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Addiction Treatment In Guilderland, New York

Finding the right addiction treatment program means knowing what to look for. Your search for these options should focus on programs that offer individualized care and specific services that fit your needs.

For example, you might want to look for programs that take a spiritual approach to treatment, programs for new mothers or pregnant women, or programs that include treatment for mental health problems. Getting this type of targeted care can help you recover in a healthy manner.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs

The withdrawal process can be a harsh or possibly dangerous one, depending on the substance you’re dealing with and how long you’ve had an addiction.

An inpatient or outpatient detox program provides medical supervision with or without medication. This environment helps you get through withdrawal safely and prepare you for an alcohol or drug rehab program.

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Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Inpatient treatment programs are ideal for people with no support at home and severe alcohol or drug addiction. With this kind of care, you get a safe place to stay, nutritious meals, and other amenities while you go through treatment.

Inpatient facilities offer 24-hour supervision and several professionals and peers to support you. They provide comprehensive services that go beyond addiction treatment, including services to help you build a healthy life, such as employment training, parenting classes, or recreation.

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment programs are made for people who have more mild addiction and supportive family members at home. You’ll travel to the treatment center for behavioral therapy sessions and continue to live at home.

You might need to visit an outpatient facility a few times per week or multiple times depending on whether you’re in an intensive program, partial hospitalization program, or standard or traditional program.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Having an addiction to alcohol or opioids means you should be getting specialized care. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs focus on those who have this type of addiction since it can cause serious withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

With a MAT program, you’ll receive a managed dose of Suboxone or another medication while you participate in behavioral therapy within a group or individual sessions.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

When you’ve completed a treatment program, you might need additional help to stay sober. Aftercare and alumni services offer ongoing care for long-term recovery.

These services vary from facility to facility but might include employment assistance, sober living coaching, continuing group therapy, recovery housing, and community resources.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

When you’re in treatment for addiction, you might be in a program that lasts for just 30 days or a program that runs for a year or longer. Program lengths vary overall and can include 60 days, 90 days, or six months. Longer treatment typically leads to more effective results.

How To Pay For Treatment

A few types of payment options are available for addiction treatment programs. If you’re covered with a private insurance plan, read over your policy or contact your provider. Although some services may be covered, expect some out-of-pocket costs as well.

Other ways to pay include setting up a payment plan with the treatment center, or looking into facilities that offer sliding-scale fees to fit your budget.

Substance Use Trends In Guilderland And Albany County, New York

Albany County, which includes Guilderland, has reported fatal opioid overdoses over the last few years. Consider some opioid-related facts from Albany County:

  • Albany County had 28 opioid overdose fatalities occur between January and September 2017. There were 80 outpatient ER visits during that time for opioid overdoses.
  • From January to September 2017, Albany County had 17 hospitalizations from opioid overdoses.
  • EMS personnel in Albany County used naloxone for opioid overdoses a total of 305 times in 2017.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River

Outdoor adventure and scenic surroundings are part of the addiction treatment experience at Swift River.

Located roughly 75 miles from Guilderland in the Berkshire Mountains, our campus offers cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and other activities with adventure therapy. We also provide art therapy, family support, behavioral therapy, and other evidence-based services.

To learn more about accessing treatment at Swift River, reach out to Vertava Health today.