San Diego VAMC Mission Valley

San Diego VAMC Mission Valley - San Diego, CA

San Diego Vamc Mission Valley is an alcohol detox and rehab center. It is located at 8810 Rio San Diego Drive, 92108 in San Diego, CA. San Diego Vamc Mission Valley uses buprenorphine maintenance, methadone/buprenorphine for pain management and suboxone prescription as part of their treatment program. San Diego Vamc Mission Valley also specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, substance use counseling approach and relapse prevention. Detox services provided by San Diego Vamc Mission Valley include Alcohol Detox and Benzodiazepines Detoxification. San Diego Vamc Mission Valley provides substance use treatment and detox.

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Location: 8810 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, CA 92108

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. External Source of Medications Used for 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

Below you can find full information on San Diego VAMC Mission Valley in San Diego, CA:

Types of Care:

  • detox
  • substance use treatment

Service Settings:

  • outpatient treatment
  • outpatient detox
  • regular outpatient treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Does not use medication for alcohol use disorder
  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere
  • Administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment:

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • methadone/buprenorphine for pain management

Pharmacotherapies:

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

Treatment Approaches:

  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling approach
  • trauma counseling
  • 12-step rehab

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 private health insurance
  • Accepts cash or self-payment

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • veterans
  • clients with dual diagnosis
  • 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

Transitional Services:

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

Ancillary Services:

  • Case management
  • Housing services
  • Mental health services
  • Recovery coaches
  • Transportation assistance
  • Mentoring/Peer support

Detoxification:

  • Alcohol Detox
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and 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

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services:

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 619-400-5199

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

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What is an alcohol detox center?

An alcohol detox center, such as San Diego VAMC Mission Valley, 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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