Charlie Norwood VAMC

Charlie Norwood VAMC - Augusta, GA

Charlie Norwood Vamc is an addiction treatment center located at 1 Freedom Way 26 in the 30904 zip code in Augusta, GA. It is operated by the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Charlie Norwood Vamc provides buprenorphine maintenance, suboxone prescription and naltrexone administration. Some of the treatment approaches used by Charlie Norwood Vamc include anger management, trauma counseling and dialectical behavior therapy. Charlie Norwood Vamc provides regular outpatient treatment, IOT and outpatient rehabilitation. It also provides treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders and treatment for substance abuse.

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Address: 1 Freedom Way (26), Augusta, GA 30904

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. External Opioid Medications Source
  6. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. Facility Ownership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  13. Payment Assistance Available
  14. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  15. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  16. Screening & Testing
  17. Transitional Services
  18. Ancillary Services
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Medical Services
  21. Tobacco/Screening Services
  22. Facility Smoking Policy
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Exclusive Services

Here are the full facility listing details on Charlie Norwood VAMC in Augusta, GA:

Types of Care:

  • treatment for substance use
  • treatment for addiction and mental health diagnosis

Service Settings:

  • outpatient rehab
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment

Hospitals:

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine treatment
  • Naltrexone clinical treatment

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • In-network prescribing entity
  • Other contracted prescribing entity
  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment:

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • prescribes suboxone
  • administers naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management
  • brief intervention services
  • CBT
  • motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • matrix model
  • relapse prevention treatment
  • substance use counseling approach
  • trauma counseling
  • 12 step rehabilitation

Facility Ownership:

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • Certified by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Certified by The Joint Commission
  • Certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Accepts Military insurance
  • Accepts private health insurance

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • veterans
  • co-occurring mental health / addiction treatment
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

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

Screening & Testing:

  • 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
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services:

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

Ancillary Services:

  • Case management
  • Domestic violence services
  • Early intervention for HIV
  • Housing services
  • Mental health services
  • Self-help groups
  • Social skills development
  • Transportation assistance
  • Mentoring/Peer support

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • counseling for couples
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV/AIDS counseling
  • health education services
  • employment counseling services
  • vocational training and educational support

Medical Services:

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services:

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

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services:

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients
  • Veteran rehab only

Phone #: 706-733-0188 x2108

Call (855) 274-2412 for 24/7 help with treatment.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Addiction Treatment in Augusta, GA

What types of addiction treatment programs are available in Augusta, GA?

In Augusta, GA, various addiction treatment programs are offered, including outpatient and inpatient services. Outpatient programs allow individuals to receive treatment while living at home, while inpatient programs provide a more immersive experience with 24/7 care in a residential facility.

How long does an average addiction treatment program last?

The duration of addiction treatment programs varies, but the average length is around 30 to 90 days. However, the specific duration depends on the severity of the addiction, individual progress, and the type of program chosen.

What therapeutic approaches are commonly used in addiction treatment?

Common therapeutic approaches in addiction treatment include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and group therapy. These methods aim to address the psychological and behavioral aspects of addiction.

Are there specialized programs for specific types of addiction, such as alcohol or opioids?

Yes, in Augusta, GA, there are specialized addiction treatment programs tailored to specific substances, such as alcohol or opioids. These programs offer targeted interventions and support to address the unique challenges associated with each type of addiction.

What role do support groups play in addiction recovery?

Support groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA), play a crucial role in addiction recovery. They provide a sense of community, encouragement, and a platform for individuals to share experiences and strategies for maintaining sobriety.

How can one determine the effectiveness of an addiction treatment program?

The effectiveness of an addiction treatment program, such as the one at Charlie Norwood VAMC, can be assessed through various factors, including successful completion rates, relapse prevention strategies, and long-term sobriety outcomes. Additionally, individual progress and satisfaction with the program contribute to its overall effectiveness.

Are family therapy sessions included in addiction treatment programs?

Many addiction treatment programs in Augusta, GA include family therapy sessions as part of the comprehensive approach. Family therapy helps address family dynamics, communication patterns, and educates family members on how to support their loved one's recovery.

Is aftercare support provided following the completion of an addiction treatment program?

Yes, reputable addiction treatment programs offer aftercare support to individuals post-treatment. Aftercare may include ongoing therapy, support group participation, and access to resources that help maintain sobriety and prevent relapse.

Can individuals choose between inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment?

Yes, individuals seeking addiction treatment in Augusta, GA can choose between inpatient and outpatient programs based on their specific needs and circumstances. The decision often depends on factors such as the severity of the addiction, personal commitments, and the level of support available at home.

What insurance coverage is typically accepted for addiction treatment at Charlie Norwood VAMC?

Insurance coverage for addiction treatment varies, but many programs in Augusta, GA accept major health insurance plans. It's important that you check with Charlie Norwood VAMC and their insurance provider to understand coverage details and potential out-of-pocket expenses.

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