Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center - Battle Creek, MI

Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 5500 Armstrong Road in the 49037 zip code of Battle Creek, MI. As a detox center, it offers opioid detox and alcohol detox. The treatment program at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center includes residential treatment, regular outpatient treatment and outpatient detoxification. Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center offers treatment to people with trauma and veterans. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 5500 Armstrong Road, Battle Creek, MI 49037

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. FacilityOwnership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  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

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Types of Care at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

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

Service Settings at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • hospital inpatient treatment
  • general outpatient treatment
  • residential treatment
  • hospital inpatient detoxification
  • outpatient detoxification
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment
  • long term inpatient treatment
  • short term inpatient treatment

Hospitals at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere
  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • In-network prescribing entity
  • Other contracted prescribing entity
  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

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

Pharmacotherapies at Department Of Veteran Affairs 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
  • Lofexidine
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

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

FacilityOwnership at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • veterans
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Department Of Veteran Affairs 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 Veteran Affairs 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
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

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

Ancillary Services at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • recovery coaches
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Detoxification at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • alcohol detox
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Department Of Veteran Affairs 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 Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Department Of Veteran Affairs 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 Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Department Of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 269-966-5600

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What is the duration of a typical detox program at Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center 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 Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 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 Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center 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:

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