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Veterans Administration Medical Center Chemical Dependency Rehab Program

Primary Focus of the Provider
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Type of Care
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Buprenorphine maintenance
  • Relapse prevention from naltrxone
  • Buprenorphine used in treatment
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse®)
  • Acamprosate (Campral®)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone)
  • Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone
Treatment Approaches
  • Cognitive/behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Substance abuse counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • 12-step facilitation approach
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Contingency management/motivational incentive
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Anger management
  • Martix Model
  • Relapse prevention
Facility Smoking Policy
  • Smoking permitted in designated area
Service Setting
  • Residential
  • Outpatient
  • Short-term residential
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment
  • Computerized treatment
  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)
Facility Operation
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Licence / Certification / Accreditation
  • The Joint Commission
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
Payment / Insurance Accepted
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)
  • Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs
Special Programs / Groups Offered
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
  • Veterans
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
Ancillary Services
  • Case management
  • Consumer-run (peer-support) services
  • Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis
  • Housing services
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling
  • Screening for substance abuse
  • Comprehensive substance abuse assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • HIV testing
  • STD testing
  • TB screening
  • Discharge Planning
  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Social skills development
  • Employment counseling or training
  • HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support
  • Hepatitis education, counseling, or support
  • Substance abuse education
  • Transportation assistance
  • Mental health services
  • Self-help groups
  • Treatment for gambling disorder
  • Individual counseling offered
  • Group counseling offered
  • Family counseling offered
  • Marital/couples counseling offered
Age Groups Accepted
  • Young adults
  • Adults
Gender Accepted
  • Female
  • Male
Exclusive Services
  • DUI/DWI clients
Language Services
  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing