Westminster Rescue Mission
Drug Rehab Center in Westminster, Maryland
Basic information about this treatment center.
Westminster Rescue Mission is a Non-Profit Drug Rehabilitation Facility in Westminster, MD. Professionally treating Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse by utilizing multiple levels of care. Have health insurance? Our admissions experts are here to help guide you in finding the best treatment center available to you.
If you're struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in Westminster, MD, it may seem hopeless. Luckily many rehab options are available to help you get on the road to recovery.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
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
Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Westminster Rescue Mission patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is one of Maryland‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.
Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Westminster Rescue Mission offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
Westminster Rescue Mission 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, Long Term (>30 Days), Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Westminster Rescue Mission is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Maryland.
A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in Maryland have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Westminster Rescue Mission.
In outpatient programs at Westminster Rescue Mission, the Westminster resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
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 Westminster Rescue Mission.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Group Therapy, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Westminster Rescue Mission. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Westminster Rescue Mission asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress
Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Westminster Rescue Mission in Westminster, MD and consists of members from different stages of recovery.
The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.
Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.