur without judgment, hostility, or blame. The therapist is with the family as they learn to communicate with each other differently, especially with the addict when s/he is using.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment. People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.

    Group therapy sessions provide recovering addicts with a chance to cope with everyday situations that many face. Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment.

    People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.

    Trauma Therapy

    If you’re looking for addiction treatment, it’s important to find a facility that offers trauma therapy. This type of therapy helps people process and understand the past traumas that have led to their addiction. Trauma therapists will work with clients to help them understand their past and present relationships and show them that they are worthy of love. This therapy is typically done using visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings.

    Trauma Therapy is a form of therapy that involves working with a patient to help them process and understand the past trauma(s) in their life. This therapy is typically done using techniques such as visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings. The main goals of trauma therapy is to help clients express their emotions and talk about what they are feeling.

    Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

    Addicts often experience intense cravings for sugary foods during recovery. By teaching addicts how to eat well and stay healthy, therapists can help them manage their cravings over the course of treatment.

    During these sessions, therapists will offer advice about healthy eating options and teach addicts how to make specific changes in their diet that can help reduce the effects of cravings during recovery.

    This type of therapy is often used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying specific triggers and developing strategies to help addicts avoid relapse, most individuals can overcome their cravings and stay sober for good after they finish rehab.

    Life Skills

    Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers assists addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. Drug Treatment Centers provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.

    The benefits of Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers:

    • Restores hope and empowerment — Helps addicts believe that recovery is possible and instills a new confidence in their ability to achieve a positive, drug-free future
    • Enhances family involvement — Encourages families to get involved in the recovery process and supports their understanding and encouragement of healthy behavior.
    • Increases patient’s compliance — Helps patients take responsibility for and ownership of their recovery and encourages continued progress
    • Reduces relapse rates — Encourages long-term abstinence and emphasizes the importance of establishing sober support systems.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eating Disorder Treatment, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

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    Experiential Therapy at Thomas County Mental Health

    Experiential Therapy allows addicts to release emotions in a safe environment. The process involves addicts painting their feelings and releasing them on a canvas. LPE – Love, Peace, and Equilibrium is one of the most popular forms of experiential therapy.

    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
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information1102 Smith Avenue
    Thomasville, Georgia 31792 Phone Number(229) 225-5208 Meta DetailsUpdated January 21, 2022
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    Thomas County Mental Health Location and Directions
    Location

    1102 Smith Avenue
    Thomasville, Georgia 31792

    Center Type

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

    Language
    English
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