MedMark Treatment Centers Columbus GA
About5617 Princeton Avenue, Columbus
Phone: 706-257-7722Claim your listing
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|Age Groups Accepted||Adults, Young adults|
|Languages||Sign language services for the deaf and hard of hearing|
|Special Programs/Groups Offered||Adult women, Adult men, Clients with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders|
|Specialization||Substance use treatment, Detoxification|
Payment & Insurance Accepted at This Facility
|Federal military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)|
|Private health insurance|
|Cash or self-payment|
|State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid|
Help offered by MedMark Treatment Centers at 5617 Princeton Avenue
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Substance use disorder counseling
Substance use disorder counseling can incorporate a wide variety of therapies and and treatment models.
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.
Many people who have experienced trauma will turn to drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism, which often leads to dependence and addiction. Receiving counseling for trauma in line with addiction treatment can help uncover the connection between them and learn to manage the emotional reactions to trauma that cause substance misuse.
- Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
- Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing
- Drug or alcohol urine screening
- HIV testing
- TB screening
- Testing for Hepatitis C (HCV)
- HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support
- Hepatitis education, counseling, or support
- Substance use disorder education
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.
Group counseling can takes place in both inpatient and outpatient settings and involves those afflicted with substances use disorders/behavioral addictions meeting to discuss their issues. This form of counseling can help create a level of empathy and understanding of others journeys with addiction, which can help to give perspective on an individual's addiction. It also helps to build a support network which helps reduce relapse and promotes positive relationships outside of substance abuse.
Family counseling for substance use disorders and behavioral addictions helps the patient repair relationships with those close to them through open dialogue around past miss doings that were caused by addiction. This helps reestablish trust and builds a support network for the patient.
Type of Opioid Treatment
- Buprenorphine maintenance
- Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time
- Federally-certified Opioid Treatment Program
- Methadone maintenance
- Methadone maintenance for predetermined time
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
Outpatient detox is beneficial for those who cannot commit to inpatient care, like those with young children, but who still require a high level of care and support with their recovery.
- Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
- Regular outpatient treatment
- Case management service
- Domestic violence services, including family or partner
- Mental health services
- Social skills development
- Comprehensive substance use assessment
- Complete medical history/physical exam
- Screening for substance use
- Aftercare/continuing care
- Discharge Planning
- Outcome follow-up after discharge
Methadone is an opioid agonist that eliminates opioid withdrawal symptoms. This helps those addicted to opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, and painkillers by easing the withdrawal process.
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.
Recovery Support Services
- Housing services
- Employment counseling or training
Most people experiencing opioid withdrawal will begin to feel symptoms within the first 8-24 hours after their last dose, and sometimes even sooner. Without a monitored detoxification, these intense withdrawal symptoms will often cause the sufferer to relapse. Opioid detoxification can include a course of medication to help alleviate cravings and manage uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms.
- Medication routinely used during detoxification
Opioid Medications used in Treatment
- Methadone used in Treatment
- Buprenorphine used in Treatment
Facility Operation (e.g., Private, Public)
- Private for-profit organization
Facility Smoking Policy
- Smoking permitted in designated area
- Opioid use disorder clients only
Facility Vaping Policy
- Vaping permitted without restriction
Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
- Does not treat alcohol use disorder
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