VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC

6900 N Pecos Rd North Las Vegas, Nevada 89086

Summary

Basic information about this center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English, Spanish

    Religion / Spirituality

  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Additional Languages
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Veterans
  • VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

    License + Accreditation

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Internet Use Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, 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 VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC in North Las Vegas can require 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 Treatment at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC 

    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 VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC. 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 VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC 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, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    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.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Nevada 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. VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC‘s IOP is customized per individual.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Nevada activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in North Las Vegas, NV are about a month long.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    Partial hospitalization (PHP) is a type of outpatient addiction care. Each plan is tailored to meet unique individual needs. Treatment is more intense than that you receive at a therapist’s office. It is less intense than inpatient rehab. The entire treatment takes about ten days to complete. It does not require you to stay at the Nevada treatment center. Each visit lasts several hours, sometimes, eight hours. It can be the best choice for those who have recently developed an addiction.

    Intervention

    An intervention is a planned conversation between an addicted person and their loved ones. Usually, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor or an interventionist supervises the conversation. The presence of a specialist is essential if your loved one has a history of a severe mental disorder, suicidal attempts, abusing mood-altering drugs. A proper intervention is an excellent bridge to an individual’s sobriety.

    Outpatient

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in North Las Vegas, NV. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    North Las Vegas, NV Sober-Living / Half-Way House

    Sober living houses like VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System - North Las Vegas VAMC in North Las Vegas help the patient move from a structured recovery facility to an everyday life smoothly. They are also known as homes for recuperation or half-way houses. SLH offers the value of living with a peer group with similar experiences and is recovering collectively, instead of individualized or alone.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, 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, Life Skills, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Rational Behavior Therapy, Rational emotive behavioral 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.)??

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    6900 N Pecos Rd
    North Las Vegas, Nevada 89086
    Phone Number
    702-791-9024
    Location

    North Las Vegas, NV

    Ownership
    VA Funded
    Treatment Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Internet Use Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Language
    English, Spanish
    Directions

    6900 N Pecos Rd
    North Las Vegas, Nevada 89086

    September 30, 2020

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