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West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health

West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health

Drug Rehab Center in Jackson, Tennessee

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health in Jackson, Tennessee is a facility dedicated to helping individuals affected by severe mental illness and substance abuse disorders, offering customized treatment plans, a range of services, and alternative therapies.

About This Jackson, TN Facility

West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health in Jackson, Tennessee is a facility dedicated to helping individuals affected by severe mental illness and substance abuse disorders. It offers both inpatient and outpatient services, along with a network of community-based providers that provide customized treatment plans through the continuum of care. The facility is dedicated to helping those in need receive the care they require while also providing in-depth education and resources to help them achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Pathways Behavioral Health offers a range of services for individuals struggling with addiction and substance abuse, including medication-assisted treatment, individual and group therapy, mental health evaluations, and family therapy. In addition, the facility offers dual diagnosis treatment for those who suffer from both a substance abuse and a mental health disorder, as well as acute care for those who require short-term stabilization services. The facility encourages behavior, lifestyle, and attitude changes to help individuals change their outlook on life and better manage their addiction.

West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health is accredited by The Joint Commission and is licensed by the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Tennessee. Additionally, the facility is a member of the National Council for Behavioral Health, American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Association of Addiction Treatment Centers. They also offer a variety of alternative therapies like yoga, meditation, art therapy, and spiritual counseling, in addition to more traditional treatments.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Multiple Centers
  • Accreditations


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Rehab centers exist in Jackson, TN 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 West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health 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.

    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 West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health in Jackson, TN, TN, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to Tennessee residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Detoxification is a process that allows the patient to stop using opioids without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. This can be necessary for those who have been addicted for a long period of time or who are struggling with chronic pain.

    During this process, addicts will receive medication and psychological support from doctors and other medical professionals until they can control their cravings.

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in Tennessee varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health.

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Jackson, TN. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Tennessee, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health‘s Therapies & Programs

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group therapy happens at West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Jackson, TN patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    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.

    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 West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health 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.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in Jackson, Tennessee, like West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health, 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.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health

    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.

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    West Tennessee Healthcare - Pathways Behavioral Health Location and Directions
    Address Information238 Summar Dr
    Jackson, Tennessee 38301 Phone Number(731) 541-8200 Meta DetailsUpdated June 11, 2024
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    Jackson, Tennessee Addiction Information

    Tennessee joins the list of states with an above-average rate for drug and/or alcohol-induced deaths. Most of these deaths are related to opioids, such as prescription opioids. The Volunteer State ranks 2nd highest in the nation for the number of prescriptions given out. The state also ranks at the top for prescription drug-related overdoses.

    There are about 4,000 people in Jackson, Tennessee that struggle with some form of drug addiction. Drugs causing the most damage are heroin, marijuana, and prescription painkillers. Rates of marijuana abuse have increased by 60% over the past three years. Jacksonville has seen a 65% increase in the number of adults who have slipped into drug abuse. The most common types of treatment include inpatient, outpatient therapy, and residential treatment.

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