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What Is A Rehab Treatment Center?

The term rehab is shorthand for rehabilitation. In the world of addiction, it can also be called drug rehabilitation. Treatment for addiction to drugs and alcohol is known as drug rehabilitation. The goal of treatment is to end the misuse and use of drugs, address the problem of dependence, and develop a long-term plan for recovery and sobriety. Rehab Statistics & Studies: The U.S. Both the abuse and use of drugs are common in this country. A study on addiction habits in 17 countries was published in the journal PLOS Medicine. The results showed that the United States topped the list for both legal and illicit drugs such as cocaine. Unsurprisingly, there are thousands upon thousands of rehab centers that can help people who have become addicted to drugs and alcohol. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there are over 14,500 drug rehabilitation centers across the United States. Private practice also offers help for people suffering from addiction. For those who don’t want to seek professional help, 12-step fellowships or other support groups can be accessed. This is great news if you’re looking for a drug rehabilitation center to help you or someone you care about. There are many rehab options available for drug addiction. This means that there will be someone who can help you and your family. How do you choose the right rehab? How can you make sure the rehab option you choose is right?

How Do You Find A Good Rehab Treatment Center?

People often think of the rehab as drug abuse treatment services that are provided in a special rehab facility. This might explain the popularity of this type of care. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA), approximately 2.5 million Americans aged 12 and over received treatment for addiction in a specialty facility in 2017.

People often search for specific types of facilities when they need rehabilitation help. Rehab facilities can offer many different services. Some facilities focus on detoxification only, while others offer long-term care and are not equipped to handle all aspects of addiction treatment (e.g. dual diagnosis treatment, concurrent management, etc.).

What Are The Types Of Rehab Treatment Programs?

There are many rehabilitation programs that you can choose from. It all depends on your individual needs.

Medical Detox

The first step in the healing process is medical detox. A dedicated team assists with psychological and physical relief during medical detox.

A person who is addicted to illegal opioids such as heroin, painkillers such Vicodin or benzodiazepines may require medical detox to treat withdrawal symptoms. It is possible to become seriously ill from withdrawals due to benzodiazepine and alcohol. People who have experienced withdrawal from opioids often find it difficult to bear the pain. If someone has abused any other drugs, they may need medical supervision.

According to SAMHSA there are many levels of medical detox:

  • Ambulatory medical detox with no onsite monitoring. A person receiving this care may visit a doctor for medication management and periodic evaluations.
  • Ambulatory medical detox with onsite monitoring : This model allows someone to visit a hospital or another clinical setting, and receives ongoing medical monitoring by licensed nurses or other medical professionals.
  • Inpatient medical detox: This model allows the individual to have 24/7 access to medical detox.
  • Inpatient medically managed detox This model offers acute care for mental and physical health conditions during detox.

It is not possible to simply ask if a detox facility can help you. To make an informed decision, you will need to find out more about the type of detox that you may require based on your substance abuse history and what level of medical detox is available at the facility.

If you’ve been using drugs or alcohol for a while and have any medical conditions or psychiatric issues, you might need to be admitted to a medically managed detox. You may not find the program appropriate for you if it only offers social or non-medical detox.

While detox is an important step in early recovery, it doesn’t constitute complete addiction treatment. The root cause of addiction must be addressed before detox can be completed. This may require behavioral therapy. People who are only detoxed can relapse if they do not receive further treatment.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

While PHPs offer intensive care for many hours per day, the patient might return home at night or go to a sober living facility during the off-hours. This option is for those who are medically stable enough that they can live at home but still need the structured supervision, guidance, and structure provided during treatment hours.

In PHPs , people might require regular medication for drug withdrawal or medical monitoring for serious but not life-threatening issues.

According to research published by the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, PHPs also provide recovery-oriented services. They don’t just treat drug-related physical conditions. These programs provide skills that will help people stop using drugs. Their rigorous nature means that participants are supervised and kept healthy while the healing process takes place.

These services include:

  • Therapy for individuals and/or groups
  • Consultations with a psychiatrist
  • Prevention of relapse and education about drug addiction and drug use
  • Family therapy.
  • Management of medication.
  • Treatment planning.
  • Recreational and social services

These programs are available seven days a week. They can be offered in full-day increments of six hours or in half-day increments of three hours.

Inpatient Rehab

Inpatient rehabilitation programs and services are equipped to provide treatment for both mental and physical health issues. This type of treatment can be provided in a hospital, standalone residential center or other setting. These programs can be beneficial for people who have a history of drug abuse or other mental issues. The inpatient treatment center model provides a safe environment that helps them to stay clean and in recovery.

A loved one with a complex drug history might be eligible for inpatient rehabilitation. If you have tried other methods of recovery in the past, Sometimes the environment a person lives in or the people they see can hinder their recovery. This can make it difficult to maintain sobriety. Inpatient programs remove people from people, places, or things that could trigger them at home.

These programs provide medical care and medication if necessary, and the support of staff members and other peers in a recovery group. Many programs offer individual and group therapy, as well as other activities that encourage sobriety. You may also find 12-step meetings.

Inpatient programs can last anywhere from 28 to 90 days depending on the severity of their addiction and recovery progress. The average program lasts between 28-90 days.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

A person you love may be in good health and live in a safe and supportive home. These are great benefits for recovery. A structured and intensive treatment program might still be appropriate. Some recovering people may have a high risk of relapse even with a supportive environment in their home.

An IOP can fulfill this need. SAMHSA states that IOPs offer at least nine hours of therapy per week. Usually, they deliver in three-hour blocks. This means that IOPs are very demanding for people in recovery. These programs are not something your loved one can complete on their own. These programs combine the best of both inpatient and home care.

These core services include:

  • Group therapy: psychoeducational groups, skill development groups, stress management techniques, relapse prevention techniques and other.
  • Individual counseling
  • Addiction education.
  • Medical treatment and medication management.
  • Ambulatory detoxification
  • Groups of 12 Steps
  • Training for employment

People may transition to an IOP as a “step-down” level of care after completing an inpatient/residential program or enroll in an IOP as their first attempt at recovery.

Outpatient Care

Outpatient rehab may be an option if your loved one has received inpatient care and is unable to take time off work or other responsibilities or needs intensive care.

In this setting, addiction therapy can be provided in a series, which could in some cases be separated far enough to allow for other tasks. You or your loved one could continue working, attending school and volunteering in the local community while you are in addiction therapy.

NIDA states that the main benefit of outpatient treatment is its cost. These programs are often less costly than inpatient programs. Outpatient programs are not as intensive as inpatient programs. This could make it difficult for those who feel the temptation to relapse every day.

These programs often include group counseling as a main component. However, they may arrange for or provide other services, such as treatment for mental disorders and medical care.

Other Treatment Center Options

Although treatment centers may seem like the best option for treatment for addiction, there are many other options.

Mental health professionals (therapists, psychologists, etc.) are one example. Regular counseling may be offered as part of outpatient treatment for those suffering from addictions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were nearly 260,000 counselors who treated substance abuse and behavioral issues in 2016. By 2026, 320,000 people would be working in this field. These numbers indicate that many people could help with addiction issues. Remember that these individuals could be in private practice and not in an addiction facility.

This type of care is attractive due to the high number of providers. There are some drawbacks. Addiction providers who work independently might not be able provide the same level of care as a facility. There may be a wide range of services and therapies offered by different states. They also vary depending on the education background of the professional treating.

A psychiatrist might be able to diagnose and prescribe medication for a mental disorder. A clinical social worker or therapist, however, will not be able to prescribe medications for a mental illness. However they might work closely with doctors that they refer to in certain cases.

Private practice providers may have to deal with different insurance and billing processes, as well as session or treatments costs. This could mean that some providers may seem less expensive once all bills are due.

Recovery can also be helped by support groups that follow the 12-step process. There are many options, including:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous.
  • Narcotics Anonymous.
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous.
  • Al-Anon
 

After completing a treatment program, some people join group meetings for self-help and support. People can share their stories with others in recovery at support group meetings. They are encouraged to work together with a sponsor during the recovery process.

These programs are often introduced to many in recovery through rehab. Many people continue to attend meetings to maintain their skills and to prevent relapse. Regular meeting attendance is essential for sobriety maintenance and aftercare.. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addictions reports that people who attend therapy meetings tend to stay sober for longer periods of time than those who don’t.

Recovering addicts lead the meetings, not professionals trained in mental health rehabilitation center therapy. Although peers can offer support and understanding it is best to work closely with a mental healthcare rehab professional to gain insight as your sobriety improves.

What Is The Average Length Of Rehab Programs?

Rehab can take anywhere from 5 to 90 day depending on how much treatment is required and the care that is needed. Detox can typically last between 5-7 days while residential and inpatient programs can last anywhere from 30 to 90 days.

How Do I Choose The Best Rehab?

When looking for the best addiction care provider, you must balance expertise and cost. If the provider is unable to provide the necessary care, you don’t want to pick a group with low prices. If the individual who is in need of care requires less intensive treatment, you might want to select the most qualified provider. How can you achieve balance? You might get help from your treatment provider.

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