UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine

UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine

Drug Rehab Center in Birmingham, Alabama

About Facility

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UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine is a drug rehab in Birmingham, AL that offers a variety of methods methods and programs for Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction, and Drug Addiction. and other subtance issues. We know how hard it is to overcome an addiction. That’s why centers like UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine offer a variety of levels of care for drug addicts trying to get clean. Their facility offers a safe, comfortable environment where patients can focus on their recovery and the road ahead.

Addiction is a disease that affects millions of people around the world and UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine's goal is to help addicts in Alabama get sober. Their treatment methods focus on individualized sobriety programs so everyone can find their own path to recovery. They offer a variety of treatment methods each specifically designed per client. This facility does welcome both men and women.

Payment methods here are Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment and potentially more case-based methods are available. Please call our independent experts for insurance acceptance verification information.

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 # Not Found

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    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 UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine

    Alcoholism is one of the most common forms of addiction. Abstinence is the recommended treatment approach. Patients detox and attend therapy sessions with UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine professionals, to encourage non-addictive behaviors. This works to improve the patient’s health and mental outlook.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    With so many people struggling with opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment is more critical than ever before. Patients often take opioids when they face a painful injury. When someone begins taking opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone differently than how the medications were prescribed, this points to opioid addiction.

    Stopping these types of medications abruptly is not safe. That is where opioid addiction treatment at UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine in Birmingham, AL comes in. Most opioid addiction treatment facilities start with detox and move to rehabilitation services while providing medical support during the process.

    Getting over an opioid addiction takes time and determination, but with the right support and resources, those struggling with opioid addiction can recover and move forward with their lives.

    Levels of Care Offered

    UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Alabama with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine‘s IOP is customized per individual.

    Aftercare Support

    Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine in Birmingham, AL 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.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine‘s Partial Hospitalization Program is a midway point between inpatient and outpatient treatment. It is for people who are still struggling with addiction but don’t need round the clock care in Birmingham. Patients may spend anywhere from 18 to 30 hours a week in a treatment program, but they will sleep at home. The duration of the program can be anywhere from one to six months.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Alabama.

    Outpatient therapy provided by UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine.

    Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Recreational

    Individual Therapy

    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 UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine in Birmingham, AL 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.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    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 UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine in Birmingham, AL 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.

    Group Counseling

    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 UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine 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.

    Patient Experience

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    Recreational Therapy

    Recreational therapy is used to ease depression and cure feelings of hurt or anger. It can also be known as adventure therapy. These events hosted and managed by UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine are used to gain inner trust, self-confidence and problem-solving skills.

    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.
    Address Information1737 6th Avenue South
    Birmingham, Alabama 35233 Phone Number(205) 934-4107 Meta DetailsUpdated November 27, 2021
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    UAB Center for Psychiatric Medicine Location and Directions
    Location

    1737 6th Avenue South
    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Ownership

    Language
    English

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