Department of VA Medical Center

Department of VA Medical Center - Birmingham, AL

Department Of Va Medical Center is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 700 South 19th Street in the 35233 zip code of Birmingham, AL. As a detox center, it offers opioid detox, alcohol detox and benzodiazepines detox. Department Of Va Medical Center is run by the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Department Of Va Medical Center offers treatment to people with dual diagnosis treatment, veterans and people with co-occurring substance use and pain. It accepts men and women into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233

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  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. Payment Assistance Available
  13. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  14. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  15. Screening & Testing
  16. Transitional Services
  17. Ancillary Services
  18. Detoxification
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Medical Services
  21. Tobacco/Screening Services
  22. Facility Smoking Policy
  23. Age Groups Accepted
  24. Gender Accepted
  25. Exclusive Services
  26. Services for deaf

This is a detailed listing page for Department of VA Medical Center in Birmingham, AL:

Types of Care at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Detoxification
  • Transitional housing, halfway house, or sober home
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Hospitals at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone
  • methadone/buprenorphine for pain management

Pharmacotherapies at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Treatment Approaches at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy (CBt0
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • motivational interviewing
  • prevention of relapses
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling

FacilityOwnership at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Payment Assistance Available at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • veterans
  • people with dual diagnosis treatment
  • people with co-occurring substance use and pain

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Screening & Testing at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • 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
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Ancillary Services at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Detoxification at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detox
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • 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 Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Department Of Va Medical Center

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Serves Veterans only

Services for deaf at Department Of Va Medical Center

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

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