West Michigan Community Mental Health Ludington, MI

920 Diana Street, Ludington, Michigan 49431

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

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 West Michigan Community Mental Health in Ludington 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 West Michigan Community Mental Health 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 Drug Rehab, 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.

Outpatient

To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, West Michigan Community Mental Health offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Michigan 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.

Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Motivational interviewing, Substance use counseling approach

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. West Michigan Community Mental Health 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.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.

The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.



Patient Experience

Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Address Information
    920 Diana Street
    Ludington, Michigan 49431
    Phone Number
    231-845-6294
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