Addiction Treatment Philosophy Washington DC

The basic elements of addiction treatment, whether the drug rehab is a primary inpatient addiction treatment facility or a residential addiction treatment facility, are the same. Almost all addiction treatment facilities rely on the 12-Step philosophy to treat their patients. While there have been many philosophies and therapies developed since the creation of the 12-Step philosophy (DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, etc.) to treat drug addiction and alcoholism.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Whitman Walker Clinic/Mental Hlth and
(202) 939-7623
1701 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 797-4444
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Oasis
(202) 396-9480
910 Bladensburg Road NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Salvation Army
(202) 269-6333x226
2100 New York Avenue NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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DOH/Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

Data Provided by:
RAP Inc Regional Addiction Prevention
(202) 462-7500
1949 4th Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Mental Health Substance Abuse Program
(202) 462-4788x241
2831 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Addiction Treatment Philosophy

Addiction treatment is not uniform across different drug rehabs , yet the basic foundation of all drug rehabs is virtually the same. Addiction treatment has become a big industry and more addiction treatment facilities are surfacing every day across the United States. One thing all dug rehabs have in common is that their primary purpose is to help alcoholics and addicts recover from their addiction. The manner in which each treatment facility accomplishes this task varies from one treatment facility to the next.

The basic elements of addiction treatment, whether the drug rehab is a primary inpatient addiction treatment facility or a residential addiction treatment facility, are the same. Almost all addiction treatment facilities rely on the 12-Step philosophy to treat their patients. While there have been many philosophies and therapies developed since the creation of the 12-Step philosophy (DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, etc.) to treat drug addiction and alcoholism, no one to date has been able to develop a treatment method more successful in helping an addict or alcoholic recover from their addiction.

What has transpired over the years is that the more sophisticated and progressive addiction treatment centers have incorporated Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and the more popular and recent Motivational Enhancement Therapy, into their program matrix. Many dual diagnosis addiction treatment facilities rely heavily on these thera...

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