to select treatment?
Types of treatment
are listed in order of intensity of the treatment and how much change
in the person's personal environment is necessary to abstain from substance
abuse. We attempt to first try treatments that are least restrictive.
If these fail, we increase the level of intensity.
services involve going to groups or individual sessions to obtain education
about the negative impact of substance abuse. It is primarily designed
for individuals who are only in the early phases of substance abuse or
individuals who are at risk for abuse substances.
The client remains
at home and goes to a counseling center one or two days a weeks for group
or individual therapy. This type of treatment is for those that have a
supportive living arrangement and sufficient motivation to remain substance
This is more
structured than outpatient treatment. The client continues to live at
home and goes to a combination of group and individual therapy approximately
4 hours per day. This treatment begins in the morning and ends some time
in the afternoon. For adolescents this involves going to school at the
This type of
treatment is the same at day treatment but the group or individual sessions
are conducting in the evening. This allows the individual to go to school
or work during the day and engage in treatment services at night.
This type of
treatment involves the individual leaving the home environment due to
negative influences that impede abstinence. The individual lives at the
treatment center and attends several hours of group, individual, recreational
and educational services. The treatment length of stay can be from several
weeks to several months depending on the need.
is from those individuals who need detoxification or stabilization services
on an emergency basis. The treatment is short-term and involves intense
assessment and supportive counseling to prepare the individual or treatment.
Usually, there are extreme problems in the person's environment that impede
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