Amarillo VA Healthcare System

Amarillo VA Healthcare System - Amarillo, TX

Amarillo Va Healthcare System is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 6010 Amarillo Boulevard West in the 79106 zip code of Amarillo, TX. As a detox center, it offers opioid detox and alcohol detox. The treatment program at Amarillo Va Healthcare System includes regular outpatient treatment, general outpatient treatment and outpatient detoxification. Amarillo Va Healthcare System offers treatment to people with HIV/AIDS, domestic violence victims and people with dual diagnosis treatment. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 615-2269 to get help 24/7.

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 6010 Amarillo Boulevard West, Amarillo, TX 79106

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Type Of Treatment
  7. Pharmacotherapies
  8. Treatment Approaches
  9. FacilityOwnership
  10. License/Certification/Accreditation
  11. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Detoxification
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  19. Medical Services
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Exclusive Services

This is a detailed listing page for Amarillo VA Healthcare System in Amarillo, TX:

Types of Care at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • general outpatient treatment
  • outpatient detoxification
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment

Hospitals at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment

Treatment Approaches at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • motivational interviewing
  • prevention of relapses
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling
  • 12 step program

FacilityOwnership at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors
  • LGBT
  • veterans
  • judicial clients
  • people with dual diagnosis treatment
  • people with HIV/AIDS
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma
  • people with co-occurring substance use and pain

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening

Transitional Services at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Detoxification at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • alcohol detox
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services
  • employment counseling or training
  • vocational training and educational support

Medical Services at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Amarillo Va Healthcare System

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 806-355-9703

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 615-2269 to get help 24/7.

WHO ANSWERS?

What is the duration of a typical detox program at Amarillo VA Healthcare System?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Amarillo VA Healthcare System can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type and amount of substances used, the individual's overall health, metabolism, and whether they have undergone detox before. Common durations for drug and alcohol detox typically fall within the following general guidelines:

  1. Short-term detox (3-7 days): This is common for substances with shorter half-lives and less severe withdrawal symptoms. For example, detox from short-acting opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers may last around 3 to 7 days.

  2. Moderate-term detox (7-14 days): Some substances, such as benzodiazepines or alcohol, can have longer withdrawal timelines and more severe symptoms. Detox for these substances may take 7 to 14 days or longer in some cases.

  3. Long-term detox (14+ days): Detox from certain substances, such as heavy or long-term alcohol or benzodiazepine use, can extend beyond two weeks. In some cases, it may take several weeks or even months for an individual to stabilize and complete detox safely.

Detox is just the initial step in the recovery process. After detox, individuals often need additional treatment and support, such as therapy, counseling, and rehabilitation programs, to address the underlying issues and prevent relapse.

It's crucial for individuals seeking detox to do so under medical supervision or in a professional treatment facility such as Amarillo VA Healthcare System, as withdrawal symptoms can be severe and potentially life-threatening. Medical professionals can provide medications and support to manage withdrawal symptoms and ensure the safety and comfort of the individual undergoing detox. The duration of detox can be adjusted based on the individual's progress and response to treatment. Always consult with a healthcare provider or addiction specialist to determine the most appropriate detox plan for your specific situation.

What is the next step of addiction treatment after detox?

After successful detox at Amarillo VA Healthcare System or another detox center, individuals typically enter the next phases of addiction treatment and recovery. Detox alone is not sufficient for long-term sobriety, as it primarily addresses the physical withdrawal symptoms associated with substance dependence. The subsequent steps in the recovery process may include the following:

Other rehab and detox centers within 65 miles of Amarillo VA Healthcare System: