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Rehab Centers in Washington DC

Drugs and alcohol have plagued Washington DC for decades. During the pandemic, overdose deaths rose 40% in the US Capitol. Fortunately, rehab centers operate in and around DC for people seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. 

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4 Rehab Treatment Centers in or near Washington DC

  1. Opioid addiction treatment, counseling, gender-specific groups – PIDARC
  2. Drug and alcohol treatment, mental health therapy – Aquila Recovery Clinic
  3. Inpatient and outpatient drug treatment in Gaithersburg – The Freedom Center
  4. Addiction treatment and holistic therapy in Germantown – BornFree Wellness Centers of America

1. PIDARC – Opioid addiction treatment, counseling, gender-specific groups

  • Address: 2112 F Street NW, Suite 102, Washington, DC 20037
  • Phone: 202-296-4455

PIDARC (Partners in Drug Abuse Rehabilitation Counseling) offers treatment for opioid use disorder with person-centered rehab that emphasizes the needs of each individual. They also offer drug education, crisis intervention and gender-specific treatment.

Programs

  • Individual and Group Counseling – PICARD offers one-on-one therapy to each patient to discuss matters like drug history, vice-triggers and stresses. This helps counselors customize the patient’s treatment plan. Patients also partake in group therapy sessions for mutual support and insight.
  • Drug Education – Information on the dangerous short-term and long-term side effects of recreational drugs (speed, heroin, cocaine, barbiturates, PCP, fentanyl, ecstasy, crack, etc).
  • Family Counseling – Support for families of people struggling with drugs and alcohol. Includes counseling sessions where family members, close and estranged, are brought together with patients to mend gaps and nurture understanding. 
  • Brief Crisis Counseling & Interventions – Assistance in crisis scenarios where a friend or loved one needs drug treatment but refuses to cooperate or acknowledge the problem. Involves the help of people with experience in handling interventions. 
  • Discharge and Aftercare Planning Services – Preparations for patients as they approach completion of drug treatment. This readies them for the outside world and their return to normal life and everyday responsibilities.
  • Women’s Group –  Treatment specifically geared to women and their needs. Covers the common triggers of addictive behavior in women (insecurity, body consciousness, trauma) and how to deal with these issues.
  • Men’s Group – Treatment geared to men and the issues they face (stress, performance anxiety, depression). 

2. Aquila Recovery Clinic – Drug and alcohol treatment, mental health therapy

  • Address: 5101 Wisconsin Ave. NW Suite 325, Washington, DC 20016
  • Phone: 202-618-9125

Aquila Recovery offers outpatient treatment and counseling for individuals struggling with alcoholism and drug abuse. They practice evidence-based therapy methods that treat addiction in tandem with co-occurring mental health issues.

Programs

  • Family Recovery Programs – Support for parents, children and partners of people struggling with drugs and alcohol. Provides information and counseling on addiction. Helps families understand what the patient is going through and how to better handle the situation.
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs – Daytime treatment for recovering drug and alcohol users. Includes therapy sessions, group meetings, wellness practices and progress checkups. Provides structure in the patient’s life as he/she conquers addiction and masters sobriety.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Counseling that identifies the subconscious, hard-wired, self-defeating beliefs that keep patients bound to addictive behavior. When these mindsets are reversed, it’s easier for the patient to conquer his/her addictive habits.
  • Individual Therapy – Counseling that gets to the heart of the problem in each individual. The patient discusses his/her history with drugs and/or alcohol and reveals the vice triggers behind the problem. Counselors use this information to customize the patient’s treatment plan.

3, The Freedom Center – Inpatient and outpatient drug treatment in Gaithersburg

  • Address: 202 Perry Pkwy #5, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
  • Phone: 888-291-4362

The Freedom Center in nearby Gaithersburg offers inpatient treatment in a safe location, free from the stress of the DC metro area. They also offer two types of outpatient treatment, plus mental health counseling.

Programs

  • Inpatient Residential Treatment Program – Inpatient rehab at the Gaithersburg center, which involves counseling, health, wellness activities and general sobriety practices with a structured daily regimen. This helps patients break free of habits that feed addictive behavior (inactivity, lethargy) and into a more proactive lifestyle.
  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) – Full-time outpatient rehab for patients who live at home and come to the center for daytime treatment. Covers the same ground as inpatient rehab. Good for high-need patients with stable, supportive domestic situations and mobility.
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) – Part-time outpatient treatment. Ideal for low-need patients with ongoing work and social obligations. Could also be used as a step-down program for people who complete inpatient or PHP.
  • Dual Diagnosis Therapy – Evidence-based treatment method that pinpoints the underlying issues to a patient’s addictive behavior (grief, trauma). Helps treat addiction in tandem with mental health problems like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and PTSD. 

4. BornFree Wellness Centers of America – Addiction treatment and holistic therapy in Germantown

  • Address: 19537 Doctors Drive, Bldg. 3, Germantown, MD 20874
  • Phone: 240-654-4001

BornFree offers holistic addiction treatment for people struggling with opioid addiction in Germantown, about 25 miles outside the DC area.

Programs

  • Confidential Consultation – Discreet initiation into rehab treatment. The patient discusses his/her drug/alcohol history and usage habits. Discusses vice triggers and factors that fed into the habit. This helps staff determine which detriment methods might best suit the individual. 
  • Addiction-Treatment Therapy – Treatment for opioid addiction with various types of medication therapy, including buprenorphine,Suboxone and Vivitrol. These meds help wean patients off hard drugs and adjust to a sober lifestyle without suffering withdrawal symptoms and strong cravings.
  • Holistic Well-being – BornFree takes a holistic approach to rehab that treats each patient on every level: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. 
  • Case Management – The clinical team examines the progress of each patient to see how he/she improves with treatment. Adjustments are made to the medication and/or therapeutic approach for anyone who needs a different approach.

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Find Rehab Treatment in Washington DC

The DC area is plagued with drug and alcohol addiction. Despite all the drug abuse and despair, there is hope for people seeking treatment. In Washington DC and nearby towns in Maryland, addiction treatment centers offer detox and rehab programs that help people get sober.

If someone you know struggles with drug or alcohol addiction, call the nearby DC rehab centers and ask about their programs and financing options. Your call could save someone’s life.

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