YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School
Drug Rehab Center in Waianae, Hawaii
Basic information about this treatment center.
YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Waianae, Hawaii.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, 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
Rehab centers exist in Waianae, HI 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 YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School 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.
Alcoholism Treatment at YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School
Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Waianae find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School.
Levels of Care Offered
YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs are an integral part of the continuum of care for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most intensive outpatient programs in Waianae, HI comprise a 3-hour session three times a week. Usually, the intensity of these programs diminishes over time. These programs offer a range of services, including counselling, medical treatment, and monitoring alcohol and drug use. The programs are ideal for people who do not need treatment at an inpatient or residential facility and continue to need extended care and support.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Waianae, Hawaii patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Hawaii.
Outpatient therapy provided by YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School.
Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Creative Arts Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Fitness, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Recreational, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
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.
Family Counseling + Therapy
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 YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Waianae, HI 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.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. It is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.
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 provide long term benefits
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Recreational therapy concentrates on recreational activities in Waianae, HI that boost the mental attitude of a patient. Art and crafts, gardening, sports, events, drama, and dance can all be included. It creates a sense of achievement and self-confidence.
Experiential Therapy at YMCA of Honolulu - Waianae Intermediate School
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.
Payment Options Accepted
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Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
85-626 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, Hawaii 96792
Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse