Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Drug Rehab Center in Salem, Virginia

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Since 1934, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program, a VA Funded treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety in Salem, Virginia. Providing 5 levels of care and 16+ drug treatment methods, individually covered below. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program offers treatment options that are fully covered by most private insurance plans. Fortunately, self-pay is an option.

Addiction can seem like a huge obstacle to anyone, fortunately professional help in Salem is readily available at places like Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    The inappropriate use of any drug in Salem, VA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid Addiction Treatment supports people recovering from addiction to prescription drugs as well as illegal opioids. This is a hospital-based or residential treatment. Depending upon one’s age, detox without the appropriate medication may be unpleasant or even dangerous–some get body aches, fever, chills, while others may even have seizures.

    Opioid treatment involves medically assisted detox, physical and mental support. Most rehabilitations use an array of treatments to ensure overall wellbeing, such as Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which one gets behavioral therapy, medicines, and counseling. A client-centered approach can reduce one’s chances of relapse. Therapists at work with the client to figure out environmental and behavioral triggers, giving them the power to change the patterns.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Virginia after they attain initial sobriety.

    Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    When someone in Virginia struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    The halfway point between inpatient and outpatient care is Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program‘s Partial Hospitalization Program. It is for individuals in Virginia who struggle with addiction but do not need treatment round the clock. Patients may reside in a recovery facility anywhere from 18 to 30 hours per week, but they can sleep at home. The program length could be anywhere from one to six months.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program long term. In addition to helping them recover, the patient attends regular therapy sessions and detox and participates in other therapies. However, this is all primarily done from home. As a follow-up to inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment is usually recommended.

    After rehabilitation, it helps people return to their everyday lives. It may also be an alternative to inpatient care in some situations. If they cannot leave their jobs, children, or don’t have the money for inpatient care, people can choose this method. Inpatient therapy, however, is the best method and most suggested level of treatment offered by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program in recovering from addiction.

    Residential

    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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Salem, VA the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

    Couples Therapy

    Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

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

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    Address Information
    1970 Roanoke Boulevard Unit 116-A4 (Psychiatry)
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Phone Number
    540-982-2463 x2585
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    Location
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program Location and Directions

    1970 Roanoke Boulevard Unit 116-A4 (Psychiatry)
    Salem, Virginia 24153

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    VA Funded
    Language
    English
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