Dougherty County Mental Health

Dougherty County Mental Health - Albany, GA

Dougherty County Mental Health is an alcohol detox and rehab center. It is located at 601 West 11th Avenue, 31701 in Albany, GA. Dougherty County Mental Health also specializes in anger management, rational emotive behavioral therapy and brief intervention. Detox services provided by Dougherty County Mental Health include Methamphetamines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification and Opioid Detox. Dougherty County Mental Health provides detox, substance use treatment and dual diagnosis treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders.

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Location: 601 West 11th Avenue, Albany, GA 31701

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  4. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. Pharmacotherapies
  6. Treatment Approaches
  7. Facility Ownership
  8. License/Certification/Accreditation
  9. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  10. Payment Assistance Available
  11. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  12. Screening & Testing
  13. Transitional Services
  14. Ancillary Services
  15. Other Addictions Treatment
  16. Detoxification
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Tobacco/Screening Services
  19. Facility Smoking Policy
  20. Age Groups Accepted
  21. Gender Accepted
  22. Services for deaf

Below you can find full information on Dougherty County Mental Health in Albany, GA:

Types of Care:

  • detox
  • substance use treatment
  • dual diagnosis treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings:

  • outpatient treatment
  • residential treatment
  • outpatient detox
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment
  • residential detox
  • long-term residential treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Other contracted prescribing entity

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • matrix Model
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling approach
  • trauma counseling
  • 12-step rehab

Facility Ownership:

  • the State government

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • Licensed State substance abuse agency
  • Licensed by the State department of health
  • Licensed by the State mental health department
  • Certified by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Accepts Medicare
  • Accepts Medicaid
  • Accepts Military insurance
  • Accepts private health insurance
  • Accepts cash or self-payment
  • Accepts State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

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

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
  • Mentoring/Peer support

Other Addictions Treatment:

  • treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder
  • treatment for gambling disorder
  • treatment for internet use disorder

Detoxification:

  • Alcohol Detox
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Cocaine Detoxification
  • Methamphetamines 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

Tobacco/Screening Services:

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

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf:

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 229-430-4140

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 489-3619 for help 24/7.

WHO ANSWERS?

What is an alcohol detox center?

An alcohol detox center, such as Dougherty County Mental Health, is a specialized medical facility or treatment program that provides comprehensive care for individuals who are struggling with alcohol dependence or addiction. The primary purpose of an alcohol detox center is to help individuals safely and effectively withdraw from alcohol use while managing the potentially severe withdrawal symptoms and medical complications that can arise during the detoxification process.

Key features and services provided by alcohol detox centers may include:

  1. Medical Supervision: Alcohol detox is often a medically supervised process to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual undergoing detox. Medical professionals, such as doctors and nurses, monitor vital signs, manage withdrawal symptoms, and administer medications as needed.

  2. Withdrawal Management: Detoxification from alcohol can lead to a range of withdrawal symptoms, which can vary in severity. Common symptoms include anxiety, tremors, nausea, vomiting, seizures, hallucinations, and delirium tremens (DTs). Medical staff can provide medications to alleviate these symptoms and prevent complications.

  3. 24/7 Care: Alcohol detox centers typically offer round-the-clock care and monitoring to address any medical emergencies or worsening withdrawal symptoms that may arise during the detox process.

  4. Supportive Environment: Detox centers provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals can focus on their recovery without the temptation of alcohol. This environment can help reduce the risk of relapse during the early stages of recovery.

  5. Individualized Treatment Plans: Alcohol detox centers tailor treatment plans to the specific needs of each individual. Factors such as the severity of alcohol dependence, medical history, and any co-occurring mental health issues are taken into account.

  6. Counseling and Therapy: While the primary focus of detox is physical stabilization, many detox centers also provide counseling and therapy services to address the psychological aspects of addiction. This may include individual counseling, group therapy, and education about addiction.

  7. Aftercare Planning: Successful detox is often just the first step in recovery. Alcohol detox centers typically help individuals create an aftercare plan that may include continued outpatient treatment, support group involvement (such as Alcoholics Anonymous), and other resources to maintain sobriety.

It's important to note that detoxification alone is not a complete treatment for alcohol addiction. After completing detox, individuals typically need ongoing addiction treatment and support to address the underlying causes of their addiction and develop the skills needed for long-term recovery. Many alcohol detox centers work in conjunction with rehabilitation programs to provide a continuum of care for individuals seeking recovery from alcohol addiction.

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