Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center
Drug Rehab Center in Washington, District of Columbia
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Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center is a Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health, Drug Treatment Facility in Washington, District of Columbia offering a variety of clinical treatment methods. Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient Care, and Individualized Treatment are levels of care offered at Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center.
Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center offers a variety of treatment methods that can help addicts get sober and stay clean for good. Their professional staff is dedicated to helping each person who walks through their doors find the right path towards each individual's recovery. This facility offers LGBTQ-oriented treatment.
Medicaid, Medicare, Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment, Sliding Scale are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. Fortunately, private health insurance is accepted here. For additional information regarding paying for treatment, contact our admissions counselors now.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
A person who struggles with addiction and a mental health condition suffers from a dual diagnosis. This means that they have two issues that must be treated. The specific mental health issues that the patient at Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center might have include but are not limited to:
- Bipolar Disorder
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
The specific addiction issues that the patient might have include but are not limited to:
- Drug Addiction (i.e., Cocaine, Meth, and other stimulants, Marijuana, and Ecstasy)
The combination of the two illnesses can be tough to treat. Taking care of one or the other is tough, and taking care of both cannot be done alone. A patient who receives dual diagnosis treatment will be given the best chance at becoming sober.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered
offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Washington, DC Outpatient Program
An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction or a co-occurring disorder. The treatment must attend the treatment facility for their therapy and other programs but return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of the treatment program is complete. The treatment programs are monitored by the treatment facility and case managers who work for a judge or judge’s office. A treatment program may be performed out of a treatment facility, treatment clinic, or treatment center.
The benefits of outpatient treatment programs are many. One of the most beneficial treatment programs is that it allows treatment for clients who cannot afford or may not be able to attend treatment at a treatment facility, treatment center, or treatment clinic full-time. Another benefit of treatment programs is that they reduce crime rates because treatment allows people to treat their addiction.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Individualized Treatment is essential because it gives addicts the ability to participate in a program that meets their unique needs. An addict should work with professionals who understand what they’re going through, especially if the addict is actively using. Finding the right treatment program for an addict is difficult, but it’s even harder without communicating with those who have experience treating your specific situation.
Couples therapy is a treatment approach where the patients and their partners are engaged together. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and his people, 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.
The therapies typically involve all family members, potentially including siblings, children, and parents who play a role in their daily lives. These sessions can be essential because they address past issues that may have affected an addict or alcoholic’s recovery process. They provide support during this time when it is needed most!
A family therapy session, often called a family meeting or intervention, is a necessary process that helps loved ones of addicts see their situation in a new light. It’s also one of the most challenging things families will ever have to do when they’re facing a loved one battling addiction or alcoholism.
Group therapy sessions provide recovering addicts with a chance to cope with everyday situations that many face. Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment.
People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.
Trauma therapy allows them to work through past trauma to have peace of mind and begin down the road of sobriety. The therapist will work with the individual to help them understand their past and present relationships. Patients may often believe that something is inherently wrong with them or they are unworthy of love. The therapist aims to correct these negative feelings and behaviors by helping the person realize that their actions do not reflect who they truly are.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) was developed by Dr. Albert Ellis in 1955. The therapy is based on the premise that our beliefs lead to and maintain our emotions and behaviors. It does not incorporate the use of medications or supplements. Instead, REBT focuses on helping people understand, respect, and accept their feelings without judgment.
For people trying to kick their drug addiction, nutrition therapy at Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center is a great tool. Nutritional deficiencies gradually creep in, and before you know it, you’re facing health problems. It helps restore balance to the body, and for many addicts, it represents the first step on the road to recovery.
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Experiential Therapy at Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center
Drug addicts can benefit from experiential therapy, which involves real-time activities to process trauma and emotions. This type of therapy is available at Whitman Walker Clinic - Medical Center and can help reduce the need to resort to drugs and alcohol. Activities may include role-playing, use of props, and others. The individual learns to release suppressed thoughts that lead to negative feelings and embrace the present moment. Experiential therapy is beneficial in treating various disorders, including drug addiction, eating, and behavioral disorders.
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Washington, District of Columbia 20009 Phone Number(202) 745-7000 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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1701 14th street Nw
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health
Whitman Walker Clinic
Washington, District of Columbia Addiction Information
In Washington, District of Columbia, there were 9,912 admissions to drug and alcohol treatment facilities in 2016. The most commonly abused drugs in the district include cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. Families are struggling to cope with addiction, and many people are looking for help. Many excellent drug rehab centers in Washington, District of Columbia, can help people struggling with addiction get clean and sober.
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