INPATIENT AND RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT (IP/RES)
Pennsylvania’s Benchmark for Excellence in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment…
If you’re seeking treatment for drug addiction and alcoholism, you have taken a huge leap forward in bettering your life and the lives of those around you. You now have a couple of critical choices to make. The first is determining which facility is appropriate for you and the second is deciding on an appropriate level of care for treatment. Behavioral Wellness and Recovery offers more than one level of care, and we can assist you in determining your ideal placement.
The highest level of care is inpatient treatment. Typically, patients who are continuous drug abusers or alcoholics will most likely require a detox in an inpatient setting. This setting is reserved for the medical treatment of the physiologic symptoms of withdrawal. Substances that most often require an inpatient detox are alcohol, benzodiazepines and barbiturates, and opiates. Withdrawal from these substances can be life-threatening without proper medical care.
The detox period can be a time of profound physical and mental changes that are caused by withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms are one of the most commonly cited reasons for substances abusers being unable to quit on their own. Furthermore, it can be physically unsafe to do so. Inpatient drug and alcohol rehab provides not only medical care, but also and emotional support.
The inpatient detoxification setting is reserved specially for the treatment of withdrawal. The other inpatient and residential level of care is inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab. In this setting, rehab is provided along with high acuity medical and/or psychiatric care. While being treated in an inpatient drug rehab, you will participate in therapy, as well as receive medical and psychiatric services. Typically, the stay in inpatient rehab is limited to the amount of time it takes to stabilize the patient. At this point, a recommendation to transfer to a lower level of care will be made.
Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Keeps You Safe
Residential rehab is utilized when patients require a significant amount of support and observation, but do not have acute medical or psychiatric symptoms. Having counselors and staff available for continuous observations is key to this level of care. While observing patients, staff will be able to determine appropriate diagnoses and develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment program.
Another level of care that can provide treatment similar to that provided in residential rehab, but with less restrictions is Partial Hospitalization Program. If one lives in supportive, recovery-related housing, while attending a PHP, they will be observed throughout the day and night, much as they would be in a residential rehab level of care.
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Professional help gives you the best chances for long-term recovery. While a few do complete drug withdrawal on their own, the statistics don’t support going “cold turkey” as a satisfactory method of drug withdrawal and use recovery. Call us anytime at 800-683-4485 for more information about Behavioral Wellness and Recovery’s dual-diagnosis drug and alcohol treatment program.