Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic - Austin, TX

Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 7901 Metropolis Drive, 2nd Floor in the 78744 zip code of Austin, TX. As a detox center, it offers opioid detox. The treatment program at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic includes general outpatient treatment, outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment and regular outpatient treatment. Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic offers treatment to veterans, adult women and people with trauma. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 7901 Metropolis Drive, 2nd Floor, Austin, TX 78744

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. External Opioid Medications Source
  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

This is a detailed listing page for Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic in Austin, TX:

Types of Care at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Detoxification
  • Transitional housing, halfway house, or sober home
  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

External Opioid Medications Source at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • In-network prescribing entity
  • Other contracted prescribing entity

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

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

Pharmacotherapies at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • 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 Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

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

FacilityOwnership at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • adult women
  • veterans
  • people with dual diagnosis treatment
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients

Screening & Testing at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • 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 Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

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

Detoxification at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • 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

Medical Services at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 512-823-4040

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 Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic 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 Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic, 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 Veterans Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic 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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