Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive OP Substance Abuse

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive OP Substance Abuse - Tuscaloosa, AL

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 3701 Loop Road East in the 35404 zip code of Tuscaloosa, AL. As a detox center, it offers alcohol detox, benzodiazepines detox and meth detox. The treatment program at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse includes general outpatient treatment, outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment and intensive outpatient treatment. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse offers treatment to veterans, pregnant/postpartum women and domestic violence victims. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
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Address: 3701 Loop Road East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

  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. Tobacco/Screening Services
  20. Facility Smoking Policy
  21. Age Groups Accepted
  22. Gender Accepted
  23. Exclusive Services
  24. Services for deaf

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Types of Care at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Service Settings at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Hospitals at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • Psychiatric hospital

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Pharmacotherapies at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

FacilityOwnership at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors
  • LGBT
  • veterans
  • military families
  • judicial clients
  • people with dual diagnosis treatment
  • people with HIV/AIDS
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Screening & Testing at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • 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 Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Ancillary Services at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Detoxification at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detox
  • cocaine detox
  • meth detox
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • 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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • Serves Veterans only

Services for deaf at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 205-554-2000 x2767

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 Medical Center Comprehensive OP Substance Abuse?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive OP Substance Abuse 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 Medical Center Comprehensive OP Substance Abuse, 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 Medical Center Comprehensive OP Substance Abuse 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: