Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 915 North Grand Street in the 63106 zip code of Saint Louis, MO. As a detox center, it offers opioid detox. The treatment program at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center includes outpatient detoxification, outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment and regular outpatient treatment. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 915 North Grand Street, Saint Louis, MO 63106

  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. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  13. Screening & Testing
  14. Transitional Services
  15. Ancillary Services
  16. Other Addictions Treatment
  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
  25. Services for deaf

This is a detailed listing page for Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Saint Louis, MO:

Types of Care at Saint Louis Veterans 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 Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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

Hospitals at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Methadone used during treatment
  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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

Pharmacotherapies at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • motivational interviewing
  • prevention of relapses
  • substance use counseling

FacilityOwnership at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Saint Louis Veterans 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 Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • mental health services

Other Addictions Treatment at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Treatment for gambling disorder

Detoxification at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Saint Louis Veterans 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

Medical Services at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Methadone and buprenorphine clients only
  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program
  • Serves Veterans only

Services for deaf at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 314-652-4100 x56418

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

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What is the duration of a typical detox program at Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Saint Louis Veterans 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 Saint Louis Veterans 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 Saint Louis Veterans 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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