Substance use disorders can affect many aspects of a person’s life. With this in mind, our addiction medicine and recovery experts aim to treat the individual as a whole. By providing behavioral therapies, medication management (when appropriate), experiential therapies, family therapy, and aftercare support we can help participants gain skills to handle and balance family, community and work life situations, and to help prevent relapse. We offer several programs to meet each individuals specific treatment needs.

Chemical Dependency – Detoxification Treatment

Frequent use of drugs and alcohol can result in physical dependence, and when individuals stop using drugs and alcohol abruptly, they often experience severe withdrawal symptoms. Our inpatient detoxification program ensures safe withdrawal and the beginning of the recovery process.

Patients are detoxified under the care of a psychiatrist, nurses, social workers, and psychologists who provide medication, monitoring, and support during the withdrawal period. Additional treatment includes group therapies and activities throughout the day to address the disease of addiction.

Customized Discharge Plans

To ensure continued success when the patient leaves the hospital, we create discharge plan outlines with the patient and family for appropriate follow-up care.

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Recovery WORKS – Intensive Outpatient Program

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Recovery WORKS is an intensive outpatient program designed to offer structure and support for adults who are dealing with issues related to substance use disorders. Patients work in a group therapy setting four nights a week for eight weeks. To ensure success after completion of treatment, continued weekly lifetime aftercare support is available for participants.

The treatment team includes a board-certified addiction psychiatrist, licensed clinical social workers, licensed substance abuse counselors, and expressive therapists.

Program Specifics

Elements of the program include:

  • Comprehensive Substance Use Disorder Treatment addressing individual, family, relationship and environmental challenges
  • Utilization of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Enhancement (formerly MI), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and other empirical techniques within the most up-to-date, recovery treatment framework.
  • Collaboration with our addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine doctors and senior residents/fellows and therapists in our Recovery Clinic who incorporate the latest in recovery medications and recovery aides.
  • Therapeutic and educational support for program participants, and their friends and family members
  • Cognitive behavior treatment (CBT), and
  • Experiential therapy, which includes art and music therapy and ROPES challenge course activities, are integrated into the program weekly

Contact us to discuss eligibility and appropriateness for treatment and to schedule an assessment/evaluation.

Recovery Clinic

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The Recovery Clinic is for adults seeking treatment for substance use disorders and dual diagnosis treatment. Staffing includes board-certified psychiatrists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Mental Health Counselors who specialize in individual addiction treatment. As a teaching academy, the University Recovery Clinic is also staffed with senior residents and addiction trained fellows.

Services include:

  • Medication Addiction Treatment Group (MAT Group)
    • MAT is to be used with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders
    • Education and practical skills for achieving recovery
    • Process group to discuss recent struggles and/or upcoming challenges
  • Consultation and evaluation
  • Group and individual therapy
  • Medication management
  • Suboxone maintenance therapy
  • Outpatient detoxification, if medically appropriate
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