Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place Sheridan, WY

360 College Meadows Dr, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Summary

Basic information about this treatment 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

    Religion / Spirituality


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Rehab centers exist in Sheridan, WY to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place 

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Sheridan find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place in Sheridan, WY, WY, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.


    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, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug & Alcohol Detoxification

    Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Sheridan, Wyoming 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). Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place in Sheridan, WY 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.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder. Individuals in Sheridan, WY with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

    Residential Treatment

    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.

    Sheridan, WY 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 Sheridan, WY 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 Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place 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.

    12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Experiential Therapy, Family counseling, Family Therapy Group Therapy, 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, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Nutrition Therapy, Outcome follow-up after discharge, 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.)??

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Volunteers of America Northern Rockies - The Gathering Place can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

    This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.

    Experiential Therapy

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.



    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

    Pregnant/Postpartum, Smoking permitted in designated area, Veterans

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    360 College Meadows Dr
    Sheridan, Wyoming 82801
    Phone Number
    307-673-2510
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