Drug Abuse Treatment Centers Washington DC

Frankly, a drug abuse treatment center isn’t some advertisement cooked up by Quentin Tarantino in a multi-media boardroom; it’s a very real hospital facility engaged in the serious business of trying to save the lives of desperate people on the fast track to self destruction. The best facilities use a holistic approach of spiritualism, community support, behavior modification and medical detox treatment.

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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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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UPO Comprehensive Treatment Center
(202) 682-6599
33 N Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Kolmac Clinic
(202) 638-1992
1411 K Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians

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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard 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
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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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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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Howard University Hospital
(202) 865-6611
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Model Treatment Program
(202) 727-6916
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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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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Drug Abuse Treatment Centers

Advertisements show drug abuse treatment centers that are usually one of two extreme types; one looks like some kind of prison. Prison bed. Prison uniforms. Prison bars. Prison staff. The other type looks like a cross between a college campus and a sixties group encounter vacation with focus groups held on emerald green lawns by beautiful people in rainbow punctuated artsy-craftsy cotton.

Drug Abuse Treatment Centers vary widely

Neither is remotely close to the truth. Prisons would be too harsh an environment for complete healing, and encounter groups would be too self indulgent. Frankly, a drug abuse treatment center isn’t some advertisement cooked up by Quentin Tarantino in a multi-media boardroom; it’s a very real hospital facility engaged in the serious business of trying to save the lives of desperate people on the fast track to self destruction. The best facilities use a holistic approach of spiritualism, community support, behavior modification and medical detox treatment .

Medical treatment takes care of any biological imbalances, but it doesn’t teach you not to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. That kind of education comes from supports like behavior modification training which enforces healthy choices. If you weaken, spiritualism is all quite good to keep you on track; but sometime if the spirit is weak, community support can boost you back on track. One of the reasons a combination of approaches like this works so well is due to the ...

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