Drug Rehab and Acupuncture Washington DC

The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes the benefits of acupuncture in treating a variety of ailments. Acupuncture in drug rehab, and in particular ear acupuncture, has gained ground in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. This assists in minimizing the sometimes uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety and restlessness associated with withdrawal while increasing an overall sense of calm.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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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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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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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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Drug Rehab and Acupuncture

The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes the benefits of acupuncture in treating a variety of ailments. Acupuncture in drug rehab, and in particular ear acupuncture, has gained ground in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. This assists in minimizing the sometimes uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety and restlessness associated with withdrawal while increasing an overall sense of calm. Acupuncture and drug rehab combined with traditional methods of recovery, such as the 12-steps originated by co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, offers a more comprehensive approach to addiction treatment .

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture accesses natural channels of energy in the body. These channels can get blocked through emotional trauma, abuse and damage by drugs and alcohol. The needles used in acupuncture access these channels along certain points in the body and “unblock” the energy, allowing it to flow freely through the body. Blocked energy in the body can result in a host of ailments, including stagnated blood, headaches, digestion, depression, anxiety and insomnia. Herbal remedies may also accompany acupuncture treatments to help bring the body back into balance.

The Benefits of Acupuncture in Drug Rehab

The benefits of acupuncture and drug rehab have been proven in a variety of studies, most notably in Minneapolis where a controlled research team determined a group was 93% effective in completing an acupuncture and drug rehab program as compared ...

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