Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office Philadelphia, PA

4243 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

License + Accreditation

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Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, Treatment


Substance Abuse + Addiction

Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. Overuse of these substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. Substance abuse is treatable and the duration of treatment and most successful sobriety at Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office in Philadelphia can be weeks or months of professional care.

Alcoholism

If you have identified that alcohol is causing problems in your life, you may need help. Treatment for alcoholism at Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office in Philadelphia, PA can involve everything from outpatient treatment to inpatient treatment. Detox can be managed by medical personal to decrease any physical effects.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Opioid addiction treatment facilities like Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them. Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.


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, 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.

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.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

Aftercare Support

Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office in Philadelphia, PA. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

Dual-Diagnosis

An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

Outpatient

When remaining at their job in Philadelphia, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Wedge Medical Center - Frankford Office‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.


Therapies & Programs

The methods used to care for each individual.

12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, 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, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling

12-Step Program Facilitation

Alcoholics Anonymous is the original 12-Step program that established the model that other 12-Step programs, like Narcotics Anonymous, follow. 12-Step programs are support groups that are led and run by members of each group. These groups use the “Big Book,” which contains the 12-Step philosophy of recovery and ongoing abstinence from drugs or alcohol.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in Pennsylvania communicate and express their emotions well.



Patient Experience

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Payment Options Accepted

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

  • Additional Details

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, Smoking permitted in designated area

    Address Information
    4243 Frankford Ave
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124
    Phone Number
    215-276-3922
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