Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program Huntington, WV

1540 Spring Valley Drive, Huntington, West Virginia 25704

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Gambling Disorder, Opiod 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 Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program in Huntington can be 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.

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 Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program 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, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, 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)

Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in West Virginia is appropriate for patients in residential recovery facilities that have been diagnosed with addiction. Patients return to their everyday lives gradually, increasing the likeliness of success in treatment.

Aftercare Support

Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Huntington, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

Dual-Diagnosis

Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program in West Virginia knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

Outpatient

To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the West Virginia patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.


Therapies & Programs

The methods used to care for each individual.

12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

12-Step Program Facilitation

The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Outpatient Treatment Program aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.



Patient Experience

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Payment Options Accepted

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

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, Smoking permitted in designated area, Veterans

    Address Information
    1540 Spring Valley Drive
    Huntington, West Virginia 25704
    Phone Number
    304-429-6741 x2700
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