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Addiction Treatment In Brownwood, Texas

You can enroll in regular or intensive outpatient addiction treatment within Brownwood itself. You’ll need to travel to other parts of Texas for detox programs, residential treatment, and gender-specific care.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs

Drug and alcohol detox programs are the first step in recovering from substance use disorders. Detox programs help you to cope with the physical symptoms of withdrawal from substance use, which may include medication. These programs usually take place in inpatient or residential settings and include medical supervision.

Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Inpatient or a residential treatment provides a supportive and substance-free environment for recovery. They include evidence-based practices like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

Residential programs provide 24-hour support and offer a peaceful, serene environment to help you stop using drugs or alcohol. Residential treatment also includes peer support groups and gender-specific programs.

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Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment can be more or less intensive, depending on the number of days it meets and how long meetings last. You can attend outpatient treatment while living at home and working. Outpatient treatment combines evidence-based therapies with peer support and activities that promote sober living skills.

Intensive outpatient programs meet at least three days a week, for at least two hours at a time. Programs that meet daily for at least three to four hours a day are sometimes called partial hospitalization programs (PHP).

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combines FDA-approved medications with evidence-based therapy to help you recover from opioid and alcohol use disorders. MAT can be offered as part of residential treatment, but it usually takes place in an outpatient setting.

Some MAT programs can last six months to a year or longer. Studies have shown that opioid use disorder treatment with MAT is most effective when programs last longer than one year.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

Aftercare and alumni programs can help you to maintain a sober lifestyle. They can include group and individual counseling along with peer support and 12-step programs. Alumni and aftercare programs, as well as sober-living programs, are part of an ongoing continuum of care.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

The sooner you get treatment, the greater your chances of long-term success. Some substance use disorder program lengths include:

  • 30-day treatment
  • 60-day treatment
  • 90-day treatment
  • 120-day treatment

Whichever length of treatment program you choose, select a program that helps you to stop using drugs or alcohol, stay substance-free, and reintegrate back into the community.

How To Pay For Treatment

Most drug and alcohol rehab programs in Texas accept major private insurance plans. If you’re eligible for Texas Medicaid, you’ll have regular Medicaid or a STAR program. Texas Medicaid does pay for substance use disorder treatment.

Programs also offer sliding-fee scales and discounts for self-pay. You can also consider a payment plan, ask for help from friends and family, or use a crowdsourcing platform.

Substance Use Trends In Brownwood And Brown County, Texas

Brownwood is the site of one of Texas’ most successful drug courts, but residents also combat high rates of methamphetamine, prescription drug, and alcohol use. Facts from Brown County include:

  • Over thirty percent of fatal auto accidents in Brown County in 2017 were due to alcohol use, higher than Texas and national averages.
  • Nearly 20 percent of Brown County residents engaged in excessive drinking in 2018.
  • Brown County has a high rate of over 112.5 opioid prescriptions per 100 residents and no medication-assisted treatment programs.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center

About 200 miles northeast of Brownwood, Vertava Health Texas is located on 40 acres of peaceful, naturally beautiful land east of Dallas.

Vertava Health provides individualized care for substance use disorders and complex behavioral health issues. Treatment plans include gender-specific programs for men and women, dual diagnosis, detox support, outdoor and wilderness therapy, and more.

For more information on enrolling in a recovery program at Vertava Health, connect with Vertava Health today.