VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP
Drug Rehab Center in Dunkirk, New York
A simple breakdown on this treatment center.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
Levels of Care Offered
VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP, targets those who need intensive treatment but would rather get it in the comfort of their homes. The treatment programs vary in duration and intensity. They can be tailored to suit the patient’s needs.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Dunkirk, 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). VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP. It lets the person know that their loved ones are concerned about them. It is intended to make the addicted party agree to get help.
Interventions are often hosted by a mental health professional in New York who knows how to communicate with people dealing with addiction. These intervention services can make all the difference when it comes to getting loved ones to agree to treatment.
When remaining at their job in Dunkirk, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.
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.
Dunkirk, NY Sober-Living / Half-Way House
A sober living home functions as a bridge between the real world and an inpatient facility. Residents of an SLH in Dunkirk, NY can come and go whenever they want. There are certain rules that residents have to follow, such as curfews and group meeting attendance. The SLH at VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP provides freedom and structure to help readjust to life outside of rehab. It gives structure and accountability in life for staying motivated to abstain from substances.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP.
Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Fitness, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy
Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP in Dunkirk, NY. 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 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 Dunkirk, NY and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP. 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.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
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.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
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Experiential Therapy at VA Western NY Healthcare System - Dunkirk Community Based OP
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.
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