Department of VA Medical Center

Department of VA Medical Center - Birmingham, AL

Department Of Va Medical Center is an alcohol detox and rehab center. It is located at 700 South 19th Street, 35233 in Birmingham, AL. Department Of Va Medical Center uses relapse prevention from naltrexone, naltrexone administration and buprenorphine maintenance as part of their treatment program. Department Of Va Medical Center also specializes in brief intervention, anger management and substance use counseling approach. Detox services provided by Department Of Va Medical Center consist of Opioid Detox, Alcohol Detox and Benzodiazepines Detoxification. Department Of Va Medical Center provides substance use treatment, detox and transitional housing, halfway house, or sober home.

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Location: 700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233

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

Below you can find full information on Department of VA Medical Center in Birmingham, AL:

Types of Care:

  • detox
  • transitional housing, halfway house, or sober home
  • substance use treatment

Service Settings:

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

Hospitals:

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment:

  • buprenorphine detoxification
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone
  • methadone/buprenorphine for pain management

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • 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
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling approach
  • trauma counseling

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

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
  • clients with dual diagnosis
  • people with co-occurring pain and substance use

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
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing
  • 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
  • Social skills development
  • Transportation assistance
  • Professional interventionist/Educational consultants
  • Mentoring/Peer support

Detoxification:

  • Alcohol Detox
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Opioid Detox

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, counseling and support
  • health education services
  • employment counseling and training
  • 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 not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services:

  • Serves Veterans only

Services for deaf:

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

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