Drug Abuse Treatment Washington DC

A person with a drug addiction must want to quit abusing drugs and be willing to fully participate in a treatment program. If the addict has no desire to participate in a treatment program their chances of success are almost nothing and will most certainly relapse at a later date.

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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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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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 Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-6080
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 698-6080
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
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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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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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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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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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

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Drug Abuse Treatment

Drug abuse treatment is a proven and powerful way to help a drug addict to start on the road to recovery. There are many different types of therapy: from rehabilitation to detoxification, to a 12 Step Program, to group meetings, to inpatient treatment, and then outpatient treatment. Rehabilitation for drug abuse is an educational process of learning about both the disease of substance abuse and what steps are necessary to put and keep it in remission.

A person with a drug addiction must want to quit abusing drugs and be willing to fully participate in a treatment program. If the addict has no desire to participate in a treatment program their chances of success are almost nothing and will most certainly relapse at a later date.

One of the first steps in a treatment program is medical detox, done with medical supervision in a closed environment.

Different types of Drug Abuse treatment programs

Most people would think of full-time residential treatment when referring to the term treatment program. However, treatment programs are done in other settings and environments, and places with many different methodologies. There are several different levels of rehabilitation for drug abuse. So, not all treatment programs are full-time, residential facilities. Treatment is offered at the following levels:

  • Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
  • Partial Hospitalization (PHP)
  • Inpatient (detox)
  • Residential
  • Extended Care

Programs for the treatment of drug abuse can be generally...

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