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Andromeda Transcultural Health

1400 Decatur Street NW, Washington DC, 20011
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Important Information

Age Groups Accepted Adults, Young adults
Languages Spanish
Special Programs/Groups Offered Young adults, Adult women, Adult men, Seniors or older adults, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ), Clients with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, Clients with HIV or AIDS, Clients who have experienced sexual abuse, Clients who have experienced intimate partner violence, domestic violence, Clients who have experienced trauma
Specialization Substance use treatment, Treatment for co-occurring substance use plus either serious mental health illness in adults/serious emotional disturbance in children

Contact Information

1400 Decatur Street NW, Washington
DC, 20011

Phone: 202-291-4707 x128

Website: http://www.andromedahealth.org

Opening hours
Day Range
Monday Open all day
Tuesday Open all day
Wednesday Open all day
Thursday Open all day
Friday Open all day
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Recovered TrustScore 3.53 / 5

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Payment & Insurance Accepted at This Facility

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Help offered by Andromeda Transcultural Health at 1400 Decatur Street NW

Pharmacotherapies

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    Acamprosate (CampralĀ®)

    Often known by the brand name Campral, Acamprosate is a common medication used in alcohol dependence treatment. Unlike other medicines that make alcohol unpleasant to the user, Acamprosate works by reducing the brain's dependence on it.

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    Disulfiram

    Disulfiram (Antabuse) is an alcohol dependence treatment medication that reduces cravings by discouraging the consumption of alcohol.

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    Buprenorphine with naloxone

    Buprenorphine is an opioid agonist that reduces the effects of opioid withdrawal. Naloxone rapidly reverses the effects of opioids, preventing overdose and severe withdrawal symptoms

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    Buprenorphine without naloxone

    Buprenorphine is an opioid agonist that reduces the effects of opioid withdrawal. This helps those addicted to opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, and painkillers by easing the withdrawal process and is used in conjunction.

  • check icon Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable)
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    Naltrexone (oral)

    Naltrexone blocks the pleasure receptors that are interacted with by alcohol and narcotics. This effectively removes any pleasurable sensations the substance offers and reduces the need to take them.

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    Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable)

    Naltrexone blocks the pleasure receptors that are interacted with by alcohol and narcotics. This effectively removes any pleasurable sensations the substance offers and reduces the need to take them.

  • check icon Medications for HIV treatment
  • check icon Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
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    Clonidine

    Clonidine is used to reduce the symptoms of stimulant and opioid withdrawal and is primarily used in the detoxification process

  • check icon Nicotine replacement
  • check icon Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation

Assessment/Pre-treatment

  • check icon Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • check icon Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • check icon Outreach to persons in the community
  • check icon Screening for tobacco use
  • check icon Screening for substance use
  • check icon Screening for mental disorders
  • check icon Professional interventionist/educational consultant

Treatment Approaches

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    Brief intervention

    Brief intervention aims to inform people who are abusing drugs and alcohol at a high level of the risk of dependence and addiction. The interventions are usually targeted at those who are yet to develop a substance use disorder but who are displaying the signs of potentially becoming addicted.

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    Cognitive behavioral therapy

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a commonly used type of therapy widely used in addiction treatment, rehab and recovery as a way of identifying emotional triggers that lead to substance abuse and developing methods to control them.

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    Contingency management/motivational incentives

    Contingency management is a highly effective treatment for substance use and related disorders. These interventions have been widely tested and evaluated in the context of substance misuse treatment, and they most often involve provision of monetary-based reinforcers for submission of drug-negative urine specimens.

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    Motivational interviewing

    Motivational Interviewing (MI) is often recommended as an evidence-based approach to behavior change and is often used in addiction treatment. MI is a more collaborative approach to therapy and requires patient and counselor to explore issues without advice, judgment, or a set path laid out.

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    Relapse prevention

    The Relapse Prevention (RP) model is widely used in alcohol and drug rehab treatments. It uses CBT practises to prepare those approaching the end of rehab treatment to begin a life of sobriety without falling into old habits of substance abuse.

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    Substance use disorder counseling

    Substance use disorder counseling can incorporate a wide variety of therapies and and treatment models.

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    Telemedicine/telehealth therapy

    Telehealth has grown in popularity and availability across all forms of treatment in the wake of COVID-19. For those who are unable to leave their homes (such as immunocompromised individuals) telehealth services can provide addiction treatment virtually and provide a support network for people unable to receive normal treatment.

Testing

  • check icon Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
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  • check icon HIV testing
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  • check icon Metabolic syndrome monitoring

Counseling

  • check icon HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support
  • check icon Hepatitis education, counseling, or support
  • check icon Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis
  • check icon Substance use disorder education
  • check icon Smoking/vaping/tobacco cessation counseling
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    Individual counseling

    Individual counseling involves patients speaking with a counselor or therapist about their addiction in a one-to-one setting. This type of counseling will often incorporate different forms of behavioral therapies such as CBT in order to help the patient understand their psychological relationship with substance abuse and develop techniques to manage cravings and future temptation.

Type of Opioid Treatment

  • check icon Buprenorphine maintenance
  • check icon Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time
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  • check icon Prescribes naltrexone
  • check icon Relapse prevention with naltrexone

Transitional Services

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  • check icon Naloxone and overdose education
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Setting

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    Outpatient

    Outpatient treatment centers offer the same level of care as inpatient settings while also allowing the patient to be able to return home each day

  • check icon Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • check icon Regular outpatient treatment

Ancillary Services

  • check icon Case management service
  • check icon Early intervention for HIV
  • check icon Mental health services

Medical Services

  • check icon Hepatitis A (HAV) vaccination
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Gender Accepted

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Opioid Medications used in Treatment

  • check icon Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • check icon Naltrexone used in Treatment

Facility Operation (e.g., Private, Public)

  • check icon Private non-profit organization

Recovery Support Services

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Specialization

  • check icon Treatment for gambling disorder

Facility Smoking Policy

  • check icon Smoking not permitted

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment

  • check icon This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

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Medication designed to help with withdrawal symptoms and cravings may be offered as part of an addiction treatment program.

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